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Spectrum Artist Introduction Part II: Mike Sonnichsen

Spectrum Artist Introduction Part II: Mike Sonnichsen

Today, we're pleased to bring you the second email highlighting the studio process of Mike Sonnichsen. We introduced you to his intaglio process last week, and today we're going to show you the work that goes into his letterpress prints. We're pleased to have two images from this series in our gallery right now. The lego prints are similar in process to the intaglio prints: each finished print is created using just 3 ink colors. Also, each finished print is run through the press multiple...

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Spectrum Artist Introduction: Mike Sonnichsen

Spectrum Artist Introduction: Mike Sonnichsen

Mike Sonnichsen spent the first seven years of his life in Puerto Rico, snorkeling, collecting ocean glass, and exploring rain forests. The qualities of tropical light and color snuck into his consciousness yet lay somewhat dormant until he began architecture school. It was there he discovered printmaking as an outlet for his process and color sensibilities. Inspired by geometric order, he continues to explore color, systems, and the transformation of ordinary objects through print and...

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Spectrum Updates!

Spectrum Updates!

I'm writing to invite you to come see our current Art exhibit at Mindport. Spectrum: exercises in perception, inclusivity, joy & theory is a collection of contemporary works by five regional artists: Christopher Hartshorne, Cat Snapp, Shelby Sneva, Mike Sonnichsen and Luke Zeiger. Spectrum is on view through the summer. We're pleased to present the works of this diverse group of artists whose practice relies beautifully on one of the more complex elements of design: color. In addition to...

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Open Again

Open Again

We are back! Doors open May 18 following our long hiatus for repairs, and we are looking forward to seeing you! No reservations necessary, but please bring a mask or grab one here. If you are at high risk for severe illness from Covid or other airborne diseases and prefer a private visit, we offer two reserved times: Fridays and Sundays at 11am. Please reserve those spots through our website or by phone. All admission by sliding scale. Hope to see you soon!

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Projected Opening: Mid-May

Projected Opening: Mid-May

Tuesday morning a crane will deliver a new heat pump to Mindport’s roof, the grand finale of a five-month process of restoring heat to the building and repairing damage done by the previous system’s failure. Starting Wednesday, staff will be cleaning up from all the activity, painting walls and making repairs where the radiators used to sit, and re-installing artworks and exhibits. We’ll also be making sure we are staffed and ready to open with a new schedule and new Covid protocols. We hope...

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