Event: 1982 to Forever
When: AUGUST 29, 09 | 7:00pm - Late
Info: He was hip. He liked to dance. A posthumous exhibition of work by Ryan Quirt. This is the first time Ryan's work will be displayed for the public. Please come enjoy the work that Ryan created with the same intensity and passion that he lived with.
Posted by Nikki at 8:04 AM
Place: ART OF THIS GALLERY
Event: Sensual Cannibalism
When: AUGUST 29, 09 | 7:00 -11:00pm
Info: Part of the One Nighter Series, Art of This presents a unique evening of installation and presentation by local emerging artist Julia Kouneski. This ambitious event combines installation, participation and an experimental lecture based on the artist's recent research of Brazilian artists Lygia Clark and Helio Oiticica.
ART OF THIS GALLERY
Posted by Nikki at 7:26 AM
Place: Bloomingdales at the Mall of America
Event: Show Off - Recent work by Eddie Hamilton
When: Meet the Artist 3-5 pm, Friday August 28
Show runs August 27 – September 28, 2009
Info: Featuring work of Eddie Hamilton with a fashion focus.
Posted by Nikki at 9:28 AM
Place: Intermedia Arts
Event: Momma Said Knock You U Out!
When: Friday, August 28, 2009 - 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Info: B-Girl Be gallery exhibition at Intermedia Arts, will showcase 28 female artists from around the world who use their visual voice to empower, inform and organize. These women are employing Hip Hop culture as a means of expression, connection, education and social and political activism globally. This group exhibition will include work in video, photography, painting, sculpture, film, and textiles.
Posted by Nikki at 9:16 AM
Place: WALKER ART CENTER
Event: Home is Where You Make It: Lauri Lyons
When: August 20, 6:30pm Cinema
Info: Working through the Kulture Klub Collaborative, photographer Lauri Lyons and local teenagers are creating Home Is Where You Make It, a mobile exhibition of large-scale portraits of homeless youth. Take in the show and join Lyons for a conversation about her art and her collaborations with young people. Her photographs and essays have appeared in Vibe, the London Observer, and Fortune, and she has shown her work at the International Center of Photography, Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Civil Rights Museum.
WALKER ART CENTER
Posted by Nikki at 8:51 AM
Place: REGIS CENTER FOR ART
Event: Universal Viewing Error
When: AUGUST 21, 09 | 6:00 - 9:00pm
Info: Through a grant provided by the University of Minnesota’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, artist Brett Gustafson attempts to visualize the changing ways in which works of art are being consumed and viewed. Instant access to vast, visual online databases of historically important works of art creates a dramatic change to the creative environment, adding a new dynamic to the artist’s process. Gustafson’s large-scale inkjet prints on canvas are concerned directly with the collision of tradition and art history in the face of a rapidly changing visual web-based culture.
REGIS CENTER FOR ART
Posted by Nikki at 8:24 AM
Place: ART OF THIS GALLERY
Event:The Default Project
When: AUGUST 15, 09 | 7:00 - 11:00pm
Info: A multi-disciplinary site-specific installation and participatory performance, this work seeks to explore the various relationships between art and commerce. Creating an immersive and interactive experience, the Lungless Ladies will invite viewers into a manipulated world that is a hybrid of mystic and machine.
ART OF THIS GALLERY
Posted by Nikki at 8:48 AM
Place: GALLERY 13
When: AUGUST 14, 09 | 7:00 - 10:00pm
Info: Ben Reed looks at accumulation as a process to develop ones skills and drive towards perfection via sports in his exhibit 'Train to Execute.' Abbi Allan looks at the idea of what portraits are created by exposure to pollutants over time resulting in what she sees as 'Death by a Thousand Cuts.'
Posted by Nikki at 8:37 AM
Place: MILL DISTRICT ARTS GALLERY
When: August 14 and runs through September 26. Gallery hours are 12-6, Thursday through Saturday. Closed Sept 5.
Info: An exhibit of intricate wooden assemblages by local artist Tim Schweitzer opens at the Mill District Arts Gallery on August 14 and runs through September 26. Gallery hours are 12-6, Thursday through Saturday. Closed Sept 5. "The assemblages are made from discarded wood and metal objects that I select from known and unknown destinations of interest. My compositions have a strong design sense. They are rhythmic and melodic. The objects I am attracted to in this series have at some point been used for, or in conjunction with, mathematics, music and engineering."
MILL DISTRICT ARTS GALLERY
Posted by Nikki at 8:21 AM
Place: TEXTILE CENTER
When: AUGUST 14, 09 | 6pm
Info: An exhibition of the completed projects of Maggie Dayton, Heidi Henderson and Ingrid Restemayer, the first recipients of Jerome Fiber Artists Project Grants.
Posted by Nikki at 7:08 AM
Place: ROGUE BUDDHA GALLERY
Event:The Beautifully Grotesque
When: AUGUST 14, 09 | 7:00 - 11:00pm
Info: Through vibrant colors, dynamic lines and disfigured female forms, Maryland artist Sylvia Ortiz illustrates the objectification of women.
ROGUE BUDDHA GALLERY
Posted by Nikki at 6:51 AM