october, 2016

01oct1:00 am29(oct 29)1:00 amLaunching and Landing

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Event Details

The Launching and Landing opening reception will feature a fundraiser of small art work on Oct. 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The show will run from October 1-29, 2016 to celebrate a diverse group of women artists on their journey to bridge social and cultural gaps and to overcome artistic challenges. By sharing knowledge, experience, and work; they have created a nourishing environment that enables each person to thrive.

The show represents the culmination of the 2015-2016 WARM Mentor program, which pairs emerging with professional women artists. Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota has been an ongoing supportive resource for women artists since the early 1970s. The artists featured in the show include both Protégées and their Mentors– working in different media and techniques — who came together to share their journey, explore the artistic unknown and undiscovered and to inspire and support each other.

The pieces on view explore immersive narratives of female artists: connections that grow from the inner self into the outside world; expressions and momentary imprints of the present; tactile, physical, sensual and mental experiences, as well as, symbolic references to vibrant cultures and mythological archetypes; irony, esthetics, age, everyday routine, nature, introspection… The works embody the artistic growth that has occurred during the two-year program. This art serves as evidence that these artists are overcoming their challenges, improved techniques and are taking on bolder moves until their next Launching and Landing.

Featured artists:

Protégées
Alexandra Norwick
Anne Kramer
Ann Ribbens
Annie Hejny
Carolina Borja
Catherine Rose
Debra George
Debra Ripp
Denise Minkler Marych
Dianne Merten
Gena LaMothe
Holly Tappen
Karin Jacobs
Kate Vinson
Catherine A. Palmer
Laura Burlis
Linda Snouffer
Lisa Fratzke
Lisa Pemrick
Shell Losee
Sherry Sivo
Mentors
Brenda Litman
Claudia Poser
Carolyn Halliday
Deborah Foutch
Ellie Kingsbury
Jantje Visscher
Kat Corrigan
Lays McDill
Marcia Soderman
Michele Combs
Rochelle Woldorsky

WARM is a Twin Cities based non-profit cooperative devoted to creating a nurturing environment for the women artists to thrive at any stage of their artistic development, to catalyze mutual support for the voices of women to be heard in the art world.

Please join the conversation with WARM artists at (http://www.thewarm.org/)
Launching and Landing Page can be found on Facebook and MNArtists
Facebook (Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota (WARM) or Twitter (@WarmMN).

Time

1 (Saturday) 1:00 am - 29 (Saturday) 1:00 am

Location

Grain Belt Bottling House

79 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN

Organizer

Grain Belt Bottling House

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