Artwork by Deborah Douglas on Exhibit at STLCC-Wildwood

Thursday, August 29, 2019

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Artwork by Deborah Douglas will be on display at STLCC-Wildwood through Oct. 17.

Artist Deborah Douglas is exhibiting her work at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood through Oct. 17. The community is invited to view her work and meet her during a reception held in her honor on Thursday, Sept. 5, from 4-6 p.m. 

About the Exhibition
Douglas works with a variety of materials, including oil, enamel, encaustic, watercolor, ink, graphite, collage and digital prints. The consistent practice of mixing media, ideas and formal approaches is innate and familiar for her. Douglas creates works that incorporate a multitude of visual culture.

Her conceptual interests lie in the expansive issue of domesticity; typically including references to food, interpersonal relationships, and to cultural and societal issues of gender and sexual equality and empowerment. She address these issues sometimes darkly, sometimes with humor, though often with both. 

About the Artist
Deborah Douglas holds an M.F.A. from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville with an emphasis in painting and printmaking, and a bachelor’s degree from Truman State University. She currently is an associate professor of art and art history at Saint Louis University. 

Select recent solo exhibitions include The Sheldon Art Galleries (St. Louis), the Schmidt Art Center in Belleville, Ill., Saint Louis University (Madrid, Spain), Fontbonne University (St. Louis) and The Messing Gallery (St. Louis). Group Invitational exhibitions include Minneapolis, Los Angeles, New York, North Carolina, Dallas, and St. Louis. She has served as a juror and judge for numerous venues, most recently the Foundry Art Centre (2019) and the Shaw Art Fair (2018). 

Gallery Information
Wildwood’s Gallery of Contemporary Art is located on the third floor of the campus. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., and Friday, 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

For more information about this exhibit, contact Mark Weber at mweber@stlcc.edu.

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