American Craft Council Show Baltimore
Feb
26
11:00 am11:00

American Craft Council Show Baltimore

  • Baltimore Convention Center

JOIN US FOR THREE DAYS OF FESTIVITIES CELEBRATING ALL THINGS HANDMADE!

More than 650 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists from across the country will gather under one roof in Baltimore. It’s your chance to touch, feel, and explore high-quality American craft and meet the makers behind the fabulous work. This is the American Craft Council’s flagship show – a must-attend for craft lovers.

Plus, this year you'll meet 20 talented Scottish makers joining us to exhibit their work through our exciting partnership with Craft Scotland.

American Craft Council Show Baltimore
Feb
25
10:00 am10:00

American Craft Council Show Baltimore

  • Baltimore Convention Center

JOIN US FOR THREE DAYS OF FESTIVITIES CELEBRATING ALL THINGS HANDMADE!

More than 650 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists from across the country will gather under one roof in Baltimore. It’s your chance to touch, feel, and explore high-quality American craft and meet the makers behind the fabulous work. This is the American Craft Council’s flagship show – a must-attend for craft lovers.

Plus, this year you'll meet 20 talented Scottish makers joining us to exhibit their work through our exciting partnership with Craft Scotland.

American Craft Council Show Baltimore
Feb
24
10:00 am10:00

American Craft Council Show Baltimore

  • Baltimore Convention Center

JOIN US FOR THREE DAYS OF FESTIVITIES CELEBRATING ALL THINGS HANDMADE!

More than 650 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists from across the country will gather under one roof in Baltimore. It’s your chance to touch, feel, and explore high-quality American craft and meet the makers behind the fabulous work. This is the American Craft Council’s flagship show – a must-attend for craft lovers.

Plus, this year you'll meet 20 talented Scottish makers joining us to exhibit their work through our exciting partnership with Craft Scotland.

American Craft Council Show Baltimore
Feb
23
10:00 am10:00

American Craft Council Show Baltimore

  • Baltimore Convention Center

JOIN US FOR THREE DAYS OF FESTIVITIES CELEBRATING ALL THINGS HANDMADE!

More than 650 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists from across the country will gather under one roof in Baltimore. It’s your chance to touch, feel, and explore high-quality American craft and meet the makers behind the fabulous work. This is the American Craft Council’s flagship show – a must-attend for craft lovers.

Plus, this year you'll meet 20 talented Scottish makers joining us to exhibit their work through our exciting partnership with Craft Scotland.

American Craft Council Show Baltimore
Feb
22
10:00 am10:00

American Craft Council Show Baltimore

  • Baltimore Convention Center

JOIN US FOR THREE DAYS OF FESTIVITIES CELEBRATING ALL THINGS HANDMADE!

More than 650 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists from across the country will gather under one roof in Baltimore. It’s your chance to touch, feel, and explore high-quality American craft and meet the makers behind the fabulous work. This is the American Craft Council’s flagship show – a must-attend for craft lovers.

Plus, this year you'll meet 20 talented Scottish makers joining us to exhibit their work through our exciting partnership with Craft Scotland.

Two Rivers Gallery Community Sewing Bee
Feb
17
6:00 pm18:00

Two Rivers Gallery Community Sewing Bee

  • Two Rivers Gallery

Join us for Family Fun Night at the Minneapolis American Indian Center Friday, February 17th 6-8pm where we will be creating a series of 84 quilts in partnership with Two Rivers Gallery.

When completed, the quilts will be laid outdoors for an all night performance filled with dance, storytelling and stargazing! For more information on the project please visit www.catalystdance.com/then-a-cunning-voice/

ALL ARE WELCOME. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

Other ACTIVITIES Include

1. 6:30-7:30 Storytelling with Hope Flannigan

2. Soccer, floor hockey, and basketball in the gym

3. Orientation and enrollment for the February - April Fan FIT Challenge: ($20 for enrollment and physical measures)

4. Make your own pizza

Art Attack 2016
Oct
27
12:00 pm12:00

Art Attack 2016

  • Northrupking Buildling

Save the dates for Art Attack 2016 —- It’s About Peace and Love

Friday, November 4th – 5:00-10:00 pm
Saturday, November 5th – Noon – 8:00 pm
Sunday, November 6th – Noon – 5:00 pm

Join us for a fun filled weekend and an opportunity to browse and buy art from the private studios of over 250 painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, jewelers, clothing designers, textile artists, glass blowers, ceramists, custom furniture makers and more at the Northrup King Building.

