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  1. PBR Art Showcase: Minneapolis

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    FEATURED ARTISTS: Wundr, Goat, Amy Bambi Wendt, Pseudo Manitou, Caitlin Karolczak, Brian Matthew Hart, Greta Claire, Angel Hawari, Dan Wieken and REPO

     

    When you open a crisp can of Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR), it’s unlikely that your immediate thought involves art. PBR has been working to change that with “PBRart,” a boundary-less “call for art” devoted to merging the brand logo with artists from across the country. This year, Gamut Gallery is proud to be part of the second Minneapolis edition of a nation-wide art showcase series dedicated to the iconic PBR logo which highlights our own local visual artists.

     

    Beyond simply ubiquitously known and frequently drank, PBR has been a heavy supporter of the Minneapolis arts scene for many years. This year Gamut Gallery celebrates three years of sponsorship and this exhibit embodies our appreciation. For this one-night only event, we’ve selected 10 artists – as eclectic as the PBR drinkers themselves – to create new, original, PBR-inspired art pieces which incorporate elements of the logo and capture the essence of its culture. In addition to the PBR pieces, the participating artists are invited to showcase non-PBR-related works that represent each artist’s individual style, setting the stage for an eclectic exhibition of unpredictable nature.

    The exhibit’s reception will feature live painting in Gamut’s back courtyard from local creative collective, Rogue Citizen, plus sets from DJ Truckstache and friends.

    ONE NIGHT ONLY
    Friday, Sept. 9th 2016, 7-11pm
    Free and open to the public


     


     

  2. Gamut Turns 4

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    For the past four years, Gamut has proudly shared a birthday alongside the vibrant energy that Northern Spark lends the city. Although we are not officially part of this year’s festival, we have a few things up our sleeves to join in the revelry. If you’ve celebrated with us in the past, you know how lively our parties can get. For this year’s birthday, Gamut’s walls will be filed with bewitching art from Ineffable, a collaborative exhibition of mixed media and photography between artist Ramses Alarcon Sanchez and 11 local photographers. The artwork examines perception and explores the transcendental.

    We welcome back the genre-obliterating project, Genrebeast for their second CD release party featuring the sophisticated, cinematic electronica sounds of duo KPT and Gus Watkins DEATHDANCE. Genrebeast is a visceral art/sound experience that puts Gamut Gallery at the epicenter of a 6-month-long music residency and features five album releases from five contradistinctive bands to coincide with five exhibition finales. Gamut is proud to host this series that merges an audience of art and music lovers alike for sensory exploration.

    Music will continue into the night with sets from rap act RP HOOKS, deep house and techno from Berndt & Ryote of Kajunga Records, and soulful grunge-folk from Half Tramp. Plus, a live performance piece meets acoustic act from our friends Qassandra & Apollo, comedy courtesy of the new cable access show  “And Now It’s”, and a live VJ feed from Omen projected onto our backyard patio. Also, because Gamut just loves to ‘go out on a limb,’ we’ll be showcasing an experimental twist on live body painting – live mannequin painting. We’ve invited some of our favorite local artists (including Repo, Erin Sayer, Greta Claire, Benjamin Wuest, Jacob Eidem, Alex Gregory and more) to dissemble mannequins and paint/draw/embellish their signature styles onto a limb/body part. At the end of the night, the adorned limbs will sold as memorandums in an auction to support future programming at Gamut Gallery.

    Come for the art and music, stay for the party and help us raise a toast to thank the local art community for four fantastic years of continued support and for letting us be the innovative, aberrant gallery that we are.