FLAG SHOW

  • Maria Fernanda Albornoz, Minneapolis, MN
  • Gustavo Inafuku, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Andrew Allison, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Katie Hargrave, Minneapolis, MN
  • Nicole Killian, Internet
  • Vadim Gershman, Minneapolis, MN
  • Madeline Sorenson, Minneapolis, MN
  • Steve Listwon, Boston, MA
  • Adam Setala, Minneapolis, MN
  • Anton Pearson, Brooklyn, NY
  • Christopher Gasser, Minneapolis, MN
  • Camille Morehead, Iowa
  • Erik Brandt, Minneapolis, MN
  • Michael David Franklin, Minneapolis, MN
  • Peter Haakon Thompson, Minneapolis, MN
  • Julia Parris, Brooklyn, NY
  • Sara Kabri & Luis Lopez Smith, London, United Kingdom
  • Studio Set, Minneapolis, MN
  • Maison Nue, Paris, France
  • Dante Carlos, Minneapolis, MN
  • Lea Sorrentino, Philadelphia PA
  • Eman Alshawaf, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Michael Menchaca, San Antonio, TX
  • Brian Walbergh, United States of America
  • Protey Temen, Moscow, Russia
  • Elsa Westreicher, Leipzig, Germany
July 27 - August 24
Opening – Jul 27, 700 – 1000 PM
Gallery Hours - thu & Sat 200 – 600 PM
Gamut Gallery – 1006 Marquette Ave., Mpls MN 55403
Exhibition Finale – Aug 24, 700 1000 PM

Maria Fernanda Albornoz
Minneapolis, MN

07.25.2013

BIO

Originally from Maracaibo, Venezuela and currently a senior @ The Minneapolis College of Art & Design María Fernanda Albornoz is a designer working primarily in multimedia environments covering a variety of mediums, including: interactive, web, and graphic design. Her work investigates theories of complexity and chaos and is informed by latin american politics.

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Nicole Killian
Internet

07.24.2013

BIO

Nicole Killian is a designer and artist who focuses equally on commercial projects, personal endeavors and teaching. Nicole's work investigates the structures and surfaces we communicate with through mobile messaging, the internet, and pop cultural objects and is very active within the Net Art community. She is 50% of the studio Hot Sundae with Amelia Irwin in Brooklyn New York. Hot Sundae is about hard work and hard fun. 

Nicole has been recognized and featured in numerous publications and exhibits including the International Design magazine, i-D magazine, AIGA, Tight Artists Net Gang, Promax BDA and the Rhode Island School of Design. She has lectured at North Carolina State University, ATypi Dublin, Rochester Institute of Technology, Maryland Institute College of the Arts, Pratt Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Minneapolis College of Art + Design (MCAD). Nicole was recently a featured designer on Sight Unseen and UK's Waterfall >> Art Zine.

For the past two years, Nicole has been the Visiting Faculty in Graphic Design at MCAD in Minneapolis Minnesota. This fall, she will be taking a position as Designer-In-Residence at VCU in Richmond Virginia. Nicole received at Bachelors of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2004, finishing at the Bauhaus in Dessau Germany and holds a Masters of Fine Arts from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2011. 

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Anton Pearson
Brooklyn, NY

07.23.2013

BIO

Anton's design practice is driven the duality of communicating client needs with a personal fascination with type, form, exploratory processes, abstraction and unknown outcomes. Originally he's from the Twin Cities, where he attended Minneapolis College of Art and Design to study graphic design. Anton is now based in Brooklyn, NY. 

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Peter Haakon Thompson
Minneapolis, MN

07.22.2013

BIO

Peter Haakon Thompson is an artist based in Minneapolis, Minnesota whose primary mediums are participation, interaction and conversation. Some of his works include: A participatory, temporary community called The Art Shanty Projects, existing every winter for five weeks on frozen Medicine Lake in suburban Minneapolis. Tent Services, a free service providing Expeditionary Conversation Tents for check out. Most recently, The Mobile Sign Shop worked with Chicago Ave residents to create name signs inspired by the cabin signs of Northern Minnesota, and Union Table, a public, sound producing, ping pong table commissioned for Union Depot in St Paul, MN. He earned a BFA from the California College of Arts and Crafts and completed his MFA from the University of Minnesota in 2010. In his spare time he ties knots, races sailboats and plays table tennis.

