Through the vision and support of Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, Art Saint Louis is pleased to join with the Foundry Art Centre, MySLArt.org, and the St. Louis Artists’ Guild in presenting one of the largest collections of original, locally-made art in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
Art @ Des Peres Hospital is a unique endeavor to connect and inspire our community through the work of local artists and enrich the lives of hospital patients, staff and visitors. As Des Peres Hospital CEO John Grah notes, “It is well documented that art can help in the healing process. Art can take us out of the moment by giving us something else to focus on. It is our hope with this exhibit that we can create a richer environment and a more pleasant experience for our patients and guests, not to mention our employees and medical staff.”
Incorporating an extensive amount of space on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors of Des Peres Hospital, this project brings together a diverse community of artists and organizations dedicated to contemporary visual art, offering a rotating exhibition of art unlike any other in our region. Our shared goals for the program are:
1) Create a dynamic, aesthetically rich and engaging environment through a multitude of artworks spanning a wide range of styles and expressions, to spark curiosity, elevate and enliven the intellectual and emotional wellbeing of hospital visitors and staff.
2) Celebrate the work of local artists and further develop their audience by creating a new outlet through which artists can impact our community.
Art @ Des Peres Hospital Spring-Fall 2015 exhibition opened May 11, 2015 and features 118 original artworks in a variety of media by 18 St. Louis regional artists representing the four partering artists' organizations. The exhibit continues through November 1, 2015 and is free and open to the public during regular Hospital visiting hours: Daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Art @ Des Peres Hospital is made possible through support from
and is jointly presented by
Spring-Fall 2015 Exhibition
at Des Peres Hospital:
Muhammad Alhawagri, St. Louis, MO
Ann K. Aurbach, University City, MO
Sandy Brooks, St. Louis MO
Kim Carr, New Florence, MO
David Chappell, St. Louis, MO
Piety Choi, Highland, IL
David Coleman, St. Charles, MO
Robert Dill, Kirkwood, MO
Kathy Duffin, Bridgeton, MO
Dave Eslinger, St. Louis, MO
Steven Finnegan, St. Louis
Marlene DiFiori Locke, Maryland Heights, MO
Eileen Milford, Affton MO
Wendy Nishi, St. Louis
Andrea Vadner, Richmond Heights, MO
Mary Edwards Wertsch, University City, MO
Jody Williams, Creve Coeur, MO