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Sep
21
Thu
As if nothing (for Bashō)
Sep 21 all-day

As if nothing

Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume

August 18 – September 28, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

“Physicists tell us that light is both a particle and a wave, a kind of noun and verb simultaneously, like us. And, like us, light is fleeting and durable, intricate and enigmatic. The circumference of light eclipses our capacity to comprehend light’s complexity, and mirrors my desire to know its fullness, yet without the satisfaction of ever finally knowing. That perpetual fissure in knowledge is one of the many fulcrums with light that keeps me researching it.” – Charles Matson Lume
In this site-specific art installation artist Charles Lume will take the Inez Greenberg Gallery and create an environment that explores the complexity of light while also reflecting on the inspiration he’s pulled from a poem by Matsuo Bashō (1644-94). Bashō was the Japanese poet who moved haiku poetry from a parlor game into an art form. Haiku as a form always addresses the seasons and Lume hopes to mirror this attribute in his installation, as well as using the compression of language, or form, as a vehicle for communication. Also inspired by Bashō’s haiku will be the focus on the common or the ordinary, and transforming it into the extraordinary.

Charles Matson Lume is a visual artist whose art engages in the pas de deux of light and materials. His installations have been exhibited at institutions such as: the Irish Museum of Modern Art, (Dublin, Ireland), Babel Kunst (Trondheim, Norway), Hunter College, (NYC), and the Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, MN). He has received fellowships from the Bush Foundation, Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. Charles has participated in international artist residencies in Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Ireland. Charles lives in Saint Paul, MN, and his art can be found online at the White Columns Artist Registry (NYC).

Inez Greenberg Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Midway
Sep 21 all-day

Midway

Exhibiting Artist: Katie Adkins

August 3 – September 24, 2017

“Midway explores the fusion of disparate relationships that occur in the chaotic environment of a carnival. Perhaps the most obvious of these is between the average carnival visitor, who experiences the sights, sounds, and smells of the fair as an outsider, and the carnival workers (or carnies), who operate on the inside of that world. Other important themes that I explore in this series are the relationship between man and machine, the peculiar mixture of childhood innocence and danger that the fair embodies, and my own personal relationship to carnival spectacle.

When I was a child the fair was a magical event, so full of color, light, sounds and smells that it could often be overwhelming. It came to exist as a kind of blur in my memory, a fantastical whirlwind to which I could attach an emotion, but without holding on to any concrete details. Like most children, or indeed most adults, the fair was pure spectacle, and I never really reached past the surface of that spectacle.

This project started out as an exploration of the carnival worker, an attempt to pierce that surface and understand what goes on beneath; but it quickly morphed into something much larger and more layered than I expected. Once I began photographing carnival workers behind the scenes I began to see a bit more through their eyes. I saw the “fun rides” as the huge metal machines they are; I saw the wide-eyed faces of children as economic reality for the men and women who work the fair; I saw real faces behind the garish colored suits and face paint that mark the carnival barkers’ ‘show’.

In the end, I chose black and white as my medium, precisely because I hoped to move beyond the outer experience of the fair to portray the connections that lie beneath. There are patterns to be found here that disappear when saturated with color. There are monsters as well, when the motion of their colored lights is stripped away. Most of all, there are relationships between people – relationships that move to the forefront once they are seen in stark black and white.”

– Katie Adkins

About the Artist:

A recent transplant to the Midwest, Katie Adkins is a documentary and fine art photographer in Rapid City, South Dakota, where she and her husband live with their two dogs. Originally a native of Atlanta, GA, Katie received her MA in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2011.  Since graduating she has worked extensively as a freelance artist in addition to working with well-known photographers including the London-based Martin Parr and the National Geographic photographer, Alex Webb. Her work has appeared in such publications as the Rapid City Journal, Mitchell Daily Republic, The Argus Leader, Art of the Hills Magazine, Black Hills Woman Magazine, Creative Loafing and Gemini Magazine. In addition to her work as a photographer, Katie serves as the Assistant Curator of Exhibits at the Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Sep
22
Fri
As if nothing (for Bashō)
Sep 22 all-day

As if nothing

Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume

August 18 – September 28, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

“Physicists tell us that light is both a particle and a wave, a kind of noun and verb simultaneously, like us. And, like us, light is fleeting and durable, intricate and enigmatic. The circumference of light eclipses our capacity to comprehend light’s complexity, and mirrors my desire to know its fullness, yet without the satisfaction of ever finally knowing. That perpetual fissure in knowledge is one of the many fulcrums with light that keeps me researching it.” – Charles Matson Lume
In this site-specific art installation artist Charles Lume will take the Inez Greenberg Gallery and create an environment that explores the complexity of light while also reflecting on the inspiration he’s pulled from a poem by Matsuo Bashō (1644-94). Bashō was the Japanese poet who moved haiku poetry from a parlor game into an art form. Haiku as a form always addresses the seasons and Lume hopes to mirror this attribute in his installation, as well as using the compression of language, or form, as a vehicle for communication. Also inspired by Bashō’s haiku will be the focus on the common or the ordinary, and transforming it into the extraordinary.

