THIS JUST IN! Venus Envy presents: Revelation 2014 Performance Line Up

Venus Envy presents: Revelation 2014

Performance Line Up

The visual art is in and the line up is confirmed!  Be sure to buy your tickets now at the EARLY BIRD price of $25 for the whole weekend!  Includes 2 hours of open bar on Friday night and some tastes from some impressive local lady chefs!
BUY HERE NOW!

 

FRIDAY AUGUST 22 (VIP Preview Party)
DeeJay Natural
Petite Bastille Fashion Show
Saint Louis Ladies Armwrestling
Sarah Michelle

 

SATURDAY AUGUST 23rd (Annual Showcase)
Chelsea Pittman
Judith Howard
Spoken Word Show
Skiddalz w/DJ Karma
Gravity Plays Favorites
Aalim Belly Dancers
Theresa Payne

NEWSLETTER July 8, 2014 vol. 5

EARLYBIRD SHOWCASE HAPPY HOUR!!

Our Annual Showcase: Revelation is announcing their Performance Lineup at Babe’s Tavern on Thursday July 24th at 6pm.  This is a great opportunity to purchase your tickets for our annual showcase!  Invite your friends to join you and purchase your tickets early at a discounted price!

THURSDAY JULY 24TH 6PM
BABE’S TAVERN
3215 IVANHOE 63139

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LAST CHANCE:
CALL FOR ARTISTS!
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We have an updated Call for Artists on our website:
Venus Envy has modified it’s requirements for the August Showcase to include:  *Must self identify as a woman

It is important to us at Venus Envy that all types of women are represented in our showcase. This takes each of you to reach out and communicate with your fellow women artists and let them know about our CALL FOR ARTISTS!

Visit the website. Share on Facebook and Twitter!Eligibility: All women* artist 18 years or older, living within 300 mile radius of St. Louis, MO are welcome to submit. (*Must self identify as a woman)Requirements: Artist wishing to exhibit work must submit by 5pm July 25th. Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered.  Must provide own insurance for art.  VE14STL is NOT responsible for any damages.

ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT TO GET YOUR FELLOW ARTIST FRIENDS TO SUBMIT!

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VENUS ENVY ANNUAL SHOWCASE!!!!
August 22nd and 23rd


TICKET’S NOW ON SALE!


Get your tickets early!  This annual event is the culmination of a years work for Venus Envy and is always the highlight of the Venus Envy Calendar!  Share the link to the tickets with your friends and family and come celebrate another year of
Women In The Arts!

Venus Envy Preview Party for Aug 22nd - EARLY BIRD SPECIAL $25 ($45 at a later date) Includes: Open Bar (7-9pm) and canapés Friday night, and then entry into Saturday night’s show as well.

Venus Envy 15th Annual Showcase for Aug 23rd - EARLY BIRD SPECIAL $5 ($10 at a later date) Includes: Awesome art, performances and culinary demos

UPCOMING EVENTS:

GET INVOLVED!

Want to get involved?  We have Committee’s looking for members!  Come to as many different Committee Meetings until you find the right fit for you, or see if you fit them all!
Committee Meetings are OPEN to ALL!!

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY JULY 10TH AT 6PM
4554 Chouteau Ave. 63110

EVENT COMMITTEE MEETING
TUESDAY JULY 29th AT 6:00PM
3974 Wyoming St. 63116

 

Spread the Word!  Get Involved!  Come to a Committee Meeting and Let’s Empower Women Through the Arts!

NEWSLETTER May 27, 2014 vol. 3

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NEWSLETTER
May 27, 2014 vol. 3

This is your gateway to getting more active in the organization, more active in St. Louis and the Arts, and most importantly to connect you to other members that want to empower women through the arts!

VENUS ENVY ANNUAL SHOWCASE!!!!
August 22nd and23rd


TICKET’S NOW ON SALE!
Get your tickets early!  This annual event is the culmination of a years work for Venus Envy and is always the highlight of the Venus Envy Calendar!  Share the link to the tickets with your friends and family and come celebrate another year of
Women In The Arts!

CALL FOR ARTISTS!
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We have an updated Call for Artists on our website:
Venus Envy has modified it’s requirements for the August Showcase to include:
*Must self identify as a woman

It is important to us at Venus Envy that all types of women are represented in our showcase.  This takes each of you to reach out and communicate with your fellow women artists and let them know about our CALL FOR ARTISTS!
Visit the website. Share on Facebook and Twitter!

Eligibility: All women* artist 18 years or older, living within 300 mile radius of St. Louis, MO are welcome to submit. (*Must self identify as a woman)

Requirements: Artist wishing to exhibit work must submit by 5pm July 25th. Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered.  Must provide own insurance for art.  VE14STL is NOT responsible for any damages.

UPCYCLED SUCCESS!

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Thank you to all who donated items to our 1st Annual Venus Envy Upcycled Event.  Your donations, with the support of the numerous people that attended and purchased the donated items at the event, raised over $500 for our Venus Envy Scholarship   We are already looking forward to another successful Upcycled event for 2015!