I will be located in studio 375 and will be hosting a community sewing bee throughout the weekend for Emily Johnson | Catalyst's Stargazing Project. Come chat with fellow community members and help sew or simply add your voice to the quilt project by writing down your thoughts in response to the questions of "What you want for your well-being, for yourself, your family, your community, etc..."

Stop by the Third Floor Gallery (#332) throughout the weekend and participate in the Global Thoughts on Peace and Love. People of all backgrounds will have a chance to write their thoughts on what Peace and/or Love mean to them and to have it assembled into an installation to share with others.

Saturday, November 5th the Northrup King Building is joining forces with Jane Elias from Simply Jane/ Artable to create a large 1960’s style Peace and Love mural. We encourage you to participate in painting the mural or to paint your own 6” x 6” canvas and share the peace and love.
A live performance by musician, Mare Lennon, will bring us back to the music of the Beatles, Carol King and Joanie Mitchell. 

Check out The LOVE MAP at Hedberg Maps. The LOVE MAP, the story of romance, its changes through time and its variations around the globe, is lovingly told in this lushly illustrated giant foldout map.

Food Trucks

Friday, November 4th – Simply Steve’s

Saturday, November 5th – Gastro Truck Kabomellete

Sunday, November 6th – Whole Soul Eatery

Community Sewing Bee
Oct
15
10:00 am10:00

Community Sewing Bee

  • Two Rivers Gallery

Please join us for a morning of quilting and converstaion at Two Rivers Gallery in the Minneapolis American Indian Center.

--Two River Gallery--
1530 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55404

Saturday, 10am - 2pm

No previous experience necessary! Learn how to sew by hand and machine as we piece together a series of quilts filled with individuals' answers to the questions:

"What do you want for your well-being? For your family and friends? Your neighborhood? Your city, town or reserve?"

To learn more about the project please visit: http://www.catalystdance.com/then-a-cunning-voice/

Other upcoming dates:

Two Rivers Gallery - 1530 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55404

October 15 | November 12 | December 10

Northrup King Building - 1500 Jackson St NE, Minneapolis MN 55413, Studio 375

October 6 & 20 | November 3 & 17 | December 1 & 15

MN Fashion Week Marketplace
Sep
25
12:00 pm12:00

MN Fashion Week Marketplace

  • Insight Brewing

Minneapolis Craft Market is teaming up with Fashion Week MN to host a fashion and accessories marketplace as the official shopping event of Minnesota Fashion Week. The market will take place outdoors at Insight Brewing on Sunday, September 25, the day after the Envision 10 Year Anniversary Runway Show. The market will feature apparel, accessories, jewelry, footwear and millinery. It is the only place for Envision attendees and the general public to shop the collections shown on the runway the night before, as well as high-end work from other local designers. The market will include fitting rooms within the shopping area for customers to try on merchandise and make their purchases. This event is free for shoppers to attend, and will be held outdoors, rain or shine. To learn more about the Minneapolis Craft Market, visit www.mplscraftmarket.com.

Confirmed makers include: ACG, Britta Lynn Design, Dottir, EC Design by Emily Johnson, Elixery, Everthine Jewelry, Foat Design, Gina Marie, INDIGO & SNOW, Inna Royzenfeld Jewelry, Joeleen Torvick, Karen Morris Millinery, Kindred Folk, kozol, Larissa Loden Jewelry, Makwa Studio, mandybymandy, Merchant Leather, Mona Nunez, NEAL Jewelry, Nomadic Designs, Oie jewelry, Ruby3, scott j lehmann, Strey Designs, Taillon Made, Tessa Louise, UrbanUndercover, Vikse Designs, and Winsome Goods

Community Sewing Bee
Sep
17
10:00 am10:00

Community Sewing Bee

  • Two Rivers Gallery

Please join us for a morning of quilting and converstaion at Two Rivers Gallery in the Minneapolis American Indian Center.

--Two River Gallery--
1530 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55404

Saturday, 10am - 2pm

No previous experience necessary! Learn how to sew by hand and machine as we piece together a series of quilts filled with individuals' answers to the questions:

"What do you want for your well-being? For your family and friends? Your neighborhood? Your city, town or reserve?"

