Monday, July 2, 2012

Girl Crush Gratitude

On Sat, June 23rd I co-hosted a Girl Crush event at Soo Visual Arts Center in Minneapolis
with The Jealous Curator...and it was good. Very, very good!

Photo from by Katie Parr

We feasted on cupcakes and macaroons from Sweets Bakeshop. Photo by Katie Parr.

I want to send out big love and thanks to everyone who helped make the day so fabulous!

Danielle and Caitlin with our glowing table. Photo by Emily Harris.

Thank you Common Roots Cafe for the coffee and breakfast- and use of their meeting space for our art making frenzy. They are soooooo nice. Please go eat there immediately!

Thank you Chowgirls Killer Catering for whipping up (and delivering!) the most delicious lunch that accommodated each and every special lady.    

Thank you Walker Shop at Walker Art Center Vandalia Street PressUrbanimalPaperdartsHang It , and The People’s Jewelry for helping make our goodie bags alone worth the price of admission.

Thank you Plywerk  for providing us with beautiful bamboo art panels to paint on. 
They were perfect!

Making paintings and collages. Photo by Katie Parr.

I felt like a kid again gettin silly with the art supplies. Photo by Katie Parr.

Thank you Carolyn (THE SUPERSTAR coordinator of this whole event), Alison, Suzy, Melissa and everyone at SooVAC for helping us plan, set-up, host, clean-up, etc. 

In case you haven't noticed, I heart SooVAC! Photo by Katie Parr.

The 12 beautiful, smart, fun, and interesting ladies that attended Girl Crush Mpls. We chatted about our inspirations, challenges, our creative projects, the current state of facial tissue package design trends, etc etc etc.
Photo from by Katie Parr

Thank you Samantha French and Areca Roe for your gorgeous artwork that set the scene in the galleries at SooVAC. (Their exhibitions are up through July 7th.)

Thank you Katie Parr for taking photos. You do great work.

Thank you Danielle (The Jealous Curator) for dreaming up the Girl Crush series and for traveling all the way to MN. Carolyn and I had a great time hanging out with you all weekend. You do great work and I can't wait for the release of your BOOK!

Lastly, thank you to my BF Brad for putting up with my nerves and spazzing out leading up to the day.  

The end.
I just really love this photos of Emily's feet. Photo by Katie Parr.

Wait- one more thing! Check out a re-cap with more photos (and a peek at the art we made) on The Jealous Curator's blog! 

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