Upcoming Events:

The Convergence: Creative Solutions for the Future
Yeyo Arts Collective Conference
Thursday June 12th -Saturday June 14th

The Convergence will take a look at three areas: Self Care, Community Work, and
Collective Action, as catalysts for economic and cultural achievement. Participants will share techniques, skills, and information during this three-day convening. The weekend kicks off on Thursday, June 12, with a welcome session at Blank Space, a local collectively-run business on Cherokee Street. Participants will register, meet, greet, and warm up for the rest of the wonderful weekend ahead. We will reconvene on Friday, June 13, at (RAC), for a full-day of exciting interactions, speakers, and workshops, which will inspire and challenge.

A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR VENUS ENVY ARTISTS AND THOSE WHO SUPPORT THE ARTS TO MEET AND LEARN HOW TO USE ART AS A TOOL FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND ACTION!!

SLLAW-Venus Envy Fundraiser!
Saturday June 21st @ 2720 Cherokee
Time and Price TBD

We are pleased to announce that Venus Envy is teaming up with the St.Louis Lady Arm Wrestlers (SLLAW) for a night of Arm Wrestling Debauchery!  This will definitely be a night to remember as the Dynamic Dames of SSLAW raise money towards a SSLAW-Venus Envy Scholarship!
Details are in the works- but mark your calendar’s because this is a show that you do not want to miss!

GET INVOLVED!

Want to get involved?  We have Committee’s looking for members!  Come to as many different Committee Meetings until you find the right fit for you, or see if you fit them all!
Committee Meetings are OPEN to ALL!!

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY MAY 29TH AT 6:30PM
4454 Chouteau Ave.

PR/MARKETING COMMITTEE MEETING
WEDNESDAY JUNE 4TH AT 6:30PM
‘THE DAM’ OFFICE: 3173 Morganford Rd.

OUTREACH/RECRUITMENT MEETING
WEDNESDAY JUNE 11TH AT 7:00PM
3427 Utah St.

Spread the Word!  Get Involved!  Come to a Committee Meeting and Let’s Empower Women Through the Arts!








Yeyo Arts Collective Presents: The Convergence

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We are pleased to invite you to our inaugural conference “The Convergence”, which will take place in Saint Louis, MO from Thursday, June 12through Saturday, June 14,2014.

The Convergence will take a look at three areas: Self Care, Community Work, and Collective Action, as catalysts for economic and cultural achievement. Participants will share techniques, skills, and information during this three-day convening. The weekend kicks off on Thursday, June 12, with a welcome session at Blank Space, a local collectively-run business on Cherokee Street. Participants will register, meet, greet, and warm up for the rest of the wonderful weekend ahead. We will reconvene on Friday, June 13, at (RAC), for a full-day of exciting interactions, speakers, and workshops, which will inspire and challenge.

Join Yeyo Arts Collective, a group of people who believe in the creative empowerment of women and families, in a 3 day look at professional art practice, cultural support and transformative action! We are excited to cultivate and support formalized art practices that generate networks in theMidwestfor a national impact.

We look forward to seeing folks who are practicing community based artists working in the disciplines of creative writing, dance, storytelling, visual and multi discipline artists. 

We look forward to seeing people of color and anti racist allies who are professionals in their field. Organizers, community groups and higher institutions will have a presence. Supporters of the arts, grassroots leaders and emerging professionals are welcome.

Artists, creatives and legacy keepers will share their experiences through dance, story telling and workshops, tours, exhibitions and more!

To see more information about schedule and speakers, and also to pre-register (space is limited) please click here!

Get Your Art On!

NEWSLETTER
April 18th, 2014 vol. 2

This is your gateway to getting more active in the organization, more active in St. Louis and the Arts, and most importantly to connect you to other members that want to empower women through the arts!

CALL FOR ARTISTS!

We have an updated Call for Artists on our website:
with special thanks to Shannon Dybvig who drew attention to one of our archaic rules!
Venus Envy has modified it’s requirements for the August Showcase to include:
*Must self identify as a woman

It is important to us at Venus Envy that all types of women are represented in our showcase. This takes each of you to reach out and communicate with your fellow women artists and let them know about our CALL FOR ARTISTS!
Visit the website. Share on Facebook and Twitter!
Eligibility: All women* artist 18 years or older, living within 300 mile radius of St. Louis, MO are welcome to submit. (*Must self identify as a woman)

Requirements: Artist wishing to exhibit work must submit by 5pm July 25th. Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Must provide own insurance for art. VE14STL is NOT responsible for any damages.

 

Upcoming Venus Envy Events ALL ON FACEBOOK! – click HERE:

 

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UP-CYCLED by VENUS ENVY

Saturday May 24th 7am-2pm
3427 Utah St. 63118

Venus Envy is having a Back-Yard Extravaganza Sale! Watch what happens when your favorite Artist Loving Women clean out their closets and homes! You can’t imagine the amazing finds and up-cyclable items that will be available!

HAVE SOMETHING TO SELL!?!?! WANT TO RAISE MONEY FOR WOMEN IN THE ARTS!?!?!