Charles Matson Lume is a visual artist whose art engages in the pas de deux of light and materials. His installations have been exhibited at institutions such as: the Irish Museum of Modern Art, (Dublin, Ireland), Babel Kunst (Trondheim, Norway), Hunter College, (NYC), and the Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, MN). He has received fellowships from the Bush Foundation, Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. Charles has participated in international artist residencies in Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Ireland. Charles lives in Saint Paul, MN, and his art can be found online at the White Columns Artist Registry (NYC).

Inez Greenberg Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Midway
Sep 22 all-day

Midway

Exhibiting Artist: Katie Adkins

August 3 – September 24, 2017

“Midway explores the fusion of disparate relationships that occur in the chaotic environment of a carnival. Perhaps the most obvious of these is between the average carnival visitor, who experiences the sights, sounds, and smells of the fair as an outsider, and the carnival workers (or carnies), who operate on the inside of that world. Other important themes that I explore in this series are the relationship between man and machine, the peculiar mixture of childhood innocence and danger that the fair embodies, and my own personal relationship to carnival spectacle.

When I was a child the fair was a magical event, so full of color, light, sounds and smells that it could often be overwhelming. It came to exist as a kind of blur in my memory, a fantastical whirlwind to which I could attach an emotion, but without holding on to any concrete details. Like most children, or indeed most adults, the fair was pure spectacle, and I never really reached past the surface of that spectacle.

This project started out as an exploration of the carnival worker, an attempt to pierce that surface and understand what goes on beneath; but it quickly morphed into something much larger and more layered than I expected. Once I began photographing carnival workers behind the scenes I began to see a bit more through their eyes. I saw the “fun rides” as the huge metal machines they are; I saw the wide-eyed faces of children as economic reality for the men and women who work the fair; I saw real faces behind the garish colored suits and face paint that mark the carnival barkers’ ‘show’.

In the end, I chose black and white as my medium, precisely because I hoped to move beyond the outer experience of the fair to portray the connections that lie beneath. There are patterns to be found here that disappear when saturated with color. There are monsters as well, when the motion of their colored lights is stripped away. Most of all, there are relationships between people – relationships that move to the forefront once they are seen in stark black and white.”

– Katie Adkins

About the Artist:

A recent transplant to the Midwest, Katie Adkins is a documentary and fine art photographer in Rapid City, South Dakota, where she and her husband live with their two dogs. Originally a native of Atlanta, GA, Katie received her MA in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2011.  Since graduating she has worked extensively as a freelance artist in addition to working with well-known photographers including the London-based Martin Parr and the National Geographic photographer, Alex Webb. Her work has appeared in such publications as the Rapid City Journal, Mitchell Daily Republic, The Argus Leader, Art of the Hills Magazine, Black Hills Woman Magazine, Creative Loafing and Gemini Magazine. In addition to her work as a photographer, Katie serves as the Assistant Curator of Exhibits at the Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Sep
23
Sat
As if nothing (for Bashō)
Sep 23 all-day

As if nothing

Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume

August 18 – September 28, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

“Physicists tell us that light is both a particle and a wave, a kind of noun and verb simultaneously, like us. And, like us, light is fleeting and durable, intricate and enigmatic. The circumference of light eclipses our capacity to comprehend light’s complexity, and mirrors my desire to know its fullness, yet without the satisfaction of ever finally knowing. That perpetual fissure in knowledge is one of the many fulcrums with light that keeps me researching it.” – Charles Matson Lume
In this site-specific art installation artist Charles Lume will take the Inez Greenberg Gallery and create an environment that explores the complexity of light while also reflecting on the inspiration he’s pulled from a poem by Matsuo Bashō (1644-94). Bashō was the Japanese poet who moved haiku poetry from a parlor game into an art form. Haiku as a form always addresses the seasons and Lume hopes to mirror this attribute in his installation, as well as using the compression of language, or form, as a vehicle for communication. Also inspired by Bashō’s haiku will be the focus on the common or the ordinary, and transforming it into the extraordinary.

Charles Matson Lume is a visual artist whose art engages in the pas de deux of light and materials. His installations have been exhibited at institutions such as: the Irish Museum of Modern Art, (Dublin, Ireland), Babel Kunst (Trondheim, Norway), Hunter College, (NYC), and the Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, MN). He has received fellowships from the Bush Foundation, Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. Charles has participated in international artist residencies in Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Ireland. Charles lives in Saint Paul, MN, and his art can be found online at the White Columns Artist Registry (NYC).

Inez Greenberg Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Midway
Sep 23 all-day

Midway

Exhibiting Artist: Katie Adkins

August 3 – September 24, 2017

“Midway explores the fusion of disparate relationships that occur in the chaotic environment of a carnival. Perhaps the most obvious of these is between the average carnival visitor, who experiences the sights, sounds, and smells of the fair as an outsider, and the carnival workers (or carnies), who operate on the inside of that world. Other important themes that I explore in this series are the relationship between man and machine, the peculiar mixture of childhood innocence and danger that the fair embodies, and my own personal relationship to carnival spectacle.

When I was a child the fair was a magical event, so full of color, light, sounds and smells that it could often be overwhelming. It came to exist as a kind of blur in my memory, a fantastical whirlwind to which I could attach an emotion, but without holding on to any concrete details. Like most children, or indeed most adults, the fair was pure spectacle, and I never really reached past the surface of that spectacle.

