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January 10, 2019, Thursday - Spit Shade 2: Babes, Beasts & Botanicals Opening Reception at Gamut Gallery

Time: 7 PM - 11 PM

Location: Gamut Gallery, 717 South 10th Street

Spit Shade 2: Babes, Beasts & Botanicals Opening Receptio

Spit Shade 2: Babes, Beasts and Botanicals. Artwork from 50 local and national tattoo artists curated by Minneapolis tattooers Lindsee Bee and Jessi Lawson, January 10th - 12th, 2019.

Thursday, January 10th 7-11pm, $10
Official opening for the Villain Arts Minneapolis Tattoo Convention
Featuring music by BAARD 

FEATURED ARTIST: Adam Underwood, Alli Shelly, Andre Servin, Andrew Knettel, Andy Hefner, Andre Servin, Anthony Elliott, Ariel Cafarelli, Bleach, Brandon Holt, Charlie Forbes, Chase Tucker, Claudia “Billy“ Baca, Collin Rigsby, Craig Moore, Chris Norden, Daniel Vasquez, Emilie Robinson, Erin Armstrong, Helen Sevig, Jason Walstrom, Jesse Heike, Jessi Lawson, Jesse Skaggs, Jessica Canvas, Jessie McNally, John Chamberlin, Joseph Christensen, Kelly Rehbein, Kali Koltz, Kyle Skyer, Lindsee “Bee” Boyer, Max V.K., Megan Hoogland, Mitch Marlow, Nic Scrade, Nighttrain Max, Niki Hughes, Nora Peterson, Rachael Bringgold, Reid Gosmire, Ryan “Opie” Mueller, Sarah Epperson, Sarah Louise Meyer, Scott Elke, Scotty Munster, Shahn Anderson, Steven Skorjanec, Troy Timple, Zack Kinsey. 

Some of the most dynamic art created today adorns one of the most delicate mediums—human skin. Gamut Gallery is creating space for these talented tattoo artists to feature their abilities using watercolor, acrylic & oil paints. Spit Shade 2: Babes, Beasts & Botanicals is our second official opening party for the Villain Arts Minneapolis Tattoo Convention. This ONE weekend only exhibition will include 50 local & national artists showcasing this vibrant artform. 

Minneapolis tattoo artists, Lindsee “Bee” Boyer and Jessi Lawson, act as this years curators. In the relatively brief time she’s been tattooing, Lindsee Boyer's work has garnered worldwide attention from fans of the art form. Owner and founder of Bee Ink Tattoo, Boyer travels across the country to work on clients in some of the world’s most prestigious shops. Long time artist, Jessi Lawson, has shown her paintings in international galleries for the past two decades. In 2006, Lawson shifted her canvas of choice to skin and began tattooing professionally. Both curators find inspiration from nature and travel; it is visible in their complimentary styles and throughout the theme in this exhibition.