Jimmy Reagan, 'The Storm' Image courtesy the artist


Art for All: The Stephanie Evelo Fund for Art Inclusion

Aug. 29
5-7 p.m.
Art, Benefits,Parties,Receptions

Though Mendota Heights-based Jimmy Reagan has lived with autism and mast cell disease since childhood, he’s managed to carve out an impressive art career as an adult. The 25-year-old’s bold pastel and oil paintings of people, places, and animals have been exhibited in galleries as far-flung as Berlin and Italy. His signature brushstrokes, called “tick marks,” adorn silk ties and scarves sold in shops like MartinPatrick3. The untrained, award-winning painter is visibly influenced by some of his favorite artists, including Van Gogh and Picasso, while his own style continues to evolve. Reagan is the kind of artist who keeps viewers guessing from one painting to the next. On Wednesday, he joins Katharine Fitzgerald, Ingrid Hansen, Jon Leverentz, and Geoffrey Mikol in “Art for All: The Stephanie Evelo Fund for Art Inclusion,” an event at the Minneapolis Club that highlights work by artists with disabilities. In addition to the eye candy, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and conversation with the artists themselves. Registration and more info can be found here or by calling 612-810-7766.