This project started out as an exploration of the carnival worker, an attempt to pierce that surface and understand what goes on beneath; but it quickly morphed into something much larger and more layered than I expected. Once I began photographing carnival workers behind the scenes I began to see a bit more through their eyes. I saw the “fun rides” as the huge metal machines they are; I saw the wide-eyed faces of children as economic reality for the men and women who work the fair; I saw real faces behind the garish colored suits and face paint that mark the carnival barkers’ ‘show’.

In the end, I chose black and white as my medium, precisely because I hoped to move beyond the outer experience of the fair to portray the connections that lie beneath. There are patterns to be found here that disappear when saturated with color. There are monsters as well, when the motion of their colored lights is stripped away. Most of all, there are relationships between people – relationships that move to the forefront once they are seen in stark black and white.”

– Katie Adkins

About the Artist:

A recent transplant to the Midwest, Katie Adkins is a documentary and fine art photographer in Rapid City, South Dakota, where she and her husband live with their two dogs. Originally a native of Atlanta, GA, Katie received her MA in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2011.  Since graduating she has worked extensively as a freelance artist in addition to working with well-known photographers including the London-based Martin Parr and the National Geographic photographer, Alex Webb. Her work has appeared in such publications as the Rapid City Journal, Mitchell Daily Republic, The Argus Leader, Art of the Hills Magazine, Black Hills Woman Magazine, Creative Loafing and Gemini Magazine. In addition to her work as a photographer, Katie serves as the Assistant Curator of Exhibits at the Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Sep
24
Sun
As if nothing (for Bashō)
Sep 24 all-day

As if nothing

Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume

August 18 – September 28, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

“Physicists tell us that light is both a particle and a wave, a kind of noun and verb simultaneously, like us. And, like us, light is fleeting and durable, intricate and enigmatic. The circumference of light eclipses our capacity to comprehend light’s complexity, and mirrors my desire to know its fullness, yet without the satisfaction of ever finally knowing. That perpetual fissure in knowledge is one of the many fulcrums with light that keeps me researching it.” – Charles Matson Lume
In this site-specific art installation artist Charles Lume will take the Inez Greenberg Gallery and create an environment that explores the complexity of light while also reflecting on the inspiration he’s pulled from a poem by Matsuo Bashō (1644-94). Bashō was the Japanese poet who moved haiku poetry from a parlor game into an art form. Haiku as a form always addresses the seasons and Lume hopes to mirror this attribute in his installation, as well as using the compression of language, or form, as a vehicle for communication. Also inspired by Bashō’s haiku will be the focus on the common or the ordinary, and transforming it into the extraordinary.

Charles Matson Lume is a visual artist whose art engages in the pas de deux of light and materials. His installations have been exhibited at institutions such as: the Irish Museum of Modern Art, (Dublin, Ireland), Babel Kunst (Trondheim, Norway), Hunter College, (NYC), and the Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, MN). He has received fellowships from the Bush Foundation, Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. Charles has participated in international artist residencies in Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Ireland. Charles lives in Saint Paul, MN, and his art can be found online at the White Columns Artist Registry (NYC).

Inez Greenberg Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Midway
Sep 24 all-day

Midway

Exhibiting Artist: Katie Adkins

August 3 – September 24, 2017

“Midway explores the fusion of disparate relationships that occur in the chaotic environment of a carnival. Perhaps the most obvious of these is between the average carnival visitor, who experiences the sights, sounds, and smells of the fair as an outsider, and the carnival workers (or carnies), who operate on the inside of that world. Other important themes that I explore in this series are the relationship between man and machine, the peculiar mixture of childhood innocence and danger that the fair embodies, and my own personal relationship to carnival spectacle.

When I was a child the fair was a magical event, so full of color, light, sounds and smells that it could often be overwhelming. It came to exist as a kind of blur in my memory, a fantastical whirlwind to which I could attach an emotion, but without holding on to any concrete details. Like most children, or indeed most adults, the fair was pure spectacle, and I never really reached past the surface of that spectacle.

This project started out as an exploration of the carnival worker, an attempt to pierce that surface and understand what goes on beneath; but it quickly morphed into something much larger and more layered than I expected. Once I began photographing carnival workers behind the scenes I began to see a bit more through their eyes. I saw the “fun rides” as the huge metal machines they are; I saw the wide-eyed faces of children as economic reality for the men and women who work the fair; I saw real faces behind the garish colored suits and face paint that mark the carnival barkers’ ‘show’.

In the end, I chose black and white as my medium, precisely because I hoped to move beyond the outer experience of the fair to portray the connections that lie beneath. There are patterns to be found here that disappear when saturated with color. There are monsters as well, when the motion of their colored lights is stripped away. Most of all, there are relationships between people – relationships that move to the forefront once they are seen in stark black and white.”

