News Flash

 

October News Flash

Warmest greetings! Looks like it’s going to be a busy Autumn season here at Anne Labovitz Studio! The next two months offer several events I am excited to share with you. On October 9, I will be a respondent with fellow artist Aaron Marx for The Drawing Project at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA)! Hoping to ignite conversation using my experiences with the Walker Art Center, Northern Spark at the Weisman Art Museum and Minnesota Museum of American Art (MMAA), I will be sharing thoughts about my personal practice and discuss how I use drawing as a tool to engage with our community. Would love to see you at this event! Details below.

Also in October, please join me at the Twin Cities Book Festival sponsored by Rain Taxi at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on October 11. Drop by the Rain Taxi table and engage with me while I create original “letter drawings” on scrolls of paper. A form of social sculpture, the artworks will be based on real-time conversations with Book Festival attendees about their favorite books, quotations, and authors. Each participant will receive a bookmark cut from the scrolls, a one-of-a-kind piece of the larger works made that day. “Letter Drawings” is an iteration of my Northern Spark project “Conversant Portraits” and a further prototype for my upcoming international traveling exhibition in cooperation with the Tweed Museum of Art. More details below.

Once again, I will be opening my studio doors in November for the Do the Dow Art Crawl. This is a great opportunity for me to share my work with my friends and the public. Please join me and my 30 fellow Dow artists November 14th and 15th (address and times below) for this event. More info to come in November’s News Flash!

Lastly, I have been invited to create new artworks for an exhibition in San Diego. Helmuth Projects is holding Object Object!! A Selection of Small Works, where my pieces will be exhibited November 1 – December 6, 2014. If you are in the area, please stop in the gallery!

Events to remember:

  • The Drawing ProjectMIA, 2400 Third Avenue South, MinneapolisOctober 9, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.
  • Twin Cities Book Festival,MN State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N, St PaulOctober 11,10 am – 5 pm
  • Object Object!!Helmuth Projects, 1827 5th Ave, San DiegoNovember 1 – 29, 2014Opening reception, November 1Closing reception, November 29
  • Do the Dow Art Crawl2242 University Avenue St. PaulNovember 14, 6-10 pm & November 15, noon – 6 pm
San Diego Exhibition

Helmuth Projects Gallery has invited me to create and exhibit a painting in their curated show, Object Object!!: A Selection of Smaller Works The exhibition aims to present a diverse group of excellent small works to a diverse audience and will be on display the month of November. Although not completed at the moment, the painting will be part of a recent series of mine. An example can be seen at right.

 

New from the studio!

Continuing with my series of letter paintings, the image at left is fresh from the studio and one of my recent favorites. Untitled, 30″ x 24″, Caran d’Ache and acrylic on canvas. Expect to see some additional new works if you stop by Do the Dow in November!

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Anne Labovitz
2013 Artist of the Year named by the Duluth Depot Foundation


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