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Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 31, 2015



Alyssa Baguss • Pat Benincasa • Jil Evans • Emily Isenberg • Jay Isenberg • Val Jenkins • Shana Kaplow • Aaron Marx • Sarah Peters • Ken Steinbach • Susan Rotilie • Jon Reischl • George Roberts • Lynda Monick-Isenberg • Shannon Brunette

The Drawing Project is a unique arts programming organization connecting and growing community through the act of drawing.

Lynda Monick-Isenberg, Minneapolis College of Art & Design instructor and artist, and her former student, Shannon Brunette, also a teacher/artist, have launched a collaboration designed to form The Drawing Project, the realization of a vision both have nurtured for quite some time.

To assist in bringing this project to the awareness of the public, Homewood Studios gallery has invited Lynda and Shannon to curate a show of drawings, purely drawings, which celebrate and make obvious the importance of this often-overlooked genre in the art landscape.

About this (possibly ground-breaking) show, Lynda and Shannon write:

The Drawing Project’s Homewood Studios exhibition will present the work by master artists that embodies drawing as a mode of expression, an act of inquiry, or a lens into the unconscious - promoting a deeper respect for looking and thinking in everyday life. The exhibition is curated by The Drawing Project co-founders, Shannon Brunette and Lynda Monick-Isenberg, and will be accompanied by community programming addressing drawing as a human expressive activity.

The exploration and study of drawing is a fundamental practice, which informs and inspires across disciplines, professions and experience. The Drawing Project aims to collaborate, encourage and engage diverse local and global perspectives on contemporary drawing through projects like the Homewood Studios exhibition.

The Drawing Project would like to thank Homewood Studios for the opportunity to create and mount this exhibition along side complementary programming. Look for more details this spring!

Opening Reception - Saturday, October 10th from 7pm to 9pm

Artist's Talk/Coffee Klatsch Saturday, October 24th from 11am to noon

Pop-Up Drawing Event - following Artists' Talk/Coffee Klatsch from noon to 2pm

Tuesday, November 3 - Sunday, November 29, 2015

HELLO! - Homewood Studios Resident Artists Annual Show


Brook Kepros • Julie Landsman • Lynda Maylish • Bill Jeter • Jack Mader • George Roberts • Kris Treuting • Mieko Yamazaki

Once again, (this year a month or two later than usual), the Homewood Studios resident artists are ready to offer the fruits of the past year's labors.

Painting & drawing, photography, carved and embellished gourds, two and three-dimensional work, sculpture, letterpress and woodblock printing, altered books and more are all possibilities for this show.

The watchword for this show: Collaboration - among our studio mates, with other artist friends, with our community. The intent of the show: Connection - with our immediate neighborhood. We have been here fifteen years and still there are neighbors we do not know, and who do not know us.

So we have planned a month of activities all designed to enhance collaboration and connection. Please consider joining us for one or more of these events:

• Regular gallery hours for this show only inludes Sundays from 12 noon to 4:30pm

OPENING RECEPTION - Friday, Nov. 6th from 5pm to 9pm includes open studios of the eight resident artists

GALLERY GROOVES WITH KBEM-FM - Thursday, Nov. 12th from 7pm to 9pm live jazz provided by KMEM-FM, refreshments includes a pop-up drawing event, drawing to jazz - with THE DRAWING PROJECT from 8pm to 9pm

FAMILY PORTRAITS - by resident artist, photographer Jack Mader. Saturday, Nov. 14th from 2pm to 4pm

PUBLICATION READING for Amethyst and Agate, Poems of Lake Superior, newly published by Holy Cow! Press – Sunday, November 15th at 3pm (several contributing poets will read)

GALLERY TALK - Tuesday, Nov. 17th beginning at 7pm includes all eight Homewood Studios Resident Artists talking about and answering questions about their work

CLOSING PARTY - Saturday, Nov. 21st from 1pm to 4pm includes music provided by Tom Kanthak

FINAL GALLERY VIEWING DAYS - Tuesday, Nov. 24th from 5pm to 9pm, Saturday, Nov. 28th from 1pm to 4pm and Sunday, November 29th from 12 noon to 4:30pm (CLOSED Wednesday, Nov 25th and Friday, Nov. 27th in observance of Thanksgiving holiday)

Tuesday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 30, 2015


Gini Ewers has been designing and making quilts for enough years that it has become her abiding passion. Most of these colorful (and sometimes dazzling) quilts are in the hands of others, but a selection of them will be collected and hung at Homewood Studios gallery.

Ewers, almost giddy at the thought of her first solo show, says about quilt making, "There are so many ways to look at a quilt, so many ways to design it, so many choices beyond color and pattern."

Details concerning opening reception, gallery talk, and community workshop anon.

Saturday, January 16 - Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Leili Pritschet

Several years ago Leile Pritschet offered a show in our gallery with Hend Al-Monsour. Leile's paintings, at that time, were remarkable. In the intervening years, her talents as a visual artist have moved to another plane.

Pritschet has received a Stare Arts Board grant to support her work and this show fulfills part of her commitment to the people of Minnesota.

Details about opening reception, gallery talk and special events anon.

Friday, February 12 - Saturday, February 27, 2016


A few years ago, VSA sponsored its first show at Homewood Studios gallery. The work of several emerging artists who work with VSA was show, appreciated and purchased.

Again in this year's show, artists who have received recognition from the Jerome Foundation will be showing their artwork.

Information about opening reception and gallery talk, &c., anon.

Wednesday, March 2 - Wednesday, March 30, 2016

NEAL CUTHBERT: The Detroit Show

Longtime friend and accomplished artist, Neal Cuthburt opens his third show at Homewood Studios. Word has it Neal is writing stories the 'village' he grew up in...a section of Detroit. Neal is also planning to draw every automobile he ever owned, and planning to invite another artist to collaborate with him "on something."

While the current description is a bit vague, trust the show will be anything but.

Details concerning opening reception, gallery talk and special events anon.