What Fierce Looks Like: Artists of the Women’s Art Institute

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What Fierce Looks Like: Artists of the Women’s Art Institute

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

What: What Fierce Looks Like: Artists of the Women’s Art Institute

From 1999 to 2021, the Women’s Art Institute Summer Studio Intensive course attracted contemporary women artists of all ages and backgrounds interested in refining their artistic practice and exploring questions around women and art. Founded by Elizabeth Erickson at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, the program moved to St. Catherine University in 2012 under the direction of Patricia Olson. This exhibition features current work by 37 of the more than 400 alumnae of the Institute. Curated by Patricia Olson and Chris Cinque.

Exhibiting Artists
Amy Usdin, Betsy Dollar, Bonnie Ploger, Bre Atkinson, Brenda Olson, Carissa Samaniego, Christy Dickinson, Claudia Poser, Colleen TwoFeathers, Cory Favre, Cyndi Kaye Meier, Emily C.K. Hoisington, Gail Diez, Hend Al-Mansour, Jean Wright, Jo-Anne Reske Kirkman, Josie Winship, Karen Wilcox, Kathy Daniels, Kristi Kuder, Kristin Maija Peterson, Kristina Fjellman, Lin Lacy, Lynnette K. Black, Maria Korol, Marjorie Fedyszyn, Martha Bird, Mary Alterman, Nancy Ariza, Nina Martine Robinson, Pat Owen, Rajee Aryal, Rebecca Oehler, Sandy Gillespie, Shari Albers, Susan Armington, Susan Gangsei.

April 11 – May 18, 2024

Opening Reception
Saturday, April 13, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Free and open to the public

North Loop Art Walk
Saturday, May 11, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Free and open to the public

Form+Content Gallery
Whitney Square Building, 210 North Second Street, Suite 104, Minneapolis MN 55401
One block north of Washington Avenue and two blocks west of Hennepin Avenue. Metered parking is available on the street and in neighborhood ramps.

Gallery Hours
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 12 noon – 6:00 pm and by appointment

More Information
formandcontent@gmail.com     |     612.436.1151     |     www.formandcontent.org

Press Images

For high resolution images, please contact formandcontent@gmail.com

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Maria Korol, Me gustan esos raros peinados nuevos (I Like Those Strange New Hairdos), watercolor on Fabriano paper, 21.5 x 27.5-inches, 2022.


Kristi Kuder, As We Gather, We Gather Apart, wire, wool, paper pulp, acrylic, 24 x 19 x 16-inches, 2022.

Cory Favre, Happy, Healthy Baby, oil and embroidery on canvas, 48 x 36-inches, 2023.

Mission Statement
Form+Content Gallery nurtures diverse artistic practice and thoughtful dialogue. We value art as a catalyst for critical thinking. We value the artistic process. We aspire to link personal expression to broader social contexts. Form+Content Gallery is dedicated to moving the definitions and practice of culture forward in new and lively ways.


April 13
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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