Search User Login Menu
Tools
Close
Close

News Minnesota

News/Minnesota
Lake Superior News Minnesota Region. Duluth, Cook County, Grand Marais, Lake County, St. Louis County, Carlton County, Itasca County, Koochiching County, Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota.

Latest News Minnesota

Beacons of Hope exhibition opening at Concordia University-St. Paul

Event date: 9/16/2021 - 10/23/2021 Export event

Beacons of Hope exhibition opening at Concordia University-St. Paul

Solo exhibition by Anne Labovitz

NORTHERN, MINNESOTA  ~~~~~~  September 16, 2021  (LSNews)  I am pleased to announce the opening of my latest exhibition, Beacons of Hope curated by Dr. Megan Arney Johnston at Concordia University-St. Paul.  The site-specific works center on the conceptual and gestural elements of hope.
 

Beacons of Hope opens Thursday, September 16th from 5-7pm with an artist talk at 5:30.  Please join me.  If you're unable to attend, the artist talk will be recorded and shared at a later date, and the works will be on view through October 13th.

In Beacons of Hope Labovitz presents sculpture, installation, and participatory works that center on the conceptual and gestural elements of hope. Instead of considering these responses as altruistic, we could see them as expressions of humanity’s entanglement with the notion of hope and its generative promises for the future. The concept of hope is not ephemeral or whimsical, nor pedantic or simple, but a considered and serious response to the contemporary condition. Hope facilitates human and creative agency. Labovitz asks the viewer to engage and reimagine — through hope.
In addition to the exhibition of sculptures and installations created specifically for Concordia Art Gallery, Labovitz also worked with students as an artist-in-residence. Part of this response is co-creation with others, as we hope for our future. Together Labovitz and students created just some of the 6” by 6” squares in the exhibit. Others will be created as part of an on-going exhibition engagement. The small paintings represent the audience and Labovitz’s connection. We welcome everyone into the exhibition through this co-creation participation within the gallery. Hopefully, when viewing the work, gallery-goers can see themselves as part of a larger, holistic community at Concordia University, St. Paul and beyond.

Anne Labovitz (b. Duluth) lives and works in St. Paul, MN. Recent projects include two permanent public mosaic artworks at the MSP Airport, February 2021 as well as 122 Conversations currently installed in MSP airport Terminal 2 from 2019 – 2023; an artist-in-residency at Concordia University, St. Paul; Turn Up the Turn Out — a cohort of 22 artists dedicated to the promotion of voting and voting registration in Minnesota (2020); an outdoor fence installationin Berlin, Germany (2021); a public art commission at the Redleaf Center For Family Healing, a site- specific participatory work (2021); the I Love You Institute, a community-based art project supported by a Springboard for the Arts community grant (2020); Artist in Residence with exhibition at Art In Motion, in Holdingford, MN (2020 – 2021) and Response, a solo show at Burnet Fine Art. Her current long-term social practice project is the I Love You Institute, an artist-led site-specific project urgently working with communities to address today’s world creatively. It combines art-making, social justice, radical kindness, and relational listening to normalize, saying “I Love You” as an alternative to division and conflict. Lavovitz is presenting her I Love You Institute as part of her artist-in-residency at Festival Unbound, Bethlehem, PA in Fall 2021.

Her upcoming projects include solo shows atthe Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona (Fall 2022) and Rochester Art Center (Spring 2023). Notable exhibitions include University of Raparin, Rania, Iraqi Kurdistan; Växjö Kunsthall, Växjö, Sweden; Petrozavodsk City Exhibition Hall, Petrozavodsk, Russia; Isumi City Hall, Isumi City, Japan; Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Canada; Tweed Museum, Duluth, MN; Athenaeum in La Jolla, CA; Crary Art Gallery, Warren, PA; Burnet Gallery, Le Méridien Chambers in Minneapolis; Talgut die Schönen, in Kunste, Germany; Chapman Art Center at Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, New York; to name a few. Labovitz’s artwork can be found in the many local, national, and international public and private collections.

Anne Labovitz – Artist Statement

In conjunction with the exhibition at Concordia, I have been working with Concordia students to create Hope Wall I and II in the gallery as part of my artist-in-residence.

There is a publication with an essay by Dr. Megan Arney Johnston, and images will be available at the opening

Festival Unbound Anne Labovitz

Festival Unbound

I am excited to bring my project, the I Love You Institute, to Festival Unbound at Touchstone Theater in Bethlehem, PA.  During the preshow period of each festival event, the community will create a Community Quilt, inspired by the prompt "What are you grateful for?"  The piece will culminate in a colorful visual artwork symbolizing our gratitude and shared experience.  During the closing ceremonies, the community will carry the quilt to the river and place it on the bridge.

Northern Minnesota
Duluth, St. Louis County, Lake County, Two Harbors, Silver Bay, Cook County, Grand Marais, Grand Portage, Minneapolis, St Paul, Minnesota 

#LSN_Art  #LSN_MNNews 

Below Please Rate and Share this story 
To help us learn what is important to you
 

Print

Minnesota Events Calendar

«October 2021»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
27282930123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
1234567

Text/HTML

Banners

Follow LSN on Twitter

Latest News

No content

A problem occurred while loading content.