– Katie Adkins

About the Artist:

A recent transplant to the Midwest, Katie Adkins is a documentary and fine art photographer in Rapid City, South Dakota, where she and her husband live with their two dogs. Originally a native of Atlanta, GA, Katie received her MA in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2011.  Since graduating she has worked extensively as a freelance artist in addition to working with well-known photographers including the London-based Martin Parr and the National Geographic photographer, Alex Webb. Her work has appeared in such publications as the Rapid City Journal, Mitchell Daily Republic, The Argus Leader, Art of the Hills Magazine, Black Hills Woman Magazine, Creative Loafing and Gemini Magazine. In addition to her work as a photographer, Katie serves as the Assistant Curator of Exhibits at the Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Sep
25
Mon
As if nothing (for Bashō)
Sep 25 all-day

As if nothing

Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume

August 18 – September 28, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

“Physicists tell us that light is both a particle and a wave, a kind of noun and verb simultaneously, like us. And, like us, light is fleeting and durable, intricate and enigmatic. The circumference of light eclipses our capacity to comprehend light’s complexity, and mirrors my desire to know its fullness, yet without the satisfaction of ever finally knowing. That perpetual fissure in knowledge is one of the many fulcrums with light that keeps me researching it.” – Charles Matson Lume
In this site-specific art installation artist Charles Lume will take the Inez Greenberg Gallery and create an environment that explores the complexity of light while also reflecting on the inspiration he’s pulled from a poem by Matsuo Bashō (1644-94). Bashō was the Japanese poet who moved haiku poetry from a parlor game into an art form. Haiku as a form always addresses the seasons and Lume hopes to mirror this attribute in his installation, as well as using the compression of language, or form, as a vehicle for communication. Also inspired by Bashō’s haiku will be the focus on the common or the ordinary, and transforming it into the extraordinary.

Charles Matson Lume is a visual artist whose art engages in the pas de deux of light and materials. His installations have been exhibited at institutions such as: the Irish Museum of Modern Art, (Dublin, Ireland), Babel Kunst (Trondheim, Norway), Hunter College, (NYC), and the Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, MN). He has received fellowships from the Bush Foundation, Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. Charles has participated in international artist residencies in Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Ireland. Charles lives in Saint Paul, MN, and his art can be found online at the White Columns Artist Registry (NYC).

Inez Greenberg Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Sep
26
Tue
As if nothing (for Bashō)
Sep 26 all-day

As if nothing

Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume

August 18 – September 28, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

“Physicists tell us that light is both a particle and a wave, a kind of noun and verb simultaneously, like us. And, like us, light is fleeting and durable, intricate and enigmatic. The circumference of light eclipses our capacity to comprehend light’s complexity, and mirrors my desire to know its fullness, yet without the satisfaction of ever finally knowing. That perpetual fissure in knowledge is one of the many fulcrums with light that keeps me researching it.” – Charles Matson Lume
In this site-specific art installation artist Charles Lume will take the Inez Greenberg Gallery and create an environment that explores the complexity of light while also reflecting on the inspiration he’s pulled from a poem by Matsuo Bashō (1644-94). Bashō was the Japanese poet who moved haiku poetry from a parlor game into an art form. Haiku as a form always addresses the seasons and Lume hopes to mirror this attribute in his installation, as well as using the compression of language, or form, as a vehicle for communication. Also inspired by Bashō’s haiku will be the focus on the common or the ordinary, and transforming it into the extraordinary.

Charles Matson Lume is a visual artist whose art engages in the pas de deux of light and materials. His installations have been exhibited at institutions such as: the Irish Museum of Modern Art, (Dublin, Ireland), Babel Kunst (Trondheim, Norway), Hunter College, (NYC), and the Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, MN). He has received fellowships from the Bush Foundation, Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. Charles has participated in international artist residencies in Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Ireland. Charles lives in Saint Paul, MN, and his art can be found online at the White Columns Artist Registry (NYC).

Inez Greenberg Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Sep
27
Wed
As if nothing (for Bashō)
Sep 27 all-day

As if nothing

Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume

August 18 – September 28, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

“Physicists tell us that light is both a particle and a wave, a kind of noun and verb simultaneously, like us. And, like us, light is fleeting and durable, intricate and enigmatic. The circumference of light eclipses our capacity to comprehend light’s complexity, and mirrors my desire to know its fullness, yet without the satisfaction of ever finally knowing. That perpetual fissure in knowledge is one of the many fulcrums with light that keeps me researching it.” – Charles Matson Lume
In this site-specific art installation artist Charles Lume will take the Inez Greenberg Gallery and create an environment that explores the complexity of light while also reflecting on the inspiration he’s pulled from a poem by Matsuo Bashō (1644-94). Bashō was the Japanese poet who moved haiku poetry from a parlor game into an art form. Haiku as a form always addresses the seasons and Lume hopes to mirror this attribute in his installation, as well as using the compression of language, or form, as a vehicle for communication. Also inspired by Bashō’s haiku will be the focus on the common or the ordinary, and transforming it into the extraordinary.

Charles Matson Lume is a visual artist whose art engages in the pas de deux of light and materials. His installations have been exhibited at institutions such as: the Irish Museum of Modern Art, (Dublin, Ireland), Babel Kunst (Trondheim, Norway), Hunter College, (NYC), and the Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, MN). He has received fellowships from the Bush Foundation, Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. Charles has participated in international artist residencies in Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Ireland. Charles lives in Saint Paul, MN, and his art can be found online at the White Columns Artist Registry (NYC).

