Events

Upcoming events:

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“Enigma Makes an Emergency Landing” By Karlyn Atkinson

The Trump Trigger : How artists can come together to make a difference

Date / Time: January 20th, 2016, 6:30pm (Inauguration Day)
Location: Robbin Gallery
4915 42nd Ave. N.
Robbinsdale, MN, 55422

In addition to the exhibit, “Zoetic- Our Cumulative Legacy”, on Inauguration Day, January 20th, at 6:30 pm, a panel of community leaders will join us at the Robbin Gallery for a discussion titled “The Trump Trigger” about the political climate and how artists can come together to make a difference.  What positive impact can occur through art and open communication?

The following have agreed to be on our panel: Susan Armington, Doroth Mayer, Lin Nelson-Mayson, Susan Hensel, Lynn Olson, and Vera Ming Wong, Alison Price, Alma Dominguez

 


Regular Warm Events:

WARM has three series of events: WARM Conversations, WARM Forums and Fresh Art.  Please scroll down to see each event type listed below.  If you would like to view all the events in order of date visit the WARM Calendar of Events.

WARM Conversations

Join us for monthly visits to area art shows,  arts organizations and studios. Generally we tour a show or facility and then discuss the art and socialize. These events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.  For information about WARM Conversations, email info@thewarm.org.  For 2016 we are only scheduling WARM Conversations on request as WARM focuses on our “Re-imaginng”. If you have an idea for a WARM Conversation please contact layl@claysquared.com

Fresh ART

Get a studio tour and then share your latest creation- usually work in progress but it can be a finished piece.  All pieces will be viewed without critique unless the artist asks for specific input.  Free to members and non-members (to host you must be a member).  If you are interested in hosting contact layl@claysquared.com to receive the sign up sheet and hosting requirements.  Here is a link to a sign up sheet so you can see which dates are open:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1wvvGzl-oaVELBjh95aNy79rt7vSOSzaP5Kw5v4vPwkA/edit?usp=sharing Here is a link to the requirements of the host: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1os2x0oq4HCB3wyy4HmTLM3CBEkLiXpizBvjWKqLt81A/edit?usp=sharing

WARM Forums

Quarterly discussions, panels and presentations that help artists with the business side of art or bring in thought provoking discussions that enhances your artistic career. Members are free, non members $10 each .  Members can bring a friend for $5.  Credit card preferred.

No Forums currently planned- IF you have an idea that you would like to help coordinate contact Layl at layl@claysquared.com


Past events:

Women and Money Project special WARM exhibition Artist Talk & Reception

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Artist Credit: Money Box, by Karen Searle

Location:
Regis Center for Art, University of Minnesota
405 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN

Artist Talks and Reception Saturday, Sept. 24, 1-3 pm

WARM Exhibition: Quarter Gallery, September 20October 1, 2016
Gallery hours: 11 am to 7 pm, Tuesday through Saturday
Cost: Free and open to the public

Main Women and Money Exhibition:
Katherine E. Nash Gallery, September 6December 10, 2016

There is a special exhibition in the Quarter Gallery by the 2015-16 WARM Mentors and Protégées as part of the larger Women and Money Project. This group exhibition considers women’s’ relationships to money and serves as additional commentary to the main exhibition in the Katherine E. Nash Gallery.

Artist talks by Kat Corrigan, Lisa Pemrick, Claudia Poser, Deb Ripp, and Jantje Visscher will be held on Saturday, September 24th.

For additional information, see http://cla.umn.edu/art/galleries/quarter-gallery

WARM Artists in the Exhibition: Carolina Borja, Brenna Busse, Kat Corrigan, Michele Combs, Lisa Fratzke, Carolyn Halliday, Annie Hejny, Anne Kramer, Brenda Litman, Layl McDill, Tina Nemetz, Catherine Palmer, Lisa Pemrick, Claudia Poser, Roxanne Richards, Deb Ripp, Karen Searle, Linda Snouffer, Marcie Soderman, Kate Vinson, Jantje Visscher, Jill Waterhouse


WARM Pop UP Show Closing event- Fresh ART and Re-imaginingimage2-1

Thursday, May 26th 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Lowertown Lofts, 255 Kellogg Blvd East Third Floor, St Paul, MN, USA

One last chance to see the art of new members at the Lowertown Lofts!  A casual event to hear about their art AND share your freshest art- unfinished art is great too!  No judgements just sharing where you are at and what you are doing.  We also would like to take this time to hear your ideas about programming and exhibits and the direction you would like to see our feminist art organization take.

Digital Art by A.K. Dayton


Social Practice Art

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Susan Armington’s art and community work deal with connecting across difference, and the role of art-making and sharing stories in bringing deeper understanding of ourselves and of others.  She creates large-scale maps with community stories in them, and directs the Talking Suitcases™ project in which participants create and share their own story objects and Talking Suitcases about their lives.  Read More:  http://www.susanarmington.com.

Barbara Rogers Bridges seeks to empower all people to embrace the creative process. She makes art from rescued power objects and artist fabricated components in a variety of media. She organizes the object to create meaning and to provoke discussion on a wide variety of social topics. These include projects focused on gluten intolerance and water quality. Barbara is a 40 year teaching veteran. Read More: http://bridgescreate.com/

To see the notes that were taken at this event and resources gathered go to: http://bridgescreate.com/social-practice-workshop/

 

Resources from past events:

“Digitizing for Dollars”
Here are links to the three Powerpoint Presentations that were shown at this event:
Susan Gainen:  https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=5A1174532B5DF882!104&authkey=!AISMzmKgCYsiX_k&ithint=file%2cpptx

Layl McDill:  https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=5A1174532B5DF882!105&authkey=!AFbWyJ2PNhW1Xpc&ithint=file%2cpptx

Becka Rahn: http://www.beckarahn.com/wp-uploads/2015/02/SpoonflowerPanelDiscussion.pdf

Thursday, January 29th 2015 6:30 to 9:00

Wouldn’t it be great to make money off your art without actually selling it?  Well in this digital age it is possible in many ways.  Join us for a forum discussion about such online venues as Spoonflower, Zazzle and Etsy (tutorials and downloadables).   Speakers include: Becka Rhan, Susan Gainen and Layl McDill