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Friday, January 9, 2015

Announcing the Wintertide Biennial Semi-Finalists

The first Wintertide Biennial is only weeks away, and we're excited to report that our jury has selected the semi-finalists for potential inclusion in the show. There will be one more  round of judging to determine the final participating artists.

The Wintertide Biennial is a new collaboration between NEMAA and Public Functionary  to highlight the quality of art produced by NEMAA artist members from around the metro area. Thanks to the Cedarwoods Foundation for their support.

Exhibit Location: Public Functionary / 1400 12th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Exhibit Dates: January 24 - February 7, 2015

Opening Reception/Prizes Awarded: Saturday, January 24, 7pm-11pm

Hours: Thursday, 12pm-6pm / Friday, 12pm-6pm / Saturday, 12pm-6pm

Here are the names of the semi-finalists who will proceed to the second round of in-person judging, in alphabetical order. Congratulations to all of you, and best of luck!
  • Lynda Angelis
  • Natalia Berglund
  • Chad Breckenridge
  • Karen Brown
  • Francene Christianson
  • Eric Cornett
  • Kat Corrigan
  • Emily Donovan
  • Selma Fernandez
  • Nicole Fierce
  • Kyle Fokken
  • Tracy Frizzell
  • Teri Fullerton
  • Bryan Grose
  • Lindsy Halleckson
  • Carolyn Halliday
  • Stanley Hawthorne
  • Mike Hazard
  • Annie Hejny
  • Tucker Hollingsworth
  • Keith Holmes
  • David Holmes
  • Caitlin Karolczak
  • Brendan Kramp
  • Candy Kuehn
  • Jeff Lohaus
  • Dean Lucker
  • Stephanie Molstre-Kotz
  • Karen Morris
  • Shelly Mosman
  • Philip Noyed
  • Stephen Ozone
  • Barbara Porwit
  • Aaron Putt
  • Andy Richter
  • John Rodman
  • Kimberlee Roth
  • Madison Rubenstein
  • James Edward Scherbarth
  • Mary Simon-Casati
  • Suzanne Skon
  • Mary Solberg
  • Michael Speaker
  • Tressa Sularz
  • Nicky Torkzadeh
  • Dean Trisko
  • Sheryl Tuorila
  • Susan Wagner
  • Ann Wood

Important Correction: This list is of the semi-finalists for the show, not the list of final artists selected for the snow. We will announce the final selected artists soon. Apologies for the confusion.
[The Public Functionary space.]


  1. Thanks for sharing such a great blog and letting us know about your Wintertide Biennial event. It was really a nice event. Next week, I am also going to attend couple of social NYC events with my mother. And I am very curious to see these events.

    1. Glad you were able to attend and thanks for following our blog! Check out our website for additional upcoming events, including Fall Fine Arts Show. And we would love to hear about your NYC events!