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March 2020

March Featured Artists: Dresang, Miller, Nameth Bren, Tani, Wisner

March 3 - April 5
Northern Clay Center, 2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, 55406 United States
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March’s featured artists bring consistently strong voices in clay to the gallery. Dresang brings his mastery of the craft and years of generous instruction to his nationally sought-after work; Miller and Tani offer functional wares with forms that demand appreciation; Wisner’s repetitive pattern surface treatment on simple vessels defy comprehension; and Nameth Bren brings thoughtful human tendencies and experiences to fruition with her 3-dimensional tiles. View and buy a selection of the work here on March 3: https://store.northernclaycenter.org/featured-artists/

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“Alight & Aloft: Avian Observation” by Carl Oltvedt

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - April 18 @ 5:00 pm
Groveland Gallery, 25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, 55403 United States
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Minnesota artist, Carl Oltvedt. Oltvedt works full-time as an artist in a variety of painting and drawing media. He relocated to the Twin Cities following his retirement from Minnesota State University Moorhead in May of 2015, where he was a Professor in the School of Visual Arts for 32 years. He has exhibited his work at Groveland Gallery in Minneapolis since 1978. His paintings and drawings…

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“Prints & Drawings” by Michael Kareken

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - April 18 @ 5:00 pm
Groveland Gallery, 25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, 55403 United States
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of "Prints & Drawings" by Michael Kareken. Kareken, a Tacoma, Washington native, moved to Minnesota in 1993 after ten years of studying and working in New York. Kareken has been the recipient of grants and awards from the Bush Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the McKnight Foundation, Arts Midwest, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Vogelstein Foundation and the Millay Colony for the Arts. Kareken was the 1997 recipient…

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Arboretum Cafe Art Gallery

March 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until June 14, 2020

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr
Chaska, 55318
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$15

Stroll through the new exhibit: "Patterns in Nature" in the MN Landscape Arboretum's Cafe Art Gallery. Nature's patterns are all around us. The talented artists in this show display these designs from sky to forest floor and everywhere in between. Come to observe more closely and leave with a deeper appreciation for the world around us.

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Visual Culture Lecture Series: Christina Z. Anderson

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Montague 70, 1151 University Dr
Duluth, 55812
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Free

Visual Culture Lecture Series: Christina Z. Anderson Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | 6 pm | Christina Z. Anderson | Montague Hall 70 Christina Z. Anderson’s work focuses on the family snapshot, gender identity, the altered landscape, and the contemporary vanitas. Her prints are handmade in a variety of 19th century photographic processes, primarily gum and casein bichromate, salted paper, cyanotype over platinum, and mordançage. Anderson’s work has shown internationally in 100+ shows and 40+ publications. Her passion is to share…

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April 2020

Artist Talk and Demo: Sana Musasama

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, 55406 United States
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Sana Musasama’s (participating artist in Triaxial Blends) work speaks of the systems that deny women their right to free expression and a complete realization of their lives and bodies. She uses her craft to bring attention to issues of human rights violations. Join us for the first hour to hear her story. A story that has taken her to West Africa, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Mexico, Israel, and various places throughout the United States. Stay for her workshop and learn…

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April Featured Artists: Caufield, Franke, Rolf, Jewelry Spotlight

April 7 - May 3
Northern Clay Center, 2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, 55406 United States
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These three Midwestern artists represent a range of experience, technique, and firing method. Caufield celebrates the everyday—and special occasion—with his elevated dinnerware collections; Franke’s sublime treatment of form, decoration, and firing method is practical, yet softly perfect; Rolf never fails to introduce strong forms with soft-to-the-touch glazes that evoke an appreciation for the history of clay on the dining table. This month, we’ll also highlight the ceramic jewelry offerings of several gallery artists who offer adornment ranging from delicate to…

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Visual Culture Lecture Series: Abby Haddican & Kimberlee Joy Roth

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Montague 70, 1151 University Dr
Duluth, 55812
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Free

Visual Culture Lecture Series: Abby Haddican & Kimberlee Joy Roth Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 6 pm | Abby Haddican, Graphic Design & Kimberlee Joy Roth, Studio Ceramics (Annual Student Exhibition 2020 Jurors) | Montague Hall 70 Abby Haddican holds a B.A. in English from the University of Minnesota, and received her design education at the College of Visual Arts. Her work has been recognized by Communication Arts, the TDC, Print, AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers, AIGA Minnesota, and the Tokyo…

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Tour of Exhibitions

April 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, 55406 United States
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Stop in for a guided tour of NCC’s exhibitions Triaxial Blends and It’s Still Political. Triaxial Blends features artists who have been paired together to create collaborative pieces that hold aspects of each artist’s work. These creations are unique in their evolution as the artists influence each other through the exchange of ideas. In, It’s Still Political: Gender, Sexuality, and Queerness in Contemporary Ceramics, artists and artworks deliberate the topics of gender and sexuality in society, through ceramic forms and…

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Curator talk: Mac Star McCusker

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, 55406 United States
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Join the curator of It’s Still Political: Gender, Sexuality, and Queerness in Contemporary Ceramics, Mac Star McCusker, for a lecture and conversation surrounding topics of the associated exhibition. This exhibition features works by artists who actively engage in and promote insightful dialogue about gender expression and identity and provides much-needed current perspectives on the subject within the context of both human experience and ceramics. Register for your free place here: https://store.northernclaycenter.org/curator-talk-with-mac-star-mccusker.html

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