Inez Greenberg Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Sep
28
Thu
As if nothing (for Bashō)
Sep 28 all-day

As if nothing

Exhibiting Artist: Charles Matson Lume

August 18 – September 28, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: Tuesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

“Physicists tell us that light is both a particle and a wave, a kind of noun and verb simultaneously, like us. And, like us, light is fleeting and durable, intricate and enigmatic. The circumference of light eclipses our capacity to comprehend light’s complexity, and mirrors my desire to know its fullness, yet without the satisfaction of ever finally knowing. That perpetual fissure in knowledge is one of the many fulcrums with light that keeps me researching it.” – Charles Matson Lume
In this site-specific art installation artist Charles Lume will take the Inez Greenberg Gallery and create an environment that explores the complexity of light while also reflecting on the inspiration he’s pulled from a poem by Matsuo Bashō (1644-94). Bashō was the Japanese poet who moved haiku poetry from a parlor game into an art form. Haiku as a form always addresses the seasons and Lume hopes to mirror this attribute in his installation, as well as using the compression of language, or form, as a vehicle for communication. Also inspired by Bashō’s haiku will be the focus on the common or the ordinary, and transforming it into the extraordinary.

Charles Matson Lume is a visual artist whose art engages in the pas de deux of light and materials. His installations have been exhibited at institutions such as: the Irish Museum of Modern Art, (Dublin, Ireland), Babel Kunst (Trondheim, Norway), Hunter College, (NYC), and the Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, MN). He has received fellowships from the Bush Foundation, Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. Charles has participated in international artist residencies in Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Ireland. Charles lives in Saint Paul, MN, and his art can be found online at the White Columns Artist Registry (NYC).

Inez Greenberg Gallery Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

The Modernist Eye
Sep 28 – Nov 10 all-day

The Modernist Eye

Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath

 

September 28 – November 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

“I share with you my favorite places on the river.
Like a fisherman, armed with a tackle box
and a passion for being outdoors…
I try to outsmart a wild color or shape
before it slips away.”
– Barbara McIlrath
Inspired by the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water along the Mississippi and near Lake Pepin, artist Barbara McIlrath is devoted to perceiving the world more deeply and revealing it to the viewer through her lush paintings using oil paint, bees wax, Belgian linen, pasted paper, graphite, and charcoal.

Specifically, McIlrath is drawn to and inspired by Frontenac State Park, the village of Old Frontenac (Florence Township Beach), and Hicks Valley near Pepin, Wisconsin. While working outside she uses her “modernist eye” to reveal simplified, improvisational interpretations of these special places. The resulting work can range from recognizable images of sky, land and water to completely abstract compositions discovered in the process of interpreting what is seen.

From the small, intimate drawings and paintings done “en plain aire” to the final large canvases completed in the studio the viewer will get a unique view into the artist’s process as well as a chance to savor the final product.
About the Artist:
Barbara McIlrath lives in St. Paul and works from her farm/studio in the dramatic landscape of the Driftless Region of western Wisconsin, near Lake Pepin, where the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water constantly inspire her devotion to perceiving the world more deeply through painting and drawing.

Growing up just outside of Chicago, she earned her BA degree in Humanities at Illinois Wesleyan University, MS degree at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and BFA degree at Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she received the Vanderlip Award at graduation. She has worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, instructional designer for Mayo Clinic, corporate training consultant and faculty member at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Sep
29
Fri
The Modernist Eye
Sep 29 – Nov 11 all-day

The Modernist Eye

Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath

 

September 28 – November 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

“I share with you my favorite places on the river.
Like a fisherman, armed with a tackle box
and a passion for being outdoors…
I try to outsmart a wild color or shape
before it slips away.”
– Barbara McIlrath
Inspired by the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water along the Mississippi and near Lake Pepin, artist Barbara McIlrath is devoted to perceiving the world more deeply and revealing it to the viewer through her lush paintings using oil paint, bees wax, Belgian linen, pasted paper, graphite, and charcoal.

Specifically, McIlrath is drawn to and inspired by Frontenac State Park, the village of Old Frontenac (Florence Township Beach), and Hicks Valley near Pepin, Wisconsin. While working outside she uses her “modernist eye” to reveal simplified, improvisational interpretations of these special places. The resulting work can range from recognizable images of sky, land and water to completely abstract compositions discovered in the process of interpreting what is seen.

From the small, intimate drawings and paintings done “en plain aire” to the final large canvases completed in the studio the viewer will get a unique view into the artist’s process as well as a chance to savor the final product.
About the Artist:
Barbara McIlrath lives in St. Paul and works from her farm/studio in the dramatic landscape of the Driftless Region of western Wisconsin, near Lake Pepin, where the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water constantly inspire her devotion to perceiving the world more deeply through painting and drawing.

Growing up just outside of Chicago, she earned her BA degree in Humanities at Illinois Wesleyan University, MS degree at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and BFA degree at Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she received the Vanderlip Award at graduation. She has worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, instructional designer for Mayo Clinic, corporate training consultant and faculty member at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Sep
30
Sat
The Modernist Eye
Sep 30 – Nov 12 all-day

The Modernist Eye

Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath

 

September 28 – November 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

“I share with you my favorite places on the river.
Like a fisherman, armed with a tackle box
and a passion for being outdoors…
I try to outsmart a wild color or shape
before it slips away.”
– Barbara McIlrath
Inspired by the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water along the Mississippi and near Lake Pepin, artist Barbara McIlrath is devoted to perceiving the world more deeply and revealing it to the viewer through her lush paintings using oil paint, bees wax, Belgian linen, pasted paper, graphite, and charcoal.

