“The History of Culture Series: Robert Koch, 1843-1910″ by Ronald Leax will be on display Aug. 25 to Oct. 1 as part of “Exposure 14″ at UMSL’s Gallery 210

Gallery 210 will expose St. Louis to the work of three talented local artists. “Exposure 14,” the University of Missouri–St. Louis gallery’s annual exhibit of St. Louis artwork, will open Aug. 25 and display the work of Brigham Dimick, Greg Edmondson and Ronald Leax.

In each artist’s work, one finds a common connection to scientific thought and methods, as well as studio practices associated with the late 20th century conceptual and process art.

The “Exposure” series is a long-running program created by the St. Louis Gallery Association and previously presented in the Hunt Gallery at Webster University in Webster Groves, Mo. UMSL’s Gallery 210 now runs the program. “Exposure 14” will be the eighth exhibition in the series to be held at Gallery 210.

The curatorial process for “Exposure” has taken many forms over the years, from invitational to competition. But the overall goal remains the same, which is to present new and challenging work by local artists, said Gallery 210 Director Terry Suhre.

“Exposure 14” will run through Oct. 1. A reception for the exhibition and panel discussion will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 in the gallery. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

The exhibit is co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History at UMSL, Regional Arts Commission, Missouri Arts Council, The Center for Humanities, Schlafly Bottleworks and Thomas Jefferson School.

Gallery 210 is in the Telecommunity Center on UMSL’s North Campus, 1 University Blvd. in St. Louis County (63121). Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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Ryan Heinz

Ryan Heinz

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