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Arrowhead Regional Biennial Exhibition 2019
The 62nd Arrowhead Regional Biennial features juried art work from the Upper Midwest produced within the past five years. The opening reception will include announcements of three awards totaling $2,000 in cash prizes. The exhibit will remain on display until March 31.
Also on display is the Duluth Art Institute’s annual member show, featuring a broad range of works by member artists. This show will remain on display until Feb. 24.
Jehra Patrick is juror for this year’a biennial exhibit. Patrick is a visual artist, curator and independent arts program producer who works out of Minneapolis. She is a 2016 recipient of the Knight Arts Challenge and the Jerome Travel and Study Grant for Digital Producers, a 2018, 2015 and 2013 recipient of the Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, a 2013 recipient of the McKnight Next Step Fund, and a 2011 recipient of the Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artist.
In addition to her work as an artist, Patrick is gallery director and curator for the Law Warschaw Gallery at Macalester College, where she oversees the gallery’s exhibition program and the college’s art collection, creating networked exhibitions and audiences relevant on campus and in the community. Previously, she served as program director for mnartists.org, where she oversaw the program’s digital advancement, events and outreach.
Patrick founded Waiting Room and workroom, both new, non-fixed curatorial platforms which support artists through visual and personal networks. She is a frequent writer, lecturer, visiting critic and independent program organizer on topics relevant to practices of visual artists.
The Arrowhead Regional Biennial is a tradition established in 1919. It is the longest running biennial in the Midwest, featuring some of the best artwork coming out of the region, judged each year by a distinguished guest.