Rachel Heidenry

Rachel Heidenry

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: I have not lived in St. Louis for seven years. Since leaving for college on the east coast, living abroad, trying out various cities like hats, and settling – for now – back east, I struggle with the feeling that I am failing my city by constantly leaving it. Though it remains home, the prospect of living there again grows further distant. That prospect has everything to do with contemporary art.