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Open Door 17!



Minnehaha Creek by Steven Lang

Open Door Seventeen


Exhibition Dates: December 3rd – 31st, 2022

Opening Reception: December 10th, 7:00 - 10:00 PM

Gallery Hours: Saturdays & Sundays, 12:00PM - 4:00PM


We are very excited to announce the return of our annual open call exhibition, Open Door, which will be celebrating it's 17th incarnation this year. This year's juror is Pao Houa Her. Pao is a visual artist living in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Pao works across multiple genres and technologies of photography to address Hmong identity and related notions of desire and belonging within the Hmong American community. Pao holds a BFA in Photography from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN, and an MFA in Photography from Yale University, CT. She is the recipient of many prestigious fellowships and grants, and has exhibited extensively in Minnesota, as well as across the United States, and more recently, in Southeast Asia.


Pao had this to say about the selections she made this year, "These are works by artists who work in a variety of mediums. The works are figurative, they sometimes feel nostalgic but most importantly, they are familiar. This collection of work is my attempt to investigate the dynamics of the everyday, including the manipulation of its effects and the limits of spectacle based on our assumption of what the everyday means to us. Rather than presenting a factual reality, this is my attempt to fabricate an illusion; to conjure the realm of our imagination."


The exhibiting artists in Open Door XVII are:


Surelle Schewe

Grace Fechner

Liz Schreiber

Heather Schroeder

Sonia Calderon

Sharon Liú

Jane Meyer

Wen Brovold

Daniel Allyn Lee

Cory Favre

Klaire A Lockheart

Nicole Bricker

Betni Kalk

Sophia Weisensel

Zuzanna Kuchta

Maddie Stumbaugh

Ellen Larsen

Steven Lang

Maria Manske



Party Planner by Cory Favre

Rosalux is proud to be hosting the work of these amazing artists and would to thank all of the wonderful artists from our community who entered their work for consideration this year. We look forward to sharing this year's Open Door selections with you, Open Door will be open to the public December 3rd through the 31st with an artist reception on Saturday December 10th from 7-10 PM.








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