Specifically, McIlrath is drawn to and inspired by Frontenac State Park, the village of Old Frontenac (Florence Township Beach), and Hicks Valley near Pepin, Wisconsin. While working outside she uses her “modernist eye” to reveal simplified, improvisational interpretations of these special places. The resulting work can range from recognizable images of sky, land and water to completely abstract compositions discovered in the process of interpreting what is seen.

From the small, intimate drawings and paintings done “en plain aire” to the final large canvases completed in the studio the viewer will get a unique view into the artist’s process as well as a chance to savor the final product.
About the Artist:
Barbara McIlrath lives in St. Paul and works from her farm/studio in the dramatic landscape of the Driftless Region of western Wisconsin, near Lake Pepin, where the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water constantly inspire her devotion to perceiving the world more deeply through painting and drawing.

Growing up just outside of Chicago, she earned her BA degree in Humanities at Illinois Wesleyan University, MS degree at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and BFA degree at Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she received the Vanderlip Award at graduation. She has worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, instructional designer for Mayo Clinic, corporate training consultant and faculty member at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Oct
1
Sun
The Modernist Eye
Oct 1 – Nov 13 all-day

The Modernist Eye

Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath

 

September 28 – November 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

“I share with you my favorite places on the river.
Like a fisherman, armed with a tackle box
and a passion for being outdoors…
I try to outsmart a wild color or shape
before it slips away.”
– Barbara McIlrath
Inspired by the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water along the Mississippi and near Lake Pepin, artist Barbara McIlrath is devoted to perceiving the world more deeply and revealing it to the viewer through her lush paintings using oil paint, bees wax, Belgian linen, pasted paper, graphite, and charcoal.

Specifically, McIlrath is drawn to and inspired by Frontenac State Park, the village of Old Frontenac (Florence Township Beach), and Hicks Valley near Pepin, Wisconsin. While working outside she uses her “modernist eye” to reveal simplified, improvisational interpretations of these special places. The resulting work can range from recognizable images of sky, land and water to completely abstract compositions discovered in the process of interpreting what is seen.

From the small, intimate drawings and paintings done “en plain aire” to the final large canvases completed in the studio the viewer will get a unique view into the artist’s process as well as a chance to savor the final product.
About the Artist:
Barbara McIlrath lives in St. Paul and works from her farm/studio in the dramatic landscape of the Driftless Region of western Wisconsin, near Lake Pepin, where the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water constantly inspire her devotion to perceiving the world more deeply through painting and drawing.

Growing up just outside of Chicago, she earned her BA degree in Humanities at Illinois Wesleyan University, MS degree at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and BFA degree at Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she received the Vanderlip Award at graduation. She has worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, instructional designer for Mayo Clinic, corporate training consultant and faculty member at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Oct
2
Mon
The Modernist Eye
Oct 2 – Nov 14 all-day

The Modernist Eye

Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath

 

September 28 – November 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

“I share with you my favorite places on the river.
Like a fisherman, armed with a tackle box
and a passion for being outdoors…
I try to outsmart a wild color or shape
before it slips away.”
– Barbara McIlrath
Inspired by the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water along the Mississippi and near Lake Pepin, artist Barbara McIlrath is devoted to perceiving the world more deeply and revealing it to the viewer through her lush paintings using oil paint, bees wax, Belgian linen, pasted paper, graphite, and charcoal.

Specifically, McIlrath is drawn to and inspired by Frontenac State Park, the village of Old Frontenac (Florence Township Beach), and Hicks Valley near Pepin, Wisconsin. While working outside she uses her “modernist eye” to reveal simplified, improvisational interpretations of these special places. The resulting work can range from recognizable images of sky, land and water to completely abstract compositions discovered in the process of interpreting what is seen.

From the small, intimate drawings and paintings done “en plain aire” to the final large canvases completed in the studio the viewer will get a unique view into the artist’s process as well as a chance to savor the final product.
About the Artist:
Barbara McIlrath lives in St. Paul and works from her farm/studio in the dramatic landscape of the Driftless Region of western Wisconsin, near Lake Pepin, where the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water constantly inspire her devotion to perceiving the world more deeply through painting and drawing.

Growing up just outside of Chicago, she earned her BA degree in Humanities at Illinois Wesleyan University, MS degree at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and BFA degree at Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she received the Vanderlip Award at graduation. She has worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, instructional designer for Mayo Clinic, corporate training consultant and faculty member at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Oct
3
Tue
The Modernist Eye
Oct 3 – Nov 15 all-day

The Modernist Eye

Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath

 

September 28 – November 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

“I share with you my favorite places on the river.
Like a fisherman, armed with a tackle box
and a passion for being outdoors…
I try to outsmart a wild color or shape
before it slips away.”
– Barbara McIlrath
Inspired by the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water along the Mississippi and near Lake Pepin, artist Barbara McIlrath is devoted to perceiving the world more deeply and revealing it to the viewer through her lush paintings using oil paint, bees wax, Belgian linen, pasted paper, graphite, and charcoal.

Specifically, McIlrath is drawn to and inspired by Frontenac State Park, the village of Old Frontenac (Florence Township Beach), and Hicks Valley near Pepin, Wisconsin. While working outside she uses her “modernist eye” to reveal simplified, improvisational interpretations of these special places. The resulting work can range from recognizable images of sky, land and water to completely abstract compositions discovered in the process of interpreting what is seen.

