July 28, 2014 - Springfield, Mo. – Brewer Science, Inc., of Rolla, MO, will again join the Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) and Arts Rolla in hosting the Pure Enjoyment exhibit, an eclectic exhibit featuring approximately 80 pieces of original art. This exhibit will take place at The Creamery Arts Center in Springfield, MO, during the month of October, and the public is invited to attend the opening reception during the First Friday Art Walk, October 3, 2014, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
The Pure Enjoyment exhibit, now in its seventh year, will feature juried artwork, including photography and three-dimensional art, submitted by the artists for the “pure enjoyment” of creating art unrestricted by thematic or genre requirements. Denene Taliaferro, a prominent Springfield artist, will serve as the exhibit’s juror.
Selected artwork will be displayed from Friday, October 3, through Friday, October 31, 2014. Viewing hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Dr. Terry Brewer, founder and CEO of Brewer Science and the 2014 recipient of the Missouri Arts Council award for Philanthropy, continues to be an advocate and supporter of the arts. Commenting on his company’s ongoing sponsorship of Pure Enjoyment, Dr. Brewer said, “Our customers sometimes ask why Brewer Science, a global technology company, is so focused on promoting the arts. We believe the creativity that inspires art and the creativity that generates scientific and technological innovations are closely related. Supporting opportunities in our community that stimulate originality, creativity, and diversity is part of Brewer Science’s mission. Cultural events like this one enrich communities and create opportunities for both economic and personal growth.”
For more information or to submit an art entry for consideration, contact Loretta Wallis, Corporate Relations Manager, at 573-363-0444, extension 1347, or Stephanie Cramer, SRAC Director of Programs and Exhibitions, at 417-862-2787(ARTS) or by e-mail at Stephanie@SpringfieldArts.org. The Creamery Arts Center is located at 411 N. Sherman Parkway, Springfield, MO, 65802.
About Brewer Science
Brewer Science is a global technology leader in developing and manufacturing innovative materials, processes, and equipment for the reliable fabrication of cutting-edge microdevices used in electronics such as tablet computers, smartphones, digital cameras, televisions, and LED lighting. Since 1981, when its ARC® materials revolutionized lithography processes, Brewer Science has expanded its technology to include products enabling advanced lithography, thin wafer handling, 3-D integration, and chemical and mechanical device protection and products based on carbon materials and nanotechnology. On May 5, 2014, Brewer Science unveiled its new high-volume manufacturing facility at the Rolla National Airport. This expansion accommodates product demand growth and demonstrates the company’s commitment to continuous improvement. With its headquarters in Rolla, Missouri, Brewer Science supports its worldwide customers through a service and distribution network in North America, Europe, and Asia.
About the Springfield Regional Arts Council
The SRAC, incorporated in 1978, connects people and the arts; it supports some of the most prominent visual, performing, literary, and film/media arts organizations and artists within 27 counties, the largest artistic outreach in the state of Missouri. The current mission of the SRAC is to transform lives and enrich our community through the arts. The SRAC also manages The Creamery Arts Center, which houses the offices of the SRAC, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the Springfield Ballet, the Springfield Regional Opera, the Springfield Community Center, and Care to Learn, as well as providing such facilities as a board room, classrooms, an arts library, an exhibition hall, film editing bays, shared costume and set design shops managed by the Springfield Little Theatre, and instrument storage areas.
About Arts Rolla
Arts Rolla is a regional not-for-profit organization founded in 1985. Arts Rolla brings art and communities together by supporting and growing visual, literary, and performing arts. Exhibits of visual art are coordinated through Arts Rolla and placed in The Centre and the Rolla City Hall, as well as several other local businesses. The exhibits change frequently and showcase a diverse group of regional artists of all ages. In addition to the visual arts, Arts Rolla encourages the performing arts and, with the support of the Missouri Arts Council and Brewer Science, facilitates the Peaceful Bend Wine Cellar Concert each year. Arts Rolla, with the support of Missouri S&T, also encourages the literary arts with events such as PoetSpeak and writing competitions. Please visit www.artsrolla.org or call 573-364-5539 for more information.
M. Loretta Wallis
Corporate Relations Manager
+1.573.364.0300, Ext: 1357