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Public Panel: The House We Are Building

Date: 01/31/2013

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: InFlux Space Regis Center for Art (East)

Cost: Free


The House We Are Building
Public Panel on the founding of WARM and the of future feminist art networks

When: January 31 at 7:00 pm
Where: InFlux Space | Regis Center for Art

The House We Built: Feminist Art Then and Now was organized by the Katherine E. Nash Gallery and is co-sponsored by the Department of Art, the Department of Art History, the Department of Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies, and the University Libraries with support from the College of Liberal Arts Freshman Research and Creative Awards Program. The exhibition in the Katherine E. Nash Gallery was co-curated by Joyce Lyon, Associate Professor of Drawing and Painting, and Howard Oransky, Director of the Nash Gallery. The exhibition in the T.R. Anderson Gallery was co-curated by Deborah Boudewyns, Arts, Architecture and Landscape Architecture Librarian, and Christina Michelon, M.A. student in the Department of Art History

Event Description
WARM (Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota) celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2013. This public panel will explore the history and future of the feminist art movement in Minnesota. Panelists include: Elizabeth Erickson, a founder of WARM and the Women’s Art Institute; Carole Fisher, a founder of WARM and the Women’s Studio Program at St. Catherine University; Joanna Inglot, Associate Professor and Chair of Art History at Macalester College; Joyce Lyon, a founder of WARM and co-curator of The House We Built: Feminist Art Then and Now; Bethany Whitehead, President, WARM.

Katherine E. Nash Gallery Mission
The Katherine E. Nash Gallery is a research laboratory for the practice and interpretation of the visual arts. We believe the visual arts have the capacity to interpret, critique and expand on all of human experience. Our engagement with the visual arts helps us to discover who we are and understand our relationships to each other and society. The Katherine E. Nash Gallery will be a center of discourse on the practice of visual art and its relationship to culture and community -- a place where we examine our assumptions about the past and suggest possibilities for the future. The Nash Gallery will play an indispensible role in the educational development of students, faculty, staff and the community. http://nash.umn.edu/

Department of Art Mission
The Department of Art provides an introduction to the practice of art for all students as well as immersive training for emerging artists. We promote creative expression and conceptual development through a broad range of art disciplines and practices. Initial experiences emphasizing traditional methods are supplemented at intermediate and advanced levels by experimental processes. We offer courses in painting and drawing, photography, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics and experimental media (EMA). Students pursue their work in our state of the art facilities, mentored by our faculty, all artists recognized in their fields. http://www.art.umn.edu/

University Libraries Mission
Wilson Library is dedicated to arts, humanities and social sciences collections that are part of a 5 million volume campus-wide computerized library system, incorporating over 40 libraries as well as an interlibrary loan system which extends internationally. Exhibitions at the library connect local and larger communities, while connecting artistic explorations with the collections. The award-winning University of Minnesota Libraries are open to the public. With millions of titles available in our general collections and treasures held by our archives and special collections, we are among the University’s and the state’s greatest intellectual assets. https://www.lib.umn.edu/wilson



  • Name: Rachel Kirchgasler
  • E-mail: kirc0110@umn.edu
  • Phone: (612) 624-7900
  • Sponsored by: Art, Art History, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, University Libraries


Parking is available at the 21st Avenue Ramp.  Hourly and event rates will apply.

More information: http://nash.umn.edu

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Rachel Kirchgasler, Department of Art, kirc0110@umn.edu, (612) 624-7900.

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