Erin Halverson & Tony Sixberry Senior Exhibition opens Tuesday April 22nd

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Gloria DeFilipps Brush exhibition item

Gloria DeFilipps Brush, professor, art and design, has work included in the 2014 Rockford Midwestern Biennial, a nine-state exhibition at the Rockford Art Museum in Rockford, Illinois, opening May 16 and running through September 28, 2014. Her work was selected by William Lieberman, owner and director of the Zolla/Liberman Gallery, an influential contemporary art space in the River North area of Chicago.

Jim Klueg exhibition item

Professor and department head Jim Klueg will have work in the

Fifth Contemporary Clay Biennial 2014, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO, May 16 – June 21, 2014. The exhibition’s juror was ceramist Jim Romberg.

Sara Hughes and Blake Smith Senior Exhibition opens April 15th











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Saturday April 26th Gallery Hop and ASE opening

Saturday, April 26,

11 am – 5 pm Duluth, MN

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Duluth, Minnesota. April 2, 2014. In honor of the 44th Anniversary of Earth Day several downtown Duluth galleries, Duluth Art Institute, Phantom Galleries and Tweed Museum of Art – UMD will be hosting free receptions on Saturday, April 26th, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Tour local galleries and answer trivia questions to be entered in the drawing for a gift from each location (one winner per location).  The 24th Annual Gallery Hop is being held as part of Earth Day week.  There is plenty of free parking at DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, the lot west of the Depot and lot G at UMD.  You can pick up a brochure with map of locations at any of the following locations:

394 South Lake Avenue ~ DeWitt Seitz Marketplace ~ 722-1451 ~ 722-6410 ~
“In Honor of the Earth XXI” 

A mixed media group show by our gallery artists in appreciation of the earth and
environmental issues of the northland.  April 7 – May 4

209 & 230 East Superior Street ~ 464-4822 ~

“The Art of Re-Fashion”
Experience the art of re-fashion through our creative process of repurposing and upcycling garments creating works of art to wear. Owner/artist Tami LaPole Edmunds features her one-of-a-kind original clothing items which are works of art to add to your spring wardrobe.  Live models will be featured in the Art in the Alley~Boutique window from 12-2.  Experience fresh art made daily at both Art in the Alley stores!  Ongoing


The Depot ~ 506 West Michigan Street ~ 733-7560 ~

“The Space Around You”
Kristen Pless is a photographer interested in mood and atmosphere.  For her most recent work Pless chose to work in the traditional platinum printing process giving her work a rich physicality.  When taken together with her careful placement choices in the gallery, the exhibit becomes an installation experience for the viewer.

The George Morrison Gallery ~ Fourth Floor   February 20 – April 27
“Second Saturday Ceramics”
Local ceramics artists show off their unique creations.
Rotunda area ~ April 26
Free admission to Art Institute Exhibits.

202 East Superior Street, Suite 100 ~ 464-1799  ~
“Live Glass Blowing Demonstrations”
Featuring glass art from 50 regional glass artists.  Ongoing

11 West Superior Street ~ 722-5815 ~
“Transitions: Land to Water”
Marian Colman paints in watercolor to pursue her love of landscape.

From the ocean and beaches of Cape Cod to Lake Superior and its shores, land and water continue to inspire her.  April 24 – May 31.

Opening reception: Thursday April 24 – 5:00 to 7:00 PM
“Awesome New Stoneware Pottery by Anthony Huonder”
Meet the artists during the Gallery Hop from 1:00 to 3:00 PMApril 24 – May 31.

1112 Tower Avenue and other to-be-announced locations ~ Superior, WI ~ 715-718-1615 ~
Multi-gallery art environments in vacant downtown Superior storefronts.
Viewable 24/7.  Open inside for special events.

Stunning large scale paintings by Sarah Brokke that question and transform the tensions of
living daily in a polarized society.  Ongoing

“Echoes of Past Gestures”
New abstract works by Adam McCauley that explore the complexities of being human.  Ongoing

“Seeding the Next Generation II”
Celebrating the expression of our youth.  Under the guidance of Artist Jeredt Runions, Superior High school Art III and Ceramics III students share their unique talents with the community.  Ongoing.

Take a guided walking tour of all 3 galleries and visit with our artists during the Gallery Hop receptions.

361 Canal Park Drive ~ 723-7877 ~ 1-888-815-5814 ~
“A Kenspeckle Bestiary” and Siiviis Annual Earth Day Celebration
A print compendium of Animals, Allegories and other things.  Please join Rick, Marian and the Siiviis crew for treats and delight.  There will be LOTS of new prints, including a letterpress collaboration between Rick Allen and poet Louis Jenkins. (And maybe a new Trapper’s Daughter, as well!)  April 26 – May 31.
Artist’s Reception from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, Saturday, April 26th.
Reading by Louis Jenkins at 2:30.

University of Minnesota – Duluth
1201 Ordean Court ~ front desk 726-7659 ~ 726-6552 ~ 726-7823 ~ 
 “Treasures from the Tweed: Transcendental Landscape Paintings” 
Selection of 19th and early 20th century landscape paintings from George P. Tweed Memorial Collection. Balcony Gallery.  Ongoing until March 2015.

“Society of Prometheans Mini Exhibition”
Display of the ceramic awards created by area artists and corresponding biographies of the honorees. Conference Room.  Ongoing.

” Annual Student Exhibition 2014″
The UMD Department of Art and Design’s Annual Student Exhibition features selected
works by students in the department course since last year.

Special Exhibition Gallery. April 8 – May 11.

Open Studio from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, Saturday, April 26th.

Artist Davin Watne and Designer Seth Johnson will be the jurors for this year’s show.

Opening reception and awards ceremony is at Tweed Museum of Art April 26, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.

Music courtesy of the Department of Music at UMD.

395 South Lake Avenue ~ 786-0233 ~
“New Horizons”
Celebrate the season with our new artist’s print maker Richard James Nelson, stone sculptor Jared Wosmek and painter Jill Van Sickle.  In house photography by Craig Blacklock, colorful crystalline porcelain by Ernest Miller and handmade cribbage boards by Don Hanson.  Raku by Pat and Ken Larson, detailed copper etchings by Anna Marie Pavlik and woodblock prints by Nick Wroblewski.  Ongoing

28 West First Street ~ 722-4030 ~
“Art for Earth Day”
The life of northern birds is exhibited in the one of a kind feather flowers created by artist Ellie Faller.
Leather, pottery, bead work, bling jewelry are among the artistic creations in this calm setting.  Come learn about the hidden spirits of the birds. Ongoing

The public is invited to enjoy the receptions and shows.

For more information, please call one of the locations listed above or:
Contact:  Bev Johnson ~ Art Dock Inc ~ 1-218-722-1451 ~ 1-218-722-6410 ~ ~

Special Thanks to Teri Glembin for designing the brochure and the poster for the event.
Teri Glembin
Art For Earth Day
Gallery Hop Brochure & Poster Design


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Annual Student Exhibition 2014

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Gloria DeFilipps Brush exhibition item

Gloria DeFilipps Brush, professor, art and design, has work in the invitational 12th Annual CEPA Gallery Benefit Auction Exhibition in Buffalo, New York from March 29 – April 26, 2014. She also has work in the Of Memory Bone and Myth V exhibition opening May 4 and running through June 5, 2014 at the Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead, MN. Maggie Taylor, renowned photographer working with digital montage who has exhibited her work widely in the U.S. and abroad, selected her work.


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