Virtual Connections: Together From a Distance by Everyone


NOW SHOWING AND COMING SOON on Virtual Connections: 


NOW SHOWING:INSTRUCTION ART QUILT, A Meditative Quilt Pattern By Alanna Stapleton.

Alanna Stapleton is an illustrator, educator, and textile artist based in Madison, WI. Using bold colors and hand-lettering, her illustrations explore the humor found in everyday experiences and the connections between objects and memory. Her recent textile work has explored making as meditation. Alanna has taught illustration at Northern Michigan University and currently works as the Arts Programming Specialist for Wheelhouse Studios at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She earned an MFA in Visual Studies with a concentration in Illustration from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.


COMING SOON: Too Much of a Good Thing is Wonderful: New Works by Chase Barney

The Virtual Opening Reception with a conversation between Chase Barney and Pao Her will be on Sunday July 26th, from at 6pm-7pm (CST). To attend LIVE, please follow SooVAC on Instagram and Instagram will send you a notice when the live studio visit starts. If not, please go to the SooVAC page on Instagram at 6:00pm on July 26th. Chase will install his work at SooVAC and then give a virtual tour of the exhibition and have a discussion with fellow artist and mentor Pao Her.



Soo Visual Arts Center is a nonprofit art space that connects our community with fresh, under-represented and provocative art.

Soo Visual Arts Center envisions a dynamic community in which artists and audiences challenge each other in an environment where art is integral to everyday life.



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Soo Visual Arts Center has exhibited over 2500 under-represented artists since opening our doors in 2001. As a leader in discovering new talent and with a strong focus on emerging artists from the state of Minnesota, SooVAC offers year-round exhibition and community programming.


Founded by visual artist Suzy Greenberg in 2001, our non-profit 501 (c)3 art space is based on the founder’s relationship with art—one that views the artistic as vital to personal and community health and vision.


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