Thanks to the great folks at Lulu’s who were very welcoming. I am really happy to have my work shown in St Louis, the most Catholic city in the US. My house-mate and I visited the Cathedral Basilica and were lucky enough to hear the guided tour. The Basilica shouldn’t be missed if you visit St Louis–the mosaic ceiling is singular. A few blocks away is Forest Park–larger than Central Park in New York–which has a museum campus that includes the St Louis Art Museum. On my previous visit I visited the SLAM as well as the St Louis University (SLU) Museum of Art.
Lulu’s is located in the neighborhood of Tower Grove South, a neighborhood full of ethnic restaurants: Italian, Ethiopian, Moroccan, Persian, Thai (2), Chinese, Sushi and Vietnamese (2) as well as a few diners and, of course, Lulu’s which is Vegan. If you visit the area, you might want to check out Dunaway Books a used bookstore just a few blocks from Lulu’s. There are a few bars and other interesting businesses all within a stretch of about 5 or 6 blocks. Of particular note is the grocery store, Jay International Foods.
The neighborhood bears the name of the park which is at its northern border. Within the park is the Missouri Botanical Garden, which includes the Climatron.
I am grateful to the artist, Nicole Horton, for the art show which just ended. I have been promised that my art will hang for at least the next 3 months, but unless another show comes along Lauren has suggested that it might be allowed to hang longer. Though, I would prefer to see another show of work as good as the work which preceded my own. This, I believe, would help to maintain the interest of the patrons in this venue as a showcase for local artists.
Please visit Lulu’s and contact me to let me know what you think, or even just to pass on a story or start a conversation. Who can tell where the inspiration for the next piece will come from?