Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tuxedo Cats, 5x5", acrylic/graphite

It's time for  the annual SooVAC Artists' Holiday Shop!

​"Our artists holiday shop features art and gifts from Minnesota artists and makers. From prints to paintings, jewelry to sculpture- make SooVAC’s Local Artists’ Shop your one stop holiday shop! This is shopping you can feel good about."

Who: The Soo Visual Arts Center and YOU!
Where: 2909 Bryant Avenue South #101 Minneapolis, MN 55408
What: A holiday Pop-Up shop featuring affordable items by local (MN) artists. 
When: December 6 - December 29, Wednesdays 11-5, Thurs-Fri 11-7pm, Sats and Suns 11-4pm
Why: So you can SHOP LOCAL and feel great about supporting the artists of MN (and Soo!)
How: This incredible shop is made possible by the dedicated staff and volunteers at SooVAC. Be sure to give them a high five!
FB Event page here.

Donkey Bookends (hand-pained thrift store finds)

Participating artists include: Betsy Alwin, Kevin Beaudin, Megan Beck, Kailey Mo Becker, Julie Benda, Zachary Betts, Boxy Mouse (Jay O'Neil), Joni Van Bockel, Mary Bruno (Bruno Press), Dana Christopherson, Tara Costello, Lisa Coyne, Amy Crickenberger Oeth, Jennifer Davis, Preston Drum, Andy Ducett, Nathaniel Flink, Christi Furnas, Camille Gage, Toni Gallo, Mary Gibney, Ruthann Godellei, LK Hanson, Christopher Harrison, Lindsay Herbert, Jess Hirsch (Women’s Woodshop), Kathleen Hurley, IslandQueenSatanFlower (Rebecca Spangenthal), JobyLynn Sassily James, Meher Kahn, Jen Kreilich (JLUX Jewelry), Tiffany Lange, Gillian McLaughlin, Shawn McNulty, TJ Moran, Abby Mouw, Terrence Payne, Alex Petersen, Jesse Petersen, Kimberely Tschida Petters (Vandalia Street Press), Emily Quandahl, Jill Reynolds, Amy Rice, Robyne Robinson (ROX), Violeta Rotstein, Elaine Rutherford, Elana Schwartzman (Fontlove Studio), Dustin Steuck, Suyao Tian, Jenni Undis, Thomas Wegner, and Russ White!

(Pictured are all of the things I dropped off for the sale!)
Inquiries: info@soovac.org, (612) 871-2263

Moose, hand-painted wall-hanging, thrift store moose

3 owls, hand-painted, wall-hanging thrift store owls

Blue Deer, hand-painted, wall-mounted, actual size(!) foam deer head

Hand-painted Red Cat Clock (There's a green dog clock in my shop too!)

Rooster- a hand-painted thrift store find

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

"Forward" at Nahcotta in Portsmouth, NH

Jump Rope, 12x16", acrylic/graphite

I'll have seven new paintings in this group show:

"Forward" at Nahcotta in Portsmouth, NH
November 29 - December 29 2019
Opening reception on December 6th, 5-7pm

"As a way of ending the year on a note of gratitude and generosity, we donate 25% of the proceeds from the sale of each piece to an organization of the artist’s choosing. - Nahcotta"

I chose Juxtaposition Arts in Minneapolis, MN to aid in their mission of developing "community by engaging and employing young urban artists in hands-on education initiatives that create pathways to self-sufficiency while actualizing creative power."

Inquiries: ph.603.433.1705, info@nahcotta.com

Rabbit, 12x16", acrylic/graphite

Cat, 12x16", acrylic/graphite (SOLD)

3 Snakes, 12x16", acrylic/graphite

Pants, 12x16", acrylic/graphite

Cactarium,11x14", acrylic/graphite

Onward, 12x16", acrylic/graphite

Inquiries: ph.603.433.1705, info@nahcotta.com