Quarter Gallery

  •  A digital drawing including a blurred figure with grey-blue hair sitting on a fence underneath a cherry tree blossoming.
    Anthony Aviza, Cherry Blossoms, 2021, Digital drawing, (Instructor: Christopher Corey Allen)
  • A digital drawing depicting a figure in the center with long blue hair walking along a beach.
    Isabelle Ayaz, Sun, 2021, Digital drawing (Instructor: Christopher Corey Allen)
  • A young man wearing glasses and a collared jacket looks forward and turns around quickly in a seated position when a Velociraptor enters the frame, running across the background. Upon turning back towards the viewer, he seems to sigh in exasperation.
    JJ Barclay, Not Paid Enough for This, 2021, Rotoscope animation, 500 x 500 px, 00:03, (Instructor: Louise Fisher)
  • A digital drawing showing a skeleton arm in the foreground holding a completed rubik’s cube.
    Sam Benscoter, RIP RUBIK’S CUBE, 2021, Digital drawing, (Instructor: Christopher Corey Allen)
  • A digital animation featuring a figure waking up from a dream, morphing into a red outline of themselves, and reawakening and finding themselves still in the dream.
    Grace Biglow, Dreams, 2021 Digital animation still (See full animation below), (Instructor: Christopher Corey Allen)
  • A digital drawing showing a figure in a white robe with a stomach made of a melting candle with orange flame and a head melting with a blue flame.
    Kimberly Campo, Untitled, 2021, Digital drawing, (Instructor: Christopher Corey Allen)
  • Comic featuring four panels depicting the making of ramen. The first panel pictures a lone chef’s knife, the second: a steaming pot, the third: an egg in a frying pan, the last: a plate of fried ramen topped with an egg and green onion.
    Emily Chak, Mi Goreng, 2021, Web comic, 8.5 x 11 in. (Instructor: Louise Fisher)
  • A digital drawing of a young person in a yellow striped shirt and blue jean overalls and shorts with black leggings.
    Ren Collins, Portraits, 2021, Digital drawing, (Instructor: Christopher Corey Allen)
  • A digital drawing featuring a series of gray cats walking up stairs towards a  green kale leaf.
    Karen Gustafson, Cats and Kale, 2021, Digital drawing, (Instructor: Christopher Corey Allen)
  • Four friends in a beige and yellow colored coffee shop are talking about artwork that one character, Jylas, made on a laptop. On the laptop screen are two cats, one calico colored with brown and grey spots and one dark blue with disconnected ears.
    Tanavia Harrington, Jylas’ Presentation, 2021, Digital illustration, 8.5 x 11 in., (Instructor: Louise Fisher)
  • A figure holds a sword as they stand on a rocky cliff. In the air, a dragon flies, protecting his tower from the hero. The edges on the paper are lined with imagery of stalactites and stalagmites to give the feeling you are peering into the dragon’s cave.
    Abby Hinrichs, A Hero’s Journey, 2021, Laser-cut paper folded into a tunnel book, 7 x 7 x 4 in., (Instructor: Louise Fisher)
  • A young woman rests her head on her hand while looking down. She seems to notice the viewer, looks up, and gives a smile.
    Gabrielle Holton, A Tired Smile, 2021, Rotoscope animation, 500 x 500 px, 00:03, (Instructor: Louise Fisher)
  • A photograph of a person wearing a blue t-shirt.  On the t-shirt is a design of a person with a heart and diamond on their clothing and a star and tear face tattoo.
    Gideon Lundin, Hunter x Hunter, 2021, Screen print of digital drawing on T-shirt, (Instructor: Christopher Corey Allen)
  • A digital drawing showing a series of blue Whales flying through a cloudy blue sky. In the foreground are Koi fish swimming amongst green, yellow and blue cacti that are flowering.
    Ping Kuang, Fantasy Nature (From the Collaborative Zine Fantasy Nature), 2021, Digital drawing, (Instructor: Christopher Corey Allen)
  • Laser cut book on white paper that is comprised of three different panels. Each panel has a different abstract panel: the first panel has two vertical shapes, the second panel has rectangular shapes, and the third panel has a curved vertical shape.
    Fiona McNeil, The City Between, 2021, Laser cut book, 7 x 7 x 4 in., (Instructor: Louise Fisher)
  • Storyboard of a non-morning person who is always tired and sleeps throughout the day.
    Oo Meh, Daily Mood, Web comic, 2021, 8.5 x 11 in., (Instructor: Louise Fisher)
  • A familiar scene to gamers to give a sense of homely comfort and familiarity. You enter your room to your PC turned on with your RGB keyboard, mouse, and cooling fans rotating and your moving desktop wallpaper awaiting you to open up your favorite game.
    Jake Nasers, Gamers Paradise, 2021, Smart object animation, 1024x576 px, 00:01 (Instructor: Louise Fisher)
  • Young man leans into frame, turning to face view while taking off headphones. Leans back out of frame while putting headphones on again.
