Art in Isolation - An Online Juried Exhibition

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 from 12:00am to 3:38am


Art in Isolation
St. Louis Artists’ Guild is proud to host our first online exhibition Art in Isolation!
Art In Isolation features artists residing in the United States working in two-dimensional art.  Artists were asked to respond with work interpreting the title in their own way.

Jurors Candice Corgan and Taro Takizawa

Candice Malyn Corgan is an interdisciplinary artist from the Midwest. She was born in 1990, in Kenner, Louisiana but grew up in southern Missouri running around farms and watching the Simpsons, with little to no supervision. She received her BFA from Southeast Missouri State University (Cape Girardeau, Missouri), where she specialized in printmaking. This love of process led her to study at Tamarind Institute of Fine Art Lithography (Albuquerque, New Mexico), where she received certificates as a Tamarind Trained Printer and Tamarind Trained Master Printer. She received her MFA from Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts in 2019 and currently is working in New York City as a studio assitant.

Taro Takizawa is an artist who focuses on printmaking, wall vinyl installations, drawings and 2D designs. Born in Japan, he has been making images connecting what he has experienced in Japan where he grew up and, in the U.S. since he moved here in 2002 and currently resides. His works contains both western and eastern aesthetics with appreciation of traditional printmaking processes and mark making. He is fascinated with blending the boundaries of contemporary studio practice and traditional processes, printmaking and installations, influenced by traditional Japanese patterns from textile designs, architecture and crafts. 

He received with his BFA with a printmaking emphasis from Central Michigan University in 2011, and MFA in printmaking from Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts in 2017. Recent awards includes, Gamblin Emerging Artist Award, ArtPrize Artist Seed Grant from Frey Foundation, Awagami Paper Award from Awagami Factory, Living Arts of Tulsa Fellowship from Andy Warhol Foundation, and Saltonstall Fellowship. Takizawa has recently participated in Syracuse University Turner Semester in LA, Los Angeles, CA, Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts in Ithaca, NY, and Morgan Conservatory AIR in Cleveland OH. Currently he is a Visiting Assistant Professor at PrattMWP and an Adjunct Professor at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY.

Participating Artists:
Madeline Bartley, Zoe Beaudry, Eldon Benz, Robert Bolla, Jody Boyer, Kacey Cowdery, Francis Dayton, Tamara L. Eberle, Michael Faris, Shannon Ferguson, Amy Firestone-Rosen, Shelby Fleming, Brenda Gilliam, Tyler Griese, Rebecca Griffith,        Sarah Kathryn Hix, Sean Hoisington, Lauren Howard, Chloe Irla, Izosceles, Raili Janses, Amber Koprin, Terry L. Landon, Alejandra Lopez, Jennifer Markowitz, Sheila Michael, Vlado Nedkov, Alex Paradowski, Marceline Saphian, Kate Shannon,    Erika Shiba, Rossie Stearns, Susie Tenzer, Jake Welsh, Connor Young.

Artist Statements & work

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