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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.
Bohemian Press President Josh (right) tests a screen-print while Minnesota Daily Reporter Sommer Wagen (second from left) interviews club attendees. Printmaking as a medium is good for community-building because of reproduction-centered processes.

Art and community with Bohemian Press: A brief history

by Sommer Wagen
Published March 25, 2024
A look inside the University’s nonprofit printmaking collective and the community it continues to build.
A mural of Bob Dylan found in downtown Minneapolis

Most iconic murals in Minneapolis

by Max Mueller
Published February 15, 2024
Here are some artworks to look for the next time you are in the city.
The eStudio in Regis Center for Art on Feb. 9, 2024.

The hidden gem of the eStudio

by Sommer Wagen
Published February 12, 2024
This peer-to-peer space in the art department encourages student creativity, collaboration and learning, regardless of discipline.
Yours Truly is a collection of works by 10 University of Minnesota students in the Coffman Art Gallery, on Friday, Feb. 10, 2024. The collection is up until March 10th.

“Yours Truly” art exhibit on display at Coffman

by Max Mueller
Published February 11, 2024
The exhibit features a variety of works from ten different University Students.
“Dreaming Our Futures: Ojibwe and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Artists and Knowledge Keepers is a new art exhibition highlighting the work of 29 Indigenous painters.

New art exhibition highlights 29 Indigenous painters

by Maddie Robinson
Published January 22, 2024
“Dreaming Our Futures: Ojibwe and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Artists and Knowledge Keepers” will run until March 16 at the Katherine E. Nash Gallery.
The art showcases the artists relationship to rural Minnesota.

“Topography” exhibit at MIA uses colorful vinyl to represent Minnesota landscapes

by Max Mueller
Published November 29, 2023
Vinyl sheets stretched across wood frames create an abstract exhibit running until Feb. 25, 2024.

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