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The exhibition is on view at the Schmidt Artist Lofts Landmark Gallery until Aug. 2.

STARGAZER: A whole universe in one small room

by Sommer Wagen
Published July 23, 2024

On display at Schmidt Artist Lofts Landmark Gallery in St. Paul on Saturday were many different iterations of Camden Stevens’ distinctive character — a lanky figure, clad in a plain T-shirt, jeans...

The new mural was brought on by a two-year community effort to brighten up the concrete walls of the brutalist apartment building.

A new mural graces side of Dinkytown’s tallest building

by Gabriel Brito
Published July 22, 2024

A new mural featuring colorful renditions of the flora and fauna present in Dinkytown’s natural surroundings has been painted on the side of the Chateau Student Housing Co-op building. The mural is...

Blanca Kirkland gives festivalgoer Rikki a forearm tattoo on Sunday, July 14 at the Twin Cities Tattoo Festival.

Tattoo artists and styles come together at Twin Cities Tattoo Festival

by Gabriel Brito
Published July 15, 2024

From Friday to Sunday, the whirring of tattoo machines filled the St. Paul RiverCentre as tattoo artists from all over the country gathered for the second annual Twin Cities Tattoo Festival.  Some...

Films of Chapultepec park shown at Cucarachalandia. Picture courtesy of Seth Dahlseid.

‘Cucarachalandia’ celebrates Chicano and Mexican culture

by Gabriel Brito
Published July 8, 2024

“Cucarachalandia,” an art installation at the Northeast Sculpture Gallery Factory, combined artists and mediums to tell an immersive story about resilience, showcasing the importance of the cockroach...

Keith Haring’s iconic pop art comes to the Walker Art Center

Keith Haring’s iconic pop art comes to the Walker Art Center

by Ethan Lambert
Published July 1, 2024

“Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody” is the latest high-profile art exhibit to hit the Twin Cities.  The work of Keith Haring, the renowned artist and activist who died of AIDS in 1990 at the age...

Local activist artists share their political prints, poetry and plans for future change.

Local art activism as a tool for liberation

by Sommer Wagen
Published April 26, 2024
Twin Cities activist artists recognize the power of creativity in spurring change.
Vicky Eidelsztein works her shift as a shop associate at the Minnesota Textile Center retail store in Minneapolis on Tues., April 9, 2024.  Eidelsztein said she has been working part-time at the Textile Center, a national center for fiber arts, for almost a year. She is also a screenprinter and printed the Fiber Art for All design on T-shirts for the shop. (Sommer Wagen/

The colorful world of the Minnesota Textile Center

by Sommer Wagen
Published April 14, 2024
This national fiber arts nonprofit is a green line stop away from the UMN campus.
The festival is being planned by students in the year-long Dance Production class. The event features eight artists who specialize in various art forms, a portrait photographer and an emcee.

‘make : magnify’ facilitates multi-disciplinary collaboration

by Maddie Robinson
Published April 12, 2024
The arts festival, put on by students, runs for one performance Saturday at 4 p.m.
Third-year MFA Namir Fearce talks about one of his works with an attendee at the 2024 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Delta Passage. This vibrant and riveting exhibition shows the work of three third-year MFA students — Whalen Polkinoff, Namir Fearce and Calvin Stalvig — in the Katherine E. Nash Gallery of the East Regis Center for Art. Namir Fearce, Whalen Polikoff and Calvin Stalvig have been working together since 2021 and proudly expressed their love for each other at Saturday’s public program and reception.

Delta Passage: Being consumed by love and memory

by Sommer Wagen
Published March 31, 2024
A look inside the Department of Art’s 2024 master’s cohort’s emotionally powerful collaborative thesis exhibition.
The entrance to the Other Four exhibition at the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Friday. The exhibit invites visitors to engage in the work using all of their senses.

‘The Other Four’ engages every sense but sight

by Maddie Robinson
Published March 30, 2024
The exhibition runs until May 19 at the Weisman Art Museum.

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