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  1. Raging Art On

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    December 2nd – December 22nd in-person, online through January 11th, 2022  –
    Gamut Gallery’s annual holiday pop-up shopping event featuring floor-to-ceiling artwork, handcrafted gifts & more from over 50 MN Artists!


    ​​FEATURED ARTISTS: Third Daughter Restless Daughter, Astralchemy, Alexis Politz, allison anne, Anton Horishnyk, Amit Michael,  Ashley Nichole, Bekah Worley, Benja Wuest, Biafra, Black Daze, Cassie Garner, Carter Casmaer, Destiny Davison, Eli Libson, Emily Forbes, Emily Quandahl, Evan Weselmann, Flahn Manly, Heather Renaux, Jamie Owens, Jenna Richardson, Jordan Wiebe, Jorie Kosel, Juliana Ferguson, Kathryn Flora, Lauren Storm, Linnea Maas, Liza Ferrari, Lora Hlavsa, Lucy Comer, Manthra Studio, Martzia Thometz, Marne Skusa, Nichole Showalter, Pompa Goods, Oh, Beehave!, Phaedra Odelle, Philipo Dyauli, Rachel Schroder, Russ White, Sara Kahn, Sarah Evenson, Scott Seekins, Sherstin Schwartz, stace of spades, Suyao Tian, Tierney Houdek, Tiffany Lange, Tom Jay, Trace, Zach Julen


    With so much to celebrate this year, Gamut’s 10th annual holiday market Raging Art On (RAO) is back!  We’re bursting at the seams with locally sourced art, helping you answer that age old question: what do you get the person that has everything? The gallery is transformed, filled from floor-to-ceiling with paintings, fiber art, prints, jewelry, sculptures, and stocking stuffers to choose from. You’ll never find yourself agonizing over holiday shopping again!

    Since the inception of Raging Art On in 2011, we have hand selected the artists, but leave the rest up to them!  In doing so, they choose their “best of the best” artworks spanning all sizes & price points creating the full Gamut of work. The gallery will feature 25 NEW artists alongside familiar names that we have shown throughout the years. Our holiday pop-up shop is the only time of the year where you can take your new found love off the wall & go home with them that same day!

    Members of the gallery are invited to get a preview of the festivities on Wednesday December 1st from 5pm–9pm, followed by three weeks of in person shopping open to the public. Snowed in? We’ve got you covered. RAO will be shoppable again this year on gamutgallerympls.com/shop so that you can support your community consciously from the comfort of your home (jammies and cocoa optional). For those who fall in love with a piece of art before the holidays but feel guilty about making that big purchase will have a chance to circle back via the online shop thru January 10th!

    While others at the office party are unwrapping mass-produced gifts bought from chain stores, you know that sustainability is the true gift that keeps on giving. Raging Art On reflects Gamut Gallery’s ethos of community, collaboration, the art of the happening and eco-consciousness. Gifts for sale at this cash-n-carry event are handmade locally and are in harmony with those values. In 2021, more than ever, let our artists be your elves and continue to support our vibrant community of local artists and makers.

    Members ONLY Preview Night
    Wednesday, December 1st // 5-9pm
    Our Members only “first dibs” opener is not to be missed!
    Not a Gamut Gallery member? Become one today!
    • Must be a Gamut Gallery Member to attend
    • Masks required in the gallery

    RAO POP-UP DATES:
    December 2nd – December 22nd // 11AM – 6PM
    • Masks required in the gallery
    WEEK 1 December 2nd – December 4th
    WEEK 2
    December 8th – December 11th
    WEEK 3 December 15th – December 18th
    LAST IN-PERSON DAY – December 22nd

    Online Orders
    December 2nd – January 11th
    • Selected works online
    • Shipping works will be available from Dec 2nd – Dec 22nd & resume Jan 13th
    • Shop all artworks at Raging Art On

     

  2. Sq2 [Squared] :100 New works each 10″x10″

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    FEATURED ARTISTS: Alex Poepping, Alexandra Motz, Amelia LeBarron, Ana Taylor, Andres Guzman, Barret Lee, Brett Early, Biafra, Blaster, Booka B, Boxy Mouse, Brian Matthew Hart, Bunny Portia, Cassie Garner, Chris Larson, Christopher Sorenson, Dalsen, Dana Schmakel, Derek Meier, Donny Gettinger, Erica Parrott, Genie Castro, Impeach, I.V. Hills, Jade Patrick, Jamie Owens, Jaye McGilvrey, Jane Wunrow, Jesse Aylsworth, Kyle Quinn, Lindsee Bee, Lizardman, Miles Taylor, Natalia Berglund, Nate Vincent Szklarski, Neal Breton, Nicholas Harper, Nicholas Knutson, Medusa, Paige Guggemos, Phaedra Odelle, Repo, Ry Johnson, Ryan Hughes, Shye, stace of spades, Tierney Houdek, Therd, Wundr and Yuya Negishi

