Tower's attempt to create both new venues for artists and new audiences as well.

Exhibitions Bypassing the System
Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System
"Art for Cops"
Riverfront Times Blog, Saint Louis, MO

Art for Cops was a "Happening" using surveillance cameras to get art works into municipality's collection. Saint Louis, MO
Photo shows Tower hoisting crispy creme donuts with royal blue helium balloons up to the camera.
Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System rolling snow fence and shopping carts
"Show to Go to Show" Trial Run
A Happening, Saint L
rolling snow fence and shopping carts
4'x50'x4'

"Show to go to Show" was a Show to be in-in order to go to shows on November First, 2008, Saint Louis, MO

Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System mixed
"Show to Go to Show"
2008
mixed

Collaborative art show
Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System mixed
"On the Fence"
2008
mixed
4'x50'x4'

Collaboration with Washington University Students in a moving, self-generated and lit collaborative art show incorporating snow fence and grocery carts

Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System Activating "Self Portraits"
"Portrait" Performance
2006
Activating "Self Portraits"

Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO
Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System Making "Wash. U. tee shirts"
Painting as Happening
2005
Making "Wash. U. tee shirts"

Washington University in Saint Louis, MO

Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System Lime tick images suspended in woods
Lime
Lime tick images suspended in woods

Made for Art in the Rock Exhibition
Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System
"Brookworld, Soho, NYC, 1996, 1/2
with Art in America Review of "Brookworld"

Tower was lent a couple buildings in Soho by the owner for an art show of 35 installation artists. Tower copied keys and gave them out. Selected artists had free reign and the viewing public signed liability waivers before entering premises.

Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System
Tower's Installation in "Brookworld", 1996, 2/2

Tower was lent a couple buildings in Soho by the owner for an art show of 35 installation artists. Tower copied keys and gave them out. Selected artists had free reign and the viewing public signed liability waivers before entering premises.
Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System
"Checked" exhibition invitation for exhibition in MOMA's coat check room,NYC

Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System
"Art in the Rock" invitation

Exhibition of 35 artists in a cave in CT
Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System "Clutter" paintings installed among "thrift-store" clutter
"Clutter" painting installation
"Clutter" paintings installed among "thrift-store" clutter

Uzi New York Gallery, New York, NY

Cindy Tower Exhibitions Bypassing the System
Thrift Store Installation
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