Artist of the Month: Kristen Arden

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Artist of the Month
Artist of the Month: Kristen Arden

We are pleased to announce that Kristen Arden is our Artist of the Month! As a metal worker, Kristen creates a variety of sculptures, custom furniture, and installation pieces. With a bachelors in Painting and Drawing and a Masters in Art History, Kristen has an accomplished and diverse background in the arts. Kristen is also […]

Mural Monday: Public Art by GLeo

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Mural Art, Public Art
Mural Monday: Public Art by GLeo

GLeo recently created a new mural in Asunción, Paraguay for the LatidoAmericano Street Art Festival. GLeo painted one of her signature pieces, which is titled “Metamorphosis” and features the portrait of a woman in a floral and animal-inspired headdress. The brightly colored figure is situated on a bold, red background that appears to blend into […]

Minneapolis Art Events: August 25-28, 2016

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Events
Minneapolis Art Events: August 25-28, 2016

 Minneapolis Art Events Kei Gratton: Silent Golden Thursday, August 25th 5:00-8:00pm Image Source: Veronique Wantz Gallery. Veronique Wantz Gallery presents a solo show of paintings by Kei Gratton which explores an internal space that exists somewhere between the seen and the unseen. Her paintings invite the viewer to enter into an interior dialogue that does […]

The Benefits of Art in Early Childhood

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in education
The Benefits of Art in Early Childhood

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Picasso nailed it when describing the creative potential of children. Every child is born with a naturally creative and inquisitive spirit; however, this often fades as a child grows up. We are now realizing that harnessing and nurturing […]

Mural Monday: Bordalo II in Estonia

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in Mural Art, Public Art
Mural Monday: Bordalo II in Estonia

Mural Monday It’s the beginning of a new week, meaning we are back again with a Mural Monday post. Bordalo II recently completed a three-dimensional mural in Tallin, Estonia that depicts a large squirrel enjoying a little snack.

Twin Cities Art Events: August 19-21

Posted by on Aug 18, 2016 in Events
Twin Cities Art Events: August 19-21

Twin Cities Art Events This weekend, exhibition openings and closings are happening in both of the Twin Cities. Solo shows and group exhibitions will be on view, highlighting a wide range of work.  Plus, the MIA hosts its monthly Third Thursday, which will showcases the theme of nature -appropriate for these last weeks of summer. […]

Mural Monday: Elian in Kiev

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Mural Art, Public Art
Mural Monday: Elian in Kiev

Mural Monday in Kiev Argentinian artist, Elian Chali, recently painted a mural on a secondary school in Kiev. Titled Slight Presence in Transparency, Elian created the work of public art as a part of the Mural Social Club Festival. Known for his abstract murals composed of large swaths of bright, solid colors, Slight Presence in […]

Twin Cities Art Events: August 13-14, 2016

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Events
Twin Cities Art Events: August 13-14, 2016

Twin Cities Art Events This weekend hosts several art events across Minneapolis and St. Paul. Several exhibition openings and a summer festival are what’s on the agenda, always with a little something for everybody. Creative Combustion: Exhibition & Book Release August 11, 7:00-11:00pm Exhibited at Gamut Gallery, Ilya Natarius selected 18 creative individuals to trace […]

Innovation in Corporate Art: Seattle & Portland

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Corporate Art Force
Innovation in Corporate Art: Seattle & Portland

Seattle, Washington: Seattle, a city nestled between Puget Sound and the astonishing lake Washington, finds its home in the northwest side of the northwest region of the United States. Living in the Emerald City comes with many perks: Access to great state and national parks, seafood, a thriving music culture, a highly educated community, and […]

Mural Monday: Olympics Art Install by JR

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in Mural Art, Public Art
Mural Monday: Olympics Art Install by JR

Olympics Art in Rio de Janeiro It’s the start of a new week, so let’s kick it off with a rather timely work of public art. In honor of the Olympic Games opening last week, artist JR completed two giant installations in Rio de Janeiro. Although these pieces are not exactly murals, they function in […]