We Are The River

September 6th – October 25, 2013

We Are The River Celebrating the St. Joseph River through art, poetry and performance in downtown South Bend.

Artpost Gallery exhibition:
Artpost hours: Thursdays, noon – 6 and Sundays, noon – 4

Outdoor exhibition:
See map below for locations »

  • Laura Friesen, The River Runs Through It, handmade paper, indigenous plant fibers, jute erosion cloth
  • eARTh artist grow, Welcome Home, environmental installation of native plants
  • Gordon Ligocki, Birds of the River, found wood sculpture
  • Antony Scott York, Spiraling Steelhead Trout, ink, acrylic, paper, wheatpaste
  • Chalk Talk on the River Walk, Howard Park Pedestrian Bridge

The selection committee for the public outdoor exhibition included Dave Martin (Bicycle Gallery), Mark Rospenda (South Bend Museum of Art), Joe Segura (Segura Arts Studio), Jake Webster and Kay Westhues (Artpost Gallery).

Project sites

Map of Venues and Locations


  1. Artpost Gallery
  2. Bicycle Gallery
  3. Fire Arts Inc
  4. South Bend Musuem of Art

Site Specific Artists

  1. Laura Friesen
  2. Gordon Ligocki
  3. eARTh artist grow
  4. Antony Scott York
  5. Chalk Talk on the River Walk

Thank you sponsors!

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