The Art Shoppe Celebrates Monday: 10% off

With the work of more than 90 Minnesota Artists, the Art Shoppe at Midtown Global Market is well-stocked with original and unique art. Come to Midtown Global Market, decide which among the many terrific food vendors for your lunch, and show for art at The Art Shoppe.

Housekeeping:  1-1/2 hours free parking in the Ramp (not in the parking lot)

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Earring Artists of the Art Shoppe

Earrings: Exquisite. Original. One-of-a-kind.

Art Shoppe Earring Artists continue to astonish with their creativity and ingenuity. Each creates one-of-a-kind pieces by enthusiastically exploring their tools and materials.

Above: Terry Day (Earwings/ “Friendly Plastic”); Megan Funk (Starry Night/watchparts, gemstones); Stacy Mielke (SOL Jewelry Design/beads, gemstones).

 

Above: Tom Cornish (Fused Glass); Mary Holland (Marbled Leather); Melinda Wolff (Reclaimed and Recycled Wood).

 

 

Above: Margie Weaver (Copper Mojo Copper Jewelry); Lee Schultz (Amorini/Wire); Kim Buell (Polymer Clay); Carla Brown (Manipulated Metal, beads and gemstones).

 

Above: Brenna Klassen-Glanzer (Sterling); Katherine is Wired (Bev Golberg, beads, gemstones, wire); Bambi Johnson (Leather and fabric); Allie Hafez (Tourmalinated quartz, stick pearls, Bali Silver, Sterling Silver).

 

Nora Brody (wire and beads); Gayle Weigle (metal, beads)

Commissions

See something you like? Most Art Shoppe Artists accept commissions. Inquire through the Shoppe.

10% off Mondays

1-1/2 hours of free parking in the ramp with a Merchants’ stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cats of Art Shoppe Artists

Art Shoppe Artists’ Cats

You won’t be surprised to learn that some Art Shoppe Artists are cat lovers or cat keepers, or servants of cats. Here is some of their work. Come to the Shoppe in Midtown Global Market to find many, many more fascinating cats.

Susan Gainen (Pinky the First from the Clowder of Cats); Bonnie Somdahl (Needlefelting: 2 crazy cats); Christina Kieltyka (Thunder); Andrea Martin (Paper cutting).

Tracie Thompson (Frick and Frack); Karen Caldwell, author (Things I learned from my cat); Michelle Lee Lagerros (kids’ clothing); Anda Moettus (cards).

 

Tracie Thompson (I expect you to die, Mr. Bond); Tom Cornish (Fused Glass Cat Pin);  Megan Moore (Philadelphia Window); Kip Shane (Isabella).

Karen Caldwell (Cat Face); Kim Buell (Amber on Bill’s Arm); Peter Elvidge (Cat of Two Sights); Pamela Kirton (Bombay).

Christina Kieltyka (Cat); Susan Gainen (Blue Cat from the Lost Cave Paintings of Saint Paul); Kip Shane (Bastet, photo); Diane May (Snoopy.)

Don’t forget: 1-1/2 hours of free parking with a merchants’ stamp. 10% off everything every Monday.

AND 20% off all clothing: September 14-18.

 

Art Shoppe Artists Ready for Fall

While Minnesotans are enjoying the last days at the lake and seeking the best new foods from the Minnesota State Fair, Art Shoppe Artists are bringing exciting work to the Shoppe here at Midtown Global Market.

Here are a few of our artists and some of their unique — one of a kind — art pieces. Note, please that most of our artists accept commissions. Inquire at the Shoppe.

Counter Clockwise. Kathryn Rosebear (ceramics); Kim Buell (polymer clay jewelry and photography); Megan Funk, aka Starry Night Beadworks (Jewelry made from original watch parts). 

 

Counter Clockwise. Bryce Brown (talking and walking sticks); Greg Pususta (Carved wooden bird feathers); Margie Weaver (Home grown Sweetgrass and copper jewelry).

 

Counter Clockwise. Carla Brown (Gemstone and Bead Jewelry); Mary Holland (marbling: paper, wood, ceramics, leather and paper); Melinda Wolff (jewelry from reclaimed wood and clovers).

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10% off everything every Monday. 1-1/2 hours free parking in the ramp with a Merchant stamp.