Previous Next

Latest News

Village Of Johnson Creek

Funds To Support Environmental Assessment of Former Dry Cleaner Property

Robert McKenzie 0 5 Article rating: No rating

NORTHERN WISCONSIN ~~~  October 25, 2021 (LSNews) The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the department awarded a Brownfields Grant to the Village of Johnson Creek.

The financial award is from the DNR's Wisconsin Assessment Monies program, which provides contractor services worth up to $35,000 for the environmental assessment and cleanup of eligible brownfields sites.

#LSN_WiscNews

War Memorial Hospital Supports Soo Theatre

Restoration Project

Robert McKenzie 0 72 Article rating: No rating

SAULT STE MARIE, MICHIGAN  ~~~  October 25, 2021 (LSNews)  War Memorial Hospital has committed to supporting the Soo Theatre Restoration Project with a $10,000 donation. The funds are in support of the Soo Theatre’s exterior restoration project, helping to revitalize the historic building.

#LSN_Arts  #LSN_Health #LSN_MiNews 

Lake Superior State University Selected As Hub

For U.S. Coast Guard National Center Of Expertise For The Great Lakes

David Thompson 0 480 Article rating: 5.0

 ANN ARBOUR, MICHIGAN ~~ October 23, 2021 (LSNews)  Lake Superior State University has been selected as the hub for the U.S. Coast Guard National Center of Expertise (NCOE) for the Great Lakes and the home to its supervisor. The Center of Expertise will examine impacts of oil spills in freshwater environments and help develop effective responses, pursuits that LSSU specializes in, among its numerous other signature programs. This work will be critical in protecting the Great Lakes, as current oil spill response technologies are primarily designed for saltwater environments. These developments build upon earlier steps by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan to secure $4.5 million for the initiative and pass legislation establishing the Great Lakes NCOE in 2018.

#LSN_MiNews #LSN_Shipping #LSN_Outdoors 

 

Wisconsin Ring-Necked Pheasant Season Opens Oct. 16

A ring-necked pheasant takes flight at Goose Lake State Wildlife Area

Robert McKenzie 0 850 Article rating: No rating

Northern Wisconsin ~~  October 17, 2021  (LSNews) The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wishes hunters luck and safety during the upcoming 2021 pheasant hunting season. The season opens statewide at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 and runs through Jan. 9, 2022.

#LSN_Outdoors  #LSN_WiscNews

Norm Foster’s LUNENBURG

Romantic Comedy Next Up at Magnus Theatre

Robert McKenzie 0 1392 Article rating: No rating

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  October 14, 2021  (LSNews)  This autumn, Magnus Theatre invites audiences to a summer weekend on the coast in Norm Foster’s LUNENBURG. This charming romantic comedy marks the fourteenth of Foster’s works produced at Magnus Theatre since the world premiere of BRAVADO in 1988.
 

#LSN_Arts  #LSNews_TBay 

Thunder Bay Venue the Apollo Facing Eviction

now is the time to stand up and fight for them 

Robert McKenzie 0 2038 Article rating: 5.0

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~  October 8, 20212 (LSNews)  The Apollo, a long-running venue in Thunder Bay, ON, is facing imminent closure and is seeking to raise money to save the space.

The campaign notes that the owners, mother Constantina Stathopoulos and daughter Sheila Stathopoulos, were victims of fraud in the 2000s. The two have also faced medical struggles: Sheila had stage 3 ovarian cancer and experiences daily chemotherapy fatigue, while Constantina has Alzheimer's.

#LSNews_TBay  #LSN_Econ #LSN_Arts 

Lake Superior below the seasonal long-term average first time since April 2014

Lake Michigan-Huron water levels have declined significantly

Robert McKenzie 0 2435 Article rating: No rating

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~  October 5, 2021 (LSNews)  Lake Superior and Lake Michigan-Huron have both continued their seasonal declines in September. As a result of the drier than average conditions, water levels on Lake Superior have gone below the seasonal long-term average for the first time since April 2014. Lake Michigan-Huron water levels have declined significantly from the record-high levels observed in recent years, but water levels remain above the seasonal long-term average. Lake Superior outflows continue to be set in consideration of water levels upstream and downstream.

#LSN_Shipping  #LSN_ONNews #LSN_MMNews  #LSN_WiscNews #LSN_MiNews 

Wisconsin Gems For Fall Colors

Make Your Plans Today – Some Areas At Or Near Peak Colors

Robert McKenzie 0 2416 Article rating: No rating

NORTHERN, WISCONSIN  ~~  October 3, 2021  (LSNews)  Wisconsin is home to many scenic landscapes that showcase the delightful colors of nature in autumn. We're starting to see the leaves change colors, with some parts of the state already at or nearing peak colors.

#LSN_Outdoors  #LSN_WiscNews 

1345678910Last

Banners

Lake Superior News
Grand Portage Minnesota

Lake Superior Media

Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Northern Ontario
 

Send Media Releases to:
[email protected]

Lake Superior News

Thunder Bay, Ontario
 

[email protected]

 

    You Tube Lake Superior News   Twitter Lake Superior New  Face Book Lake Superior News

Website Powered by DNN 4 Less

Copyright 2007 ~ 2021 Lake Superior Media.
Back To Top