Archive for February 2015

Dan Bruggeman on MN Original

St. Paul artist Dan Bruggeman was recently featured on the TPT series MN Original. During his segment, he discusses the paintings he’s working on for his upcoming Groveland Gallery exhibition in October, 2015. His images of Valley Fair, Buck Hill and abandoned drive-in movie theaters – Bruggeman calls them “the places in between” – are largely…

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Gaylord Schanilec in The New York Times

Congratulations to wood engraver Gaylord Schanilec, who recently finished his most recent fine press book, Lac Des Pleurs. Nearly seven years in the making, the book explores the landscape and ecology of Wisconsin’s Lake Pepin. The book’s type is hand-set by the artist, and his illustrations are editioned wood-engraved prints, several of which can be seen in person…

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Joyce Lyon’s Upcoming Exhibition at the Nash Gallery

Groveland artist Joyce Lyon and her University of Minnesota art department colleague, James Henkel, will celebrate their artistic careers and upcoming retirement with the exhibition, The Longest Way Round is the Shortest Way Home. Opening February 25 at the Katherine E. Nash Gallery, the show will feature Henkel’s photographs and Lyon’s paintings and drawings. Henkel joined the university’s faculty in…

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New Work by Carol Lee Chase at The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery

Groveland artist and St. Catherine University painting professor Carol Lee Chase’s travel to Istanbul, Turkey in the fall of 2013 provided the inspiration and stimulus for her newest body of work. Souvenir, opening Saturday, February 7 at the Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University, explores her interest in the depiction of light, color, repetition and pattern.…

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Ellen Heck’s “Forty Fridas” at the 2014 International Print Biennale

Congratulations to printmaker Ellen Heck, whose portfolio of prints, titled Forty Fridas, garnered her accolades at the 2014 International Print Biennial. The Victoria and Albert Museum awarded her the V&A Prize, and as a result, acquired the entire series of Heck’s Frida Khalo-inspired prints. Read the museum’s review of the series here. Print Quarterly reviewed the accompanying exhibit of…

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