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    St. Paul artist DeAnne Parks's new body of work is about hope amidst the changes and transitions in her own life, her community, and society at large. Read More...
    Local artist and educator Mark Rivard has made a career of bringing art to children all over the world, one blank skateboard at a time. Read More...
    This is your salvation from the mall. We found the type of sales that make holiday shopping more interesting. Read More...
    Opening their inaugural show this weekend, Lacuna Gallery brings ceramics, sculpture, and community to South Minneapolis. Read More...
    If you’re looking for some genuine Halloween spookiness this month, Rogue Buddha Gallery in Northeast will not disappoint. Read More...
    Gentrified out of his art gallery, local businessman Teqen Zéa-Aida is looking for a new job: City Council member for Ward 7. Read More...
    Artist Perci Chester shares never-before-seen photos from her party-going days in mid-‘70s San Francisco, now on view at Traffic Zone Gallery through September 29th. Read More...
    Screening another series of experimental short films on Thursday, Sept 7th, at the Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater, FVQ’s founders want to remove the boundaries around "capital-A art." Read More...
    Four curators weave together different threads of the American tapestry in an important, if uneven, show at the M in St. Paul. Read More...
    Two very different bodies of work by Jim Hittinger and Shannon Estlund find an eerie common ground this month at Rosalux Gallery. Read More...
    Local painter Bunny Portia addresses ageism and feminism with her self-portraiture, mining her own experience of a summer spent wearing Playboy’s satin ears. Read More...
    A recent transplant from North Carolina, St. Paul-based artist Brad Thomas makes mixed media work with bright colors and dark humor. Here he tells us about the new direction in his art and his life. Read More...
    Love the Twin Cities summer art festivals? Here's a handy guide to all the art, food, and outdoor fun you can find around town in the next several weeks. Read More...
    Premiering this Thursday at the Icehouse, Daddy combines drag, fashion, and performance into a dance party with a vision. We caught up with the organizers to find out more. Read More...
    The latest exhibit at The M in St. Paul reflects on waste, consumption, and environmental responsibility. You can also make some sculptures yourself at the show during Northern Spark this weekend. Read More...
    Local painter Annie Hejny draws more than just inspiration from rivers and lakes, combining water, soil, and ceremony to create her acrylic abstractions. Read More...
    With his fingers on the pulse of what radical videocore should be, artist Nicholas Knutson has found a way to speak to the nature of digital media and the saturated presence of the internet in the form of visual arts. Read More...
    Local artist, designer, and all-around creative powerhouse Kate Iverson previews her Art-A-Whirl open studio pop-up and gives us some valuable tips for best practices while Whirling. Read More...
    If you feel like exploring all that Art-A-Whirl has to offer this weekend, use this handy guide to go beyond the studio buildings for art, craft, food, dancing, and puppies. That’s right: puppies. Read More...
    We caught up with the internationally acclaimed street artist HOTTEA to talk about his career, his influences, and the philosophy behind all that yarn. Read More...
    At winter's end comes a time for art and engagement. We profile three artists who will be exhibiting at this spring's St. Paul Art Crawl, and what the open-studio event means to them. Read More...
    Camille LeFevre takes a survey of the new exhibition, Universe-ity, on view throughout April at Space 369 in St. Paul Read More...
    “This was the vortex. I knew the art was going to thrive here.” Ta-coumba Aiken's art has brought him to many different parts of the world, but Lowertown St. Paul remains the place where he lives and works. Read More...
    Local installation artist Alison Hiltner tells us about the artistic, scientific, and cinematic inspirations behind her new MAEP installation, opening Thursday at Mia. Read More...
    Musician, composer, and Executive Director of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association, Dameun Strange reflects on his experience attending this year’s Arts Advocacy Day Read More...


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