Kolman and Pryor Gallery Presents: Summer Group Show 2015

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Kolman and Pryor Gallery Presents: Summer Group Show 2015 photo

Showcasing Artwork Created by Kolman & Pryor Gallery Artists

Betsy Ruth Byers: Painting
Kate Casanova: Mixed Media and Sculpture
Jim Dryden: Painting
Jil Evans: Painting
Farida Hughes: Painting
Ernest Miller: Clay
Kelly Jean Ohl: Clay
Patrick K. Pryor: Painting
Jodi Reeb: Painting
Danny Saathoff: Assemblage and Installation
Cameron Zebrun: Sculpture

July 25- September 5, 2015

Artist Reception:
Saturday, August 15, 2015
7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

“Journeys” A Special Thank You From Hurricane Katrina Survivors

Friday, July 31, 2015

“Journeys” A Special Thank You From Hurricane Katrina Survivors photo

Northrup King Building is hosting a very special event to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the devastating storm that struck the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 2005. The worst natural disaster to ever befall the United States, the storm took the lives of 1833 people, and displaced thousands more. Many of those survivors were aided in their recovery by Minnesotans.

“Journeys” is an exhibition of art by three Mississippi Gulf Coast artists who lost their homes and studios in the storm. Assisted by the efforts of many Minnesota volunteers, the artists were able to rebuild their homes and resume their careers. The exhibition was conceived as a way of not only expressing thanks to the many volunteers who came to the aide of storm survivors, but also serves as an example of what can happen when people reach out to their fellows.

A documentary that follows the artists over the past decade has also been recently produced, and will be screened during the opening reception.

Thursday, August 6
Third Floor Gallery at Northrup King.

Northrup King Nights: The Ultimate Family Reunion

Friday, July 31, 2015

Northrup King Nights: The Ultimate Family Reunion photo

Saturday, August 15th from 5-10 P.M.

This FREE summer celebration gives art lovers the chance to attend a rare Saturday night open studio tour at the Northrup King Building.

Join the Soupie family and the family of artists at the Northrup King Building for eye-popping art and art activities for people of all ages including:

Drive-In Movies- make your own art car, grab some fresh popped popcorn and enjoy one or more short videos at our “Drive-In Movie Theater”.

Play Bags – an artistic version of this fun yard game.

Kids ages 6-12 can take a painting class with Michael Bellotti. The cost is $10 and the class is restricted to 20 or fewer students. This is a one hour class and one adult must be present with the children they bring to the class.

Make your own s’mores in one of sculptor, Jeff Lohaus’, hand-built fire pits.

Build your own ice cream sundae at the Kolman & Pryor gallery.

Take a “Soupie Selfie” with one or more members of the Soupie Family.

Book making with artist Laurie Salmela in studio 425 from 5:00 – 8:30.

Live portrait paintings by Sarah Riley in Tres Leches Gallery (#173)

Gather up your family and friends and join our family of artists and Soupies for The Ultimate Family Reunion!

Click here to see the Facebook Event Invite, feel free to share with your friends!

Here to There

Sunday, August 02, 2015

Here to There photo

ICEBOX GALLERY presents “Here to There,” an exhibit of photographic images captured on road trips to Eastern SD by photographer, Howard M. Christopherson. Most of thirty-three images on display were taken over a 2 year period, Christopherson traveling numerous times to Lily, South Dakota, to conduct photography workshops, take time off to retreat on his own, and vacation with family and friends.

Exhibit Closes, August 22, 2015*

First Thursdays in the Arts District

Sunday, August 02, 2015

First Thursdays in the Arts District photo

Join us for a night in the private studios of our working artists* August 6, 2015 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. *

Meet with painters, sculptures, photographers, jewelers, wearable fiber and textile artists, glass blowers, furniture makers, pottery/ceramic artists and more.

Thursday, August 6th we welcome back three artists from Mississippi whose lives were turned upside down by the powerful Hurricane Katrina. Lori Gordon, Julie Nelson and Mary Pat Forrest return to Minnesota in their new exhibit *“Journey’s”. *Along with over 80 pieces of artwork including paintings, clay vessels and wall pieces, mixed media and photography a documentary about their individual journeys after hurricane Katrina will be playing throughout the exhibit. Please welcome them back to Minnesota as part of First Thursday in the Arts District. “Journeys” will be located in the Third Floor Gallery (#332) at the Northrup King Building.

*The Sexual Violence Center Mini-Gallery: Returning To The Circle *

Local artists, survivors, and SVC volunteers were asked for their creative expression of the prodigiously meaningful impact of seemingly small inner resources and action. They got inspired by honoring all it takes to make a call to a crisis line or how offering simple acts of belonging, such as deeply seeing and compassionately listening to someone, create a more peaceful world. Violence is loud and big, so it is easy to become overwhelmed; but we can return to the quiet power of what connects us.

Mini paintings are available for purchase as part of this fundraiser. The event is free and donations are welcome. The event will take place in Studio 248 on the second floor of the Northrup King Building.

Upcoming First Thursday in the Arts District dates:
August 6th l September 3rd l October 8th
More about First Thursdays…

Art Attack 2015

Friday, November 06, 2015

Art Attack 2015 photo

Friday, November 6th from 5-10 p.m.
Saturday, November 7th from Noon – 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 8th from 12-5 p.m.

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