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Inspiration, a statewide gathering of Alaska Native art, curated by Ronald Senungetuk

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MTS Gallery Newsletter November, 2010
MTS Gallery is pleased to host the Alaska Native Heritage Month
kickoff reception and curator talk this coming First Friday, November 5th, featuring our current exhibition, Inspiration, a statewide gathering of Alaska Native art, curated by Ronald Senungetuk. 


Artist and curator, Ron Senungetuk, will speak about contemporary Alaska Native art

Please join us on
Friday, November 5th, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
for this special Alaska Native Heritage Month
reception, featuring a talk by Inspiration curator,
Ronald Senungetuk and special live performances by poet Joan Kane & Allison Warden, a.k.a. AKU-MATU 

Inspiration is an invitational exhibition intended
to highlight Alaska Native artists from all
regions of Alaska

Evening Schedule:

7:00—7:30 – Mingle & enjoy Inspiration

7:30—7:40 – New work read by poet, Joan Kane

7:40—8:00 – Curator talk by Ronald Senungetuk

8:00—8:30 – Mingle & enjoy Inspiration

8:30—9:00 – Live Music by AKU-MATU

Catering by Crush, Wine Bar & Bistro

Free and open to the public

In addition ot our usual sponsors, this exhibition is made possible in part by The Ciri Foundation, Alaska Native Heritage Month Committee, Koniag, and the City of Homer

MTSGalleryLogo1 2 MTS Gallery
A Non-Profit Independent Art Space
3142 Mountain View Drive 

The MTS Gallery, operated by the Trailer Art Center is supported by artists, a grant from the Alaska State Council on the Arts, citizens of the Municipality of Anchorage, the Anchorage Community Land Trust, and the Rasmuson Foundation

Since opening in 2006 the MTS Gallery at the Trailer Art Center has enjoyed several seasons of exciting, high quality visual art exhibitions and performance art to Anchorage. 

Join us every First and Third Friday* for exhibition and performance art events as well as every Sat & Sun Noon – 4

And Wed and Thurs 5 – 8

*Gallery closed from Sunday – Thursday prior to each 3rd Friday

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November 2, 2010 at 12:13 am

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MTS Gallery’s First Friday OPEN/CLOSE

Please Join Us

Friday, August 6th, 8:00 – 10:00 PM

After the Downtown Art Walk galleries are closed,

we open our doors each First Friday for OPEN/CLOSE, our after hours salon and gathering

Catering By Crush

Music by Reverse Retro

The Anchorage Press is once again surveying its readers to select  their “Best of Anchorage” picks.  Go to their site and vote for your favorite

independent non-profit art gallery (Hint: There are only two and they both deserve to win)


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August 2, 2010 at 10:42 pm

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Join us at MTS Gallery for a reading to Celebrate Cirque Number 2 – Doors open at 8PM. Reading at 9 sharp!

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Cirque is a regional journal created to share the best writing in the region with the rest of the world.

Cirque invites emerging and established writers living in the North Pacific Rim—Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Yukon Territory, Alberta, British Columbia, and Chukotka–to submit their work.

Published online on the Solstices, Issue 1 appeared on December 21, 2009 and Issue 2 on June 21, 2010

Published in Anchorage, Alaska at http://www.cirquejournal.com/

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June 29, 2010 at 7:13 am

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Enzina Marrari First Friday Performance at MTS Gallery

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ress pass: an invitation

You are cordially invited to participate in
this one time only solo performance by:
Enzina Marrari

June 4th, MTS Gallery
Gallery open 8—10pm
Performance begins promptly at 9pm

…notions of hair, perception & identity

3142 Mountain View Dr., Anchorage, AK.
Refreshments will be served

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June 2, 2010 at 12:17 am

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MEDIA ALERT – 1st Friday Performance at MTS Gallery

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Friday, May 7, 2010

MTS Gallery

3142 Mountain View Drive

8 – 10 PM

Catering by Crush

Music by Reverse Retro

The MTS Gallery First Friday After Hours Salon, OPEN/CLOSE

hosts another in its series of performance events.

This 1st Friday we present You See, a unique collaboration of ideas,

film, dance and music from local Alaskan artists.

Eight artists collaborated on this multimedia performance. It consists of

five short films featuring the dancers of Momentum Dance Collective,

filming and editing by Dan Lee and an original score composed and

produced by Nick Petumenos and Ivan Night.

The films will be presented simultaneously as guests weave their way

through the gallery space, experiencing five different perspectives of

the same night.

The films collage together a story of five individuals who experience

the consequences of their entanglement with each other.

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May 1, 2010 at 4:52 pm

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First Friday Performance

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First Friday – press release format 032510.doc

Press Contact: Bruce Farnsworth (MTS Gallery) cell (907) 227-7546

Julia March Crocetto (curator, silk art) cell (907) 232-8172

Sharon Corsaro (vocalArt) cell (310) 991-1998

MTS Gallery OPEN/CLOSE Series Presents:

“River of Life ” ~ A One-Time Only Performance of Art in Motion!

March 25, 2010 – Talkeetna, Alaska – A unique collaboration comes to life as two artists – one visual, one vocal – join together for a new creative expression using two different yet simultaneous mediums. Marrying live silk painting – created on-the-spot by Julia March Crocetto – with live vocalArt and improvisational music created on-the-spot by Sharon Corsaro – this artistic duo will present a one-time-only performance, never experienced in Alaska before, to produce art-in-the-moment on Fri, April 2, 8 pm, at MTS Gallery, 3142 Mountain View Drive.

This performance is the latest installment of the MTS Gallery’s ongoing series OPEN/CLOSE, the after hours First Friday Salon. This spontaneous performance carries forth the spirit of collaboration promoted throughout “Confluence/Influence,” an exhibition of Talkeetna River Valley artists curated by Crocetto currently on display at MTS Gallery through April 10. The First Friday Reception also presents a final opportunity to meet the various artists displaying their works in this group invitational show.

To learn more about the First Friday reception, please contact Bruce Farnsworth of MTS Gallery at (907) 227-7546. And for more from the performing artists, please visit marchwindstudios.com (silk art/Crocetto) or voicebysharon.com (vocalArt/Corsaro).

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Julia March Crocetto, left (Silk Art) and Sharon Corsaro, right (VocalArt)

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March 27, 2010 at 5:42 am

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First Friday Open/Close: “Hockey Shorts” by Michael Conti

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The MTS Gallery’s First Friday after hours salon, OPEN/CLOSE presents
the screening of Hockey Shorts, a performance/video by Michael Conti.

Friday, March 5th

Doors Open at 7:00
Screening at 8:30 sharp!
Catering by CRUSH & music by Reverse Retro

photos by jamie lang photography

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March 2, 2010 at 1:04 am

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