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Madeline Sorenson
Minneapolis, MN

07.16.2013

BIO

Madeline Sorenson is a contradicting, well behaved, brief, efficient, un-hierarchical, chance-loving, unarticulated, optimistic, designer, dabbler, artist, jokester, non-theatrical performer, MCAD graduate and list maker from Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

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Vadim Gershman
Minneapolis, MN

07.15.2013

BIO

Vadim Gershman is based in Minneapolis. He works in a variety of formats on commissioned as well as self-initiated creative projects. In the real world Vadim teaches graphic design at UW Stout and MCAD. He is a kite flyer.

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Camille Morehead
Iowa

07.12.2013

BIO

Camille Morehead is a designer and artist who grew up in Fairfield, Iowa - an intentional community with the influence of Hindu spirituality and meditation, as well as the internet and popular culture. Utilizing both digital and traditional mediums, She is interested in exploring these influences within the context of contemporary design.

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Adam Setala
Minneapolis, MN

07.11.2013

BIO

Adam Setala is a Minneapolis based illustrator, designer, visual communicator, and teacher. His work has been featured in both national and international publications, and has been exhibited in shows from Los Angeles to New York, and a bunch of places in between. He loves bad 1980’s horror movies, his dog named Boy, fly fishing, and baseball.

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Brian Walbergh
United States of America

07.10.2013

BIO

A former design Fellow at the Walker Art Center, Brian Walbergh is currently working as a graphic designer at Allied Works Architecture in Portland, Oregon. He periodically acts as the Editor-in-Chief and Designer-at-large of 50/50 Press, an independent publisher of books, zines and non-books. His work as a designer/maker is rooted in straight to the point typographic solutions and storytelling as well as a reverence to material and production.

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Lea Sorrentino
Philadelphia PA

07.10.2013

BIO

Lea Devon Sorrentino is an installation/mixed media sculpture artist who has had the opportunity of exhibiting her work prominently around the Minneapolis/Twin Cities and nationwide. These endeavors, along with thoughtful writing, and a few relational aesthetic performances had her named among the "Artists to Watch for 2013", by the Walker Art Center. She is a contributing writer for Quodlibetica, an online arts publication, and has been a Visiting Artist for the University of Minnesota. This summer she will be attending several residency including the Vermont Studio Center and Elsewhere Residency in June of 2013. Her practice is an auto-ethnographical investigation of life in pursuit of understanding contemporary American culture. Through her work she calls attention to the constructs of American success and the emotional investments placed on possessions and entertainment to create individuality. Or, in not art speak, she's interested in why we eat too much, spend too much, and cry at reality television.

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Steve Listwon
Boston, MA

07.09.2013

BIO

Steven Listwon is a Boston based designer. He has studied industrial and furniture design. Recently Steve received his MFA from MCAD here in Minneapolis. His practice focuses on material research, creating objects of function, and new fabrication techniques. Steve currently works at a design firm in Boston called RADLAB as well as teaching industrial design at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

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Eman Alshawaf
Kuwait City, Kuwait

07.08.2013

BIO

Eman Alshawaf is young digital artist interested in the complexity of the two dimensional image and the versatility of print and projection. Starting as a Graphic Designer in Kuwait she worked with strong lines and minimalist themes to create work that focused on typography and language which later on influenced her art making process. Since moving to New York City in 2010 she has been producing works that critique contemporary culture, memories, and facing the past. She graduated from Pratt Institute with an MFA in Digital Imaging, and is currently working a new degree in design research.

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Andrew Allison
Pittsburgh, PA

07.07.2013

BIO

Andrew William Allison is a mixed media artist from Pittsburgh PA who is primarily concerned with human identity (sex, death, spirituality etc.).

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Katie Hargrave
Minneapolis, MN

07.06.2013

BIO

Katie Hargrave (b.1985) is a multi-media artist interested in the production of American identity through politics, history, mythology, and narrative. Her work elevates stories from popular culture, those hidden in the archives, and the everyday conversations from passerby’s and participants. Originally from Chicago, Katie received an MA in Cultural Production from Brandeis University and a MFA in Intermedia from the University of Iowa.

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