    For her first solo curation, Gamut Gallery co-owner Cassie Garner hand-selected a roster of national and local artists whose artwork highlights the bold energy and aesthetics of her personal taste. Using a 10” x 10” dimension constraint, each artist was asked to produce two pieces which speak to the collectable nature of tiny art and showcased their unique skill and artistic voice. Running the gamut of art styles, Sq2 features illustration, street art, graphic design, collage, abstract, photography, glitch, and mixed media. Unobtrusive yet not to be overlooked, compact art is the digestible alternative to its counterpart. Perfect for the apartment dweller or first time art buyer, tiny art begs to be collected, pairs well with others and carries a non-committal feel.

    Uniting Gamut’s past with present, this exhibit welcomes back a handful of artists in Gamut’s repertoire, including Yuya Negishi, Bunny Portia, Paige Guggemos, Erin Sayer and members of the Rogue Citizen artist collective. A co-curator of last year’s Guerrilla Girls-inspired feminist exhibition, Second Sex, Genie Castro’s work explores the challenges of life as an artist, wife, mother and woman through the use of bold monotypes, masterful strokes, layers of vibrant color and subtle detail which brim with kinetic energy. Formerly a Minneapolite, currently NY-based, Kyle Quinn first showed at Gamut during the group exhibition medley, C4W. With nods to photographer icons Nan Goldin and Robert Mapplethrope and a splash of 70’s gay erotica, Quinn’s work explores the subversive and intensely personal.

    Sq2 also features a few culturally known Gamut newcomers, including Booka B, Erica Parrot, Shön Troth, I.V. Hills, and Nicholas Harper, owner of Rogue Buddha Gallery. Best known for his portraits of women with elongated necks, Harper’s work examines magical realism and is heavily influenced by Russian and Orthodox Iconography, as well as literature and philosophy. Based in Las Vegas, street artist and zine writer, Shye creates anime-inspired illustrations and paintings. Whether using floral pastels, stark monochromatics, or captivating hues, her linework is sharp, leaning towards geometric shapes, patterns and mandala designs. Mash-ups both in concept and method, newcomer, Chris Larson’s illustrative works use digital, printmaking and bookbinding techniques to create queer meditations on beauty, identity, the environment and the esoteric.

    OPENING RECEPTION
    Saturday, August 26th 7-11pm // $5 or FREE with membership
    Featuring MODWELL & PFunkus

    EXHIBIT FINALE
    Friday, September 8th 7-11pm // $10 or FREE with membership
    Featuring a live DJ set from BOOKA B + a variety of
    performances that will take place in a 10’ x 10’ square

    EXTENDED GIFT SHOP OPEN HOURS
    Thursday, Friday & Saturdays 1-7pm
    Or by appointment

  3. “Gamut Faces Change” by MPLSART.com

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    Guest writer Wahida Omar gets an exclusive look at the past, present, and future of Gamut Gallery

    “There are so many indicators that tell me Gamut Gallery should continue,” Jade Patrick, Gallery Director, says. “That’s how my gut and heart read the situation. That said, we want people to be with us in the reality of where we are. Things are up in the air and a lot is uncertain right now. We really hope that this isn’t our last show, but there’s a chance that it could be.”


    Minimum Wage—Rogue Citizen at Gamut Gallery (3/6/2014)

    I’ve joined Jade and Gallery Manager Cassie Garner for the tail end of their weekly meeting. We soon realize that today, June 9th, happens to be Gamut Gallery’s third anniversary.

    “How serendipitous,” Cassie says, her voice characteristically warm and just slightly raspy. “Maybe that’s a good sign.”

    It’s one of the first truly hot days of summer, and we sit on the porch of the Patrick home in South Minneapolis, ice cream bars from the corner store melting on their sticks. We watch Jade’s three-year-old twin sons bound back and forth through the sprinkler on the lawn, their bright red hair wet and glinting in the sun.


