Projects

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.

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The Bates College Cryptozoology Exhibition " Out of Time Place Scale"
June 2006- October 2006

Past Projects

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.

click to download poster (pdf)The 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 very soon.


Click on the pictures for more details
The Study
2003
Open 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, 2001
 


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
(www.creativeelectricstudios.com) October 2004.

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 see www.creativeelectricstudios.com or call ph 612-706-7879

For examples of MART work see www.roguetaxidermy.com

"Box Fresh" at the Soap Factory (www.soapfactory.org) in Minneapolis
Sept 11th- Oct 24th, 2004

Email me any questions or comments to: Abeanpie@urbanbeast.com

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