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Feb. 18-March 22: Josh Winkler Art Exhibit

Exhibit is in Conkling Gallery.

2019-03-26
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 2-12-2019

Mankato, Minn. – An art exhibit titled “Land and Sky” by artist Josh Winkler will be on display in Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Conkling Gallery (located in Nelson Hall 139) from Monday, Feb. 18 through Friday, March 22.

There will be an artist’s reception Monday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. at Conkling Gallery.
The exhibit is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday as coverage permits. Please call 507-389-6412 to ensure the gallery is open.

According to a Department of Art preview of the exhibit, Winkler is a Minnesota artist and educator. Since receiving his master of fine arts degree from the University of Minnesota in 2010, he has worked for a non-profit printmaking center, taught printmaking and consistently exhibited work nationally and internationally.

Winkler’s work is in public collections including Yale University, Hennepin County Public Library, the Yukon Archives in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and the Quebec National Archives in Montreal. In 2018, Winkler exhibited in group shows in British Columbia, Spain and throughout the United States. He completed a two-week artist residency on the Chilkoot Trail in Alaska and a six-week residency at the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture in Dawson City, Yukon Territory of Canada. Winkler recently received his second Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.

For more information, call the Minnesota State Mankato Department of Art at 507-389-6412. The complete 2018-2019 Department of Art Exhibition Schedule, list of artist residencies and lecture series is located at http://www.mnsu.edu/artdept/exhibitions.html.

The Minnesota State Mankato Department of Art is part of the University’s College of Arts and Humanities.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,227 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.

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