Saturday, August 02, 2014
Join us for Open Saturdays as dozens of studios open their doors to the public this winter and spring.
See a list of studios open Saturday, August 2nd from 12-4 pm.
Thursday, August 07, 2014
August 7th 2014 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. a multitude of painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, ceramists, textile and fiber artists, jewelers, furniture showrooms and more open their studios at the Northrup King Building located in the heart of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District.
Upcoming First Thursday in the Arts District dates
August 7, 2014 l September 4, 2014 l October 2
Ann Wood grew up on a family farm in central Iowa and uses the visual elements of abundance, nature and animals in her images. She is a graduate of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
During the past five years, Ann Wood has created dense surfaces made of dyed, cracked egg shells and seed beads hand set with surgical tweezers. It is her intension to make beautiful, personal images which describe a powerful spirit in a mysterious manner. By jumping through time and choosing figures of differing ages, she hopes to make a physiological imprint of her life’s story.
Ann Wood also collaborates with Dean Lucker on mechanical pictures and dexterity games. You can view the work on their website at http://www.woodlucker.com
Posted on Thursday, March 13, 2014
Eddie Hamilton’s work is primarily acrylic on canvas but also includes mixed media on wood panel. His direct and playful work represents the emotion, energy, and interactions of people in their communities.
Eddie’s paintings are developed after research and reflection on the concept to be represented. Currently, his work is the result of studying gentrification and interpersonal human urban contact. Acrylics, ink, and crayon are used because of the ability to quickly apply and layer these materials resulting in a continuous flow of work in one sitting.
His visual representation of people and the urban setting has been greatly influenced by his childhood in California. His fascination with communities and the urban life is a result of living in vastly different areas as a child and an adult search for a sense of a community to call his own.
Eddie will be featured on MN Original on the following dates, times and channels:
3/23/2014 – 10:00 PM on Channel 2
3/23/2014 – 6:00 PM on Channel 2
3/24/2014 – 7:00 PM in SW MN
3/24/2014 – 1:00 AM in SW MN
3/24/2014 – 7:00 AM in SW MN
3/24/2014 – 4:00 AM on Channel 2
3/27/2014 – 9:30 PM on Life
3/28/2014 – 3:30 AM on Life
Posted on Friday, February 07, 2014
Congratulations to Sharra Frank (Studio 469) on being selected for the Mosaic Arts International 2014 exhibition! The juried exhibit was selected by jurors Guilio Menossi (Udine, Italy), Jeannine Falino, (New York, New York) and Reginald C. Adams (Houston, TX). The exhibit will be held April 24th – May 30th at the Williams Tower Gallery. Sharra will also return as a teaching artists, offering two workshops at the conference. See more of Sharra’s work at www.sharrafrank.com
For more information about the Mosaic Arts International exhibition go to www.americanmosaics.org