Monthly Archives: January 2011

TWIN CITIES RUNOFF

Home Is Where the Art Is:

Local artists find ways to build galleries out of domestic spaces

No Assumption: A Collaborative Exhibition of Art in a Residence. House exterior including "Intestine" (2010) by Asia Ward, "Summer Signage #1 (Wonder of the World)" (2010) by Kevin Loecke and "Prayer Flags for Healthcare" (2009) by Vandana Jain. Photo by Terry Gydesen.
No Assumption: A Collaborative Exhibition of Art in a Residence. House exterior including “Intestine” (2010) by Asia Ward, “Summer Signage #1 (Wonder of the World)” (2010) by Kevin Loecke and “Prayer Flags for Healthcare” (2009) by Vandana Jain. Photo by Terry Gydesen.

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Check out this nice article and behind-the-scenes look at in-home art galleries, originally published in the Twin Cities Runoff. No Assumption was one of the featured exhibitions in their Home is Where the Art Is, article. You can read on below, or click here to view the article in its original  format.

Home is Where the Art Is
Local artists find ways to build galleries out of domestic spaces
By Holly Hilgenberg, Twin Cities Runoff
December 8, 2010

A sandwich board sits on the corner of the lot of the white house at 3500 Bryant Ave. S., directing people to the They Won’t Find Us Here (TWFUH) gallery around back. A large sign is lit on the top of the garage, where the makeshift gallery resides.

I climb the cement stairs, leading to a backyard with about 15 people huddled around a fire pit. I am not sure what to do at first, and I don’t know anyone else at the show so I decide to check out the gallery. Like most art galleries, it is brightly illuminated. The walls have been painted white; the windows are paneless. Despite the gathering in the backyard, no one is in the gallery when I get there, though a man enters while I walk around the small space.

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