Metro Arts In Transit Selects 2019 MetroScapes Artists
The next time you’re waiting at a bus shelter, look around you. There’s new artwork on the way.
Metro Arts in Transit (AIT) is proud to announce the 10 winners of this year’s MetroScapes program, which showcases local art at MetroBus stops and Metro Transit Centers around the St. Louis region. Artwork of all types of mediums were submitted and reviewed by a panel of artists before the 10 winning art pieces were finally selected.
You’re Invited – MetroScapes Exhibition and Reception
You’ll have a chance to see the artwork as well as meet the winning artists at the .ZACK arts facility in Grand Center on Thursday, November 14. The event — which will go from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. — is free and open to the public.
MetroScapes Exhibition and Reception
Thursday, November 14 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
3224 Locust Street, Suite 303
St. Louis, MO 63103
The winning artists and the titles of their works are:
- Diawly Diop – Manal Ali-Sharif
- Morgan Hill – Rome’s Chicken
- Quinton Davis – (ECAEP EVAH SU TEL)
- Patricia Brewer – Red Window
- Angela Vories – Querencia
- Taylor McIntosh – Rainbow Trail
- Irek Szelag – Saint Louis Art Museum with Monument
- B. Nearsy Wright – Positive Valence
- Cary Horton – Carr School
- Jason Hoeing – Lotus Folds
“This year, we received the highest recorded participation since the MetroScapes program began back in 2015,” said Thad Duhigg, Arts in Transit Board Member. “The 10 winning submissions elevate the St. Louis region using mediums ranging from photography and computer-generated imagery to acrylic, spray and oil painting. St. Louis riders are in for a treat.”
Major funding for MetroScapes is generously provided by the Gateway Foundation.
Metro AIT launched the MetroScapes program as a way to support the local arts community while adding color and beauty to the neighborhoods Metro Transit serves by featuring winning artworks at MetroBus stops and Metro Transit Centers.