‘Talkin’ Foolish’ Catapult Print Exhibition Brings Ghost Figures to Life


“Talkin’ Foolish,” a solo exhibition of works by Sage Perrott, also known as Haypeep, will be on display Feb. 7-24 at Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House.

Perrott is a printmaker and educator originally from West Virginia. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from Ohio University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from West Virginia University, both in printmaking. Her prints, drawings, and zines have found their way into the hands of folks all over the United States and the world. In this exhibition, Perrott creates intricate doodle-like ghost figures and brings them to life by contrasting stark blacks and golds. More information on “Talkin’ Foolish” can be found at http://www.26twentygallery.com.

“Talkin’ Foolish,” organized by Southeast graduate Ashley Sexton, opens on Friday, Feb. 7, with a reception from 5-9 p.m. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Visitors are welcome to tour the entire Catapult facilities including the Southeast Missouri State University Department of Art and Design students’ studios upstairs, which will feature photographs by John Stringer. Visitors are also invited to browse the merchandise in the Shoppe, which features student work and local business products.

Catapult Creative House is located at 612 Broadway in downtown Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.  All gallery exhibitions, events and talks are free and open to the public. For more information contact Leah Powers at lepowers@semo.edu or (573) 290-5372.