September 21, 2015 – Springfield, MO – Brewer Science, in cooperation with the Springfield Regional Arts Council and Arts Rolla, will host an exhibit featuring original art and photography at The Creamery Arts Center during the month of October. “Pure Enjoyment,” a juried exhibit, will feature 124 works of original art, photography, and dimensional art from 68 artists from 36 different cities. The public is invited to attend the opening reception, which is a part of the First Friday Art Walk on October 2. The Creamery Arts Center, located at 411 N. Sherman Parkway, Springfield, MO, is an Early Bird Venue, with the reception scheduled between the hours of 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm. The opening reception will include music by Jin J. X between the hours of 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm and opera by Andrew Curtis from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
This year’s artwork was juried by Denene Taliaferro from Springfield, MO. Selected artwork will be exhibited from October 2 through October 29, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
One of this exhibit’s unique qualities is its display of an eclectic mixture of artwork. Representing a variety of communities, artists selected for the Pure Enjoyment exhibit include Illinois artists Steven Schroeder (Chicago) and Nancy Silver (Huntley). Missouri artists include Tina Williams (Aldrich); Steve McGuire (Battlefield); Alesia Tibbetts (Bland); Bill Baunach (Bois D’Arc); Diane Denton (Bolivar); Jody Adams (Branson); Felicia Ellis (Cabool); Linda Teeter (Carl Junction); Fred Schollmeyer (Chamois); Dianne Baum (Crane); William Oberholtzer (Dixon); Dee Ann Zirschky (Fair Grove); Susan Neese (Fair Play); Greg Kluempers (Florissant); Brenda Perkins, Roberto Regalado (Lebanon); Ann Marie Rausch (Monett); Jennifer Larkin (Newburg); Wayne Doornbosch (Osage Beach); Katie Abrams (Marshfield); Gordon Lindsey (Pleasant Hope); Kathleen Brown (Raymondville); Gerry Toler (Republic); Steve Eidson (Roach); Meike Aton (Rogersville); Sandra Ford, Jerry Jurgens, Orval Reeves, Peggy Weaver (Rolla); Ward Behle (Sedalia); Marybeth Logsdon (Solo); Dale Augustson, Ashlee Barb, Gabriel Bloodworth, Jacob Burmood, Roxie Castro, Marian Chamberlain, Nancy Dornan, Matthew Edwards, Dora Elliott, Doug Erb, Alicia Farris, Holly Goodwin, Janet Jordan, John Kelly, Ann Kynion, Joe Malesky, Crystal Moody, Mari Moore, Carole Ogden, Linda Passeri, Eric Ray, Kimberly Salsman, Susie Sharpe, James Walley, Nick Willett, Linda Wise, Fran Young (Springfield); Jeanne Rohen (St. Charles); Gini Gaunt (St. James); Kelene Karetski (St. Louis); Gary Cadwallader, Duane Limback, Rebecca Limback (Warrensburg); Barbara Williams (West Plains); and Michael McClure (Willow Springs).
Under the guidance of its founder and president, Dr. Terry Brewer, Brewer Science’s underwriting support continues the company’s well-established practice of sustaining the visual, performing, and literary arts with its resources and volunteerism. In addition to the Pure Enjoyment exhibit in Springfield, MO, sponsorships include a wine cellar concert in Steelville, MO, featuring the Jacques Thibaud String Trio; technology upgrades at Leach Theatre in Rolla, MO; and the Darley Park Concert in Derby, United Kingdom. In recognition of the company’s numerous contributions to the arts, Dr. Terry Brewer was awarded the 2014 Missouri Arts Award for Philanthropy.
About Brewer Science
Brewer Science is a global technology leader in developing and manufacturing innovative materials, processes, and equipment for the reliable fabrication of cutting-edge microdevices used in electronics such as tablet computers, smartphones, digital cameras, televisions, LED lighting, and flexible technology products. In 1981, Brewer Science revolutionized lithography processes with its invention of ARC® materials. Today, Brewer Science continues to expand its technology portfolio to include products enabling advanced lithography, thin wafer handling, 3-D integration, and chemical and mechanical device protection and products based on nanotechnology. Brewer Science recently unveiled a new high-volume manufacturing facility at the Rolla National Airport to accommodate increased product demand and demonstrate the company’s commitment to continuous improvement. With its headquarters in Rolla, Missouri, Brewer Science supports customers throughout the world with a service and distribution network in North America, Europe, and Asia.
About the Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC)
The SRAC, incorporated in 1978, connects people and the arts. It supports some of the most prominent visual, performing, literary, and film/media arts organizations and artists within 27 counties, the largest artistic outreach in the state of Missouri. The current mission of the SRAC is to transform lives and enrich our community through the arts. The SRAC also manages The Creamery Arts Center, which houses the offices of the SRAC, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the Springfield Ballet, the Springfield Regional Opera, the Springfield Community Center, and Care to Learn, and provides such facilities as a board room, classrooms, an arts library, an exhibition hall, film editing bays, shared costume and set design shops managed by the Springfield Little Theatre, and instrument storage areas.
About Arts Rolla
Arts Rolla is a regional not-for-profit organization founded in 1985. Arts Rolla brings art and communities together by supporting and growing visual, literary, and performing arts. Exhibits of visual art are coordinated through Arts Rolla and placed in The Centre and the Rolla City Hall, as well as several other local businesses. The exhibits change frequently and showcase a diverse group of regional artists of all ages. In addition to the visual arts, Arts Rolla encourages the performing arts and, with the support of the Missouri Arts Council and Brewer Science, facilitates the Peaceful Bend Wine Cellar Concert each year. Arts Rolla, with the support of Missouri S&T, also encourages the literary arts with events such as PoetSpeak and writing competitions. Please visit www.artsrolla.org or call 573-364-5539 for more information.
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