May 15, 2008
BFA Graduate Honored at Local Art Show
Mandie Steiling, a May 2008 Webster cum laude graduate with a BFA in art, was one of five selected student artists for FASTX2 at White Flag Projects, which is the gallery's second annual juried BFA/MFA exhibition. Steiling is the only BFA student chosen. The jurors received 110 submissions from nine area colleges and universities.
Other students selected were:
-John David Corson (MFA, SIU-Carbondale)
-Jake Cruzen (MFA, Washington University)
-Brain DePauli (MFA, Fontbonne University)
-Ian Weaver (MFA, Washington University)
Opening reception is Saturday, May 17, 2008, from 7 to 10 p.m.
The exhibition continues through June 21, 2008.
White Flag Projects is located at 4568 Manchester (at Kingshighway), 63110
Jurors for the exhibition were:
-Juan William Chavez, artist, co-founder and director of Boots Contemporary Art Space
-Charlotte Eyerman, curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, St. Louis Art Museum
-Laura Fried, assistant curator, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
-Kim Humphries, artist and director of Installations and Collections Management, Laumeier Sculpture Park
"White Flag Projects is St. Louis' premiere alternative art venue. Located in a spectacularly renovated industrial building in the burgeoning Grove neighborhood, White Flag Projects is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit alternative art gallery established to improve the viability of contemporary visual arts in St. Louis by facilitating meaningful exhibitions of quality work by progressive local, national, and international artists. White Flag Projects features over 2000 square feet of dramatic exhibition space, ceiling heights from 15 to 22 feet, massive north-facing windows, 12 foot skylights, polished concrete floors and a custom-made spiral staircase leading to a second floor lounge and reading room overlooking the gallery."