Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Join dancer/choreographer Deborah Elias and abstract painter Barbara Roche in a charged encounter between movement and stillness. Roche’s imposing and dramatic painting “Damnation” provides the emotional force behind this succinct new performance work, the first in a series of experimental works between Elias and Roche.
There will be an informal reception following each showing, offering an opportunity to talk with the artists and a unique chance to view “Damnation.”
Thursday, April 9th Showings at 7 PM and 8 PM in Roche Studio, Studio #442
No tickets are required, however space is very limited. Reserve a seat through Brown Paper Tickets.
$10 suggested charitable contribution.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Guest Artist Sarah Riley captures the mood and personality of family and friends in her delightful portraits! Join us Saturday for live painting as a few lucky individuals will be captured on canvas!
Saturday, April 18th from 7-10pm
Richard Simonsen creates abstract contemporary assemblages and collages that are part of the mixed media category. These densely textured works have a sculptural depth that combines found metals, hardware, wood and other discarded materials intermixed with layers of acrylic paints.
These compositions offer a certain stillness in the various layers of materials that seem to represent suspended time. The quiet nature of these works enhance the meditative qualities that draw the viewer beyond the visual surfaces, becoming an end in itself.
Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Recently, we celebrated the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District win the title as the #1 art district in the nation according to a USA TODAY 10Best poll. While at the party, our building manager Debbie Woodward received the first ever “Vision Award” from the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District. Debbie has been working hard as building manager for eighteen years. She’s contributed so much to the building and community as a whole and we couldn’t be more proud of her.