art & culture

Zoe Nelson

Chicago-based painter, Zoe Nelson, has reimagined the canvas. In Nelson's work, holes are cut out of the canvas to both make the physical structure a part of the art and to offer the viewer a place of pause. I ...

Sophia Heymans

Minnesotan Sophia Heymans creates incredible landscapes using acrylic paints and, well, a litany of materials, including but not limited to moss, mop strings, dryer lint, pinecones, and prairie gras seeds. Samp...

Teagan White

Teagan White is an illustrator with roots in Chicago, now living and working in Minneapolis. While she's an accomplished typographer and children's book illustrator, I find myself most drawn to these drawings o...

MWA Presents: Johnny Joo

"I think people think that I have some kind of nervous tic or something," says Johnny Joo from a coffee shop in the suburbs as he moves his sugar packets around before adding them to his tea. "I’ve gotten comme...