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Annual Membership Show 2015

Depot Great Hall
January 22—February 15, 2015
Opening Reception: January 22, 5 - 7 PM

Sponsored by US Bank

The Duluth Art Institute membership base is a wonderful cross section of our community: professional artists, youthful voices, hobby painters, and art appreciators. Everyone is encouraged to contribute to the ever popular annual ‘Membership Exhibition’ – our community’s favorite ‘show and tell’ for the past year in the arts.

DAI artist-members range from emerging to professional practitioners, and art collectors and enthusiasts can see new work by regular participants and have the chance to discover new artists brought together in this much-anticipated showcase of incredible talent in a broad range of media and genres.
Enter your work to the membership show!

Step 1: Check to make sure your membership is up to date and either renew or become a member
Step 2: Drop off ONE work of art per member to the DAI offices between Tuesday, January 6 and Friday,
January 9th from 9am to 5pm.
Step 3: Come to the opening on January 22 from 5 to 7pm

1. Artwork has to be less than 36 x 36” framed and can weigh no more than 30lbs.
2. Artwork must have been created in 2014.

The annual membership show celebrates what it means to be part of a creative community, showcasing the vibrant art coming out of this region today.



2015 Emerging Photographers

UMD Photography Students

DAI Corridor Gallery
January 22—March 31, 2015
Opening Reception: January 22, 5 - 7 PM

Emerging Photographers is an annual exhibition celebrating the next generation of Duluth trained photographers. An ongoing partnership between the DAI and UMD’s photography department, the exhibition features alternative processes and creative expression.

This year, the exhibition is guest curated by Ryan Tischer, a nationally recognized fine arts photographer and former curator of the Washington Gallery. Tischer focuses on landscape photography, capturing decisive moments in the Lake Superior Region and throughout North America.

Showcased student work displays a diversity of techniques and subject matter.