Category Archives: Exhibits

Searching for Words

Art saves lives. Anyone who knows me or reads my posts knows that’s my mantra. Art is personal expression. It’s communication. My artist statement gently reminds patrons that “art should match your soul, not your sofa.” Art should speak to … Continue reading

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>Screw Up Your Courage & Get Your Work Out There

> Superior View, Hand-altered Polaroid Photograph, ©2009 Jeane Vogel Working artists, inspired artists, hungry artists produce a lot of work. Some of it is wonderful. Some of it is not. How do we tell the difference? I use a time-honored … Continue reading

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>Art Saves Lives — Again

>I was in my 20s when I was thunderstruck with the idea that art saves lives. It’s not an original idea. It predates writing; probably predates languages. It’s uniquely human. And being uniquely human, art has an impact on every … Continue reading

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>ArtSpace Grand Opening May 2

>   Jeane Vogel Studios at ArtSpace in Crestwood Court Part of the gallery, a mixed media painting in process, and studio front It’s taken me three months, but I’m finally happy with the way the new studio is feeling … Continue reading

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>George Bailey, meet Darwin

> “Potter’s not selling. He’s buying! And why? Because we’re panicking and he’s not.”George Bailey, It’s A Wonderful Life A room full of scared people trying to get their money out of a rickety, broken down, old Savings & Loan … Continue reading

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>Exhibition XXIV – Art St. Louis

> Windswept #1, (c) 2008 Jeane Vogel Photography, Infrared Photograph, 24×30, $400 Juried into Art St. Louis’ Exhibition XXIV, Nov. 3-Dec. 30, 2008 Often an inspiring artist comes into my booth and wants advice about how to get started. I’m … Continue reading

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>A Family In Progress

>I know people get tired of hearing this from me, but it’s my litany:  Art saves lives. Art can save the world. How do I know? Because I’ve seen it. I don’t mean to suggest that ONLY art saves lives. … Continue reading

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>An Opening

> Candle Lighting Time, Sandwiched photograph, 30×24, $350, (c) 2008 Jeane Vogel “Memento Chai,” my solo show of Judaica, opened on Saturday night. A solo show is a gigantic responsibility. When an artist is part of a group show, curators … Continue reading

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>Solo Show

> Aron Kodesh, Digital Photograph, 2008, 29×22, $350 My first solo show of Judaica opens with a reception at my home congregation, Central Reform Congregation in St. Louis, on Saturday, August 16, 7-10 p.m. It will hang until Sept 28. … Continue reading

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>Telling the Truth

>“Even a dog distinguishes between being stumbled over and being kicked.” — Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes I got myself in a bit of hot water this week. I won’t go into all the gory details, but let’s say I pulled … Continue reading

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