Gordon Coons coming to Vine Arts Center

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Colors of My Inner Voice. Exhibit of works of Native American artist Gordon Coons of Ojibwe and Ottawa Heritage. Exhibit includes paintings, hand-pulled prints plus creations utilizing Duck Tape. Gordon will be exhibiting the Ojibwe Woodland Art Style, created from the combination of Ojibwe petroglyphs (drawings or carvings on rocks) and images from birch bark scrolls. The images can also be identified as X-ray Vision. The inspiration for these images relies on Ojibwe clans and stories. The artist usually paints images with a heavy black outline and paints what is felt or perceived inside animals (or people). What is painted inside the
animal or person represents a kind of spirit, a source of powers.

Show opening September 9, from 5PM – 9PM. Gordon will talk about his works with a guided tour on September 9th.

Artist led workshop on September 23rd from 1PM – 5PM to create a Woodland
Art Style block print.

Running Dates September 9 – 30, 2017.  VINE ARTS CENTER. 2637 27th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55406