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Dorian Beaulieu

This week on Radio Gallery we are joined by Dorian Beaulieu, the speaker at this week’s “Tweevenings.” This year the lively speaker series at UMD’s Tweed Museum of Art, has revolved around their year long Ceramics exhibit.  “Resurfaced, Reformed: Evolution in Studio Ceramics” was locally curated, includes many local artists and honors the legacy and long roots of ceramic arts in Minnesota. This Tuesday Lake Superior College Professor and Ceramic Artist Dorian Beaulieu will be speaking at the Tweed at 6:30 p.m.  It is free and open to the public.

Leonore Baeumler of Duluth has worked as a social worker in Duluth with both juveniles the elderly. She is the namesake of UMD's Baeumler Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee, honoring of the lives and legacies of Mortrud Kaplan and her late husband Walter Baeumler. Leonore has lived a life of service improving the quality of life of the people around her for that we honor her this month.

Heidi Jensen

  UMD graduate and drawing professor Heidi Jensen speaks with Radio Gallery in advance of her UMD visit and public lecture happening Tuesday, March 24. Jensen creates delightful and insightful drawings that  hedge on the bizarre but seem uncomfortably normal. Listen as she shares more about her journey, methods, inspirations and surrealistic influences. 

UMD Orchestra/School of Fine Arts

Jill Pinkney Pastrana, dean of UMD's College of Education and Human Service Professions says things will be easier now ... but students and faculty have been studying in Cuba all along.

Shannon Miller is the UMD Women’s Ice-Hockey Coach. Coach Miller is a force, an inspiration and a winner.  Recognizing her passion, grit and heart and as an inspiration to all women in sports, we honor the great Ice-Hockey Coach Shannon Miller for Women's History Month on KUMD.

UMD's Alison Hoxie is a professor of Renewable Energy Systems at UMD and she talks about UMD's small wind turbine project.

The Confucius Institute at UMD invited Minnesota painter Mr. Cheng-Khee Chee to speak about his work which combines the ways of Western and Chinese watercolor.

10/1 Radio Gallery: Cheng-Khee Chee

A University of Minnesota Professor Emeritus, Mr. Cheng-Khee Chee joins radio gallery to share his passion for "water media." He talks about how he synthesizes his two worlds of influence, as well as some tips and tricks about his ways of painting. Check out his beautiful work here:

The art of Kristen Pless, professor of photography at UMD, is the topic of Radio Gallery this week. Kristen Pless joins us to talk about her new show opening at the Duluth Art Institute Thursday February 20th.

2/19 Radio Gallery: Kristen Pless

Local Artist and sculptor Sean Elmquist joins Radio Gallery to share the ideas behind his work. A UMD grad, Elmquist is one of so many art students who show their work at the Tweed each week.

1/29 Radio Gallery: Sean Elmquist

UMD's Tweed Museum of Art opens a new show this week, "Composite Portraits" by Anne Labovitz, up through August 11. Reception is Thurs. 5-8pm

Anne Labovitz

Radio Gallery sits down with the artist before her big opening at the Tweed. She shares some of the ideas behind her wood block print series and about the intense processes that went into creating this large scale work. Anne Labovitz: Composite Portraits opens at The Tweed Museum of Art and Anne will be on hand to chat about her work.

Allison Aune, professor of Art Education at UMD, meets with Radio Gallery to discuss the first ever Art Ed Alumni Exhibition, Faces of Earth, presented by The Magic Smelt branch of the Pineapple Arts Center.

Radio Gallery 5-08-2013: Allison Aune

Women's Words on May 5, 2013 featured playwright and UMD student Caity Shea Violette who, along with actor Daniel Novick, performs an excerpt from her play, Save the Date.

Women's Words: May 5, 2013: Caity Shea Violette

Ryuta Nakajima

This week, Radio Gallery speaks with a UMD Associate Professor who has a one-of-a-kind medium, Ryuta Nakajima. He has also been a key player in the counsel that organized the UMD 2013 Annual Student Exhibition.

Radio Gallery: Ryuta Nakajima 4-24-2013

Womens Words on November 4, 2012, featured Cheryl Reitan of Duluth, reading her short story "Survival."

Women's Words: November 4, 2012: Cheryl Reitan

Radio Gallery speaks with UMD student Whitney Saurer about her "halloween" exhibit at Washington Gallery opening this Friday called "Corpses and Copses." It will include refreshments such as apple cider to enhance the halloween theme. The opening show is from 6-9 at Washington Gallery located at 315 N. Lake Ave. Duluth, MN.

Radio Gallery 10-06-2010: Whitney Saurer

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