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Beyond An Artist Talk with Drew Peterson
February 8, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Drawing Project looks forward to partnering with Burnet Gallery to share the work of Drew Peterson as a closing event for his current show, WATERWORKS. Beyond An Artist Talk will reveal the artists unique mark-making system while creating an experiential element for everyone in attendance from fellow artists to arts lovers.
Drew Peterson is a multidisciplinary artist from Minneapolis. Drew received his MFA, at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013, and his BFA from the University of Minnesota in 2009. He also studied at the Yale/Norfolk Summer School for Art, and the San Francisco Art Institute. He has spent time as an assistant printer at Highpoint Center for Printmaking and Vermillion Editions, and has taught screenprinting at Highpoint and Juxtaposition Arts. This coming spring he’ll begin teaching printmaking at the University of Minnesota Department of Fine Arts. His work transitions between printmaking, collage, painting, and large-scale painting installation. Peterson is the 2014-2015 Jerome Fellow at Highpoint Center for Printmaking, a 2011 recipient of a Trustee Fellowship at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a 2010 Artist Initiative Grant Minnesota State Arts Board. He has participated in the Community Supported Arts Program in 2010 and the emerging printmaker’s residency at Anderson Ranch Art Center in 2009.
Burnet Gallery is a commercial gallery featuring local, national and international contemporary artists with new shows roughly every six to eight weeks. The Gallery is located in Le Méridien Chambers, an award-winning art hotel located in downtown Minneapolis.
Please bring your sketchbooks and pencils!
Thank you to the Burnet Gallery at Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis for hosting.
Drawing provides a common ground for communication, it offers us a dialogue with ourselves and with others…it engages us on vital emotional, intellectual, and spiritual levels…Drawing is as intimate as a hushed conversation, it is as personal as the artists touch and as revelatory as an artist signature. It extends both mind and spirit; it is an exciting activity that promotes a deep respect for looking and thinking. It has been called the most delectable of all the arts.
~Teal Sales, Claudia Betti Drawing: A Contemporary Artform