Creative Stimulus Award Winner Christine Illewski- Faces Not Forgotten

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Creative Stimulus Winner Christine Ilewski’s Faces Not Forgotten will be up at Christ Church Cathedral until April 3, and then at the Vaughn Cultural Center with a reception and name-reading ceremony April 16, 5-7 pm.

Christine will also be participating in our first Critical Conversations event on May 6 at 7:00 pm at the stage at KDHX. The first topic is social practice, and the panel will also include Stefani Weedon-Smith, Marcis Curtis, Frieda Wheaton, and moderator Susan Colangelo. Stay tuned for more on Critical Conversations.

Here’s the press release for Faces Not Forgotten:


Faces Not Forgotten paints portraits of children who were killed by gun violence. We donate these portraits to the victim’s family and hope that by putting a “Face” to these young victims, we can raise awareness about gun violence in the USA.

We will be exhibiting portraits painted by local area artists at:

Christ Church Cathedral , (still up for this Friday’s Blues’ Passion Service on Friday, April 3rd @ 7pm)
1210 Locust St.
St. Louis, MO

When: February 18, 2015 through April 5, 2015
then at:

The Vaughn Cultural Center, 3701 Grandel Square, with a reception and Name Reading Ceremony, April 16th, 5-7pm honoring 45 young victims of gun violence in the metro St. Louis area. You can see a taping of the Naming ceremony on our facebook page.
Join us in honoring the memory of each child. We are approaching 50 portraits of young gun violence victims 21 and under, now completed by area artists.

Check it out on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thefacesprojectstlmo

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