Seward Arts & Culture

Arts & Cultural Activities in the Seward Neighborhood — Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Discover Seward Artist Amanda Pearson at the Frolic

From the Artist:
There is a phrase that has stuck with me for years – “investment of the hand”. People who look at my pieces are drawn to the meticulous nature and it is common for them to react by reaching out and trying to touch the surface. The materials I use are not commonly seen in galleries, but are typically found shoved towards the back of a junk drawer or a forgotten craft bin. There is value in the mundane that my work elevates. For me, creating each piece is meditative. My work requires time, and it takes a lot of it. My art creates a permanent record – I must continually move forward with confidence, because there is little room for adjusting what was done before. These pieces capture a moment of time in spaces that I consider sacred. Using nature to represent these important moments is the best way that I have found to honor my experiences in a way that also resonates with the viewer.

Find Amanda’s work at Bethany Lutheran Church during the Seward Winter Frolic on Saturday, Dec. 7, 10am-5pm and Sunday Dec. 8, 12-5pm.

 

 

 

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Seward Artist Susan Rotile at the Frolic

From the Artist:
My jewelry is crafted primarily of sterling and fine silver highlighted with gemstones and river rocks. Each piece is unique and designed to be elegant, sophisticated and wearable.

Shop for Susan’s elegant jewelry at Ivy Arts Building during the Seward Winter Frolic . *Note: Susan will be at the frolic Saturday, Dec. 7, 10am – 5pm only.

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Find Seward Artist Elizabeth Beckman at the Frolic

From the Artist:
I use a frame loom to weave wall tapestries using yarn, string and
fabrics. I also create macramé wall hangings and other small fiber
items. I’m inspired by the materials themselves, and also by color
combinations found out in the world. My aim is to create weavings that
invite touch and feel. I live in Saint Paul with my family.

Shop for Elizabeth’s beautiful wall tapestries at Ivy Arts Building during the Seward Winter Frolic on Saturday, Dec. 7, 10am-5pm and Sunday Dec. 8, 12-5pm.