Frank Gaard

  • Arts

    September 18, 2013

    Can local artists turn Block E around?

    Made Here initiative aims to breathe life back into the empty building

  • Calendar

    August 14, 2013
  • Calendar

    December 5, 2012
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    September 26, 2012
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    June 27, 2012
  • Calendar

    May 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Edie Overturf: 100 Creatives

    ​Number 42: Edie Overturf City: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 18 monthsPrint artist, painter, and sculptor Edie Overturf may be new to the Twin Cities art scene, but her impact has already been felt. With the folks at Kick.Stand.Press, she recently helped co-found Leg Up Studio, a coopera ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Tina Blondell: 100 Creatives

    ​Number 43: Tina Blondell City: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 15 There are no pop-culture icons featured in Tina Blondell's portraits. Instead, she chooses to  capture regular folks in a moment in time. Recent pieces have included a gleeful female drummer ready to jam, a man casuall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Kick.Stand.Press: 100 Creatives

    ​Number 44: Kick.Stand.Press City: Minneapolis, MN Years spent living in MN:The current bout is 2.5 yearsAs anyone who has ever spent time watching HGTV knows, a good wallpaper job can make or break a room. Gilpin Matthews and Lauren Schuppe, co-founders of Kick.Stand.Press, specialize in making t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Frank Gaard: 100 Creatives

    ​Number 45: Frank Gaard City: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 45 yearsFor the past 40 years, notorious artist Frank Gaard has added a healthy dose of color, criticism, and humor to the local creative scene. His work knows no boundaries, as he often draws inspiration from a mix of subjects, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 4, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Sean Smuda: 100 Creatives

    RollerGirls pose with Sean Smuda. Photo by Emma Berg.​No. 99: Sean SmudaCity: POHO(Powderhorn)/Phillips Years spent living in MN: 2.7 x10It's impossible to be active in the Twin Cities arts community and not be aware of Sean Smuda. Over the years he has explored many mediums of expression, from ex ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 8, 2009
  • Art

    December 8, 2004

    Medium Cool

    A public response to the "Walker Without Walls"

  • Art

    February 5, 2003

    Book of Life

    The literary fantasies of artist Mary Esch

  • News

    September 11, 2002

    Baby Please Don't Go

    Former Minnesotans Say the Twin Cities Cultural Scene Is Insular. Insecure. Unprofitable. Out of Touch. What Does It Mean to Live in an Artists' Paradise If Everyone Wants to Leave?

  • Arts

    October 31, 2001

    En Gaard

    Cartoonist and portraitist Frank Gaard has faced off against the anti-defamation league, art-school administration, and his landlord and remains a defiantly good artist

  • Arts

    August 15, 2001

    Wormley's Black Period

    In the Eighties he was a rising art star on the downtown gallery scene. In the Nineties he was a stalwart of independent exhibition. Today Bill Wormley is sick, broke, and unsure why he should keep painting.

  • Art

    November 8, 2000

    The Political Portrait

    A lively election throws local artists from the palette to the ballot--revealing the true color of politics

  • Art

    March 17, 1999

    Pictures from an Exhibition

    Robert Gober's drawings reveal the design of his career; Frank Gaard explores portraiture by way of the funny papers

  • Feature

    March 5, 1997
  • Arts

    September 4, 1996

    A Room of One's Own

    No Name Exhibitions showcases art on the other side of the tracks