Downen's latest "body art" installations fuse human features and architecture together to form creations hailed as "intelligent and seductive" by West End Word. As a graduate of Kansas City Art Institute (BFA) and Washington Unversity in St. Louis (MFA), Downen has served as a professor of art at several St. Louis area colleges and universities.
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Return to Great Rivers Biennial
The Posture of Place (2004)
mixed media on paper
44" x 30"
Photo courtesy of Jay Fram: CAMSTL