Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Ruth Lais & Audrey Bernard Exhibit in Made Here

 Spectrum ArtWorks is excited to invite you to the public launch of Represent, Made Here's latest public art exhibition. Ruth Lais is on view along 8th and Marquette. Audrey Bernard is on view at the Mall of America!

More on the event and the public launch of Represent:

Ruth in front of her window display during installation.

Represent: Made Here highlights themes of community, nature, artistic medium, and social justice issues, all of which will be unveiled and celebrated during a free public launch from 5-8pm on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at Marin Restaurant and Bar.                    

Made Here Represent Public Launch

Date and Time: Thursday, June 2 / 5-8pm


Marin Restaurant & Bar

901 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis

Tell Made Here you can make it on their Facebook Event Page.

Made Here, a project of Hennepin Theatre Trust, is a walkable urban art experience that connects people to local art and artists in WeDo™, the West Downtown Minneapolis Cultural District.
This summer, Made Here will unveil 45 window showcases featuring artwork and installations inspired by the theme, “Represent.” For this round, Made Here also will be present at Mall of America®, where visitors experience a selection of Made Here art and are encouraged to visit WeDo™ for more great local art. 
Audrey with Joan Vorderbruggen of Made Here during her artwork drop off.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Peter F. Hinze Exhibition at Fire Roast Cafe

Spectrum ArtWorks is proud to annouce Peter F. Hinze's solo exhibition at Fire Roast Cafe in Minneapolis. The reception for Peter's solo show is this Saturday, May 14th from 1pm - 5pm. You can view the artwork on your own during open business hours. Artwork is for purchase.

More on Peter F. Hinze: http://rockpike.weebly.com

More info on the Fire Roast Cafe:

Peter F Hinze
The Security Guards
Acrylic on canvas

This scene struck me at the St. Paul Art Crawl and it stayed with me. I saw two security guards and it made me think about how there invisible people in our lives, people that are taken for granted, such as people who do blue collar work. I want to celebrate those people, as part of, “the big picture.” We need these people, because they are a part of our community. They have lives too.
I grew up near Grand Avenue in St. Paul and have lived in the Longfellow neighborhood of Minneapolis for the last 20 years. I work in many different mediums but my first love was watercolor painting which I began to study at about age 15. I have studied under watercolorists John Stuart Ingle at the University of Minnesota, Morris, Howard Sivertson at the Grand Marais Art Colony and Lisa Fertig at the White Bear Center for the Arts. I became a member of Spectrum ArtWorks in 2011 and do most of my artwork at the Lighthouse CSP. Doing artwork is very therapeutic for me and has been a vital part of my recovery. http://rockpike.weebly.com/