Thursday, March 31, 2016

Call for Work: Deadline May 10


St. Charles, MO – From the grace and beauty of the human figure to the personal detail of a portrait, Humankind aims to capture the human experience through the physical form. Humankind will explore not only depictions of the human body through traditional portrayals but also art that represents the human condition and the essentials of existence: emotions, mortality, struggles and triumphs among the myriad of experiences all of humankind encounters.

This is exhibition is open to all media and all entries are due Monday, May 10, 2016. Juror Eric Wieringa, St. Louis artist and instructor, will select all the pieces in the exhibition. Humankind will open Friday, June 24 and close Friday, August 5. Three awards will be given at Humankind’s opening reception, two $200 juror’s choice awards and a $500 or Going Solo exhibition juror’s choice award. 

Calls for entry are available online at or at the Foundry Art Centre, located at 520 North Main Center in St. Charles, Missouri.

About the Foundry Art Centre

The Foundry Art Centre is a fine arts gallery overlooking the Missouri River at 520 North Main Center in historic Saint Charles, Missouri. The not-for-profit centre features state-of-the-art exhibition spaces hosting juried exhibitions of national and international artists. The mezzanine level of the FAC features 20 working artist studios where visitors can watch the creative process and interact with local artists. Located along the Grand Hall are a children’s gallery where kids can create and explore different artistic activities, a gallery for emerging artists that doubles as meeting space, and a gift shop featuring local artists. The Grand Hall may be rented for events such as weddings and receptions, as well as corporate events like fundraisers and holiday parties. Hours are Tuesday – Thursday from 10am – 8pm, Friday and Saturday from 10am – 5pm, and Sunday from 12pm – 4pm. Admission is free and donations are welcome. For more information, call 636-255-0270 or visit


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