    Ephrem Nguyen, “What? Yeah, sure,” 2021, Rotoscope animation, 500 x 500 px, 00:03, (Instructor: Louise Fisher)
  • Three laser-cut paper sheets are layered to imitate depth. The first has an oval frame with frilly leaf-like ornamentation. The second is a rectangular frame interrupted by small circles and lines. The last depicts misty clouds surrounding a witch.
    Snow Chen Pang, Tea Time, 2021, Laser-cut paper, 7 x 7 x 8 in., (Instructor: Louise Fisher)
  • A series of painted images and animations set at late night. Through a window, a light of a TV flickers on and off, revealing a curtain and the steaming cup of tea. Outside, the golden buildings stretch up to the night sky.
    Nate Van Remortel, PM Blues, Smart object animation, 2021, 750 x 422 pixels, 00:03 (Instructor: Louise Fisher)
  • Two white Japanese Noh masks featuring smiling faces, read circle cheeks, red lips and black hair sit on top of a pink and peach colored flower with green leaves.
    Caroline White, Untitled, 2021, Digital drawing, (Instructor: Christopher Corey Allen)
  •  A digital drawing including a blurred figure with grey-blue hair sitting on a fence underneath a cherry tree blossoming.
  • A digital drawing depicting a figure in the center with long blue hair walking along a beach.
  • A young man wearing glasses and a collared jacket looks forward and turns around quickly in a seated position when a Velociraptor enters the frame, running across the background. Upon turning back towards the viewer, he seems to sigh in exasperation.
  • A digital drawing showing a skeleton arm in the foreground holding a completed rubik’s cube.
  • A digital animation featuring a figure waking up from a dream, morphing into a red outline of themselves, and reawakening and finding themselves still in the dream.
  • A digital drawing showing a figure in a white robe with a stomach made of a melting candle with orange flame and a head melting with a blue flame.
  • Comic featuring four panels depicting the making of ramen. The first panel pictures a lone chef’s knife, the second: a steaming pot, the third: an egg in a frying pan, the last: a plate of fried ramen topped with an egg and green onion.
  • A digital drawing of a young person in a yellow striped shirt and blue jean overalls and shorts with black leggings.
  • A digital drawing featuring a series of gray cats walking up stairs towards a  green kale leaf.
  • Four friends in a beige and yellow colored coffee shop are talking about artwork that one character, Jylas, made on a laptop. On the laptop screen are two cats, one calico colored with brown and grey spots and one dark blue with disconnected ears.
  • A figure holds a sword as they stand on a rocky cliff. In the air, a dragon flies, protecting his tower from the hero. The edges on the paper are lined with imagery of stalactites and stalagmites to give the feeling you are peering into the dragon’s cave.
  • A young woman rests her head on her hand while looking down. She seems to notice the viewer, looks up, and gives a smile.
  • A photograph of a person wearing a blue t-shirt.  On the t-shirt is a design of a person with a heart and diamond on their clothing and a star and tear face tattoo.
  • A digital drawing showing a series of blue Whales flying through a cloudy blue sky. In the foreground are Koi fish swimming amongst green, yellow and blue cacti that are flowering.
  • Laser cut book on white paper that is comprised of three different panels. Each panel has a different abstract panel: the first panel has two vertical shapes, the second panel has rectangular shapes, and the third panel has a curved vertical shape.
  • Storyboard of a non-morning person who is always tired and sleeps throughout the day.
  • A familiar scene to gamers to give a sense of homely comfort and familiarity. You enter your room to your PC turned on with your RGB keyboard, mouse, and cooling fans rotating and your moving desktop wallpaper awaiting you to open up your favorite game.
  • Young man leans into frame, turning to face view while taking off headphones. Leans back out of frame while putting headphones on again.
  • Three laser-cut paper sheets are layered to imitate depth. The first has an oval frame with frilly leaf-like ornamentation. The second is a rectangular frame interrupted by small circles and lines. The last depicts misty clouds surrounding a witch.
  • A series of painted images and animations set at late night. Through a window, a light of a TV flickers on and off, revealing a curtain and the steaming cup of tea. Outside, the golden buildings stretch up to the night sky.
  • Two white Japanese Noh masks featuring smiling faces, read circle cheeks, red lips and black hair sit on top of a pink and peach colored flower with green leaves.


