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Roger Williamson art events including openings, solo shows, group shows.

To Really See Art Exhibit


Art Exhibit To Really See Closes August 13th Art exhibit closing. I currently have two pieces on display at the University of Minnesota Bio Medical Lab Library as part of the Avivo exhibition To Really See. Show closes on Monday August 13th, 2018 Overview This run with the University of Minnesota presents over thirty pieces of art. It shows at the Bio-Medical Library until August 13th, 2018. The exhibition is a project curated by Jes Reyes, the Coordinator of Avivo’s ArtWorks program, and co-organized by Paul Ranelli, a Professor of Social Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. […]

Avivo Exhibt To Really See


At The University of Minnesota Bio Medical Library I  am pleased to have two of my works included as part of the Avivo To Really See exhibit. Exhibiting artists: Jennifer N. Campbell Teresa Audet Jess Ward Kate Clark Roger Williamson Gary R. Melquist Douglas Blue Holly Rapoport Sam Larom KaTa John Casey Heather Spielman Anne South Christi Furnas Andrew Braunberger Kandace Krause Michaela Rachor Cecile Bellamy Peter F. Hinze Tobias Ashley Adams Shining Starr Julia C. Spencer Photovoice participants Avivo is proud to announce that the traveling exhibition To Really See: Exploring the Medication-Taking Experience has opened with the University of Minnesota […]

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Goddess Shakti


Goddess Shakti Goddess Shakti will be on display as part of the 2017 // Annual call-for-work curated by Joel Coleman at the Gamut Gallery.</ahref=”https:> Opening Saturday November 4th at 7 PM – 11 PM Goddess Shakti whose consort is Shiva.

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On Display At Minneapolis Downtown Library


On Display At Minneapolis Downtown Library I currently have three pieces on display at the Downtown Minneapolis Library as part of the Spectrum Artworks curated exhhibit To Really See. Exhibit runs through Spetember  27th. Contributing Artists Teresa Audet (Minneapolis) Douglas Blue (Minneapolis) Jennifer N. Campbell (St. Paul) John Casey (Bloomington) Kate Clark (Minneapolis) Sam Larom (Minneapolis) Gary Melquist (Minneapolis) Holly Rapoport (River Falls) Anne South (Minneapolis) Heather Spielman (Minneapolis) KaTa (Minneapolis) Jessica Ward (Lino Lakes) Roger Williamson (Minneapolis) Presented by Spectrum ArtWorks, “To Really See” explores mental health and challenges the stigmas associated with medication use. The ArtWorks program supports […]

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Artist Statement


Artist Statement Art is an externalization of struggle to rationalize and give form to something not understood. The artist, like the oyster, is driven to externalize this conflict into the image of a pearl. In some circles this definition is called exorcism. I believe art should be appreciated through a viewer’s individual intercourse with the work, allowing the image to speak for itself  and not be prejudged by societies academic paradigms. This concept has close parallels to techniques first acquired in childhood, such as the ability to stare at clouds and see recognizable images arise and fall in the mind’s […]

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In Times of Peril


In Times Of Peril She Would Call Up All Strange Orders Of Spirits Into Her Aura To Protect Herself From Evil Oil on wood, 48 inches by 24 inches, 2015, Buy the original oil painting from Saatchi Art The painting illustrates a technique utilized by some practitioners of the magical tradition to ward off what is perceived as, and known by, psychic attack. In many ways, the method mirrors the use in Medieval times on churches where a grotesque image, gargoyle, was stationed on the outside of the building to ward off evil influences. In the Pyramid Texts of Ancient […]

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December’s First Thursday


December’s First Thursday Art Exhibit Thursday December 5th, 2013      5-9pm Gallery 402B, Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson St. NE, MPLS, MN

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Last Three Days to see Chimera


Last opportunity to experience the Chimera Exhibition this Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th. I will be at the gallery, Stevens Square Center For The Arts on Friday August 23rd from 5pm until 8pm to take visitors on a guided walk through and explanation of the images. Stevens Square Center For The Arts will also be open on Saturday August 24th and Sunday August 25th from 1pm until 5pm.

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Friday August 16th Art Exhibit Talk and Walk Through


Chimera Talk and Walk Through For anyone interested in seeing the Chimera exhibit and hearing the stories behind the paintings inspiration and execution, I will be at Stevens Square Center For The Arts on Friday August 16th from 5pm until 8pm to walk through and talk about them. Hope to see you there and thank you to everyone who came on opening night. Chimera Exhibition is open every Saturday and Sunday from 1pm until 5pm through August 25th at Stevens Square Center For The Arts Opening Night Gallery Details and Map

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Chimera Talk


Chimera Talk and Walk Through For anyone interested in seeing the Chimera exhibit and hearing the stories behind the paintings inspiration and execution, I will be at Stevens Square Center For The Arts tomorrow, Friday August 9th from 5pm until 8pm to walk through and talk about them. Hope to see you there and thank you to everyone who came on opening night. Chimera Exhibition is open every Saturday and Sunday from 1pm until 5pm through August 25th  at Stevens Square Center For The Arts Opening Night Gallery Details and Map  

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