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Dec 13, 2018 – The Call
The one where I talk about money

Hi members! Happy December! Jurors are in studios curating for Wintertide, artists are selecting pieces for SweetArt, the holiday markets and makers fairs are bustling, and Northeast…

Nov 1, 2018 – The Call
The Way Forward

Dear Members, As we plan for 2019, NEMAA is moving forward with several initiatives to make Art-A-Whirl a success and sustain the organizational framework to support our…

Oct 15, 2018 – In Studio Magazine
Fall 2018 N Studio Magazine

This issue: Katayoun Amjadi, Annie Hejny, Pete Driessen, The Q.arma Building, PinKU, Water Bar and the politics (and art) of water, and featured works from NEMAA Artist…

Aug 6, 2018 – Artist Features
Art is for Neighbors: Allison Ruby’s Red Garage Studio is Open for All

by Erin Moore, for MPLSART.COM For Minneapolis artist Allison Ruby, gardening, painting, and running a garage gallery all go hand-in-hand. Allison Ruby’s love of art and plant-life…

Jul 5, 2018 – Artist Features
Five Things You Should Know About Jennifer Mack

by Kate Drakulic, Photos by Bobby Rogers With a background in ballet, Jennifer Mack is not your average classically trained artist. A dancer, teacher, and choreographer –…

Jun 11, 2018 – The Call
A letter from the Assistant Director

Dear NEMAA members, Most of you know me as the name at the bottom of emails regarding membership, Art-A-Whirl, and other NEMAA programs throughout the year. I…

Jun 6, 2018 – Artist Features
Speaking in Shapes: An interview with Ashley Mary

by Russ White, for MPLSART.COM Mixed media artist Ashley Mary, who has a studio in the Northrup King Building, talks about her painting, her product design, and…

Apr 1, 2018 – Artist Features
Five Things You Should Know About Maggie Thompson

by Russ White, for MPLSART.COM Maggie Thompson wears a lot of hats: artist, weaver, curator, gallery manager, and small business owner, to name a few. She makes…

Mar 12, 2018 – Artist Features
Five Things You Should Know About Brian Boldon

Story by Morgan Mercer // Photos by Bobby Rogers Brian Boldon is no stranger to risk. The 59-year-old gravitates toward challenges because he’s found the age-old adage…

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