August 29, 2008

Artopia at St. Louis Artists' Guild, 8/28/08

Photos from the first Riverfront Times Artopia celebration and awards ceremony, honoring four of St. Louis' best young artists. Honored and presented with $2,500 awards to further their craft were filmmaker Matthew Krentz, visual artist Sarah Frost, writer and illustrator Tim Lane and actress Magan Wiles.
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Artopia at St. Louis Artists' Guild, 8/28/08
The ubiquitous, hard-working hotties of the Alley Cat Revue, a city burlesque troupe.
By Sarah Paradoski
The ubiquitous, hard-working hotties of the Alley Cat Revue, a city burlesque troupe.
Artopia at St. Louis Artists' Guild, 8/28/08
By Jennifer Silverberg
Justin Tolentino displays cuttings that he used in his Live Art print shop.
By Sarah Paradoski
Justin Tolentino displays cuttings that he used in his Live Art print shop.
Artopia at St. Louis Artists' Guild, 8/28/08
By Jennifer Silverberg
The winner of the night's raffle, at right, and her loot.
By Sarah Paradoski
The winner of the night's raffle, at right, and her loot.
A lovely party-goer embraces her father.
By Sarah Paradoski
A lovely party-goer embraces her father.
Spectators watch Tim Collins in an animated solo performance about the trials and tribulations of romance.
By Sarah Paradoski
Spectators watch Tim Collins in an animated solo performance about the trials and tribulations of romance.
Artopia at St. Louis Artists' Guild, 8/28/08
By Jennifer Silverberg
MasterMind Award winner, actress Magan Wiles, center, with friends
By Sarah Paradoski
MasterMind Award winner, actress Magan Wiles, center, with friends