About the Juror:
A St. Louis native, Robin Hirsch-Steinhoff holds a BFA in photography from Kansas City Art Institute (1985). She serves as Artistic Director of Art Saint Louis, a non-profit visual art organization & Gallery in downtown St. Louis, where she has been employed since 1989 (www.artstlouis.org). Her full-time work with Art Saint Louis includes curating & presenting juried exhibitions, creating opportunities for artists, and working to exhibit and promote the work of St. Louis regional artists. Since 1997, Robin has served as juror and/or awards judge for over 45 local & Midwest regional art exhibitions. She served as a grants panelist for Missouri Arts Council (2008-2012) and has participated in numerous volunteer community activities for regional non-profit organizations Including Chesterfield Arts, Circus Flora, Regional Arts Commission’s Arts Commandos, and Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts. She is past-President of the St. Louis chapter of the National Women’s Caucus for Art for which she also served as Vice President, Newsletter Writer/Editor, and Board Advisor. She has served on the Board of Directors of the St. Louis Gallery Association and as Exhibitions Consultant for Chesterfield Arts. As an independent curator, she curated the two-artist photography exhibit “Pausing for Reflection: A Reflection on Pausing,” presented at Regional Arts Commission (2011). As an artist, her work was included in the “Holga Polka” exhibition at the Gallery at Regional Arts Commission (2009) and in two “Thirteen Squared” exhibits at Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis (2010 and 2012).