Critical Mass for the Visual Arts

Critical Mass for the Visual Arts is a nonprofit, self-formed visual arts collaborative dedicated to promoting, enhancing and initiating contemporary visual art in the St. Louis region.


5 Questions-Dail Chambers


This episode we spoke with Dail Chambers! Dail is a visual artist and creative consultant. Her visual art practice is a multimedia exploration in genealogy, women’s narratives and social art. She has received numerous awards and fellowships throughout the United States. As a homeschooling, teaching artist she has traveled internationally, implementing lesson plans to enhance and motivate inter-generational learning environments.


Covid-19 Local Artist Roundtable

On Wednesday April 29 we co-hosted with Midwest Artist Project Services a local artist virtual roundtable via Zoom.The discussion was led by Mallory Nezam and featured panelists Dail Chambers, Pacia Elaine Anderson, Juan William Chavez and Alicia Brown. The audio can be found on the 5 Questions Podcast or at the link above. During the event, Sarah Paulsen captured the conversation with live drawings.


Announcing Creative Stimulus Winners- Yowshien Kuo, Marina Peng, and Janie Stamm!


Critical Mass for the Visual Arts is pleased to announce the winners of the 11th annual Creative Stimulus Award. This year’s selected artists are Yowshien Kuo, Marina Peng and Janie Stamm! All three artists have episodes available (for your listening pleasure) on 5 Questions!