    Chido // Serene Supreme x Ramses Alarcon (8/18/2014)

    Jade tucks an asymmetrical length of periwinkle blue hair behind one ear. “The gentrification of the Handicraft Guild has provided the impetus for us to say—Okay. We need to really look at our business model and change if we want long-term sustainability. We are really hoping to be able to expand Gamut Gallery in some meaningful ways. But right now we can’t really say what the future holds.”

    THE CLOSURE

    “There are some developers that are looking to convert the Handicraft Guild into condos,” Jade says. “About a year ago there started to be a lot of tours, a lot of inspections, a lot of folks in suits coming to look through the building. A few months ago, we heard from the management that it looked like this deal was going to go through. And then a few weeks ago, we got the paperwork. It’s really setting in now.”


    Minimum Wage—Rogue Citizen at Gamut Gallery (3/6/2014)

    “On February 20th an article came out in the business journals,” Cassie adds. “That’s how this deal really came onto our radar. A week later I went to the city planning meeting, and that’s how I learned what sections of the building would be preserved and which wouldn’t.”

    Cassie looks away, emotion showing in her dark eyes. “They’re only preserving the north-facing section of the building, the section on 10th Street that houses Devil’s Advocate, the restaurant. The section on Marquette that Gamut is in, and Josi Severson’s store, and OOTN—none of that is under historical protection, so the developer’s plans are to demolish it all and start from scratch.”

    “Right,” Jade says. “The wing that Gamut is on was added a couple of years after the original section of the building. When the [Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission] came in and deemed it historical, they only had the grounds to protect the original section. So when the developers come in and build, they’re going to have to work around that section. They’ll preserve it in the sense that the protected portion will stay there because they have to let it stay there. But they’re not preserving the actual integrity of why the building was built in the first place.”


    Chido // Serene Supreme x Ramses Alarcon (8/18/2014)

    Jade’s sons are on the porch with us now, and she briefly holds the hand of one of the boys before he ambles past her. “The building was founded by the Handicraft Guild, which was a leader in the Arts and Crafts movement in the early 1900s. The founders of the building would no doubt be ecstatic to see an organization like Gamut Gallery operating there and would want it to continue. Even still, I’ve always had a sense of gratitude for what we’ve had. I always thought, hey. We’re a start-up art gallery. We’re across from the Hilton. We are so lucky just to be here at all.”

    “It’s true,” Cassie says. “I’ve gone through waves of emotion with it. I’ve always known it wasn’t permanent, but I was really frustrated that this was happening for another condo to be built downtown. We don’t need any more condos. They’re building all these spaces for people to inhabit downtown, but nobody actually experiences downtown. That’s what Gamut has been. A reason for people to go downtown and really experience our city.”

    Cassie reaches for her glass of iced tea. “I’ve gone through the process of grieving. I was angry, and then I was really sad. And now I’ve reached a place of acceptance.”

    Past, Present, and Future

    Gamut Gallery is one of three entities operating out of 1006 Marquette Avenue—Gamut Gallery; electronic music training institute Slam Academy; and the private studio of Jade’s husband, electronic artist James Patrick.


    Northern Spark Festival 2012: Gamut Gallery/Slam Academy Grand Opening (6/9/2012)

    Jade explains that Gamut will be the first to leave. “So that we can focus our efforts on planning for the future,” she says. “Slam Academy and the studio of James Patrick, Artist will maintain their space through the end of September.”


    CoLab Art Night (3/19/2015)

    “Six years ago when we first got a space in this building, we knew that there was a sense of impermanence. There had been a serious bid for the building ten years earlier, where tenants were told to evacuate, and somebody was going to come in and develop. That deal fell through, and that’s how we were able to afford to be downtown. We moved into a space that the current owners weren’t really doing anything to maintain.”


    Gamut Gallery’s First Anniversary (6/15/2013)

    “The reason Gamut came into being was an awareness that we were a part of a community of talented artists. I remember going to dance parties, and meeting people, and saying—‘Oh wow, you paint too, oh and you’re a photographer, let’s make art together sometime.’ That’s what made us start CoLab as a community art-making night. We did that in the basement space every Thursday for a solid two years before the upstairs store-front became available, and JP [James Patrick] said, ‘Why don’t we start an art gallery?'”

