Place: SOO VISUAL ARTS CENTER
Event: Art Sale
When: DECEMBER 19, 09 | 10am - 6pm
Info: Second annual art sale. Along with a selection of local artists they will be offering discounts throughout the day. Participating artists include John Alspach, Allen Brewer, John Diebel, Drive by Bags, Andy Ducett, Lindsy Halleckson, Anne Hauge, Nick Howard, Terrence Payne, Sarah Petersen, Kimberly Petters, Molly Spilane, Laura Stack, Asia Ward and Pamela Valfer.
Posted by Nikki at 12:28 PM
Place: SHOEBOX GALLERY
Event: Ping Wang Reading
When: DECEMBER 19, 09 | 8pm
Info: Ping Wang's installation Winter Worm Summer Plant uses photography and poetry to depict the history of the Sino-Tibetan plateau and it's devastation. Using the herbal medicinal wormplant chongcao as bearer of economic change, her poetic images contrast age old ways clashing and surviving within the modern. Please join the artist and her special guests for an evening of poetry and performance. The audience is encouraged to bring and share their poems of migrant experience.
Posted by Nikki at 10:43 AM
When: DECEMBER 12, 09 | 8:30 - 11:00pm
Info: "Contemporary 12.12.09" is a series of group exhibitions at 1419 in which several local artists are selected a week before the exhibition to show their most interesting and relevant new work, never publicly exhibited before. Including work by Travis Freeman, Oakley Tapola, Andy Mattern, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, and Curtis Allen.
Posted by Nikki at 2:09 PM
Place: FORM+CONTENT GALLERY
When: DECEMBER 05, 09 | 7:00 - 9:00pm
Info: 'We dreamers now have to become soldiers and fight
And melt into bullets the soul of the lead.'
Abraham Sutzkever, The Lead Plates of the Romm Printers, 1943
A haunting poem written in the Vilna Ghetto of Lithuania by Abraham Sutzkever in September 1943 has inspired Minneapolis artist Robyn Stoller Awend to create the exhibition Survival- When Truth and Fiction Intersect.
Posted by Nikki at 8:55 AM
Place: HIGHPOINT CENTER FOR PRINTMAKING
Event: Prints On Ice
When: DECEMBER 04, 09 | 6:30 - 9:00pm
Info: An exhibition and print sale hosted by members of Highpoint's community printshop cooperative. Artists represented in Prints on Ice include Zac Adams-Bliss, Roberta Allen, Florence Brammer, Pamela Carberry, Mike Elko, Sally Gordon, Brian Hartley Sago, Therese Krupp, Jeremy Lund, Kelly Munson, Joanne Price, Kurt Seaberg, Kris Shideman, Jeff Sommers, Justin Terlecki, Anna Tsantir, Clara Ueland, Dale Vanden Houten, Noel Vargas Hernandez, Sarah Voss, Johanna Winters.
Posted by Nikki at 8:38 AM
Place: ALTERED ESTHETICS
Event: Politi Pop
When: DECEMBER 04, 09 | 7:00 - 9:00pm
Info: A powerful exhibit that explores numerous artistic reactions to societal issues. Whether rendered with heartfelt emotion, witty sarcasm, or lighthearted humor, come witness the responses that these artists have to offer.
Posted by Nikki at 8:15 AM
Place: SOO VISUAL ARTS CENTER
Event: Toys in the Attic
When: DECEMBER 04, 09 | 6:00 - 9:00pm
Info: Bring in a New, Unwrapped toy or $5 suggested donation
The second annual Toys in the Attic event is a Toy Drive and Art Exhibition featuring signed limite-edition art prints and custom-created art toys. This is an official Toys for Tots Foundation event.
Details at http://www.toysintheatticshow.com/
Posted by Nikki at 7:55 AM