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Exhibition Dates: April 28, 2017 - June 1, 2017
We are surrounded entirely by life. People, animals, plants, microbes, etc. There are enumerable examples of life on our planet. Artists were asked: what symbolizes life to you? 
The Juried Artists

Sharon Bauer
Ruth Ann Bauers
Coleen Breen
Shaunda Caldwell
Ross Clark Steve Femmer
Julie Ferguson
Marcia Gay
Gloria Henderson
Valerie Hosna
Pat Jackson
Karol Keeteman
Michael Kelm
Kelly Kloda
John W. Kuntze
Christy Schneller
Lisa Truttmann
Ben Underwood
Barbara Zucker
First Place
"Signs of Spring #1"
by Lee Walter

Second Place
"Spring Fawn"
by Nora Schomogy

Third Place
by Steve Femmer
Scratchboard Drawing

Honorable Mention
"Colorful Wilderness"
by Karol Keeteman
Color Pencil Drawing

Honorable Mention
"Rose Cleome"
by Annie Scheumbauer
Ink and Prismacolor Drawing

Honorable Mention
"Live in the Flow"
by Judith Repke.

Honorable Mention
by Sharon Bauer

Honorable Mention
"Creatures of the City Museum"
by Linda S. Wilmes

People's Choice Award
"Seeking for Peace"
by Karol Keeteman
Color Pencil Drawing
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). 

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