Young Artists' Showcase 2016

Opening Reception

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 5pm–8pm

Exhibition Dates

March 17–April 9, 2016

Emerson Young Artists’ Showcase is a juried, all-media exhibition of artwork created by high school students between 15 and 19 years old residing within 150 miles of the St. Louis Artists’ Guild.

Juror: Susan Bostwick

Susan Bostwick received her MFA in Ceramics with an emphasis in Drawing from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and her undergraduate degree in Studio Art with teaching certification from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri. Her work has been exhibited nationally and is included in a number of publications including “Teapots Transformed, Exploration of an Object”, “500 Animals” and “The Yixing Effect”.Early in her career, she was a member of the cooperative Firehouse Pottery in St. Louis’ Soulard neighborhood and since graduate school she has maintained a personal studio space attached to her home. She has offered workshops across the county and has been fortunate to teach in a variety of settings that include Craft Alliance, Jacoby Arts Center, John Burroughs School and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

As an arts advocate, she has curated numerous exhibits, co-founded ARTEAST (Edwardsville Alton Studio Tour) and has served on a number of Arts Boards. She has received several community service awards that include the 2001 NAWBO Award “Women in Business Honoring Women in Art”, the 2003 “Women of Distinction Award”, in 2006, the Mayor’s Art Award, Edwardsville, Illinois and most recently the 2014 Daughters of the American Revolution National Award in the Arts.




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Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Exhibition Dates: 
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - Saturday, April 9, 2016
Free and open to the public
Susan Bostwick
Submissions Due: 
January 18, 2016 - February 18, 2016