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Forest Park Gallery of Contemporary Art

Forest Park Gallery of Contemporary Art

Our gallery is dedicated to showing a diverse range of work from contemporary artists throughout the region.

We strive to educate our students and community about the expansive possibilities of work in a variety of media including two-dimensional, three-dimensional, as well as time-based work in video, sound, and performance. We also host an exhibition of student work every year.

Current Exhibits

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition 
April 17 - May 4

Opening Reception: Friday, April 21, 6-8 p.m.

Awards Ceremony: Friday, April 21, 6:30 p.m.

The Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at the Forest Park Gallery of Contemporary Art will showcase outstanding student work from the 2022-23 academic year. This year’s juror is Francesca Passanise, Executive Director of Art St. Louis. 

Past Exhibits

Woman, Life, Freedom (Zan, Zendegi, Azadi)
Feb. 27 - Mar. 30

Organized by Dr. Shima Rostami.

As a part of global actions in solidarity with Iranian women and girls who are courageously demonstrating peacefully for their fundamental human rights, the Iranian-American community in St. Louis is joining this global movement by exhibiting the artwork of Iranian artists and their allies in March to celebrate International Women Day. Please join us to support the people of Iran and their message of freedom and unity to the world.

Exhibiting artists: Alea Ahmadian, Mim Armand, Sara Ghazi Asadollahi, Elaheh Asiaban, Jane Barrow, Michael Faris, Barb Ferrari, Pegah Jalili, Samereh Kazemi, Brooke Krankel, Sukanya Mani, Zahra Rostam, Snail Scott, Amir Toosi, Miranda Wagman, and Sarah Walker.

Opening Reception: Friday, Mar. 3 6-8 p.m.

Lecture & Artist Panel: Wednesday, Mar. 8 11 a.m. (Forest Park Theatre)

Closing Reception: Friday, Mar. 24 6-8 p.m. (Student Center)

Environmental Indicator Jan. 23 - Feb 16

By Catherine A. Morgan

"As an artist who works primarily in ceramic sculpture, I use biomorphic forms, color and specific materials such as porcelain or local mixed media elements to discuss detrimental environmental impacts on amphibians." 

Opening reception Jan. 27, 6-8 p.m.

Home Sweet Nov. 7 - Dec. 15

By Daniel Stumeier

Home Sweet is a solo exhibition by Daniel Stumeier featuring drawings and embroideries.

Witches Song Sept. 26 - Oct. 20

By Olivia Gibb

Witches Song is a solo exhibition by Olivia Gibb featuring ceramics and paintings exploring the worlds that manifest at the crossroads of the prosaic and uncanny.

Closing reception Oct. 21, 6-8:30 p.m.


The Forest Park Gallery of Contemporary Art is located next to the Library, room L125. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m.-2p.m.

Forest Park Fine Arts

Aleta Lanier
Adjunct Faculty

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