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New Art 2.0 | Introducing Jim Denomie

by Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art and Ashley Holland, assistant curator of contemporary art | Dec 10, 2014

New Art 2.0 is an exhibition of prints, many created by Eiteljorg Fellows and contemporary Native and Non Native artists. It is a blend of “op art,” landscape, political and environmental statements as well as portraiture. Approximately 90 limited edition prints will be on exhibit and available for sale with prices ranging between about $500 - $4000.  New Art 2.0 closes Feb. 8, 2015.

Rabbit with star vest
Rabbit with Star vest, Looking In (Burnt Umber Sketches series), 2011
Monotype, edition 1/1
20 x 15 inches

Jim Denomie is a painter who received his bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Minnesota. He has participated in both group and solo exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe. Denomie won a Bush Artist Fellowship in 2008 and an Eiteljorg Fellowship in 2009. He has lectured at many institutions, including the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, the Duluth Art Institute in Duluth, Minnesota, and The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. He currently resides in Shafer, Minnesota.
Jim Denomie Canoe series (7630)
Untitled (Canoe series), 2011
Monoprint with oil pastel,
edition 1/1
30 x 22 ⅜ inches

More on artist Jim Denomie from

Jim Denomie was born in Hayward, WI on July 6, 1955 and currently lives in Franconia, MN. Primarily a painter (oil, acrylic and watercolor), he also creates unique works of art in ink, and oil pastel drawings, printmaking, photography, and found object sculpture.

In 1995, Denomie received a BFA from the University of Minnesota. Since then, he has shown extensively in the U.S. and in Europe and his work has been placed in the permanent collections of numerous museums and public and private collections. He is the recipient of several prestigious grants and awards.

In 2005, Denomie completed a task of painting at least one painting a day, for one year. Much of the work was showcased in the exhibition “New Skins” at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in 2007, and he was named one of City Pages Artist of the Year for 2007. In 2008, he was awarded a Bush Artist Fellowship and most recently, a 2012 McKnight Fellowship.
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