    From left: Jade Patrick, Mark Dean, Cassie Garner, James Patrick, Juleana Enright, and Kurtis “Kujo” Johnson at the Middle Class Aspirations exhibit opening (6/11/2015)

    “Gamut Gallery was started by a group of friends,” Jade continues. “Everything nice in the physical 1006 Marquette Avenue space was done by the hands of Kurtis ‘Kujo’ Johnson, our gravity-defying handyman, art-installer, and jack-of-all-trades. And by the rest of us, the rest of the Gamut team: James Patrick, Tierney Houdek, Wendy Thomas, Mark Dean, Juleana Enright, Hannah Howard, Dan Frame, Bobby Kahn, Jennifer Hunt, Sarah Knapp and so many others. We’ve busted our butts down in that basement, in the whole space, and with the entire project of Gamut Gallery.”

    “It’s always been a team effort. That fits with our view on community and what we’re really here for. This whole time, it’s never been to make money. We’re grateful to have reached a point, up until the coming changes, where the project self-sustains. But nobody’s really getting paid. We’re definitely doing this as a labor of love.”

    “And to support local artists,” Cassie adds. “Always to support local artists.”

    “Yes,” Jade says. “I could book exhibits for the next five years. I don’t necessary have enough people to come and buy their artwork, but the talented artists are there. Entering the gallery world a few years ago as a total newbie, I learned that the Twin Cities has a really strong nonprofit arts sector, and a strong community of arts supporters. But those supporters are used to making their contributions to the arts by making charitable contributions to nonprofits. Rather than through direct sales, rather than from buying from artists themselves.”

    “Gamut wants to work on fostering a collector culture here. We want to celebrate each purchase. We want to encourage people to get excited about buying a piece of art, allow people to feel that sense of joy.”


    CoLab Art Night (3/19/2015)

    Gamut Artists

    “We’re really strategic about who we choose,” Cassie says. “We don’t just choose people who are creating art, but artists who are very focused, very dedicated to their art form, really driven to build a customer base, who are working hard to get their names out there.”

    Kate Renee is just one artist who we feel a lot of pride about. She was in Colors: Gamut’s first call for works, and then she had Imaginarium, and Beauties Behaving Badly. Kate Renee has that drive, and it’s so deep in her, and it’s so visible.”

    Opening for Kate Renee’s Beauties Behaving Badly exhibit (1/18/2014)


    Beauties Behaving Badly Immersive Theater Exhibit Finale (2/22/2014)

    “We really embrace our name,” Jade says. “We show a wide array of media, content, and style. That’s in our mission statement, and you can see it in our shows. We go drastically from one concept to another, and with each idea we want to push it as far as we can. Quality is the equalizer, and a sense of innovation. I love to show people who are taking chances and doing things that we’re not seeing in other places.”

    “Gamut Gallery is more than just an art gallery, as compared to your typical commercial gallery,” Jade continues. “We’ve taken on this idea of social space and experience, the art of the happening. When we have openings, we want to celebrate the work of our artists. Performance, movement, music in response to or in conversation with the work on our walls—that’s a critical ingredient of what we do at Gamut. We’ve had artist talks with Robyne Robinson, Drew Peterson, Joan Vorderbruggen, Tricia Khutoretsky, Nathaniel Smith, Jesse Draxler, Ash Marlene Hane, Angela Sprunger and more. We’ve had shows like Minimum Wage, If These Walls Could Talk, Chido, the list goes on.”


    Post Mo’ Bills Exhibit Finale (7/26/2014)


    Post Mo’ Bills Exhibit Finale (7/26/2014)

    “We’ve worked so far with two artists who were recipients of the Minnesota State Artist’s Initiative Grant, and—if we are able to find a new space—our next exhibit will feature a third.”

    “Likewise, with the street artists responsible for Middle Class Aspirations, our current show. In my humble opinion, Wundr and Biafra Inc. are currently the city’s best and most prolific graffiti artists. And photographer Urban Camper has been right there with them.”

    Middle Class Aspirations

    “Middle Class Aspirations makes a lot of sense for us as a final exhibit in this space,” Jade says. “Everybody behind Gamut Gallery is a quote-unquote ‘regular person.’ We’re not trust-fund inheritants, we’re not born and bred into art school. We’re definitely not disadvantaged, either. We realize we have a lot going for us. But we really have a by-the-people, for-the-people outlook. That’s part of our character and the character of the space.”

