Bruce Ario reads from CITY BOY Friday 12/9 from 5:30-7

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Author Bruce Ario will read from his memoir City Boy

Bruce Ario has joined the 100+ artists and authors whose work is at The Art Shoppe every day. He will read from his inspiring memoir Friday night from 5:30-7 p.m. Be prepared to be challenged and inspired.

Parking

1-1/2 hours free parking in the ramp with a merchant’s purchase stamp.

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Art Shoppe Artist Jennifer Kunin: Art for Healing

Art Shoppe Artist Jennifer Kunin is a teacher.

She has a full menu of classes, found here.  Coming up next week is art-for-healing

Art for Healing
6 Wednesdays Oct. 12 – Nov. 16
6:30 – 8:30 PM
$110.00 Materials Included
This class is designed as a venue for you to nourish yourself and develop your inner ability to stand up to the challenges in your life. We all carry wounds. We all have scars. But we can create a new beautiful vision for our lives. We will create a gentle encouraging environment that will allow you to spend some reflective time with yourself and develop tools to express your essence through visual arts. Each participant will be given a sketchbook to record imagery both in and out of class, through visual journaling. We will spend each session sharing, having informal discussions, guided meditations and art making. Art activities include acrylic painting, sculpture and more.

For more information contact Jennifer
www.alleywayarts.org
612-508-0840

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More new work at the Art Shoppe!

When more than 90 artists in the Art Shoppe sharing space at the Midtown Global Market, it should surprise no one that new work comes in all the time.

Come to the Market.

Stop for the food, knowing that if you leave hungry it’s your fault, and then come to the Art Shoppe!

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Tracie Thompson: Prints, Cards (The Big Meowski); Susan Gainen (Mosaic States and Neighborhoods); Pamela Kirton: Prints Cards of Digital Pieced Patchwork; Keegan Xavi Prints Cards.

 

LuAnn Kinzer: Textiles; Lee Schultz: Prints; Kim Buell: Ceramics; Carla Brown Zip Pulls & Key Chains.

Johnna Morrow: prints, cards, fused glass; Jennifer Kunin: prints, small books; Diane May: prints, cards; Anda Moettus: cards

 

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

Art from Art Shoppe Artists

WOW. Every day new art comes to the Art Shoppe from its 90+ Minnesota artists.

Here is a sample, row-by-row:

Row 1: Allie Hafez (OTIWA Jewelry); Andrea Martin (Paper Cutting and Painting).

Row 2: Bonnie Somdahl (needlefelting); Carole Hallman (Delightfully Dyed adult and children’s clothing); Jim Price (painter of “In Lieu of Flowers).

Row 3: Julie Woodbury (watch-parts jewelry); Bev Golberg (Kathryn is Wired Earrings); Nicole Fierce (Fierce Glass: wine stoppers, paper weights, business card holders, cups)

Row 4: Right Reverend Ryan Richards (bolos); Tom Cornish (fused glass jewelry); Nora Brody (wired and beaded jewelry).

 

10% off Mondays.

1-1/2 hour free parking in the ramp with a merchant stamp.

Art Shoppe Artists’ Exciting Work

Minnesotans will trickle back from their cabins by Labor Day, which, coincidentally, is the last day of the Minnesota State Fair, the most fun 12 days on the calendar.

Next stop: The Art Shoppe at Midtown Global Market for the work of 90-100 Minnesota artists. All Minnesota artists. All the time. Expand your vision with artists whose work sits in the dictionary next to the word “unique.”

Tara Innmon (paintings, prints, cards); Holly Tripp (Matryoshka Dolls, Painter & Crafter); Mary-Lydia Andersen (ceramics: bunnybowls).

Marilyn Morrison (polymer clay Steampunk robots); Susan Gainen (abstract paintings and coloring pages, whimsical wildlife paintings, prints, cards); Bambi Johnson (metal murals).

 

10% off everything every Monday. 1-1/2 hour free parking in the ramp with a Merchant stamp. Most artists accept commissions. Contact them through the Shoppe.

CANCELLED Amoke Kubat to read at the Art Shoppe

CANCELLED  Friday June 10, 5:30-7 pm

Amoke Kubat is recovering from a car accident and has cancelled tonight’s reading. Please send her your best wishes for recovery. Her voice is needed at the upcoming women’s conference in Washington DC (and, back at The Art Shoppe when she’s better.)

In the meantime, READ HER BOOK!

Missing Mama – a chronicle of loss, sorry & healing

IA16_IMG_AmokeKubatAmoke Kubat — Twin Cities based author, playwright, community organizer and Revered Wise Elder will read from Missing Mama at the Art Shoppe at Midtown Global Market on Friday night, June 10 from 5:30-7.

This stunning coming of age story chronicles the journey of a motherless black girl from childhood to young womanhood with clarity and grace. Much has been written about the effect of missing fathers, this book opens a door to understanding the effect of missing mothers.

Missing Mama Amoke Kubat

Missing Mama by Amoke Kubat

The Art Shoppe at Midtown Global Market

10% off everything on every Monday. 100 Minnesota artists’ work in one place. Come to the Market for food and art.

New Artist Marilyn Morrison: Steampunk Robots

For you or a friend? Whether you are a Steampunk fan, an obsessed Steampunker, or infused with Whimsy, put Marilyn Morrison‘s Steampunk Robots on your list.

The Robots, the Airplane and the Birdhouse are irresistible. I know, because I wanted to play with them instead of taking their pictures.

Steampunk Gift Idea

A box of Marilyn Morrison’s Steampunk Robots and a collection of the nine novels that defined Steampunk.

Ten Art Shoppe Artists in 2015 Art-a-Whirl (update)

1466189_423633571096711_1112026708_nThe Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association’s 20th Anniversary Art-a-Whirl opens Friday, May 15. Get your Art-a-Whirl map and explore!

Nine of the Art Shoppe’s 90 artist will participate. Greet them when you are Whirling!!!

May 15, 16, 17 (Art-a-Whirl 2015) [Friday 5-10; Saturday noon-8; Sunday noon-5]

1.   Kim Buell, Studio 155 Art-a-Whirl at Northrop King Building (polymer clay, clay, photography)

2.   Megan Funk, aka Starry Night Beadworks, East Side Neighborhood Services Building, NE (jewelry)

3.  Allie Hafez, Art-a-Whirl at the Keg House, 34 13th Avenue NE, (With the Polymer Clay Guild) (polymer clay jewelry)

4.   Carole Hallman, Art-a-Whirl at Northrop King Building, Studio 143 (upcycled clothing)

5.    Susan Gainen, Art-a-Whirl at the Keg House, 34 13th Avenue NE (Whimsical Wildlife paintings, prints, cards, books)

6.    Mary Holland, Art-a-Whirl at the Keg House Arts Building 34 13th Ave NE Ste #108 (hand-dyed sock, jewelry, and papers)

7.     Andrea Martin, Art-a-Whirl at the Grain Belt Bottling House, 79 13th Ave NE. (cut paper)

8.    Danielle Mates, Art-a-Whirl at Dangerous Man Brewing, 157 13th Ave NE (children’s clothing)

9.    Megan Moore, http://nemaa.org/art-a-whirl, Northrup King Building #423 (oil and watercolor paintings, prints, cards)

10.   Heather Tinkam, Studio 155 Art-a-Whirl at Northrop King Building (clay and ceramics)