To learn more about the project please visit: http://www.catalystdance.com/then-a-cunning-voice/

Other upcoming dates:

Two Rivers Gallery - 1530 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55404

September 17 | October 15 | November 12 | December 10

Northrup King Building - 1500 Jackson St NE, Minneapolis MN 55413, Studio 375

September 8 & 22 | October 6 & 20 | November 3 & 17 | December 1 & 15

Community Sewing Bee for Emily Johnson | Catalyst
May
28
10:00 am10:00

Community Sewing Bee for Emily Johnson | Catalyst

  • Two Rivers Gallery

We are creating a series of 84 hand sewn quilts. When completed, the quilts will be laid outdoors for an all night performance filled with dance, storytelling and stargazing! For more information on the project please visit www.catalystdance.com/then-a-cunning-voice/

ALL ARE WELCOME. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

We provide all materials as well as beverages and snacks. Feel free to bring drinks or snacks to share. 

We will be holding Saturday morning Quilting Bees at Two Rivers Gallery and Thursday evening Quilting Bees at Studio 207 at The Ivy Building. Please join us for any of all of them! 

Quilting Bees at Two Rivers Gallery (1530 E Franklin Ave Minneapolis MN 55404) from 10am - 2pm on Saturdays in 2016:

May 28 | June 25 | July 23 | August 20 | September 17 | October 15 | November 12 |December 10

Quilting Bees at The Ivy Arts Building (2637 27th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406 in Studio #207) from 6-8pm on Thursdays in 2016:

May 5 & 19 | June 2, 16 & 30 | July 14 & 28 | August 11 & 25 | September 8 & 22 | October 6 & 20 | November 3 & 17 | December 1 & 15

We will also be at Northern Spark on June 11th! Stay tuned for more details.

We hope to see you there! Please contact julia@catalystdance.com with any questions.

On Borrowed Time Opening Reception
May
12
6:00 pm18:00

On Borrowed Time Opening Reception

  • Minnesota Textile Center

On view: May 12 - June 25, 2016

“On Borrowed Time” is an exhibition about my experience of losing a parent. On March 26th, 2014 my Dad passed away from pancreatic cancer. This body of work explores ideas of grief and memory. Each piece has a strong conceptual narrative to engage the viewer encouraging them to reflect on their relationships with others and to think about the stark reality of life and death.

Grief is a highly personal experience; every individual’s process is unique. I am interested in addressing the experience of loss and how it perpetuates a person’s evolving identity. Oftentimes a person will fall in to a cycle of perpetual grief. The Native community has a history of genocide and has suffered through issues of grief due to historical trauma. I believe that grief can become another addiction. As a people who have suffered such cataclysmic events, it is critical to the survival of our race and culture that we begin the healing process. There is an oppressive weight that has been passed on from generation to generation. It is time to lift this burden visited upon us by the dominant culture and reclaim our lives and our history.

Everybody experiences loss in their life but may not be able to verbalize their feelings. For me, I have been able to work through grief and depression through my art. This expression is vital to my healing process.I use textiles as a way to contain memory, to reflect, and to tell a difficult story. This medium helps me to rebuild my textured past and learn the history of my people through making.

Community Sewing Bee for Emily Johnson/Catalyst's Stargazing Project
Feb
25
6:00 pm18:00

Community Sewing Bee for Emily Johnson/Catalyst's Stargazing Project

  • Ivy Arts Building

Join Makwa Studio and Catalyst in creating a series of 84 hand sewn quilts. When completed, the quilts will be laid outdoors for an all night performance filled with dance, storytelling and stargazing! For more information on the project please visit www.catalystdance.com/then-a-cunning-voice/

ALL ARE WELCOME. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

We provide all materials as well as beverages and snacks. Feel free to bring drinks or snacks to share. 

We will be holding Saturday morning Quilting Bees at Two Rivers Gallery and Thursday evening Quilting Bees at Studio 207 at The Ivy Building. Please join us for any of all of them! 

Quilting Bees at Two Rivers Gallery (1530 E Franklin Ave Minneapolis MN 55404) from 10am - 2pm on Saturdays in 2016:

February 20 | March 19 | April 16 | May 28 | June 25 | July 23 | August 20 | September 17 | October 15 | November 12 |December 10

Quilting Bees at The Ivy Arts Building (2637 27th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406 in Studio #207) from 6-8pm on Thursdays in 2016:

February 11 & 25 | March 10 & 24 | April 7 & 21 | May 5 & 19 | June 2, 16 & 30 | July 14 & 28 | August 11 & 25 | September 8 & 22 | October 6 & 20 | November 3 & 17 | December 1 & 15

We hope to see you there! Please contact julia@catalystdance.com with any questions.