Valure (Va’ lure: to value)

Valure (Va’ lure: to value)

A collection of artwork by women that explores body image and beauty, societal pressures, the subconscious and death.
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Showing
Jan 27th - Feb 17th
Opening
Fri Jan 27th 7PM - 11PM CST
Closing
Fri Feb 17th 7PM - 11PM CST
Gamut Gallery
717 S 10th St
Minneapolis ( map )

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Amidst the upheaval of 2016, one of the many things that remain uncertain as we enter a year with the new President-elect is how women’s rights will be affected. With this in mind, Gamut's inaugural show highlights a group of five talented female artists whose work is a challenging, powerful and visible reminder that women will not be silenced or devalued in the art world and beyond.

For Valure, five artists set out to deconstruct the confines of the idealized “feminine” and explore what it means to value the self while living within a society which places a taboo on aging and an endless fascination on youth. Influenced by dreams, individual identity and the metamorphosis of the body, this collection of work honors the physical, valuing life outside of the scope of the day-to-day.

Though each artist’s unique experience is apparent, their visual connection is a transcendent journey into the various ways society, culture and our own bias shape and often distort identity.


FEATURED ARTISTS
Bethany Birnie, Bunny Portia, Caitlin Karolczak, Jane Wunrow, and Serah Sauser


OPENING RECEPTION // Friday, January 27th  – $5
Featuring live experimental dub music by local female electronic music producer Aimerie

CLOSING RECEPTION // Friday, February 17th – $10
Featuring “Mannequin’s Daughter,” an original dance performance piece from Ghostbridge Theatre



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Fri Mar 31st 5:30PM - 7:30PM CST
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Space 369
2242 University Ave, St. Paul
Sat Apr 8th 4:30PM - 7:30PM CST
Highpoint Center for Printmaking
912 West Lake Street, Minneapolis
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Showroom
615 W Lake St, Minneapolis
Sat Apr 8th 6PM - 9PM CST
Soo Visual Arts Center
2909 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis
Sat Apr 8th 6PM - 9PM CST
Soo Visual Arts Center
2909 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis
Sat Apr 8th 6:30PM - 10PM CST
Katherine E. Nash Gallery
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Regis Center For Art Quarter Gallery
405 21st Ave S, Minneapolis
Sat Apr 8th 7PM - 11PM CST
Artspace Jackson Flats
901 18 1/2 Ave NE, Minneapolis
Sat Mar 11th 6PM - 8PM CST
Traffic Zone
250 3rd Ave N, Minneapolis
Wed Apr 12th 6PM - 8PM CST
Bethel University - Johnson
3900 Bethel Dr, Minneapolis
Fri Apr 14th 6PM - 9PM CST
Soo Visual Arts Center
2909 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis
Fri Apr 21st 7PM - 10PM CST
Red Garage Studio
3640 Garfield Ave S, Minneapolis
Apr 28th - Apr 30th
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St. Paul
Sat Apr 29th 2PM - 5PM CST
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis
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25 Groveland Tr, Minneapolis
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The Show Gallery
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Denler Gallery
3003 Snelling Ave N, St. Paul
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717 S 10th St, Minneapolis
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15 South 9th St, Minneapolis
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250 3rd Ave N, Minneapolis
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Flanders + Associates
818 West Lake St, Minneapolis
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Bockley Gallery
2123 W 21st St, Minneapolis
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Kolman Pryor Gallery
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Minneapolis College of Art and Design
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Jan 19th - Apr 16th
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 E 4th Street, St. Paul
Mar 9th - Apr 16th
Bethel University - Johnson
3900 Bethel Dr, Minneapolis
Mar 24th - Apr 16th
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Avenue, Minneapolis
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Fox Tax
503 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis
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Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis
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Light Grey Art Lab
118 East 26th St, Minneapolis
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Independent Filmmaker Project MN
550 Vandalia ST, St. Paul
Mar 10th - Apr 30th
Northern Clay Center
2424 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis
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Northern Clay Center
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Weisman Art Museum
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Minnesota Center For Book Arts
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2841 Bryant AVE S, Minneapolis
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Glick Gallery
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