CLOSED FOR INSTALLATION

Check out our online programming below:

In My Proxy

May 12 - August 31, 2021

In My Proxy surveys student works from ARTS 1107: Intro to Digital Drawing, referring to how digital artists often express themselves through avatars and personas, and the unique ways they can negotiate self-representation online. Instructors Christopher Corey Allen, Louise Fisher, and Mark Schoening, guided students this Spring through a variety of digital media and applications—including illustration, rotoscope and frame animation, timeline animation, and digital fabrication using the XYZ Lab and e-Studio. Interestingly, while many of these students have not interacted with one another, their collective experiences of remote learning, intermittent quarantine, and digital media cohesively weave together recurring themes of pop culture, fantasy, technology, isolation, and domestic daily life.

Artists in the exhibition include Anthony Aviza, Isabelle Ayaz, Linnea Baerenwald, JJ Barclay, Sam Benscoter, Grace Biglow, Weiss Boyer, Sebastian Brauer, Barbara Rogers, Kimberly Campo, Emily Chak, Ren Collins, Yoav Desalegn, Calista Dunbar, Karen Gustafson, Tanavia Harrington, Amy Hilsen, Abby Hinrichs, Gabrielle Holton, Joey Jensen, Andrew Kawas, Ping Kuang, Renee Liu, Houaci Lor, Gideon Lundin, Lila Madson, Fiona McNeil, Oo Meh, Fatuma Mohamud, Fantasia Moore, Jake Nasers, Sally Nelson, Ephrem Nguyen, Snow Chen Pang, Kamryn Schmeltzer, Jillian Slater, Michael Thao, Maya Thariani, Ethan Tran, Nate Van Remortel, Chris Vue, Irene Wang, Caroline White, and Alisa Zudov.

View the following animations by Linnea Baerenwald, Grace Biglow, Yoav Desalegn, Joey Jensen, Fantasia Moore, Sally Nelson, Kamryn Schmeltzer, Jillian Slater, Ethan Tran, Chris Vue, Irene Wang, Alisa Zudov, and a collaborative animation by Christopher Corey Allen's students.




 


Contact the Gallery
Howard Oransky
Gallery Director
horansky@umn.edu 

Teréz Iacovino 
Assistant Curator
iaco0030@umn.edu

Who We Serve
The Quarter Gallery presents work by faculty and students, as well as offering exhibition opportunities for national and international artists. Based on a juried open-call, 2-6 artists are selected annually for the Department of Art's Emerging Artist Exhibition Program. Participating artists in the Diverse Artists' Residency Program present a solo exhibition in the gallery during their yearlong engagement with the University and greater community.

Location
Regis Center for Art (East)
405 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Gallery Hours & Phone
We are currently closed for installation. Check back for information on building hours and public access for Fall 2021. 

Contact the Nash Gallery front desk at (612) 624-7530.

Accessibility & Parking
We are accessible via Metro Transit's Blue LineGreen LineBus route 2, and Bus route 7. Parking is available nearby on the street, at the 21st Avenue South ramp5th Street South lot, and 19th Avenue South ramp.