The mission of Gallery 210@FAB is to serve UMSL students, faculty, staff, the local arts neighborhoods in North County and St. Louis. The gallery programs are intended to deepen the educational experience and contribute to the cultural climate of the campus and bordering communities.
Printed with Purpose
An exhibition of artists' zines and Risograph works, curated by Lauren Cardenás, Assistant Professor of Printmaking at Louisiana State University.
October 2 - November 3
An exhibition of senior seminar students' mid-year review
November 13 - December 15
Hung Together: An Art and Design Faculty and Student Exhibition
Figurative Fridays: selected pieces from the St. Louis community drawing group
Gallery 210 has exhibited some of today's most critical artists. See highlights from some of our shows over the last few years.
Michael Behle, Department Chair
Michael Behle is an artist, curator, educator, and community arts worker based in Saint Louis, Missouri. His work and projects have been exhibited widely nationally and abroad. In addition to his role of Interim-Director of Gallery 210@FAB he is also serving as the Associate Chairperson in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Maureen Quigley, Advisory Committee Member
Chairperson, UMSL Art+Design Department
Dr. Maureen Quigley is an Associate Teaching Professor of Art & Design at the University of Missouri - Saint Louis. Maureen’s scholarship focuses primarily on her specialty in the history and visual culture of the medieval world and includes a chapter in the recent book The Crusades and Visual Culture and presentations at the Palaeography Lectures at King’s College, London and the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Leeds, England.
Misa Jeffereis, Advisory Committee Member
Misa Jeffereis is Associate Curator at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, where she has curated numerous exhibitions over the five years of her tenure. Since 2019 she has served on the board of Midwest Artist Project Services, an organization that serves and empowers artists, collectives, and arts organizations in the Midwest.
Andy Meyer, Treasurer, Advisory Committee Member
Andy Meyer is an economist who recently retired after working 26 years in the Banking Supervision Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from the Washington University in St. Louis. He has long had an interest in the arts, and in addition to his work as Treasurer for Gallery 210@FAB, he is currently also serving on the board of directors of Paul Artspace.
Ernesto Pacheco, Advisory Board Member
A visualization specialist with over 20 years of experience, Ernesto Pacheco leverages expert knowledge of design and visualization applications in supporting project teams and project pursuits. He is currently working at NVIDIA as a Senior Technical Lead where he focuses on building tooling, infrastructure, and processes for helping Omniverse deliver a high-performance real-time platform for digital twin and metaverse creation. Ernesto is well-versed in real-time rendering and collaborative immersive technology development. He is an integral player to exciting and forward-thinking partnerships between technology companies. He is also an active speaker at major national and international technology conferences.
Maggie Peeno, Advisory Committee Member
Maggie Peeno has contributed to the development of art education at the local, state, and national levels as a classroom practitioner, as an active leader of local, state, and national organizations, and as a teaching artist at the University of Missouri in the Compact Grant program with local school districts. She was Supervisor of Art in Columbia, University City, and Clayton School Districts while teaching in arts integrated programs that focused on learning through the arts. She has been an advisor for Gallery 210 where she received a 2023 grant for studying diversity, equity and inclusion through the interpretive photographs of artist Maggie Meiners in in the exhibit "Revisiting Rockwell".
Elizabeth Schulz, Secretary, Advisory Committee Member
Elizabeth Schulz is a Saint Louis based interdisciplinary artist. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Missouri Saint Louis in 2020, and is currently serving in the role of secretary for the Gallery 210@FAB advisory board.
Stefani Weeden-Smith, Advisory Committee Member
Stefani Weeden-Smith serves as the inaugural director for the St. Louis Anchor Action Network (STLAAN). Prior to her role with the Network, Stefani led Washington University’s approach to partnership at the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement as the assistant director of community engagement. Stefani earned her Master of Professional Studies at Pratt Institute in Creative Arts Therapy and Creative Development in Brooklyn, New York.
Marlo Montabon, Advisory Committee Member
Marlo Montabon is a mom, wife, and lover of art who has worked in the financial services industry for more than thirty years. She has joined this board to learn more and do more in the art community in St. Louis.
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