In operation since 2000, the Urban Beast Project works with communities
and individual galleries to present dioramas and print exhibitions. To
see the scrapbook click on Past Projects. To see upcoming events click
on Future Projects.
Bates College Cryptozoology Exhibition " Out of Time Place Scale"
June 2006- October 2006
Juxtapoz Magazine Show
Union Hall presents
The Great Autumnal Taxidermy Get Together
featuring the Minnesota Association of Rogue Taxidermists
Saturday October 28th 2006
Brooklyn, NY- Union Hall (a 5,000 square foot bar, restaurant and live
music venue in the heart of Park Slope, Brooklyn) is excited to present
The Great Autumnal Taxidermy Get Together. This event will be featuring
the Minnesota Association of Rogue Taxidermists in their first New York
appearance, performing a Northwood’s Taxidermy Masterclass and Gamefeed.
The Rogue events will be followed by the second annual "A very Carnivorous
Night Taxidermy Contest".
The New York Times calls MART “aggressively weird” and Minnesota
Public Radio say MART “gives life to the lifeless.” And for
the first time outside of the Midwest, MART will be presenting their unique
masterclass/gamefeed, where an instructional taxidermy demonstration is
followed by a meal consisting of the same animal featured in the demonstration.
A vegan option will be provided.
Minnesota Association of Rogue Taxidermists (MART) will be holding
its Spring Opener during the annual Art-A-Whirl open studio tour
in Northeast Minneapolis May20th-22nd. This exhibition will be showcasing
the work of co-founders Sarina Brewer, Scott Bibus and Robert Marbury
as well as new MART members: Stephen Paternite (Ohio), Jeanne P
(California), Nate Hill (Florida), The Great Orbax (Ontario, Canada)
and Cataphasia Grey (WA).
The New York Times calls MART “aggressively weird”
and Minnesota Public Radio say MART “gives life to the lifeless.”
And to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the Art-a-Whirl studio
tours MART will open its doors for a public celebration of the first
international Rogue Taxidermy gathering.
This exhibition was made possible in part by the Minnesota State
Arts Board and the National Endowment for the Arts. Sponsorship
also generously provided by Grain Belt Premium. Posters and online
advertisement designed by Carmichael Lynch.
Also, keep you eyes out our new micro-site (care of Carmichael
Lynch) should up and running at www.beastblender.com
on the pictures for more details
Studio, Art-A-Whirl, NEMA, Minneapolis, MN 2003
|Emerge 2002, Aljira
Contemporary Arts, Newark, NJ 2003
Seeing is Believing, 450 Broadway
Gallery, New York, NY 2003
"Prom Night", Independent
Eye Film Series/Maryland Public Television 2003
Chashama Theater Window, Times
Square, NY 2002-2003
CAFKA, "Power to the People"
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, 2002
New York Central,
Thanks to everyone for coming out to
the Urban Beast Project Art-a-Whirl show. This years "urban
camping" installation was a great success and included artists:
Jenny Smith and Brian Lesteberg (www.brianlesteberg.com).
Thanks to Grain Belt Premium Beer (www.grainbelt.com)
for their sponsorship and to Space Unlimited for the studio.
Premiere Exhibition of M.A.R.T. "Minnesota
Association of Rogue Taxidermists"
at Creative Electric Studios
You are cordially invited to the inaugural exhibition
of MART (Minnesota Association of Rogue Taxidermy) Being held at
Creative Electric Studios on October 15th from 6-10pm. Creative
electric Studios is located at 2201 NE 2nd Street in Northeast Minneapolis.
This museum of un-natural history will be showcasing
the best Rogue Taxidermy in the Midwest, featuring the work if MART's
founding members Scott Bibus (Liquid Fish), Sarina Brewer ( Custom
Creature Taxidermy) and Robert Marbury (Urban Beast Project).
The Show will run from Oct 15th through Nov 15th and
will include special events on Halloween and a Squirrel Master Class/
Game Feed on Nov 6th from 6-9pm, which is open to the public.
For More on Creative Electric Studios or to get directions
or call ph 612-706-7879
For examples of MART work see www.roguetaxidermy.com
"Box Fresh" at the Soap Factory (www.soapfactory.org)
Sept 11th- Oct 24th, 2004
Email me any questions or comments to: Abeanpie@urbanbeast.com
Or if you prefer, use the mail form.
For official correspondence contact The Urban Beast Project 2404 Stevens
Ave South #2 Minneapolis, MN 55404