Russ White: Situation Normal

Russ White: Situation Normal

New drawings and sculptures inspired by fearful times
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Showing
Mar 4th - Mar 19th
Reception
Sat Mar 4th 6PM - 10PM CST
Artist Talk
Sat Mar 11th 4PM - 6PM CST
Closing
Sun Mar 19th 12PM - 5PM CST
Truckstop Gallery
20 Grove St. #72
Minneapolis ( map )

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Russ White's new body of work uses orange and white traffic barricades as a kind of mixed metaphor for our current national mood. In day-to-day life, these traffic cones and "Road Closed" signs stand in our way; they slow us down, they reroute our commute, they inconvenience us. But from another perspective, they are beneficial. They are signs of roads being fixed, of bridges being built, of infrastructure being strengthened. Of progress.

 

And now, as millions of people across the country have begun banding together to protest the initiatives of this new administration, the barricades in White's work reflect this dutiful resistance. Staunch and impassive, emblazoned with an American flag reworked in dirty white and safety orange, these barricades are both a call to arms to resist the unAmerican initiatives of this administration and a sober reflection of the caution and care with which we must approach current political events. 

 

The show will feature large scale colored pencil drawings, sculptures, and flags. It takes its name from the military acronym SNAFU, meaning "Situation Normal: All Fucked Up." The work in this exhibition strives to remind viewers that this new political reality is, in fact, not normal at all.

 

A percentage of sales at the show will be donated to Planned Parenthood and the Southern Poverty Law Center. The gallery will be collecting donations for these organizations at the opening reception as well.



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OPENINGS & EVENTS
Tue Sep 26th 6PM CST Artist Talk
All My Relations Gallery
1414 E. Franklin Ave, Minneapolis
Wed Sep 27th 6PM CST Closing Night Panel Discsusion
Hennepin County Library
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
Thu Sep 28th 6PM - 9PM CST
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
Sep 29th - Sep 30th
Stone Arch Bridge
212 SE 2nd Ave, Minneapolis
Fri Sep 29th 5PM - 7PM CST
Southern Theater
1420 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis
Sat Sep 30th 6PM - 9PM CST
Soo Visual Arts Center
2909 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis
Thu Oct 5th 5PM - 9PM CST
Various Locations
Northeast, Minneapolis
Fri Oct 6th 6PM - 9PM CST
Gallery 13
811 Lasalle Ave, Minneapolis
Fri Oct 6th 6PM - 8PM CST
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Avenue, Minneapolis
Fri Oct 6th 6PM - 9PM CST
Various Locations
Lowertown, St. Paul
Sat Oct 7th 6PM - 8PM CST
Form + Content Gallery
210 N 2nd St, Minneapolis
Sat Oct 7th 7PM - 11PM CST
Artspace Jackson Flats
901 18 1/2 Ave NE, Minneapolis
Wed Oct 11th 7PM CST Panel Discussion
Weisman Art Museum
333 E River Pkwy, Minneapolis
Thu Oct 12th 5:30PM - 7:30PM CST
Traffic Zone
250 3rd Ave N, Minneapolis
Thu Oct 12th 6PM - 8PM CST
Marsden/Gustafson Gallery
550 Vandalia St, St. Paul
Sat Oct 14th 5PM - 8PM CST
Showroom
615 W Lake St, Minneapolis
Thu Oct 19th 6PM CST Artist Talk - Alessandro Gallo and Russell Wrankle
Northern Clay Center
2424 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis
Thu Oct 19th 6PM CST Artist Talk - Alessandro Gallo and Russell Wrankle
Northern Clay Center
2424 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis
Fri Oct 20th 7PM - 9PM CST
Space 369
2242 University Ave, St. Paul
Sat Oct 21st 2PM - 5PM CST
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis
Sat Oct 21st 2PM - 5PM CST
Groveland Annex
25 Groveland Tr, Minneapolis
NOW SHOWING
Aug 26th - Sep 26th
All My Relations Gallery
1414 E. Franklin Ave, Minneapolis
Aug 10th - Sep 27th
Hennepin County Library
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
Sep 21st - Sep 29th
Ditch Gallery
400 1st Ave N #535, Minneapolis
Aug 28th - Sep 29th
Traffic Zone
250 3rd Ave N, Minneapolis
Sep 9th - Sep 30th
Rosalux Gallery
1400 Van Buren Street NE, Minneapolis
Jun 1st - Sep 30th
Track 29 City Apartments
2841 Bryant AVE S, Minneapolis
Sep 15th - Sep 30th
Rogue Buddha Gallery
357 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis
Sep 9th - Sep 30th
Vine Arts Center
2637 27th AVE S, Minneapolis
Aug 19th - Oct 1st
Gallery 360
3011 West 50th Street , Minneapolis
Sep 1st - Oct 1st
AZ Gallery
308 Prince Street, St. Paul
Jul 29th - Oct 6th
Obsidian Arts
528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis
Sep 22nd - Oct 6th
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Avenue, Minneapolis
Aug 26th - Oct 7th
Circa Gallery
210 N First St, Minneapolis
Aug 14th - Oct 8th
Birchwood Cafe
3311 East 25th Street, Minneapolis
Sep 7th - Oct 11th
Concordia Gallery
1301 Marshall Ave, St. Paul
Sep 9th - Oct 14th
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis
Sep 8th - Oct 14th
Bockley Gallery
2123 W 21st St, Minneapolis
Sep 23rd - Oct 14th
Gamut Gallery
717 S 10th St, Minneapolis
Sep 9th - Oct 14th
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis
Sep 15th - Oct 15th
White Page Gallery
3400 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis
Sep 15th - Oct 19th
Hair And Nails Gallery
2222 1/2 E 35th ST, Minneapolis
Sep 22nd - Oct 21st
Light Grey Art Lab
118 East 26th St, Minneapolis
Sep 23rd - Oct 21st
Soo Visual Arts Center
2909 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis
Sep 7th - Oct 21st
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE, Minneapolis
Sep 16th - Oct 22nd
Flanders + Associates
818 West Lake St, Minneapolis
Aug 28th - Oct 22nd
Bethel University - Johnson
3900 Bethel Dr, Minneapolis
Sep 22nd - Oct 25th
Law Warschaw Gallery
Fine Arts Commons 105, 130 S Macalester St, St. Paul
Sep 16th - Oct 28th
Kolman Pryor Gallery
1500 Jackson St NE #395, Minneapolis
Sep 22nd - Oct 28th
Minneapolis Photo Center
2400 North Second Street, Minneapolis
Jul 20th - Oct 29th
Mia's U.S. Bank Gallery
2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis
Aug 17th - Oct 29th
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 E 4th Street, St. Paul
Sep 7th - Oct 31st
TOPO Gallery
1500 Jackson St NE, Minneapolis
Sep 16th - Nov 4th
Midway Contemporary Art
527 Second Avenue SE, Minneapolis
Sep 22nd - Nov 5th
Northern Clay Center
2424 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis
Sep 15th - Nov 11th
Highpoint Center for Printmaking
912 West Lake Street, Minneapolis
Sep 23rd - Nov 12th
The Hive Salon
1621 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis
Sep 14th - Dec 9th
Katherine E. Nash Gallery
405 21st Ave S, Minneapolis
Sep 21st - Dec 9th
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
Jul 1st - Dec 30th
Smallest Museum Saint Paul
2399 University Avenue, Saint Paul
Sep 5th - Mar 8th
St. Paul Skyways
426 Minnesota Ave N, St. Paul
Jun 10th - Apr 17th
The Soap Factory
514 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis