University of Minnesota
Department of Art


  • Student Rhys Jones Selected to Teach for Free Arts Minnesota *DRAFT*

    UMN art student, Rhys Jones (BA'15), named teaching artist at Free Arts Minnesota's "The Studio."  

    Rhys Jones, a BA student graduating this spring, has been named one of the teaching artists at The Studio, a teen arts center run by Free Arts MinnesotaIn addition to her classes at the University of Minnesota, Jones works in the photo crib at Regis, is a co-op member at LegUp Studio, and owns and operates her own company, Lowwbones, an independent design and printing company specializing in t-shirts, patches and other printed apparel. 

  • Laura Stack and Valerie Jenkins at Rosalux Gallery

    “Sticky Ridges and other perils of silent senses” two-person exhibition featuring drawings, paintings, and photographs by Laura Stack and Valerie Jenkins at Rosalux Gallery 

    "Both artists share an interest in exploring spatial perception through the simultaneity of flatness and depth, and the illusion of movement that can be suggested within still images. Laura Stack creates a fluid spatial world into which the viewer projects themselves into another world, a bodily or chemical world – a world with its own rules and physics. Val Jenkins’ makes work that she describes as projecting into the space of the viewer, so there is a moment of recognition between materiality and illusion." 

    Opening Reception: March 7, 7-10 PM Saturday, March 7th, 7-10pm
    Exhibition runs through March 29
    Rosalux Gallery Hours: Sat & Sun 12-4
    More info here.

                   Laura Stack, Shapeshifter 20, ink, gouache, colored pencil on paper, 26 x 20 inches

    More on Laura Stack's work here.

    Valerie Jenkins, Figment Blanket, Digital Photo

    More on Valerie Jenkins' work here.

  • Professor David Feinberg & Voice to Vision at William Mitchell College of Law

    David Feinberg, Associate Professor (Drawing & Painting) and his Voice to Vision project on view at William Mitchell College of Law Gallery and Conservatory (on view February 18 - April 13) 

    More information on Feinberg and Voice to Vision Project here.

    Also, a recent article in the Star Tribune highlighting one of Feinberg's former students, Rowan Pope (MFA'11), and a project that grew out of his work with Feinberg and Voice to Vision.

  • Miranda Brandon at Bell Museum

    Miranda Brandon exhibiting her work at Bell Museum of Natural History through April 19

    The work MFA alum Miranda Brandon ('14) performed as a BirdSafe volunteer inspired her to create the body of work on view in Impact: Birds in the Human-Built World. Aptly named, Brandon's gorgeously high resolution images of birds at or just after the fatal moment of impact with a building visually stun the viewer into reflecting upon issues faced by birds moving through built spaces. (Paraphrased from the exhibition website. For more information about the exhibition, click here).

    Impact (Nashville Warbler), 2013, 65”x44,” Digital Photo

    More information about Brandon here.
    Read an article about the exhibition here.

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