Contact: AJ Taylor at: tayloredpoet@gmail.com (314) 957-8532
*Drop Off Items Need To Be At The Site By: May 22nd or call us and we will come get it!

GET INVOLVED!

Want to get involved? We have Committee’s looking for members! Come to as many different Committee Meetings until you find the right fit for you, or see if you fit them all! Committee Meetings are OPEN to ALL!!

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING:

THURSDAY APRIL 24TH AT 6:45PM: 4554 CHOTEAU AVE.
CONTACT MALISSA AT: malissamclaurin@gmail.com FOR MORE INFORMATION

PR/MARKETING COMMITTEE MEETING:

WEDNESDAY MAY 7TH AT 6:30PM: THE DAM OFFICE: 3173 MORGANFORD AVE.
CONTACT LARISSA AT: larissapiper@gmail.com FOR MORE INFORMATION

OUTREACH/RECRUITMENT & CURATION*
COMMITTEE MEETING:

FRIDAY MAY 9TH AT 7PM: 3427 UTAH ST.CONTACT AJ AT: tayloredpoet@gmail.com FOR MORE INFORMATION

*We are combining these two Committee’s until the deadline for the CALL FOR ARTISTS as it is part of the Curation Committee’s mission to recruit artists for the Venus Envy Showcase in August.

 

Spread the Word! Get Involved! Come to a Committee Meeting and Let’s Empower Women Through the Arts!

CFA UPDATED!

Be sure to check out the new updates to the Call For Artists!  Highlighted in RED below.

 

15th Annual Venus Envy

Saint Louis 2014

Preview Party- August 22nd, 2014

SHOWCASE- August 23rd, 2014

KOKEN ART FACTORY 2500 Ohio Ave, St Louis, MO 63104

RULES AND REQUIREMENTS:

The 15th Annual Venus Envy Saint Louis 2014 (VE14STL) exhibition is a multi-media (including jewelry and fiber) juried showcase of visual art by women in the Saint Louis and surrounding areas. It will also feature female culinary and musical performances.

Eligibility: All women* artist 18 years or older, living within 300 mile radius of St. Louis, MO are welcome to submit. (*Must self identify as a woman)

Requirements: Artist wishing to exhibit work for Venus Envy 2014 must submit by 5pm July 25th. Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered.  Must provide own insurance for art.  VE14STL is NOT responsible for any damages.

 

CHECK OUT THE ENTIRE CFA HERE.

2014 Recruitment Meet and Greet and our new LOOK!

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We are so excited to announce our new rebranding!  We worked with an amazing local designer, Diann Cage to come up with this new logo!

 

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We love it!  We are also hosting our 2014 Recruitment Meet and Greet this Wednesday March 19th at 7pm.  Our board and committee chairs meet the third Wednesday of every month at 7pm.  Please join us if you are interested in helping out with Venus Envy!  We will have some wine and snacks.  Thaxton Speakeasy is an amazing venue downtown that has so graciously offered to host us!   They are located at 1009 Olive Street Saint Louis, Missouri 63101.  Please RSVP HERE to let us know that you are coming!

14th Annual Showcase Performance Update

VENUS ENVY 2013 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
FRIDAY AUGUST 16TH

Main Stage
6:30 – 7:20 Miss Jubilee
7:45 – 8:30 Blue Fruit Snacks
9:00 – 10:00 Judith Howard
10:15 – 12:00 TBA
Second Floor Stage
7:15 – 7:45 Poetry Readings by Ann Haubrich and Taylored Poet,
7:50 – 8:20 Poetry Readings by Stefene Russel and Maria Massey
8:30 – 8:50 Aalim Belly Dance

SATURDAY AUGUST 17TH
Main Stage
7:30 – 7:50 Gravity Plays Favorites
8:00 – 8:30 Michelle Schaeffer aka Mishi Michelle (STL Hoops) & Venus in Flames
9:00 – 9:45 Skiddalz with DJ Karma
10:15 – 11:00 Kari Liston, Dawn Weber, Ellen The Felon and Irene Sullivan
11:15 – 12:30 DJ Karma
Second Floor Stage
7:30 – 7:50 Taylored Poet Spoken Word Artist and Author
8:05 – 8:35 Consuming Kinetics Dance Co. & Dragon Flies Belly Dance
8:45 – 9:15 Aisha Raison Spoken Word Artist and Author
9:30 – 10:15 Cali Bulmash Spoken Word Artist

We need Volunteers!

Our 14th Annual Showcase is right around the corner.

We are looking for Volunteers!

If you are interested in helping, visit our Get Involved! page for more details. Get free admission to this great event!

Also….
If you want your business or art featured we offer raffle prizes at events. Donate your work or products, for raffles and get front row, name in lights, VIP treatment! Visit our Get Involved! page for details.

2nd Annual Arm Wrestling for the Arts

Our last fundraiser event to support our Annual Artist Showcase!

More info to come. – Prizes, Drink and Food Specials.

July 31 at 6pm at Amsterdam Tavern

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