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Where Do I Begin, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings by Greg Graham, opens December 7th at Groveland Gallery. Graham is known for his intimate, postcard-sized paintings which depict everyday events and ordinary places, bestowing a simple nobility on the awkward and sometimes graceless intersections of humanity and city life. These miniature paintings are snapshots of the everyday occurrences that rarely register in our consciousness. Of this new body of work, Graham says: “These paintings are storyboards. Dreams, personal experiences…Find out more »
Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of "Far and Wide: Landscapes from the Midwest" an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield, Minnesota, in a family of artists among a community of farmers, Maakestad strives to reconcile scenes from his idyllic farm upbringing with the mass production farming more present today. The Midwestern landscape continues to provide a rich vein of subject material. In this new series, Maakestad approached familiar scenes from…Find out more »
For the month of January 2020, artZ Gallery presents: “Beginnings,” the annual theme show, featuring works of gallery member artists and guest artists from the past year, as they interpret the theme. Some of the artists will display earlier artworks as examples of their creative “Beginnings.” Others will show works that express the idea of “Beginnings” with their own meaning and medium. Approximately twenty-one participating artists will include a variety of mediums. artZ Gallery is an artist-owned and operated gallery…Find out more »
Hello 2020! What’s that? You need to surround yourself with calm after the swirling holidays and exhausting year that was 2019? NCC has an oasis of serene inspiration for this month’s featured artist offerings. Whether you crave memories of summer streams and ponds evoked by Holden’s surfaces and forms, Jaszczak’s cool, contemplative, and contemporary functional wares, or the soft lines and prairie garden patterns in Riley’s work, we have a gallery full of respite and your new favorite pot awaiting…Find out more »
Emerging Artist Recipients features the ceramic works of Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant recipients, Emerging Artist Residents, and the Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation Award recipients. Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant: The Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant program supports the work of Minnesota ceramic artists at relatively early stages in their careers, as they accomplish short-term, specific objectives. The 2019 Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant recipients in the exhibition are: Erin Paradis, Zoë Powell, and Lynn Wadsworth. Each artist spent…Find out more »
“Portray” surveys a wide range of styles and approaches to one theme: contemporary portraiture. Through drawing, painting, three-dimensional sculptures and video work, seven artists demonstrate a variety of approaches to representation and likeness. Featured artists from around the region include Leslie Barlow, Lindsey Cherek, Mike Hoyt, Art Kenyon, B-J Norman, Chris Rackley and Russ White.Find out more »
In the dead of winter, warm up with an original and gorgeous hand-made work of art. Members of the Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists contribute to a show of vessels: cups, mugs, vases, bowls, and more. This group exhibition showcases a wide range of colors and styles, and celebrates the MNWCA’s vital community. This exhibition is co-presented by the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and MNWCA. Participating artists include Del Bey, Evelyn Browne, Christie Clark, Elizabeth Coleman, Kathleen Crook, Julie DeVetter,…Find out more »
46th Annual Winter Carnival Orchid Show January 25-26 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Como Park Zoo & Conservatory 1225 Estabrook Drive Saint Paul, MN 55103 ***ADMISSION TO THE WINTER CARNIVAL ORCHID SHOW IS REQUIRED TO ENTER THE CONSERVATORY ON JANUARY 25 AND 26.*** During the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, all things cold are celebrated. One event stands out and gives attendees a way to escape to the tropics without even getting on a plane; the Winter Carnival Orchid Show at…Find out more »
2019 McKnight Ceramic Artist Fellows Kelly Connole (Northfield) & Guillermo Guardia (St. Paul) will each give a presentation about their work and development as an artist, and then share two hours of studio time, showing their techniques and skills. Coffee and cookies will be served. This program is supported by The McKnight Foundation. Connole investigates memories, raw instinct, and elements of the natural world to create work that celebrates the tactile temperament of clay and connection to other beings. Guardia…Find out more »
Bring your friends and family for a guided tour of Emerging Artist Grant Recipients, featuring sculpture and pottery from local artists and recent recipients of NCC’s artist grants. Following the tour, venture into the studios for a free handbuilding workshop to create your own ceramic art. Register for your free spot here: https://store.northernclaycenter.org/tour-of-exhibition-and-hands-on-workshop-23823864.htmlFind out more »
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