Foundry Studio Artists News –
 
•    June 17 Summer Open Studio Gathering & Sale 10am - 2pm
•    Artist studio hours vary – contact artists for availability and appointments.
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Foundry Studio Artists – 
•    Natalie Rupp - Studio 5
-    Natalie is exhibiting a paint enhanced print of her most popular Gateway Arch painting in the Friends of the Foundry Invitational Exhibition, on display through June 9th. 
-    Her giclée print of the Cathedral Basilica is currently featured on the north wall of the Gift Shop for the month of May, and she is will have artwork on the Foundry's front entry wall for the duration of the upcoming exhibition "Tell Me A Story". She is planning her next series, while finishing up several pieces for upcoming shows and several commissions.
-    Natalie is teaching Classes and Private Lessons year-round! Spots are still available for this summer! To register for art classes-- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, and College Prep, contact her in Studio 5 for more details! She is also leading workshops, and is exploring teaching and artist opportunities. 

•    Chris Sharp - Studio 6
-    Chris Sharp is still busy trying to create more prints to build up a substantial catalog for this fall. As well as starting production of Ahha studios first self published book, " The Tooth Fairy's Loose Tooth" due out this fall. P.S. The Mothership still has not come back to retrieve him.

•    Dave Coleman - Studio 10
-    Dave Coleman(Studio 10)has three of his framed prints for sale on the "Art Wall" at the Old Bakery Beer Company in Alton, IL. He was invited to submit pictures for consideration and "Open Spaces, Lonely Places," Winter at Wilson's Creek," and "Blustery Day" were selected.
 
•    Ann Croghan – Studios 15 & 16
-    Ann Croghan is having a one person exhibiting at the Florissant Valley Community College starting July 10 to October 6, 2017. There will be a Gallery talk and reception to be announced at a later date.
-    Ann is also a featured artist in the UMSL Daily. http://blogs.umsl.edu/news/2017/04/13/ann-croghan/
-    The students of Ann Croghan are having their 35th Semi-Annual Student Art Exhibition at the James J. Eagan Center in Florissant from June 1 thru June 28, 2017.  The Opening Reception will be on Monday June 5, 2017 from 5 - 8 pm.  Free and Open to the Public.
-    Registration is underway for the six week Summer Semester Classes for Ann Croghan.  For more information on classes, please follow the links on the Foundry Art Centre web site.

•    Spring Hansen - Studio 18
-    She is coordinating workshop collaborations as well as applying for shows nationwide.
-    Spring was invited to exhibit artwork with the FAC Studio Artists and Friends, in the Friends of the Foundry Invitational Exhibition, on display from April 28th through June 9th. 
-    She is still looking for sponsorship for her upcoming projects. Contact her for inquiries and more information – springrenee@gmail.com or better yet, stop by her studio and chat with her.
-    Her “Full of Intention” workshop sign ups are going on now for summer and fall! 
-    Spring is also in the process of starting up a non-for- profit locally.
-    She is continuing to explore other artist opportunities nationwide and diversifying within her medium.

•    Jie Chen & Ting He – Studios 19
-    Jie and Ting had a great show at the Chinese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Gardens.

•    Sue Giannotti  - Studio 20
-    Sue Giannotti / Mosaic Opus Studio is hosting Seeing 20/20 Open House for Studio 20 on June 20th from 6-8 P.M., featuring modern mosaics made with ancient techniques.  Everyone is welcome to stop by, learn a bit about the over 5,000 year-old process of making mosaics, see recently-unveiled works, enjoy refreshments, and even set a few pieces into a community mosaic.   Please join us Tuesday, June 20th from 6-8pm.