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March 2021

McKnight Fellowship Artist demo: Leila Denecke and Brad Meninga

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Free with registration

2020 McKnight Ceramic Artist Fellows Andrea Leila Denecke (Scandia) and Brad Menninga (Saint 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. This program is supported by the McKnight Foundation. See page 15 - 17 for more information about the 2020 McKnight Ceramic Artist Fellows. FREE

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Panel Discussion: Storytelling for Artists & Educators

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Free

We approach a bowl as a familiar object, and understand a bowl based on its intended use of delivering bounty, holding sustenance, or being an object over which humans engage in dialogue. The Secret Life of Objects takes this storytelling concept a step further to explore the longer narrative of a maker's imagination. This remote discussion panel featuring Natalia Arbeleaz, Arthur Gonzalez, and Valerie Ling, led by Jill Foote-Hutton will focus on individual approaches to narrative and storytelling within and…

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Artist Talk: Valerie Ling

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Free

Join Valerie Ling for an artist talk to discover more about the world her objects live in and how this world, that she also invites viewers into, is shaped by stylization and recurring themes. Valerie Ling explores the divide between how reality is viewed and experienced through a child’s perception and the evolution of experience as one moves into adulthood. That journey sees the ebb of imagination and innocence and the introduction of pragmatism and societal influence. Her work projects…

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Artist Talk: Valerie Ling

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Free

Join Valerie Ling for an artist talk to discover more about the world her objects live in and how this world, that she also invites viewers into, is shaped by stylization and recurring themes. Valerie Ling explores the divide between how reality is viewed and experienced through a child’s perception and the evolution of experience as one moves into adulthood. That journey sees the ebb of imagination and innocence and the introduction of pragmatism and societal influence. Her work projects…

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April 2021

Artist Demonstration: Mike Norman

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Free

Join Mike Norman on his 82nd birthday as he shares a demonstration live from his studio, including a casual conversation about his life and the development of his body of work. Mike Norman’s work is part allegory, alchemy, poetry, and Minge-sota. Norman grew up in Duluth near the shore of Lake Superior with his artist parents about whom the neighbors would whisper, “they are Bohemians.” He and his sister spent their childhood reading, painting, building forts, and creating imagined adventures…

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Artist Talk: Ashwini Bhat

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Free

Please join Northern Clay Center in welcoming Ashwini Bhat as part of the NCC community from April through June. She will present an artist talk via Zoom on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 6 pm CT. This presentation is free to the public but early registration is appreciated. Exploring the deep relationship between the human and non-human, between the constructed and the inherited, Ashwini Bhat (Petaluma, CA) creates sculptures inviting viewers to interact with the revealed and the hidden. Trained…

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Looking & Learning: Ashwini Bhat and Ani Kasten

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis,55405
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Free

Join us via Zoom for the 16th installment of this "show-and-tell” series, featuring Ashwini Bhat, McKnight artist visiting from California, and Ani Kasten, a studio potter working in the St. Croix Valley. The presenters will share and discuss objects that have inspired and influenced their making from each of their personal collections. This event will provide a glimpse into the lives and stories of each artist. You don’t want to miss it!

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