Introducing the WARM Mentors
September 21 – Nov 18 at Walker Library, 2800 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis 55408
WARM is honored to present work of the thirteen Mentors participating in the 2018-19 WARM Mentor Program as the inaugural exhibition in the library’s new exhibition space this fall. The Mentors are accomplished artists who provide guidance and structure for the professional and artistic growth of their protégées during the two-year mentorship offered by Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota.
Artists in the exhibition are: Brenna Busse, Michele Combs, Deborah Foutch, Ellie Kingsbury, Barb Kobe, Brenda Litman, Tina Nemetz, Claudia Poser, Roxanne Richards, Marcie Soderman-Olson, Jantje Vissher, Rochelle Woldorsky.
Three events associated with the exhibition are also planned.
- Meet the Mentors presentations will be held on October 4, 6:00 – 8:00 pm and November 4, 2:00-4:00pm.
- A Mentor Program Information Session will be held on November 18, 10:00 am – noon.
Mentor/Protégée Showcase: Work by Mentors and their Protégées
A compelling glimpse into the mentoring relationship is provided in “Mentor/Protégée Showcase : A 2017 WARM Mentor Program Exhibition.”
The Women’s Arts Resources of MN (WARM) Mentor Program Exhibit will be held October 5th through October 30th at the Dow Art Gallery, 2242 University Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55114. Reception Oct. 13, 5:30-8:30 pm. Artist Talk/Program Info Session, October 21st, 1-3 pm.
The work of five mentors and five protégées working in a wide array of media is featured, along with narrative about their experiences in the program. Artists include: Brenna Busse and Ann Meany, Deborah Foutch and Linda Snouffer, Ellie Kingsbury and Catherine Palmer, Brenda Litman and Lisa Pemrick, Marcie Soderman and Roxanne Richards.
The WARM Mentor Program has been advancing the work of women artists since1983. Each two year cycle provides an opportunity for developing artists to work with experienced artists over time, who help guide and support them in their artistic development. Unlike an art teacher who instructs the student on specific art skills or work in a preferred art style, the Mentor’s role is to guide the Protégée to develop a disciplined art practice through which she discovers her own approach and artistic voice.
The WARM Mentor Program is accepting applications through November 19, 2017.
Past 2017 Shows:
WARM Spring 4 : 2017 Annual New Member’s Show, hosted by Altered Esthetics
A partnership between Altered Esthetics and Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota (WARM)
Exhibition Dates: May 5, 2017 – June 4, 2017
Opening Reception: May 5th, 5-7pm
Artist talks: Date to come, follow us through our Facebook Event Link for updates
Altered Esthetics, 1420 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454
WARM’s freshest art from their newest members! WARM was started over 40 years ago as a feminist arts collective, and quickly became known nationally for its artists, the social commentary of their work, their vision, and their commitment to the power of feminist art.
Today, WARM carries on this legacy by promoting feminist art in all its forms, supporting equal rights, and building a strong presence and a powerful, prosperous future for feminist artists everywhere.
Zoetic “Our Cumulative Legacy” Member Show
Zoetic: adjective zo·et·ic \zōˈetik\: Of or relating to life, awake, conscience, viable, being animatedly existent
What has been brought to life to you over the course of this election? What has awakened in you? What are you now more than ever conscious of? And now what will we do about it? How will we be “animatedly existent”?
Many of us will make art. Many of us have been making art all along and now when we look at our work we realize it is more important than ever to make it, show it and talk about it.
All current WARM (Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota) members were invited to submit up to 3 pieces for this all member show at The Robbin Gallery in Robbinsdale, MN in January. Come see a diverse selection of works from over 30 members that explore this volatile period in our collective history.
In addition to the exhibit, 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? Follow our Facebook event here for details on our panelists and updates on the event!
Exhibition dates: January 5 – 28, 2017
Artist Reception: Thursday, January 12, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Event Panel Discussion: “The Trump Trigger”, January 20, 6:30 pm
People’s Choice Award: There will be a $100 People’s Choice Award made at the close of the show!
