Gallery Hours

Thursday                   5:30 to 8:30 PM

Friday and Saturday 1:00 to 5:00 PM

Closed Between Shows
Available by appointment

4915 42nd Avenue North
Robbinsdale, MN 55422
763-537-5906
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Exhibit Schedule

2019

January - Wrestling with the Arts dates TBD

February - Healing Dolls - Barb Kobe - 1/31 to 2/23

March - March Madness Member Show - 3/2 to 3/30

April - Secondary Student Show dates TBD

May - Margarita Stantchevski - 5/7 to 6/1

June - Annie Young - 6/4 to 6/29

July - Whiz Bang Member Show dates TBD

August - Terrace Legacy Project - 8/6 to 8/31

September - Karen Monson and Nancy Bundy - 9/3 to 9/28

October - Greg Lecker - 10/1 to 10/26

November - Extremely Minnesota dates TBD

December - Art is Primary dates TBD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wednesday
Aug212019

Hannah Höch on How to Be an Artist

Photomontage master Hannah Höch faced countless obstacles as a boundary-pushing female artist in the 1920s—not least of which was blatant disregard from the bulk of her male colleagues.

During an interview for Arts in 1959, Höch reflected on her early career, asserting that “thirty years ago it wasn’t easy for a woman to impose herself as a modern artist in Germany.” And for a long time, she added, male artists continued “to look on us women artists as charming and gifted amateurs, denying us any real professional status.”

 

Click here to read more on artsy.net.

 

Wednesday
Jul312019

Robbin Gallery Whiz Bang show is on TV

Click to view this CCX Media channel 12 news story on the Robbin Gallery Whiz Bang Art Show.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpqJUtO2EXI&feature=youtu.be

Sunday
Jul212019

New member artist listing

WITZKE, NAOMI

Watercolor

I paint with watercolors, primarily focusing on realistic, representational landscapes in my artwork.  I am also a former Robbinsdale Area Schools teacher and now a stay at home mom, where I work out of my home studio.  I chose transparent watercolor as my medium because I love the way light and color play in layers throughout nature, and I wanted to incorporate that luminosity into my paintings.  I am a member of the Minnesota Watercolor Society and the National Watercolor Society.  My work has been on display at the Golden Valley Library as well as being carried in four retail locations around the Twin Cities.

 

Sunday
Jul212019

Senior Day at the Gallery

Robbin Gallery held a Senior Day at the Gallery on Tuesday, June 25th featuring a presentation by artist Annie Young from 10 a.m. to noon. The first such event of the year was well attended by 14 guests who were treated to a wonderful tour of Annie’s one-artist show. 

Annie introduced herself, “I am an artist, I also live with blindness. I don’t consider myself disabled much less a disabled artist. My efforts all focus on bringing forward the emotions that visit me, I want viewers to feel what I am feeling.”

Annie led viewers throughout the gallery describing in detail the inspiration for each piece. Amazingly, as she explained how organized she has to be, she went from work to work in order by name, describing colors, techniques and unique details. 

The two-hour talk allowed time for viewer interaction and questioning. 

The crowd response was very positive. Robbin Gallery staff will investigate additional opportunities to hold Senior Days as they would depend on the type of show and availability of artist to make presentations. Watch our web site for future announcements. 

 

Thursday
Jul112019

Mother-Daughter Duo to Debut Community Sign Project at Whiz Bang Days

Patti Paulson stands with sample signs she created in anticipation of a community project sponsored by Cultivate Bottineau.

Sun Post News: Robbinsdale artist and activist Patti Paulson said a do-it-yourself sign idea has been in the back of her head for the better part of a year. She, along with her daughter, Nexus Trueself, has been busy gathering discarded signs from candidates of past elections, cutting the signs into new forms and splashing on a fresh cost of paint. Each sign will remain blank until a new owner comes to claim it.

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