Radio Gallery

Wednesday 4pm, Friday 7:45am

Five minutes of art, Wednesday afternoons and Friday mornings on KUMD. A show about people, ideas and Minnesota artists. Hear from the artist in their own words,  keep up with local arts events and discover something new about art. Radio Gallery on KUMD is made possible by The Red Mug Coffee House and GalleryAmpers and the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Elizabeth James is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth for ceramics. The current exhibition at the Duluth Art Institute features her work in a show called "Borrowed Essence." It will be on display at the Duluth Art Institute until December 5th, 2010 located at 506 W Michigan St.

Radio Gallery 11-02-2010: Elizabeth James

Erik Pearson is a St. Paul artist with Superior roots who is the artist collaborating with the Superior Business Improvement District and the Superior Council for the Arts on a project called the "Back Door Project." He speaks with Radio Gallery about his exciting project of painting murals on the back entrances of buildings in Superior on Tower Avenue such as Who's Bar.

Radio Gallery 10-27-2010: Erik Pearson

This week Radio Gallery speaks with the founder of TheDuluthScene.org Ryan Dahlberg. It is a solo project that started in mid February of 2009 that features live music videos of locally and regionally known artists that have come to Duluth.

Radio Gallery 10-20-2010: Ryan Dahlberg

Radio Gallery speaks with UMD student Whitney Saurer about her "halloween" exhibit at Washington Gallery opening this Friday called "Corpses and Copses." It will include refreshments such as apple cider to enhance the halloween theme. The opening show is from 6-9 at Washington Gallery located at 315 N. Lake Ave. Duluth, MN.

Radio Gallery 10-06-2010: Whitney Saurer

Sheila Packa, the Poet Laureate of Duluth, is a 1981 graduate of UMD. She will give her first reading as the 2010-2012 Duluth Poet Laureate on Sunday, Oct. 3 at 3 p.m in the Weber Music Hall with Kathy McTavish accompanying Packa's reading on Cello.

Radio Gallery 09-29-2010: Sheila Packa

Radio Gallery speaks with Adam Rosenthal, a student at the University of Minnesota-Duluth about his current exhibit called "All One's Born Days". It opened on September 21st and will be presented until September 26th. It is located in the Studio Gallery at the Tweed Museum of Art.

Radio Gallery 09-22-2010: Adam Rosenthal

This week Radio Gallery speaks with local artist Michael Tonder who is one of the artists being featured in this years "Crossing Borders." This is a free self-guided tour that allows the opportunity to visit the studios of the artists to view and purchase their artwork. Crossing Borders takes place from September 24th to October 3rd.

Radio Gallery 09-15-2010: Michael Tonder

One of the major landmarks located on the campus of the University of Minnesota is The Weisman Art Museum. It is a stainless steel building overlooking the Mississippi River. On Thursday August 23rd The Weisman is presenting a free panal discussion that will be exploring "WAM Chatter: Do local artists count?."

Radio Gallery 09-08-2010: The Weisman

This week Radio Gallery will be featuring Jessica Turtle and Andrew Swanson whose art is being exhibited starting Friday September 3rd at Washington Gallery which is located at 315 N. Lake Ave. Duluth, MN. This exhibit will include 2-D and 3-D art by Swanson and Turtle made through their collaborative efforts.

Radio Gallery 09-01-2010: Jessica Turtle and Andrew Swanson

Wing Young Huie is a Duluth native and photographer who has an exhibition at the Duluth Art Institute called "Retrospective" that will be open until September 26th, 2010. He focuses on identity and diversity through his work that presents the landscapes of people and lifestyles of Minnesota and Minnesotans.

Radio Gallery 8-4-10: Wing Young Huie

Mayumi Amada is an artist whose art is being exhibited at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Her show called "Kuon: Eternal Flow of Time" started Friday July 16, 2010 and goes until Sunday, September 26, 2010. She speaks with Radio Gallery about the concept within her art, focusing on the concept of time and views on female roles.

Radio Gallery 08-16-2010: Mayumi Amada

Radio Gallery speaks with Tom Attridge this week about his sculpture and the Bockley Gallery's Annual potluck Summer group exhibit. Attridge is a lifelong artist & sculptor from St. Paul specializing in bronze casting but has worked in steel, cast iron, stone, terra cotta, cement, wood & more.

Radio Gallery 8-11-10: Tom Attridge

This is the second year for Woman-Made Art Fair, a fine art & craft fair in Duluth that features the creative work of women in the Northland. This week Radio Gallery speaks with Mercedes Moreland, one woman who will be highlighted in this years Women-Made Art Fair. It will take place July 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the College of St. Scholastica, in Somers Lounge.

Radio Gallery 7-21-2010: Mercedes Moreland

This week we will focus on many local artists that have been on Radio Gallery. It presents ideas, and quotes about artists who have made sculptures in the local area and the way they contribute to the artistic scene as a whole.

Radio Gallery 7-17-2010: Sculptures

Brenda Paro is a writer and photographer who is presenting her new work in an exhibit called "Subtle Cargoes" at Washington Gallery. It opens Friday July 9th from 6 to 8 p.m and shows Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 pm through July 25th. Brenda speaks with Radio Gallery about the journey she traveled that inspired her to create art that combined her photography and poetry using different printing techniques and materials.

Radio Gallery 07-7-2010: Brenda Paro

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