    Photo from Middle Class Aspirations - Courtesy Gamut Gallery

    Middle Class Aspirations Opening(6/11/2015)

    “We are the middle class,” Cassie says. “Middle Class Aspirations really fits who we are.”

    Photo from Middle Class Aspirations - Courtesy Gamut Gallery
    Middle Class Aspirations Opening(6/11/2015)

    Jade nods. “If we’re able to go on and expand, I can tell you for sure that we will not be following the path of the typical commercial art gallery, who, frankly, has to cater to and chase around millionaires to get them to buy ten, twenty, thirty thousand dollar pieces to be able to sustain their business. We want to go in the opposite direction. We want to be accessible to anyone. We want to have artwork that people can afford, and to have other ways that people can show their support for us, too.”

    We’ve been talking for a couple of hours now, though Jade and Cassie and I had originally thought to chat for an hour at most. The twins are ready for their nap, and we grownups are ready to get out of the heat. I ask Jade and Cassie if they have any last words to impart.

    “We are just so grateful,” Jade says. “I want to express our sincere gratitude to the Twin Cities arts and culture community, including the press, and all the ways that everyone has supported us. We have these great artists and their amazing artwork, and we can put it up on the wall. But if nobody comes to see it, it doesn’t work.”

    Photo from Middle Class Aspirations - Courtesy Gamut Gallery
    Middle Class Aspirations Opening(6/11/2015)

    “On opening night when people come and get excited about what they’re seeing, and go home to tell their friends, there’s this ripple effect,” Cassie says. “It’s just the best feeling.”

    Middle Class Aspirations is the last exhibit for Gamut Gallery in the 1006 Marquette Avenue space. The exhibit finale will take place on Thursday, June 25th from 6pm to 10pm. Friends and staff of Gamut will speak about the gallery and toast to the good times. Carnage the Executioner will close out the night with his signature vocal stylings.

    “We’ll have a goodbye-for-now party, one last hurrah, probably near the end of July,” Jade says. “Stay tuned!”

    Wahida Omar

    All images provided courtesy of Gamut Gallery -used with permission.

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  4. Middle Class Aspirations Exhibit Finale with Carnage!

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    Join us this Thursday for your last chance to see the Middle Class Aspirations exhibit in person. But this isn’t just any ol’ exhibit finale – it’s our last in this space! We will open our doors beginning at 2pm for viewing, then at 6pm we will shift gears into celebration and kick off the finale party. Around 8pm we will pass the mic to some friends of Gamut to toast to the good times, then Carnage The Executioner will bring it home with his signature vocal stylings.

     

  5. Middle Class Aspirations

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    Minneapolis – Thursday, June 11, 2015, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.opening for the group exhibition Middle Class Aspirations. A collection of all-new work by Wundr, Biafra Inc., and Urban Camper, this collaborative street art show explores the experiences and people of Middle Class America and those struggling to achieve middle class status. Through prints, photography and paintings, the three artists merge their media and political activism for an exhibition that shines a prudent spotlight on class division, exposes inequality and celebrates those who are attempting to rise above the hardships and better themselves.

    Acknowledging both the pride and despair of being at the bottom of the socioeconomic ladder, Wundr’s paintings depict scenes with his distinctive characters from middle and lower class living. Some of the characters are striving to make their lives better, while some have simply accepted their status at the bottom. One of the most prolific and recognizable local street artists, Wundr has developed a way to bring his art into a gallery atmosphere without losing the street elements and city-feel. In 2013, Wundr debuted a widely received solo show,  Almost Yesterday, at Gamut Gallery that highlighted his signature style of artistic reclaiming.

    Biafra Inc.’s pieces examine home décor of the middle and lower classes. Subverting kitschy catch phrases ubiquitously found in cheap home decoration stores, he creates new dystopian home décor. An aesthetic critique of capitalism, his new works inspire dialogue that addresses the “American Dream.” Biafra Inc. is known for the use of stickers, stencils, spray paint and posters to proliferate imagery here in the Twin Cities and beyond.

    Urban Camper’s photographs vividly and intimately document the acts of local graffiti writers. His work exposes scenes from what is generally considered a lowbrow culture and invites a visual excavation of the alleyways and underground environments that transform outdoor cityscapes into canvas. His work migrates towards shooting stationary objects and streets scenes. His long-held passion and appreciation for graffiti is the catalyst for his photography.

