Dec
10
  • DATE: Thu. Dec. 10, 2015
  • TIME: 4:30 pm

Portfolio progression + collaborative exercises + individual development through technical drawing skills.

A youth artist’s first venture into the world of JXTA begins with the Visual Art Literacy Training course, also known as VALT. Participants develop the technical drawing skills necessary to be hired and succeed as apprentices in a JXTALab or Studio.

Sep
15
  • DATE: Tue. Sep. 15, 2015
  • TIME: 4:30 pm

Portfolio progression + collaborative exercises + individual development through technical drawing skills.

A youth artist’s first venture into the world of JXTA begins with the Visual Art Literacy Training course, also known as VALT. Participants develop the technical drawing skills necessary to be hired and succeed as apprentices in a JXTALab or Studio.

Aug
28
  • DATE: Fri. Aug. 28, 2015
  • TIME: 8:00 pm
  • LOCATION: 1108 Space
Aug
14
  • DATE: Fri. Aug. 14, 2015
  • TIME: 8:00 pm
  • LOCATION: 1108 Space
Aug
13
  • DATE: Thu. Aug. 13, 2015
  • TIME: 5:30 pm
  • LOCATION: Emerson Gallery

Juxtaposition Arts invites you to the first Visual Art Literacy Training (VALT) exhibition of the year.

In celebration of two core observational drawing skills crafted in the VALT studio, this showcase of exemplary self-portraiture & still life pieces throughout the years will be highlighted. A special component of this exhibition will function as acknowledgement of the creativity and people – current VALTers and alumni – behind these works.

This exhibition runs through September 15, 2015.

Free admittance; all ages are welcome. RSVP on Facebook. #JXTAVALT

Aug
13
  • DATE: Thu. Aug. 13, 2015
  • TIME: 8:00 am

Portfolio progression + collaborative exercises + individual development through technical drawing skills.

A youth artist’s first venture into the world of JXTA begins with the Visual Art Literacy Training course, also known as VALT. Participants develop the technical drawing skills necessary to be hired and succeed as apprentices in a JXTALab or Studio.

Jul
30
  • DATE: Thu. Jul. 30, 2015
  • TIME: 9:00 am

Session #1: July 14 – July 30, 2015 Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 9am-12pm.

 

Jul
25
  • DATE: Sat. Jul. 25, 2015
  • TIME: 1:00 pm

The JXTA campus will be buzzing on Saturday, July 25th from 1-7pm.

Tactical Urbanism JXTAATFLOW#JXTATACTICAL

Activity: The newest collaborative lab at JXTA, Tactical Urbanism, will be featuring transit engagement activities in the Saint Satoko Pocket Park. Get interactive with the popular James Rojas workshop, grab a transit Zine, and play in a life-sized transit-themed game that will serve as a fun way to give your input on West Broadway public transit.

Textile & Screen Printing #JXTATEXTILES (Store hours for FLOW: Friday, 7/24 @ 3-7pm and Saturday 7/25 @ 1-7pm).

Activity: Check out our now open storefront, designed & remodeled by Nate Young, Stephen Young, Lindsay Splichal and JXTA apprentices!

Bring your own shirt for a $5 print or $25 for pre-printed gear. Other products available for sale are canvas and nylon drawstring tote bags, #BlackLivesMatter apparel, Northside and Midwest t-shirt designs, plus our new summer t-shirt line.

Contemporary Art Studio #JXTAcpArt

Activity: The summer Public Art artist collective will present their latest works as an exhibition with 3d and multimedia work in the JXTA gallery. Come explore the ideas and themes behind their mission through sound, visuals and conversation.

Graphics Lab #JXTAGraphics

Activity: Button-making time is happening in 1108! Also check out their latest portfolio and get an interactive tour of where the magic happens.

Enviro Design Studio #JXTAEnviro

Activity: Come and see! Enviro Design’s new space, Community Design Studio and Fabrication Lab, will have a soft opening. The lab will also engage in a share-back on their recent work for the developing Northside Greenway work + and showcase different designs and completed Enviro projects in their new learning space.

VALT #JXTAVALT

Activity: Get a hands-on experience of two foundational drawing techniques all VALTers learn. Instructors Drew and Hawwa will conduct a workshop in 1108 space for charcoal gesture drawings and Notan paper cut-outs.

Jul
23
  • DATE: Thu. Jul. 23, 2015
  • TIME: 5:00 pm
  • LOCATION: Homewood Studios
Canaan Ray-Strong 2

Aerosol on wood panel, by Canaan Ray-Strong.

Join us at Homewood Studios for conversation and celebration of Northside artists and creativity on the 10th Anniversary of FLOW: Northside Art Crawl. RSVP on Facebook. 

Beginning at 5pm, the ten FLOW postcard artists will be the featured guests for an artists’ talk focused on the question, “What does it mean to be an artist working, intentionally working, in a community, in our community of North Minneapolis?”

JXTA Contemporary Art Studio apprentices Kayla Baribeau and Canaan Ray-Armstrong along with other Northside artists, will talk on the panel for approximately 60-90 minutes.

Other activities happening that evening on Plymouth Ave include cultural dancing and music at Asian Media Access, a street party between Russell and Sheridan Avenues, examples of work by artists living in the new Art Space Artists Homes on Plymouth, and the gallery show at Homewood Studios – RE: Action ~ Gathering Momentum, a group show by thirteen women artists from the Twin Cities.

Jul
14
  • DATE: Tue. Jul. 14, 2015
  • TIME: 9:00 am

Session #2: July 14 – July 30, 2015 Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 9am-12pm.