St Louis Public Radio Interviews Photographer Steve Giovinco Photo Exhibit at Sheldon Art Galleries
02/24/2012

Steve Giovinco, Widely Exhibited Contemporary Fine Art Photographer, Interviewed on KWMU 90.7FM and Discusses Poetic Night Landscapes in St. Louis Photography Exhibition.

Online PR News – 24-February-2012 – – Steve Giovinco, widely exhibited contemporary fine art photographer, will be interviewed on KWMU 90.7FM Friday, February 24 at 11:30am, CST. Steve will discuss his recent poetic night landscape photographs exhibited at the Sheldon Art Galleries in St. Louis on the local arts show, Cityscape, hosted Steve Potter.

The Edge of Darkness: Photographs by Steve Giovinco and Tim Simmons, runs February 17 – May 12, 2012 in the Gallery of Photography at the Sheldon Gallery of Art. This exhibition investigates the quality of light and its psychological implications in the moment that is the edge of darkness. Gallery hours are Tuesdays, Noon – 8 p.m.; Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Noon – 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and one hour prior to Sheldon performances and during intermission. Admission is free. For more information on the exhibition, visit the galleries’ website at www.thesheldon.org/galleries.asp.

New York-based contemporary landscape photographer Steve Giovinco renders the mysterious qualities of ambient light, producing works that are both cinematic and literary. Many of the photographs in the exhibition were made while on a residency at Yaddo, an artist’s community in Saratoga Springs, New York. Giovinco holds an MFA in photography from Yale University (1989), and a BA in history from Washington University in St. Louis (1982). His photographs have been exhibited in solo exhibitions at the California Museum of Photography; Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna; Jim Kempner Fine Art and Dru Arstark Fine Art, both in New York. He has also been included in group exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum; the Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati; Sadler’s Wells, London; and White Columns. Giovinco received artist residency fellowships to Yaddo in 2001, 2002 and 2010. His works are in the collections of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Brooklyn Museum of Art; and Yale University Museum of Art.

The not-for-profit Sheldon Art Galleries exhibits works by local, national, and international artists in all media. Over 6,000 square feet of the galleries’ spaces on the 2nd floor are permanently devoted to rotating exhibits of photography, architecture, jazz art and history, and children's art. A sculpture garden, seen from both the atrium lobby and the connecting glass bridge, features periodic rotations and installations, and the Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Gallery on the lower level features art of all media. The Sheldon actively supports the work of St. Louis artists in all mediums and features a dedicated gallery with museum-quality exhibits by St. Louis artists, past and present.