    Wundr, Biafra Inc., and Urban Camper consider themselves blue collar artists, creating a name and a history in a subculture with no promise of financial gain or reward. Immersed in this culture for the past decade, these three artists are not simply contemporary commentators on the plight of the middle class, but are operating within its system and attempting to break free from its perimeters.

    PRESS
    City Page’s A-List / Free Things To Do
    City Page’s Dressing Room
    Secrets of the City
    L’étoile Magazine

    Click here for pictures from opening night!

    ARTWORK

     

  6. Raging Art On 2014

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    MINNEAPOLIS
    – Dec. 12th & 13th, Noon–10:00 p.m. – If your Christmas gift list is filled with artists, music makers, writers and other creatives, MOA is definitely not the answer. Gamut Gallery provides an alternative to big-box stores and mass mall shopping with the annual “art-happening meets holiday-party meets pop-up boutique.”

    Featured Artists: Rudy Fig, Paige Guggemos, FabrikMarge, Sarah Stanley-Ayre, Scott Seekins, Moustache Jim, Biafra, Inc., Amanda Weber, Angela Sprunger, Benjamin Wuest, Boxy Mouse, Jamie Owens, Pseudo Manitou, Black Ship, Brookita Corazón, Adam DeGross, Lizardman, Jesse Quam, Bryce Davidson, Jennifer Hunt, Cassie Garner, Tony “Etones” Larson, Chromanttica, Emiel, Jacob Eidem, Jaime Reynal O’Connor, James Kloiber, Jesse Golfis, June “Moon” Hanson, Kate Renee, Morgan Pease, Nicole Honore Rasmussen, Rachel Schwartz, Ron Brown, Ryan Hughes, Sara Syverhus, Stephanie Jarrett, Tierney Houdek, Wendy Benson, Esequiel Guzman, TLouis Blackwell, Rob McBroom, Kept Fresh and Yuya Negishi

    Featuring two floors of “uncurated” art from 40+ artists who decide what to show and where to show it. Both floors will be packed from ceiling to floor with paintings, photography, prints, handmade apparel, jewelry, housewares, and more, so you’re sure to find something for the hard to shop for, and maybe even something for yourself!
    Hosted by local personality Christiaan “Bacon” Tarbox, who will be celebrating his birthday (woot! woot!) with a food and toy drive to Second Harvest Heartland and Toys-for-Tots. How does it work? Bring a nonperishable food item or a new, unwrapped toy to be entered for a chance to win door prizes donated by Blick Art Supplies. Music from DJ’s Mike Moilanen, Keith Millions, Aaron Brooks, and Ken Hannigan…and PBR! So, come for the art – and stay for the party. Co-sponsored by: Pabst Blue Ribbon and Blick Art Materials

  7. Post Mo’ Bills

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    Minneapolis – Friday June 20, 2014, 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. – opening night reception for Gamut Gallery’s “Post Mo’ Bills;” the exhibition runs through July 16. Gamut Gallery will be transformed into a graphic communications hub through the display of editioned screen prints by many of the Twin Cities’ finest poster designers.

    Sometimes the easiest way to advertise a garage sale or a concert is to staple flyers to telephone poles. But in many U.S. cities, it is illegal to post handbills on public or private property. These local ordinances are similar to anti-graffiti laws. Wheat pasting posters is considered vandalism. Property owners complain that flyers look “messy.” And yet, our visual landscape is already cluttered with corporate advertisements on billboards and bus shelters. If grassroots flyering is forbidden by law, how is someone supposed to find their lost cat? How should political activists communicate their messages supporting social change? Where is the place for artists’ expression in the public space?

    From the psychedelic animal art of Chuck U, to the politically-charged prints of alternative arts veteran Ruthann Godollei, “Post Mo’ Bills” is a feast for the eyes. The interior of the gallery will feel urban, with a wall designed to resemble the multiple layers of overlapping handbills and postcards found on outdoor notice boards. Visitors to the gallery are encouraged to add their own messages to the existing flyers on the bulletin board. This will be a participatory exhibit, one that challenges civil authorities warnings to “post no bills.”

    Artists Featured: Burlesque of North America, TOOTH, Ruthann Godollei, Chuck U, WUNDR, Andrew Gramm, Biafra Inc., Boxy Mouse, Emily Janning, Erik Farseth, Gilpin Matthews, Heather Wayne, Jonas Criscoe, Lauren Schuppe, Maura K. Williams, Pseudo Manitou, Jon Reese, Lizardman, The Abstracted