From the small, intimate drawings and paintings done “en plain aire” to the final large canvases completed in the studio the viewer will get a unique view into the artist’s process as well as a chance to savor the final product.
About the Artist:
Barbara McIlrath lives in St. Paul and works from her farm/studio in the dramatic landscape of the Driftless Region of western Wisconsin, near Lake Pepin, where the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water constantly inspire her devotion to perceiving the world more deeply through painting and drawing.

Growing up just outside of Chicago, she earned her BA degree in Humanities at Illinois Wesleyan University, MS degree at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and BFA degree at Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she received the Vanderlip Award at graduation. She has worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, instructional designer for Mayo Clinic, corporate training consultant and faculty member at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Oct
4
Wed
The Modernist Eye
Oct 4 – Nov 16 all-day

The Modernist Eye

Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath

 

September 28 – November 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

“I share with you my favorite places on the river.
Like a fisherman, armed with a tackle box
and a passion for being outdoors…
I try to outsmart a wild color or shape
before it slips away.”
– Barbara McIlrath
Inspired by the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water along the Mississippi and near Lake Pepin, artist Barbara McIlrath is devoted to perceiving the world more deeply and revealing it to the viewer through her lush paintings using oil paint, bees wax, Belgian linen, pasted paper, graphite, and charcoal.

Specifically, McIlrath is drawn to and inspired by Frontenac State Park, the village of Old Frontenac (Florence Township Beach), and Hicks Valley near Pepin, Wisconsin. While working outside she uses her “modernist eye” to reveal simplified, improvisational interpretations of these special places. The resulting work can range from recognizable images of sky, land and water to completely abstract compositions discovered in the process of interpreting what is seen.

From the small, intimate drawings and paintings done “en plain aire” to the final large canvases completed in the studio the viewer will get a unique view into the artist’s process as well as a chance to savor the final product.
About the Artist:
Barbara McIlrath lives in St. Paul and works from her farm/studio in the dramatic landscape of the Driftless Region of western Wisconsin, near Lake Pepin, where the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water constantly inspire her devotion to perceiving the world more deeply through painting and drawing.

Growing up just outside of Chicago, she earned her BA degree in Humanities at Illinois Wesleyan University, MS degree at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and BFA degree at Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she received the Vanderlip Award at graduation. She has worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, instructional designer for Mayo Clinic, corporate training consultant and faculty member at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Oct
5
Thu
The Modernist Eye
Oct 5 – Nov 17 all-day

The Modernist Eye

Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath

 

September 28 – November 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

“I share with you my favorite places on the river.
Like a fisherman, armed with a tackle box
and a passion for being outdoors…
I try to outsmart a wild color or shape
before it slips away.”
– Barbara McIlrath
Inspired by the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water along the Mississippi and near Lake Pepin, artist Barbara McIlrath is devoted to perceiving the world more deeply and revealing it to the viewer through her lush paintings using oil paint, bees wax, Belgian linen, pasted paper, graphite, and charcoal.

Specifically, McIlrath is drawn to and inspired by Frontenac State Park, the village of Old Frontenac (Florence Township Beach), and Hicks Valley near Pepin, Wisconsin. While working outside she uses her “modernist eye” to reveal simplified, improvisational interpretations of these special places. The resulting work can range from recognizable images of sky, land and water to completely abstract compositions discovered in the process of interpreting what is seen.

From the small, intimate drawings and paintings done “en plain aire” to the final large canvases completed in the studio the viewer will get a unique view into the artist’s process as well as a chance to savor the final product.
About the Artist:
Barbara McIlrath lives in St. Paul and works from her farm/studio in the dramatic landscape of the Driftless Region of western Wisconsin, near Lake Pepin, where the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water constantly inspire her devotion to perceiving the world more deeply through painting and drawing.

Growing up just outside of Chicago, she earned her BA degree in Humanities at Illinois Wesleyan University, MS degree at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and BFA degree at Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she received the Vanderlip Award at graduation. She has worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, instructional designer for Mayo Clinic, corporate training consultant and faculty member at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Oct
6
Fri
41st Annual Members’ Juried Art Exhibition
Oct 6 – Nov 9 all-day

Members' Juried Art Exhibition

October 6 – November 9, 2017
Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony: Friday, October 6, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Juried by: Carolyn Payne, Executive Director, SooVAC

Each year this exciting exhibition brings together the many talented members of Artistry. It is always a varied and eclectic collection showcasing many different mediums, styles, and techniques. Selected work is eligible to win cash awards and ribbons including a $500 Best of Show Award.

Interested in Applying? Find out more at: https://artistrymn.org/visual_arts/apply/exhibit#juried

Carolyn Payne is the Executive Director and a Curatorial Panelist of Soo Visual Arts Center, a non-profit 501 (c)3 arts organization in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She manages day to day operations, exhibition and community programming for the organization. She has been a member of the Made Here Arts Advisory Panel at Hennepin Theater Trust since its creation and is a strong advocate and supporter of Minnesota artists.

