Celebrate Missouri’s mulishness at photo exhibition

June 17, 2012 by  

Mules are often criticized and called names but now they are being framed another way.

Mules Rule is a photographic presentation which displays Missouri’s state animal from the perspective of someone who knows something about mules and adores them, self-learned photographer, farmer and animal enthusiast Kim Carr.

Carr, who has an Animal Science degree and has been farming for more than 20 years, considers her mainly black and white and subdued colored prints to mirror her ordinary life as she centers on the majesty of these creatures. Her pictures are known to capture nuances and bring delight to the viewer.

Mules Rule opened May 25 and runs through June 28 in St. Charles at Framations in Gallery Two, 218 N. Main St.

Framations’ hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and on Sunday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Carr considers herself to be a “hobby farmer” because she does not make any money from it. Donkeys, mules, horses, cattle, geese, ducks, goats, sheep, free range hens, and turkeys all live on her farm.

Framations is an art store with custom framing services, galleries, and showrooms where over 20 community artists’ works are shown. The art store also has a revolving program of exhibits featuring a new artist every month.

St. Charles print companies are supplying printing services for this event and other exhibits showcased at Framations, doing what they can to drum up interest in the event.

Additional information about Mules Rule can be found on their website or by calling 636-724-8313.