Local Artists • Diverse Voices • Fun & Funky Gifts • Social Change
I am so Happy to have a "Little free Library" at the ColorWheel Gallery! It has been a Great asset to my Business & the Neighborhood! I Hope to see you this THURSDAY, JUNE 19th 6:30-8pm for the "Kingfield Neighborhood Little Libraries Tour". We will have a Creativity Table set up at the ColorWheel for Everyone to make Unique Collaged Bookmarks that night. This Art Workshop is FREE & Everyone is Welcome! FIRST.. Stop by one of the Hosts for this event...Nicollet Ace Hardware 38th & Nicollet, Royal Grounds Coffee 42nd & Grand or the ColorWheel Gallery & pick up a passport/map. While you are checking out all the Fabulous little Libraries on the tour you will get stamps on your passport, there will also be some fun surprises too & Great Books (bring some you want to trade in too) ...Receive a stamp from 4 or more libraries that you visit on the tour, turn in your passport for a Free Treat or Prize to any of the 3 Hosts. Plus, you will be entered into a drawing for a Little Free Library (that will take place this fall) Enjoy Walking Outside, Meet New Neighbors, Make ART, Collect Treasures/Books!
*Speaking with Diverse Voices, the ColorWheel Gallery aims to make Art Accessible to Everyone, to Promote Local Artists & offer Inspiration to Create more Vibrant Communities* The Color Wheel Gallery has a comfortable boutique style environment, featuring Tammy Ortegon's vibrant, folk art style along with many other local, established & emerging artists. The gallery has four group shows a year, each one focusing on a specific theme, along with other special events. The gift shop boutique carries an always changing, variety of locally made, hand crafted & one of a kind items. Natural soaps & body products, incense, perfume oils, handmade & retro jewelry, unique greeting cards & art prints, Rock n Roll Baby Tshirts, Frida Kahlo & Mexican folk art style icons, funky, global inspired treasures, gently used socially conscience books, fairly traded chocolate, Twin Cities icons, re-purposed, recycled collectables & décor. With many items focusing on progressive ideas, diverse voices & social change.
*We believe that art should be accessible, affordable & inspirational to everyone! Local Artists * Funky Gifts* Global Inspired Treasures* Diverse Voices* Social Change* ART for & by the PEOPLE!*
As it gets more & more difficult to keep it all together. We Celebrate the Mothers of our World & Honor their Constant Strength & Struggle to Preserve our Survival. We hope to see you at our 5th annual "Fight like a Mother!" Opening Celebration Event. Saturday, May 10th. 2:00-8:00pm. (exhibit runs til June 22) Featuring Artists, Tammy Ortegon, Westy Copeland, Tina Blondell, Dakota Hoska, Jane Evershed, Deborah Foutch, Melodee Strong, Ayanna Muata, PHIRA, Gloria Larsen, Neza S.G, Lee Ann Schutz Wahi, Alison Love Unzelman, Montana Pecore, Tracine Asberry, Maya Rose, Amoke Kubat, Hawona Sullivan Janzen & 'Candied Yams Jewelry' by Marlene Aponte. These Artist Mammas will be Expressing their Passion thru painting, collage, textiles, photography, jewelry, sculpture, poetry & spoken word. Bring your mother, your family, your friends & Join us at the ColorWheel for an Inspirational & Educational Afternoon full of Amazing Art! Yummy Food! Community Connections! & Local Mammas Performing Poetry & Spoken Word!
As always, wealthy business men are handing out million dollar bonuses, while education & healthcare are being cut. Sports stadiums are being built, while thousands of children sleep in shelters every night. Billions are spent to create & drop bombs on defenseless women & children all over this world, while people claim to be "pro-life". It makes us want to... "FIGHT LIKE A MOTHER!“
After this Long, Cold Winter it will be Good to get Together & Enjoy Hot Art, Warm Conversation & Caliente Surprises! You are Invited to Join us for Another Fun Afternoon as we Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day Together... with Sweet Treats, an Inspiration Table (for all ages) to Create Greeting cards, Art & Collage. PLUS, Check out all the Cool Collectibles, Books, Vintage Finds & More INSPIRED by IRELAND!