Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) spokesperson Therese Jacobson shares news of the NWMAC, including a Valentine making event for children, an exhibition of artwork by Jessica Pribula of East Grand Forks, MN – NWMAC 2014 Artist of the Year, a grant application deadline and “Arts Advocacy Day” at the state legislature in St. Paul, MN.
“Another Fine Mess” drawings and installations by Russ White opens fat Squirrel Haus Arts in Minneapolis.
The show is a celebration of his work this past year, shaped by social issues and today’s human concerns, particularly the American criminal justice system.
The time and care that is apparent in each of Russ White’s tangled pencil drawings is humanizing, while also illuminating the dehumanizing constructs of society. The human story in White’s drawings sheds light on the dichotomy of the unforgiving industrialized world created by people and we, who then try to thrive and survive in it. “What are these problems doing to us on a daily basis?” White asks. “What does it mean to wake up and read bad news, every single day?”