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Urban Stampede Exhibit through July 12: Art by Urban Stampede Staff and Friends is on exhibit through July 12 at the Urban Stampede coffeehouse's World's Smallest Gallery, Grand Forks. The gallery has a staff and friends exhibit every three to fo...
Exhibit through July 12: Art by Urban Stampede Staff and Friends is on exhibit through July 12 at the Urban Stampede coffeehouse's World's Smallest Gallery, Grand Forks. The gallery has a staff and friends exhibit every three to four years.
This year, eight staff members are participating, including Kelly Thompson, co-owner; Vambu Teske, manager; and Marlene Stiles, gallery director. The friend exhibitors include Caylan Larson and Brett Lysne, both of whom have other current exhibits.
Larson is the emerging artist for the Grand Cities Art Fest today and Sunday in downtown Grand Forks/East Grand Forks and has a showing at Amazing Grains. Lysne will be featured June 19 during the Art & Wine Walk at Dakota Harvest Bakers. Info: (701) 746-9531.
Opening Thursday in Grand Forks: "From Iceland to North Dakota: Traditional Large Format Photography by Wayne Gudmundson and Robb Siverson" will open Thursday and run through July 18 at Third Street Gallery on Kittson, Grand Forks. An artist reception will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
The exhibit will showcase some new work including Gelatin silver prints, some as large as 30 inches by 40 inches. The traditional darkroom photographs are from Gudmundson's recent travels to Iceland with Prairie Public Television and from Siverson's new work and recent travels of North Dakota. About Gudmundson: A native of Fargo, his work has appeared in nine books and is part of many permanent collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal; Plains Art Museum, Fargo and the U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland. He teaches photography at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Visit waynegudmundson.com. About Siverson: Born in Grand Forks, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in photography in 2004 from MSUM and has since had his work shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout the country. He works out of his home studio in Fargo where he lives with his wife Elise and two cats. Visit RobbSiverson.com.
Opening at WAG
Thursday in Winnipeg: "The Nude in Modern Canadian Art, 1920-1950," opening at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, looks at how the nude body has been perceived and represented by Canadian artists throughout the first half of the 20th century. The public opening will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday and the exhibit continues until Aug. 22. About the exhibit: Some see nudity as simply legitimized nakedness and an insidious way to objectify women, a news release from WAG said. For others, it is a symbol of unfettered freedom. Info: wag.ca.
Open house June 20 in Winnipeg: O CanadART Open House will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 20 with activities from 1 to 5 p.m. at Winnipeg Art Gallery.
Admission will be free. Available for the first time ever to the public will be a visit to the WAG art storage vault. There's limited space, so sign up early. Also: Rooftop barbecue and more, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; discover mysterious potions that can make paintings disappear; learn about Canadian artists; children's art-making and games; music and artist performances; and more.