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CANvas Uptown

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Image Source: CANvas Uptown. CANvas Uptown is community event and fundraiser that supports local businesses and creativity. Over the past few weeks, Minneapolis businesses and artists were invited to design and decorate one-gallon paint cans. Each business could design up to three cans, each representing their business in a creative manner. The businesses and their […]

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Artist of the Month: Donna Levinstone

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We are thrilled to have Donna Levinstone as our June Artist of the Month! Donna specializes in pastel landscapes that depict the essence and energy of environment rather than a specific location. Donna highlights the dualities that exist in the natural world: ethereal vs. earthly, light vs. dark, tranquility vs. volatility, and day vs. night. […]

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Art-A-Whirl 2016: Recap

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Art-A-Whirl round #21 took place this past weekend, leaving the city of Minneapolis in an art coma. Tens of thousands of visitors poured into the Northeast Arts District, where over 500 artists exhibited their work at over 50 locations (did we mention it’s the largest event of its kind in the country?).¬†¬†With more art to […]

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Artist of the Month: Mat Ollig

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Often composed of individual paintings pieced together to form a cohesive image, Mat Ollig’s work reflects upon fragmented memories and constructed¬† narratives. Ollig illustrates ideas and subjects understood by a communal consciousness, retelling the stories of previous generations. By depicting scenes and themes of history, adventure, and innovation, Ollig aims to propel the viewer towards […]

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Art-A-Whirl 2016: Preview

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With 2016 marking its 21st installment, Art-A-Whirl continues to be the headlining art event of Northeast Minneapolis. Organized and presented by the Northeast Minneapolis Art Association (NEMAA), Art-A-Whirl is an open studio tour throughout the Northeast Arts District that will host over 50,000 people throughout the 3-day event. As the largest open studio tour in […]

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Artist of the Month: Ryan Hughes

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As April come to a close, we are thrilled to announce that Ryan Hughes is our Artist of the Month! A Minneapolis-based painter, Hughes experiments with both figuration and abstraction, blurring the distinction between reality and imagination. Often presenting objects in isolation, Hughes invites the viewer to challenge the familiar while simultaneously exploring the unknown. […]