"Synchronicity brought our group together. We were asked by the St. Louis Women's Caucus for Art to participate in a special photography show.
"Immediately we could see the benefits of our group. Six different approaches to photography made a visually exciting show. The group was small enough to allow each artist to show up to ten pieces and to share the responsibilities of putting a show together.
"We decided to meet monthly to bounce ideas around, use each other's knowledge to enlarge our own perspective and to obtain responses on new work. The group pushes us to experiment more, and we are enjoying the friendships that are developing as we promote not only our own work but the work of the group.
"Our next goal is to find an idea for a show that would reflect a joining together of minds; six women working on one theme."
Susan Dietz-Schmidt: Traditional Selenium Toned Black and White
Harriet Fisher: Manipulated SX-70
Marianne Pepper: Litho Film Overlays
Joan Proffer: Muralized Kodalith of 35mm
Naomi Runtz: Gum Bichromate Prints
Kay Wood: Photo Collage
For more information about the photographers and their work, phone Harriet Fisher at: 314-576-1517 or Susan Dietz-Schmidt at 314-721-1266; or, e-mail Joan Proffer at