Hours of Idleness-A Photographer's Journey in St. Louis

Interlude: Saint Louis Art Museum

Posted in film, Interlude, Jason Gray, Uncategorized by Jason Gray on December 21, 2016


I first began working at the Saint Louis Art Museum in January of 2003.  Over the years, the Museum has introduced me to many great friends and has offered me a practical education beyond the scope of anything that I learned in college.  At SLAM, I’ve worked as a Gallery Attendant, the Photography and Image Rights Manager, a Preparator, and as a Security Officer.  I cannot imagine a more well-rounded glimpse into how Museums operate than this.



Ansel Adams in St. Louis

Posted in art, black and white, film, photography, Uncategorized by Jason Gray on August 2, 2013


At 8 o’clock, on the evening of April 9, 1945, an important guest gave a lecture to a capacity crowd in the galleries of the Fifth St. Louis International Salon of Photography at the City Art Museum (now Saint Louis Art Museum). Ansel Adams had been lured to the city by the Camera Club Council of St. Louis, a major organizer for the Salon, who had booked the photographer for a series of his famous workshops, to be held at their headquarters, nearby the Museum. (more…)

Back to the Construction

Posted in art, photography by Jason Gray on November 3, 2010

I decided that I would return to an old, photo subject for me on here, the ongoing construction at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Enjoy!

All Nikon D50 with Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G Lens.

More after the jump–>