Current & Upcoming Events

Studio Pintura Juried Spring Floral Arts

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - Saturday, April 28, 2018

Studio Pintura Juried Spring Floral Arts photo

Studio Pintura is proud to present its first annual juried exhibition of floral art, featuring more than 60 works of art by 33 artists from around the region and the nation.
Please join us…We are excited to build a new community of artists, collectors, and friends!

Opening Reception: March 24, 6:00-10:00, coinciding with Northrup King Nights
Exhibition Dates: March 24th – April 28th
For complete information, check our website, StudioPintura.com

Landscape: Natural Fit, Imagined Prospects

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - Saturday, April 21, 2018

Landscape: Natural Fit, Imagined Prospects photoKolman & Pryor Gallery will host it’s artist reception for Landscape: Natural Fit, Imagined Prospects, on Saturday, March 24, 7-9 p.m. That evening, the gallery will also celebrate its fifth anniversary as Kolman & Pryor Gallery.

Displaying traditional, abstract, and mixed-media explorations of landscape as genre, place, and possibility, the exhibit showcases artwork by gallery artists, Christopher Atkins (photography), Betsy Ruth Byers (painting), Jil Evans (painting), Patrick K. Pryor (painting), Jodi Reeb (painting), Danny Saathoff (sculpture), and Cameron Zebrun (sculpture). The show also includes works by guest artists, Shannon Estlund (painting ) and Sophia Heymans (painting). Co-curated by gallery co-owner, Anita Sue Kolman, and gallery artist, Jil Evans, the exhibition runs through April 21.

The gallery will also present a free panel discussion entitled, Landscape: What Is It and Does It Shape Us?, on Wednesday, April 18, 7-9 p.m. Facilitator, Sally Johnson, Director, Groveland Gallery, and panelists, Christopher Atkins, Kolman & Pryor Gallery Artist, and Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs, Minnesota Museum of American Art; Betsy Ruth Byers, Kolman & Pryor Gallery Artist, and Associate Professor, Gustavus Adolphus College; Shannon Estlund, Artist, and Adjunct Instructor, Macalester College and Augsburg University; and Diane Hellekson, Landscape Architect and Writer; will explore questions raised by the exhibit.

First Thursday in the Arts District

Thursday, May 03, 2018

First Thursday in the Arts District photo

Join us for an evening in the private studios of the artists at the Northrup King Building. You will find painting and drawing, photography, sculpture, mixed media, pottery/ceramics, textiles and fiber art, handcrafted jewelry, glass, woodworking, furniture and more.

In this ever changing building of over 300 artists you are sure to find new works of art each month during First Thursday in the Arts District.

Join us May 3, 2018 to stroll the studios and find the perfect Mother’s Day Gift!

Studios open 5:00-9:00 PM.

Featured Artist

Matthew Madson

Matthew Madson

For over two decades the urban environment has provided a vehicle for Matthew Madson’s studies of color, composition and mood. His work is in numerous private collections across the US, as well as the permanent collections of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Coffman Union at the University of Minnesota, Brighton Development of Minneapolis, and the Minneapolis Public Library – Northeast Branch.

News

EC Design featured in INSTORE Magazine Coolest Store

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2017

EC Design featured in INSTORE Magazine Coolest Store

Emily Johnson / EC Design was featured in INSTORE Magazine as one of America’s coolest stores in 2017. Congratulations Emily on receiving 2nd place in the Small Cool Division.

See more of Emily’s work at http://www.ecdesignstudios.com. Read the article on-line at http://www.instoremag.com

Mary Pettis designated ARC Living Master

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Mary Pettis designated ARC Living Master

Congratulations to Mary Pettis who was awarded third place in the Landscape Category at the ARC international Salon Competition in Barcelona, Spain. Mary has also received the prestigious ARC Living Master designation. See more of Mary’s artwork at http://www.marypettis.com