Shirley Nachtrieb Workshop

Embedded Objects # 13, collage by Shirley Nachtrieb

2010 Creative Collage Workshop # 2

St. Peters Community and Arts Center, 1035 St. Peters-Howell Road, St. Peters, MO 63376

March 15 & 16, 2010 (Monday & Tuesday), 9:30am-3:30pm, $110.

Collage Workshop, Embedded Objects, using a limited palette of three colors, black and white gesso, and metallic paint. The class will complete one or more paintings in two days.  Students may work on canvas or watercolor paper.  The class will approach the painting using their own choice of unique collage materials like doilies, skeletal leaves, buttons, found objects, etc.

Call Shirley Nachtrieb at 636-947-1936, cell: 314-520-9948 or email for a list of supplies,

Marilynne Bradley Book Signing

Marilynne Bradley will be signing autographs and discussing her book “St. Louis in Watercolor” Mon. Feb 22 7pm at the University City Library.  The book is available for purchase at Creative Art Gallery, so pick up your copy at receiving for our 11th Annual Juried Exhibit, April 23 and 24. (or sooner if you are there to take advantage of the 20% framing discount for SLWS members.)

Have you seen the Showboat?

This is the Saint Louis Watercolor Society Showboat kiosk, currently housed at the Foundry Art Centre in St. Charles.  The Foundry Art Centre is a dynamic, busy, venue with monthly exhibitions, classes, resident artists, and rental functions.  Our kiosk is always prominently displayed in the main gallery.  See their website click here.

SLWS members may rent one side of the kiosk for 2 months for $20.  Art displayed is to be matted, but not framed, and both originals and prints are accepted.  Work is secured to the felt of the panel with velcro. Sales are handled by the Foundry personnel with a 35% commission going to the Foundry.  Change-out dates are 1st of the month, Feb, April, June, August, October, December.  Contact Linda Green/Metzler at or 314-469-3205 to reserve your space!

The current exhibit features Rosie Phillips, Judy Grewe, and Linda Green/Metzler.  There are openings available, 2 in April, 2 in June, 3 in August,  2 in October, and 3 in December, so call now!