Archive for December 2014

Robert Dorlac and Acadia National Park

Robert Dorlac recently sent us some new watercolor paintings he made during his artist-in-residency at Acadia National Park last summer. In a blog post for Acadia National Park on my Mind (, Dorlac tells bloggers Dolores Kong and Dan Ring, “although this was my first visit to Maine I somehow felt a very deep connection to this…

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Spotlight: “A Double Shot of Michael Kareken”

Minneapolis Star Tribune art critic Mary Abbe praises Michael Kareken’s show, PARTS, a joint exhibition of new work at Groveland Gallery and Burnet Gallery. She writes: “the stripped and rusting cars are incongruous subjects for Kareken’s huge paintings and delicate drawings, but they work thanks to his mesmerizing talent for reproducing mechanical details — belts, pulleys,…

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Michael Kareken and Marianne Combs on MPR

Marianne Combs interviews Michael Kareken about “PARTS,” his dual exhibitions at Groveland Gallery and Burnet Gallery. Kareken’s charcoal and conté drawings will be featured at Groveland Annex, while a simultaneous exhibition of his large mixed-media paintings will be displayed at Burnet Gallery at Le Meridien Chambers in downtown Minneapolis. Parts features Kareken’s paintings of automotive salvage…

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