Call for artwork on issues and influences of artists for Soapbox exhibition

Foundry Art Centre 

Saint Charles, Missouri 

CALL FOR ARTWORK ON ISSUES & INFLUENCES OF ARTISTS FOR SOAPBOX

EXHIBITION AT THE FOUNDRY ART CENTRE

St. Charles, MO – Open to all media, this topical exhibition encourages the artist to "get on their soapbox" and speak to the issues that impact and influence them. The aim of Soapbox is to present a visual discussion on a broad range of topics, including politics, medicine, morality, religion, societal issues, and causes. Soapbox will assemble a chorus of voices and viewpoints in Gallery I & II from September 30 - November 11, 2016. All entries are due by Monday, August 8, 2016. Soapbox will open on Friday, September 30 with an opening reception from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. A gallery talk will be given prior to the reception at 5:30pm. Three awards will be given at the opening reception, two $200 juror’s choice awards and a $500 or Going Solo exhibition juror’s choice award. Calls for entry are available online at foundryartcentre.org or at the Foundry Art Centre, located at 520 North Main Center in St. Charles, Missouri. 

About the Foundry Art Centre

The Foundry Art Centre is a fine arts gallery overlooking the Missouri River at 520 North Main Center in historic Saint Charles, Missouri. The not-for-profit centre features state-of-the-art exhibition spaces hosting juried exhibitions of national and international artists. The mezzanine level of the FAC features 20 working artist studios where visitors can watch the creative process and interact with local artists. Located along the Grand Hall are a children’s gallery where kids can create and explore different artistic activities, a gallery for emerging artists that doubles as meeting space, and a gift shop featuring local artists. The Grand Hall may be rented for events such as weddings and receptions, as well as corporate events like fundraisers and holiday parties. Hours are Tuesday – Thursday from 10am – 8pm, Friday and Saturday from 10am – 5pm, and Sunday from 12pm – 4pm. Admission is free and donations are welcome. For more information, call 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

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