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Fall 2014 Senior Exhibitions

 

Senior Students from Art & Design Department display a selection of their respective work for a week, from Tuesday through Sunday. Reception every Tuesday as listed from 4 to 6 pm in the Studio Gallery at Tweed.

 

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Resurfaced and Reformed: Evolution in Studio Ceramics

 

August 19, 2014- August 1, 2015

Alice Tweed Tuohy Gallery

 

Tradition has exercised a strong current of influence in American studio ceramics, yet the field of ceramics experienced and explosion of new ideas in the 1950's. This exhibition will illuminate the threads of influence as well as new direction. Renowned, nationally known ceramic artists will provide the foundation of the exhibit, with works from the Tweed collection, Bemidji State University, and regional artists providing breadth and depth to the selections.

 

September 30, 2014

Opening Reception

6:00-8:00 pm

 

Join us to celebrate the opening of the exhibition of Resurfaced and Reformed: Evolution in Studio Ceramics.

 

Free and open to the public.

biennial

What We Do: A&D Faculty Biennial 2014

 

October 14, 2014-March 22, 2015

 

The Biennial is an exhibition featuring artworks in a wide range of media by the Art and Design faculty at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

 

Opening Reception

Date TBA

6:00-8:00 pm

 

 

 

Treasures from the Tweed: Transcendental Landscape Paintings

 

On View until March, 2015

Balcony Gallery

 

Selection of 19th and early 20th century landscape paintings from the George P. Tweed Memorial Collection.

 

Credits:

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875)

Gate in the Meadow along a Canal (near Abbéville),

(formerly Figure at Meadow Gate), ca. 1855

oil on canvas

Collection Tweed Museum of Art, UMD

Gift of Mrs. E.L. (Alice Tweed) Tuohy

D63.x4

 

 

 

 

Forms and Figures

 

 

September 2014

Alice Tweed Tuohy Gallery

 

This exhibition highlights a selection from the Museum collection that depicts forms and figures. The artworks represent varied media to explore emotion, sensation, and story.

 

Credits:

Rabbett Before Horses Strickland (American/Anishinabe, born 1949) Searching for Nokomis, 2008 oil on canvas Collection of Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth Alice Tweed Tuohy Purchase Fund D2008.22

 

 

 

Sister Mary Charles:

Engagement and Transcendence

 

June 3–September 21, 2014

Special Exhibition

 

This is a new exhibition featuring a selection of works by Sister Mary Charles McGough (1925-2007), and it is a collaborative project between Tweed Museum of Art and the Saint Scholastica Benedictine Monastery. This exhibition will feature the woodcuts and icons of Sister Mary Charles, a member of the Benedictine Order who had a rich and varied career in art and teaching in Duluth. The exhibit is guest-curated by Peter Spooner.

 

Events related to the exhibition:

 

Opening Reception

June 3

6:00–8:00pm

Tweed Museum of Art

 

Gallery Talks with Peter Spooner (2 sessions)

June 29 & July 19

2:00–4:00pm

Tweed Museum of Art

 

Closing Prayer Service and Reception

September 21

2:00–4:00pm

At the Saint Scholastica Monastery Chapel

(Event organized by the Saint Scholastica Monastery. For information contact Vicky Siders at 218-723-6540)

 

Credits:

Sister Mary Charles McGough, OSB

St. Francis of Assisi, 1992

acrylic and gold leaf on wood

Collection of Angie Miller and the late Steve O'Neil

 

Selections from the Collection

 

Ongoing

Alice Tweed Tuohy Gallery and Court Gallery

 

Collection-based exhibitions comprised of selected thematic groupings.

 

Credits:

Allen D. (Big Al) Carter (American, 1947-2008)

Sweep, 2001

acrylic, sand on board, 48 x 47 3/4

Collection Tweed Museum of Art, UMD

Marguerite L. Gilmore Charitable Foundation Fund

D2009.45.2

George Morrison:

Horizons and Totems

 

Ongoing

Balcony Gallery Niche

An artist who was influenced by the natural landscape, particularly that of Lake Superior, along with his Ojibwe heritage and an inuitive sense of design, order, and color.

 

Credits:

George Morrison (American, Ojibwe, 1919-2000)

Alpen Glow, Lake Superior Landscape, 1986

acrylic on canvas on board

Private Collection

EL2007.8x39

The Richard E. and Dorothy Rawlings Nelson Collection of American Indian Art

 

Ongoing

Display Case

Traditional Ojibwe and Eastern Woodlands material, featuring selections of baskets, beadwork, and quillwork.

 

 

May 13, 2014–January 4, 2015

Nelson Case Exhibition

This gallery area will feature selected works from the Richard E and Dorothy Rawlings Nelson Collection of American Indian Art.

 

Credits:

Artist Unknown (Ojibwe or Winnebago/Ho-chunk)

Covered Container or Purse, 1930-1939

Black ash, sweet grass, dye

Collection of Tweed Museum of Art, UMD

Richard E. and Dorothy Rawlings Nelson Collection of American Indian Art

Gift of Richard Nelson

EL2006.3.maf.161

 

He Always Got His Man- Mountie Illustrations by Arnold Friberg

 

Ongoing

Activity Gallery

Selections from The Potlatch Collection of Canadian Royal Mounted Police Illustrations

 

Credits:

Arnold Friberg, (American), 1913-2010

Untitled (RCMP Officer on horseback waving to passing train), 1942

Oil on canvas

Collection Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth

Gift of Potlatch Corporation

 
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