• Virtual
    Mon, Oct 12
    NordHaus Apartments
    Oct 12, 2020, 8:00 AM – Mar 31, 2021, 5:00 PM
    NordHaus Apartments, 315 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
    In person viewing at Tiny Gallery on first floor of the high rise. All artwork depicts or responds to the theme: Virtual.
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  • Pop-Up Exhibition--Window Display
    Sun, Nov 15
    Hennepin Theatre Trust
    Nov 15, 2020, 8:00 AM – Dec 31, 2020, 5:00 PM
    Hennepin Theatre Trust, 900 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
    Hennepin Theatre Trust and Avivo ArtWorks teamed up to create and host this pop-up exhibition on shared beliefs and goals. Photos of two of my sculptures are featured.
  • Foot in the Door 5: The Virtual Exhibition
    Sun, Nov 15
    Minneapolis Institute of Art website
    Nov 15, 2020, 8:00 AM – Jan 10, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Minneapolis Institute of Art website
    Creativity matters. Representation matters. Art matters. Check out my sculpture (alongside over 2000 other Minnesota artists!) on view virtually in Mia’s new online show!
  • Momentary Certainties
    Mon, Oct 12
    https://cityofeagan.com/exhibits
    Oct 12, 2020, 8:00 AM – Dec 31, 2020, 11:59 PM
    https://cityofeagan.com/exhibits
    Visit this online exhbit that was originally an outdoor community art exhibition installed throughout the grounds of the Eagan Art House. The artworks played with the intertwined themes of ephemerality – since this exhibit was temporary – and its opposite, permanence.
  • Opening Reception for Collaboration and Observation Exhibits
    Sun, Sep 20
    Art Works
    Sep 20, 2020, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Art Works, 3795 Pilot Knob Rd, Eagan, MN 55122, USA
    This all day event will feature the Opening Reception and and Eagan Art Fair Sale!
  • Fine Arts Exhibition 2020
    Thu, Aug 27
    1265 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Aug 27, 2020, 3:00 PM – Sep 07, 2020, 2:30 PM
    1265 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Come see my Basketry Sculpture that was accepted!! This one-of-a-kind exhibition will feature hundreds of works by Minnesotans in eight classes of competition. There were roughly 1700 submissions with 330 works of art selected to be included in this exhibit.
  • Observation: The Human Form
    Tue, Aug 04
    Art Works
    Aug 04, 2020, 8:00 AM – Oct 23, 2020, 5:00 PM
    Art Works, 3795 Pilot Knob Rd, Eagan, MN 55122, USA
    2 of my basketry sculptures are on view for this IN PERSON exhibit.
  • Collaboration
    Tue, Aug 04
    Art Works
    Aug 04, 2020, 8:00 AM – Oct 23, 2020, 6:00 AM
    Art Works, 3795 Pilot Knob Rd, Eagan, MN 55122, USA
    Glenn Wymore, an Avivo ArtWorks peer, and I collaborated on this piece entitled "Relationships." By pairing Glenn's image (on the left) and my image (on the right), we wanted to convey resonance, trust, and respect in a nonverbal way.
  • Organized Chaos (Exhibit)
    Mon, Jul 20
    Online Exhibit
    Jul 20, 2020, 12:01 AM CDT – Aug 31, 2020, 11:59 PM CDT
    Online Exhibit
    Photo (detail): Then to Now by Martha Bird I have 2 sculptures in this exhibit that respond to the chaos of our present moment in time, exploring the opposing forces of order and disorder.
  • Peace In The Home (Shalom Bayit) Online Exhibit
    Tue, May 12
    The Sabes & St. Paul Jewish Community Ctrs.
    May 12, 2020, 8:00 AM – Jun 15, 2020, 6:00 PM
    The Sabes & St. Paul Jewish Community Ctrs.
    This online exhibit features work by various artists--including 3 of my own pieces. See "More Details" for the link.
  • Winter Wellness: Basketry
    Sun, Dec 29
    East Lake Library
    Dec 29, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406, USA
    Boost Your Health, Create With Your Hands Martha Bird, artist and nurse, invites you to explore a basketry technique and experience how your health improves.
  • Adult Forum: Basketry
    Sun, Dec 08
    The Conn Theater
    Dec 08, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    The Conn Theater, 1900 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
    This presentation coincides with the opening of a group exhibit with several of Martha Bird's sculptures. Conn Theater is within the Plymouth Congregational Church.
  • "Basketry To Enhance Health" Exhibit
    Sat, Nov 16
    East Lake Library
    Nov 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – Jan 04, 2020, 9:00 AM
    East Lake Library, 2727 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406, USA
    November 10, 2019 - January 4, 2020. This exhibit displays a variety of traditional baskets made by Martha Bird that can be found in the display cabinet.
  • "inVISIBLE" Exhibit & Reception
    Thu, Oct 10
    CIRCA Gallery
    Oct 10, 2019, 1:00 PM – Oct 12, 2019, 6:00 PM
    CIRCA Gallery, 1125 Buchanan St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413, USA
    The Opening Reception, in honor of World Mental Health Day, is Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 5 - 7:30 pm. I will be in attendance from 5 - 5:45 pm.
  • "What Is Forbidden?" Exhibition
    Mon, Sep 23
    The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
    Sep 23, 2019, 7:00 PM – Oct 19, 2019, 6:00 PM
    The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, 2004 Randolph Ave, St Paul, MN 55105, USA
    Women's Art Institute's 20th Anniversary Exhibition opened September 7, 2019
  • "Listen" Artist Reception & Talk
    Sat, Sep 21
    Kaddatz Galleries
    Sep 21, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Kaddatz Galleries, 111 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    Come celebrate the exhibition and hear Martha talk about her sculptural work.
  • Presentation
    Sat, Sep 21
    Otter Tail County Historical Society
    Sep 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:15 PM
    Otter Tail County Historical Society, 1110 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    Martha Bird will give a presentation on basketry as a tool for healing and empowerment entitled “Reclaiming Basketry: Working Through Stigma to Reach Creative Potential.”
  • "Listen" Exhibition
    Wed, Sep 11
    Kaddatz Galleries
    Sep 11, 2019, 10:00 AM – Nov 01, 2019, 4:00 PM
    Kaddatz Galleries, 111 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    Minneapolis-based artist, basket maker and nurse Martha Bird, Alumni Hinge Artist, announces a joint exhibition of new and retrospective work at Kaddatz Galleries and Otter Tail County Historical Society in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
  • "The Forest Breathes" Exhibition
    Wed, Sep 11
    Otter Tail County Historical Society
    Sep 11, 2019, 10:00 AM – Nov 01, 2019, 4:00 PM
    Otter Tail County Historical Society, 1110 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    Minneapolis-based artist, basket maker and nurse Martha Bird, Alumni Hinge Artist, announces a joint exhibition of new and retrospective work at Kaddatz Galleries and Otter Tail County Historical Society in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
  • Presentation
    Tue, Aug 20
    The Barn at the Anderson Center
    Aug 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    The Barn at the Anderson Center, 163 Tower View Dr, Red Wing, MN 55066
    Martha Bird will give a presentation on basketry as a tool for healing and empowerment entitled “Reclaiming Basketry: Working Through Stigma to Reach Creative Potential”
  • This Is Women’s Work: The Women’s Art Institute Class of 2018 Celebrates 20 Years
    Sun, Dec 08
    Plymouth Congregational Church
    Dec 08, 2019, 12:00 PM – Jan 15, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
    This is a group exhibition of 13 visual artists that are alumni of the Women's Art Institute.

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Martha is a recipient of the Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant (2019) and the Creative Support for Individuals grant (2021).