Inez Greenberg Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

The Modernist Eye
Oct 6 – Nov 18 all-day

The Modernist Eye

Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath

 

September 28 – November 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

“I share with you my favorite places on the river.
Like a fisherman, armed with a tackle box
and a passion for being outdoors…
I try to outsmart a wild color or shape
before it slips away.”
– Barbara McIlrath
Inspired by the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water along the Mississippi and near Lake Pepin, artist Barbara McIlrath is devoted to perceiving the world more deeply and revealing it to the viewer through her lush paintings using oil paint, bees wax, Belgian linen, pasted paper, graphite, and charcoal.

Specifically, McIlrath is drawn to and inspired by Frontenac State Park, the village of Old Frontenac (Florence Township Beach), and Hicks Valley near Pepin, Wisconsin. While working outside she uses her “modernist eye” to reveal simplified, improvisational interpretations of these special places. The resulting work can range from recognizable images of sky, land and water to completely abstract compositions discovered in the process of interpreting what is seen.

From the small, intimate drawings and paintings done “en plain aire” to the final large canvases completed in the studio the viewer will get a unique view into the artist’s process as well as a chance to savor the final product.
About the Artist:
Barbara McIlrath lives in St. Paul and works from her farm/studio in the dramatic landscape of the Driftless Region of western Wisconsin, near Lake Pepin, where the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water constantly inspire her devotion to perceiving the world more deeply through painting and drawing.

Growing up just outside of Chicago, she earned her BA degree in Humanities at Illinois Wesleyan University, MS degree at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and BFA degree at Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she received the Vanderlip Award at graduation. She has worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, instructional designer for Mayo Clinic, corporate training consultant and faculty member at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Oct
7
Sat
41st Annual Members’ Juried Art Exhibition
Oct 7 – Nov 10 all-day

Members' Juried Art Exhibition

October 6 – November 9, 2017
Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony: Friday, October 6, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Juried by: Carolyn Payne, Executive Director, SooVAC

Each year this exciting exhibition brings together the many talented members of Artistry. It is always a varied and eclectic collection showcasing many different mediums, styles, and techniques. Selected work is eligible to win cash awards and ribbons including a $500 Best of Show Award.

Interested in Applying? Find out more at: https://artistrymn.org/visual_arts/apply/exhibit#juried

Carolyn Payne is the Executive Director and a Curatorial Panelist of Soo Visual Arts Center, a non-profit 501 (c)3 arts organization in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She manages day to day operations, exhibition and community programming for the organization. She has been a member of the Made Here Arts Advisory Panel at Hennepin Theater Trust since its creation and is a strong advocate and supporter of Minnesota artists.

Inez Greenberg Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

The Modernist Eye
Oct 7 – Nov 19 all-day

The Modernist Eye

Exhibiting Artist: Barbara McIlrath

 

September 28 – November 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

“I share with you my favorite places on the river.
Like a fisherman, armed with a tackle box
and a passion for being outdoors…
I try to outsmart a wild color or shape
before it slips away.”
– Barbara McIlrath
Inspired by the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water along the Mississippi and near Lake Pepin, artist Barbara McIlrath is devoted to perceiving the world more deeply and revealing it to the viewer through her lush paintings using oil paint, bees wax, Belgian linen, pasted paper, graphite, and charcoal.

Specifically, McIlrath is drawn to and inspired by Frontenac State Park, the village of Old Frontenac (Florence Township Beach), and Hicks Valley near Pepin, Wisconsin. While working outside she uses her “modernist eye” to reveal simplified, improvisational interpretations of these special places. The resulting work can range from recognizable images of sky, land and water to completely abstract compositions discovered in the process of interpreting what is seen.

From the small, intimate drawings and paintings done “en plain aire” to the final large canvases completed in the studio the viewer will get a unique view into the artist’s process as well as a chance to savor the final product.
About the Artist:
Barbara McIlrath lives in St. Paul and works from her farm/studio in the dramatic landscape of the Driftless Region of western Wisconsin, near Lake Pepin, where the seasonal changes in the sky, land, and water constantly inspire her devotion to perceiving the world more deeply through painting and drawing.

Growing up just outside of Chicago, she earned her BA degree in Humanities at Illinois Wesleyan University, MS degree at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and BFA degree at Minneapolis College of Art & Design, where she received the Vanderlip Award at graduation. She has worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, instructional designer for Mayo Clinic, corporate training consultant and faculty member at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Atrium Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m. 

Oct
8
Sun
41st Annual Members’ Juried Art Exhibition
Oct 8 – Nov 11 all-day

Members' Juried Art Exhibition

October 6 – November 9, 2017
Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony: Friday, October 6, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Juried by: Carolyn Payne, Executive Director, SooVAC

Each year this exciting exhibition brings together the many talented members of Artistry. It is always a varied and eclectic collection showcasing many different mediums, styles, and techniques. Selected work is eligible to win cash awards and ribbons including a $500 Best of Show Award.

Interested in Applying? Find out more at: https://artistrymn.org/visual_arts/apply/exhibit#juried

Carolyn Payne is the Executive Director and a Curatorial Panelist of Soo Visual Arts Center, a non-profit 501 (c)3 arts organization in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She manages day to day operations, exhibition and community programming for the organization. She has been a member of the Made Here Arts Advisory Panel at Hennepin Theater Trust since its creation and is a strong advocate and supporter of Minnesota artists.

Inez Greenberg Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m.