2016 Past shows:
2015- 2016 Mentor-Protegee Final Exhibition: Launching & Landing
Women & Money project / WARM Mentor-Protegee show: It’s Personal
Voices Seen Voices Shared
Bethesda Hospital Cafe Gallery group exhibition
WARM New Member’s Pop UP Show
At the Lowertown Lofts, 255 Kellogg Blvd East, St Paul
Opening Reception May 6th,2016 6:30-8:30pm
Eleven new members: A.K. Dayton, Donna Weispfenning, Lisa Marie Greenly, Lori Norman, Lou Tollefson, Montana Picard, Pat Owen, Patrice O’Hanlon, Renee Granger-Smith, T. Helmberger, Tracie Thompson
April 1st to May 30th, 2016
2015 past shows:
Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota (WARM) is proud to present work by the new 2015-2016 Protégées and their Mentors in the Bethesda Hospital Fine Art Exhibit Program Gallery Café June 4 – July 15, 2015, 559 N. Capitol Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55103, 651-232-2000.
WARM and Bethesda Hospital Fine Art Program
Bethesda Hospital Gallery Café
559 N. Capitol Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55103
The Phipps Center for the Arts
109 Locust St.
Hudson, WI 54016
February 27 – April 4, 2015
March 6, 2015 6:30 – 8:30 pm Opening Reception
WARM’s Exhibition Committee is excited to announce the WARM juried show, Portals and Passages, opened Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Phipps Center for the Arts and will be on display until April 4, 2015. The jurors were artists, Morgan Clifford and Jeannine Kitzhaber, who both teach at University of Wisconsin – River Falls.
Eighty-five artists submitted 247 images. The jurors selected 69 images for the show. Installation was completed Feb. 26 by members of the Exhibition Committee and 3 additional volunteers. WARM’s exhibit uses all of the upstairs gallery space at the Phipps. The show looks great, and we are all thrilled with it!
The Opening Reception will be at the Phipps Friday, March 6 from 6:30-8:30 pm. We encourage you to come and see the show. If you come, note that parking is free in the lot by the river, across the street from the Phipps.
We thank the Phipps Center for the Arts for giving their support for the show. Additionally, they provided publicity, printing and will be providing the opening reception. Thank you also to the Exhibition Committee members who helped make the show possible. They are: Judy Fawcett, Susan Hugh-Bowles, Fern Keniston, Andrea Martin, Alis Olsen, and Claudia Poser. We would also like to thank the following WARM volunteers for their important help installing the show: Joan Seifert, Therese Krupp, and Sandy Gillespie.
The following is a list of exhibiting artists:
|Mary Alterman||Tina Anderson||Karlyn Atkinson Berg|
|Jane Bassuk||Lynnette Black||Anne Black-Sinak|
|Elizabeth Blair||Kate Christopher||Chris Cinque|
|Michele Combs||Nancy Condon||Kat Corrigan|
|Rita Beyer Corrigan||Beth Dorsey||Rita Dungey|
|Patricia Dunn-Walker||Judy Fawcett||Marjorie Fedyszyn|
|Susan Gainen||Brenden Gerber||Susan Gilbert|
|L. Kimberly Gilllespie||Norma Hanlon||Susan Hensel|
|Kristin Hoelscher-Schacker||Anne Kleinhenz||Emily Koehler|
|Anne Kramer||Therese Krupp||Candy Kuehn|
|Brenda Litman||Andrea Martin||Dorothy Mayer|
|Kristin McCullough||Barbara McIlrath||Diane McLeod|
|Liesa Miller||Stephanie Morris||Laurel O’Gorman|
|Laura Pereira||Claudia Poser||Teri Power|
|Jo-Anne Reske Kirkman||Ellen Schillace||Joan Seifert|
|Marcia Soderman||Holly Tappen||Linda Taylor|
|Debra Trejo||Donna Westerling||Tammi Wiesner|