Last Minute Gift Shopping @AZ!

Posted on Dec 20, 2012

Last Minute Gift Shopping @AZ!

December 20-23…    It’s your last weekend to shop for artist-made gift before Christmas, but fear not!  We’ve still got a great selection of AFFORDABLE handmade gifts that will impress the pickiest person on your list!  We’ve even replenished our supplies of Bodylish soaps;  pottery and glass; and selections of jewelry from Larissa Loden.   Visit our Holiday Gift Show (running from Nov. 23 through Dec. 30) featuring an expanded offering of gift items from both members and local artists. Visitors will find jewelry, pottery, glass, holiday ornaments, home and...

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Visit the AZ on Go Green Saturday!

Posted on Nov 21, 2012

Visit the AZ on Go Green Saturday!

Saturday, Nov 24   Buses are free – hop on and shop along the Green Line! Shop For A Reason Go Green Saturday invites you to shop small. By shopping Green Line businesses for your holiday shopping or everyday shopping, you help support the businesses affected by light rail construction. On Saturday, November 24th, the Green Line in St. Paul and Minneapolis will be offering festivities and fun from horse-drawn trolley rides to carolers, from kid’s games to special treats, there will be a bit of holiday cheer for the entire family. Participating businesses along the Green Line...

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The Anti Big Box Shopping Event: Saturday 11/24!

Posted on Nov 12, 2012

The Anti Big Box Shopping Event: Saturday 11/24!

Join us on Saturday, November 24 for our first annual Holiday Shopping Event/Artist Meet & Greet! Saturday, November 24 –  9 am to 5 pm  Shopping Event/Reception for “Small Business Saturday”   featuring artist meet & greets; gift wrapping services, refreshments, and more. Support the local, handmade movement by shopping our Holiday Show for a curated collection of gift-oriented items produced by local artists and artisans. The gallery will expand its usual art offerings to include home and bath/beauty products, fiber/knitted/sewn items, toys and children’s clothing,...

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Lowertown Art Show Featured Artist: Catherine L. Johnson

Posted on Oct 22, 2012

Catherine L. Johnson http://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/ www.mnartists.org/Catherine_L._Johnson Beauty is not caused. It is. Emily Dickinson   Artist Statement   My art pursues the beauty of realization rather than perfect beauty. All of my life I have known an inviolable place of inner freedom containing: earth; pieces of washed clear blue skies; brilliant unfolding blooms; wings of flight; the color and arcs of rainbows; the hallelujah chorus of wind, rain and rivers; and the white glistened silence of ice.  This was my chrysalis: My life was baptized in hospitals, a place where...

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Lowertown Art Show Featured Artist: Kirk Lyttle

Posted on Oct 22, 2012

Lowertown Art Show Featured Artist: Kirk Lyttle

   

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Lowertown Art Show Featured Artist: Ta-coumba Aiken

Posted on Oct 22, 2012

Lowertown Art Show Featured Artist: Ta-coumba Aiken

Ta-coumba Aiken a longtime resident in Lowertown – Saint Paul, MN, was recently received The 2011 Sally Ordway Award in the Vision category, ( awarded in 2012 ). He also recently created an interior mural for Macalester College’s Institute for Global Citizenship and an exterior mural for the Tangle Town Neighborhood Association.  He has created public art in collaboration with schools and communities. Aiken identifies opportunities that exist in architectural, landscape and public works projects.  He works in a wide range of glass, metal, clay, wood, and landscaping materials. Some...

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