Seeking work that highlights the importance of negative space as it pertains to defining positive shape or form. You cannot have one without the other. Negative and Positive space work in tandem to define the content and attitude of a work of art. How does the relationship of negative and positive space affect your communications and interactions with the viewer? Open to all media and concepts that relate to the interaction between negative and positive space, for every action there is a reaction, and balance and counterbalance.
Submission Deadline: June 27, 2018 (11:59pm)
Exhibition Dates: August 3, 2018 to September 15, 2018
Opening Reception, Awards, and Juror Discussion Friday: August 3, 2018, 6pm
Exhibited artwork cannot be removed from the gallery until July 24, 2018. The artist must make arrangements with a preferred shipper to schedule a pickup for Return Shipping that ensures retrieval of the work by August 18, 2018, if not the work will become the property of the St. Louis Artists’ Guild.
Tom Huck was born on December 9, 1971 in Farmington, Missouri and grew up in nearby Potosi. He received a BFA in drawing from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1993. He currently lives in St. Louis, Missouri where he runs his own press, Evil Prints.
Tom Huck is a visual artist best known for his large scale woodcuts. His imagery draws heavily upon the influence of Albrecht Durer, Jose Guadalupe Posada, R. Crumb and Honore Daumier. He is a regular contributor to BLAB! and was the illustrator of The Roots’ Phrenology album art in 2003.
Huck’s woodcut prints are included in numerous public and private collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, Spencer Museum of Art, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, St. Louis Art Museum. Milwaukee Art Museum, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Fogg Art Museum and New York Public Library.