IN THE GALLERY: Dana Richard Smith "Long Dark Blues"
This collection of paintings was completed in the year 2017. Starting with "Magnolia Electric Co at the Red Sea" and ending with "J Mascis at The Way Out Club" (pictured), these pieces document late night performances in small venues of independent musicians and bands in the city of St. Louis, MO.
Dana Richard Smith is a painter working in acrylic, spray paint, gouache, oil and water colour. Originally from Jackson, MO, he has lived in the city of St. Louis for 20 years. For the last 12 years his paintings have focused exclusively on the musicians, artists and buildings that make St. Louis unique. Collections of his work are on display at The Old Rock House, The Royale Food & Spirits, KDHX's Squatters Cafe and Eat Sandwiches.
Long Dark Blues will be on display April 3 to June 30.