gaye gambell-peterson,
artist/poet

 2016:
Sept 30-Nov 11: a collage about the gun issue (Thou Shalt Not) juried into a national exhibition "SOAPBOX" at The Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles MO.

 Aug 23, Poetry at the Point's WINNER WINNER: invited to be among several poets who have won 1st Prize in St. Louis Poetry Center's annual contests.  Among the 16 readers, the first MO Poet Laureate, Walter Bargen.  The only one without a literature degree on any level, I read 3 winning poems.  (Thank you SLPC, St. Louis Writers Guild, and Chesterfield Arts for the awards.  Thank you, Loosely Identified, and Six on Saturday for your workshop expertise.)

Aug 12-Sept 23: a paper and found objects collage (Upheaval) juried into a national exhibition "PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER" at The Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO.

Apr 16-May 26: an assemblage (when all is said and done) juried into "MATURITY AND ITS MUSE" at Art St. Louis, in mid-town St. Louis, MO.

 News of 2015:  a few good acknowledgments for my art and poetry so I'll carry on with both.
  
 
April: one of a dozen poets from Loosely Identified reading for River Styx at Tavern of Fine Arts—to standing room only!

   August:  my assemblage accepted to ArtStL's Maturity and its Muse exhibit.  (Show doesn't open  until April 2016 so we artists over 70 have to mind our health!) Also, my poem, "From a Scorched Box", wins FIRST PRIZE (cash) in St. Louis Writers Guild contest.
October: one collage is exhibited at the Foundry's "Going Home" show, through December.

 

News of 2014:
Nov. Art St Louis: THE EXHIBITION XXX for which 500 works  of art by 120 artists were submitted. Only 43 artists were juried in - and my poet.head variation 75 made the cut. Woot.

August 12.  Accepted 2nd Place Award (cash) in  St. Louis Writers Guild Poetry Contest.  “Morning Wears Gray”.    
                      
July 26 – Sept. 11.     Two collages juried into FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD art show at Art St. Louis midtown gallery.  Fun indoor/outdoor opening!   Pieces titled: "Appetite #lilith" and "Harvest". 

March 14 - April 25.  A new collage juried into HOW WE SEE HER art show at Foundry Art Center in St. Charles MO. Piece titled: "essence of HER #learnstheworld".

 News of 2013:                                   
Four poems published in the Cancer Support Community's In Our Own Words.  
A poem, "Tangles", wins First Prize (cash) in the Poetry Contest sponsored by Chesterfield Arts. 
A collage, "Covenants..." accepted in national juried show, Paper In, Paper Out" at Foundry Art Centre; Feb 8 - Mar 2   

Poem about our Ireland trip in 2009.
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OR TO MAKE COMMENTS, PLEASE CONTACT gaye AT poet.head@outlook.com 

Links:

Ann Thompson Art

October 29, 2009, on Catherine Rankovic's blog. http://theconfidentwriter.blogspot.com/2009/10/talking-with-gaye-gambell-peterson-wine.html
 
February 26, 2010 on Janet Riehl's literary website:
http://www.riehlife.com/2010/02/26/melding-poetry-e.com/2010/02/26/melding-poetry-visual-art-gaye-gambellpeterson

 
   













Best news of 2010:


Art-wise: two
collages were used as covers for Sexing the Look (Cambridge Scholars Publishing) and  the esteemed literary journal from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Natural Bridge #23.
     Poetry-wise: three poems published Flood Stage: An Anthology of St. Louis Poets (Walrus Press). 

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Best news of 2011:

    First place (cash award) for a pair of collages displayed in a coffee-themed show, Soulard Coffee Garden Cafe.  (below)





















                       Best news of 2012:
     
First Prize (cash) St. Louis Poetry Center contest  (“Tornados Have No Name “)
     My poems: "Life Stuff" with companion art in online journal QARRTSILUNI (Fragments issue); AUDIO also;
http://qarrtsiluni.com/2012/10/10/life-stuff/ and "Woodmere" published by Architrave Press.