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Artist Maggie Thompson featured on MN Original

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Artist Maggie Thompson featured on MN Original

Maggie Thompson was recently featured on public television’s MN Original. Thompson uses textiles to create knitwear and fine art projects exploring themes of identity and grief. Her Native American ancestry is central to much of Maggie’s work. Recent fine art works address the idea of Native authenticity and what it means in contemporary society.

Maggie Thompson is described as one of the most important Native artists making some of the strongest contemporary Native art in the nation today. Find out more about Maggie Thompson’s work at http://www.makwastudio.com

http://www.mnoriginal.org/episode/711-2/maggie-thompson-2/

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Two NKB Artists Selected for “Best New Art of 2016”

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Two NKB Artists Selected for “Best New Art of 2016”

Congratulations to two of our artists, Terri Myers Wentzka and Kristine Fretheim, for being selected as a part of Minnesota Monthly’s “Best New Art of 2016”.

Terri’s piece is called “Not Home” (graphite, charcoal, carbon, and pastel on Arnhem) “Not Home is part of a new series that explores the omnipresence of surveillance in our world, whether by corporations, government, the neighbors, and even the birds and animals that occupy our public spaces—they’re keeping an eye on us, too.”

Kristine’s piece is entitled “Delirious” (watercolor on Arches Hot Press) “Using forms in nature as design elements, I create intricate, abstract watercolors, imbuing my work with a sense of teeming energy and depth that draws the viewer ever further into the picture plane.”

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Manager Debbie Woodward Receives the First “Vision Award”

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Manager Debbie Woodward Receives the First “Vision Award”

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.

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Emily Johnson Featured in Modern Midwest

Friday, February 07, 2014

Emily Johnson Featured in Modern Midwest

Modern Midwest featured Emily Johnson of EC Design was featured in Modern Midwest along with her minimalist mixed metal wedding rings.

http://modernmidwest.com/things/7-ways-to-say-i-do-with-ec-design

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New Book by Kelly Marshall of Custom Woven Interiors

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

New Book by Kelly Marshall of Custom Woven Interiors

Custom Woven Interiors
Bringing color and design home with Rep weave

As a designer, Marshall takes a contemporary approach to traditional designs. In this beautifully photographed volume she provides insight into her own design process for working with the versatile Rep Weave technique. She shares her tips for finding design inspiration and translating that inspiration into a woven textile.

In Custom Woven Interiors Marshall presents 18 project sets of related items for every room in the home. Weavers at any level, designers, and anyone interested in contemporary fabrics for interiors will find this book a valuable resource.

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NKB Artist Dan Marshall Wins Chase Jarvis Photo Contest

Monday, October 26, 2009

NKB Artist Dan Marshall Wins Chase Jarvis Photo Contest

Out of thousands of submissions, Chase Jarvis, one of the world’s best known photographers, selected this photo by NKB artist Dan Marshall as the winning entry in his Best Camera photo contest.

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