 

Mother’s Day at the Art Shoppe

90 Minnesota Artists

Stop by The Art Shoppe if your Mother might like jewelry (large and small, leather bracelets, marbled leather earrings, fused glass jewelry, watch-part jewelry, necklaces, beaded necklaces and bracelets, polymer clay earrings and necklaces, rings, bracelets and more), clothing, paintings or prints, needlefelted creatures, magnets, photographs, glass work (blown glass and fused glass),bookmarks, suncatchers, walking and talking sticks, wine stoppers, ceramics (plates, bowls, cups, masks), and lots, lots more.

A store full of unique, one of a kind items

10% off everything on every Monday

Cats of the Art Shoppe #1

Many Art Shoppe artists are unabashed cat lovers, and they enthusiastically create cat images. Most of the artists are kept (ruled, bossed) by cats who direct their photography and participate in their art projects. This is the first Cats of the Art Shoppe post. More will follow!

Of course these images are for sale!

Kim Buell’s Cats

Neither of these cats belong to Kim. The Black and White cat belongs to a neighbor who has more than a dozen. This is the only one willing to pose. The Cat The Shadow belongs to her friend Bill.

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Kip Shane’s Cats

Bastet — the City Kitty, has the most astonishing green eyes. Unless, of course, you find Bella’s eyes mesmerizing. Kip has both a magic camera and two cats eager to pose.

 

10% off on Mondays

Stop in to see more Cat Art!

 

Meet Kim Buell: Photography, Polymer Clay & Mixed Media

At the Art Shoppe!
November 19, 2015
5:30-7pm

During the past 20 years, Kim Buell has worked with her hands making art that is inspired by nature, people, and everyday experiences.

During this Meet & Greet, Kim will answer everyone’s questions about her photography, her process, and her inspirations from nature. She will also talk about the jewelry and other objects that she creates from various forms of clay.

The Art Shoppe’s North Wall is full of Kim’s photographs. Come and see them.

Kim Buell, Photographer

Kim Buell, photographer

Art Shoppe at Powderhorn

Saturday August 8 & Sunday August 9

Powderhorn Art Fair is part of Minneapolis’ Art-Fair-Trifecta Weekend and the Art Shoppe and its artists are proud participants. Find us in the Group Exhibitors Section.

Click here to link to a free Metro Transit Pass for Saturday and Sunday that will take you to Powderhorn, Uptown and Loring.

Among the Art Shoppe Artists whose work will be at the Fair are Rae Ash, Wendy Benson, Kim Buell, Tom Cornish, Susan Gainen, Bev Golberg,  Kip Shane, Betty Siefert,  Diane May, Stacie Mielke, Tracie Thompson, Margie Weaver.

 

 

Art Shoppe Artists July Art Fairs (revised)

July 2015

 

July 11

Megan Moore, Art at St. Kate’s, 10-5

July 11

Allie Hafez, Robbin Gallery Art on the Lawn, 10-5

July 11

Wendy Benson, Peter Elvidge, ZagZum ART EXHIBITION + SALE,  9:30am-7:30pm
Minneapolis Convention Center, The Seasons
1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis MN

 July 12 
Susan Gainen, Como Fest Art Fair,  10 -2,
Como Lakeside Pavilion (part of Como Dockside restaurant)
1360 Lexington Parkway N, Saint Paul 55104
July 17-18 Susan Gainen, Diane May, Kim Buell, Rae Ash, Kip Shane, Tara Innmon, Festa Italiana, Harriet Island, Minneapolis
July 19 and July 26 Susan Gainen, Kathryn Rosebear, Made Here Market, 11-6
1612 Harmon Place, Minneapolis

Welcome to the Art Shoppe!

Welcome to the Art Shoppe!

We are a group of Minnesota artists who have gathered to present original and unique art in one of the most exciting sites in Minneapolis, The Midtown Global Market.

Located at 920 East Lake Street, the Market is a great place to shop, to eat, and to buy art.

The Art Shoppe has six artist-owners and 90 Minnesota artist consignors whose work is original, unique, and all made in Minnesota.

We will use this blog to introduce you to our artists and their work, and to art topics of general interest.  Join us in the Art Shoppe (7 days a week). Some of our artists have links to their websites. Have patience as we introduce e-commerce into The Art Shoppe retail mix.

Scroll over the art from:

Mary-Lydia Andersen, The Bunny Bowl Lady (etsy)
Wendy Benson, Collage Artist
Johnna Morrow, Fused Glass Artist and Painter (about)
Kim Buell, Polymer Clay Artist and Photographer
Diane May, Painter and Face Painter (web)
Claudia Stack Kremer, Painter (web)
Bonnie Somdahl, Needlefelter (FB Post)