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Metal Clay

Metal clay is a crafting "clay" composed of small particles of metal and an organic binder. When fired, the organic binder burns away, leaving a pure metal object. This process is called "sintering." The metal can be silver, gold, bronze, or copper.Metal...

Peyote Stitch

Peyote stitch is a basic beadweaving technique done without a loom (off-loom). Peyote stitch is also called the gourd stitch by the Europeans who introduced it to indigenous tribes all over the world along with glass beads. American Indians renamed it...

ABSTRACT (2019)

ABSTRACT (2019)

April 12 - May 9, 2019 Free and open to the public  Opening Preview on Thursday, April 11, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  (CANCELED)Curators' Talk & Tour, April 27, 10 - 11:30 a.m. While releasing the artist from having to achieve a subject's likeness, abstract art...

Clay. Here. Now. Map

Ceramics exhibition map for Clay. Here. Now. at Ridgedale Center. (PDF Clay Here Now Map) Featured artists include: Krissy Catt Elizabeth Coleman Nicolas Darcourt Debra Evans-Paige Susan Feigenbaum Kate Fisher Joel Froehle Jess Gotkin Pratibha Gupta Chad Jerzak Jeremy...

Warren MacKenzie + John Reeve: Kindred Spirits

Warren MacKenzie + John Reeve: Kindred Spirits

Free and open to the publicReception: Thursday, March 28, 6:00–9:30pm Meet & Greet Tamsyn MacKenzie and Curators' Discussion: Saturday, March 30, 2:00-4: 30 pm Exhibitions on view March 11–April 4Warren MacKenzie + John Reeve: Kindred SpiritsThis...

Lost & Found: Reitz + Gustin Collaborations

Lost & Found: Reitz + Gustin Collaborations

Free and open to the public Reception: Thursday, March 28, 6:00–9:30pm Exhibitions on view March 11–April 4 Lost & Found: Reitz + Gustin Collaborations Bridging between solitary and collaborative accomplishments. This ceramics exhibition will highlight a selection...

Clay. Here. Now.

Clay. Here. Now.

On view March 15–April 19 Ridgedale Center Clay. Here. Now. is a curated exhibit of ceramic art, from functional to sculptural. This show celebrates the vitality and variety of Minnesota ceramic artists. All artwork is for sale and will be on display...

ABSTRACT (2019) Call

April 12 - May 9, 2019 Opening Preview on Thursday, April 11, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Free and open to the public While releasing the artist from having to achieve a subject's likeness, abstract art challenges the artist to create an image that is convincing without the...

2019 Members’ Salon

2019 Members’ Salon

May 24 - June 20, 2019 Intake: Tuesday, May 14, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. (FIRM) Opening reception Thursday, May 23, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Free and open to the public From students to seasoned professionals, the 2019 Members' Salon exhibits our members best work. Each artist is...