Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts’, Galleria Valéncia presents the work of photographer, Teri Tenseth Market, October 17th– November 30th.

A Life Chaotic is a collection of photography that reflects life in NYC, travels through national parks, places of interest in Winona, Minnesota and more. Exhibited this summer at the Acoustic Café, this showing has added works and is displayed in a chronological view.

The public is invited to celebrate this beautiful and unique exhibit, and meet the artist during a special reception and gallery walk and talk on Sunday, Nov. 20th, 5:30pm-7:30pm at MCA’s home the Valéncia Arts Center (1164 W. 10th St., Winona, MN). This show will run through November 30th. The galleria will also be open during regular office hours, Mondays & Tuesdays 9am-7pm, Wednesdays 11:30-5:30pm and Thursday- Friday 9:00am- 3:00pm and while evening and Saturday and Sunday classes are in session.

More About the Artist and the Exhibit

Teri Tenseth Market is a multimedia professional specializing in video and audio production, and photography. During the day she is he Program Director for Winona State University’s KQAL 89.5 FM where she produces weekly content on Minnesota artists, history, culture and cover the live music scene.

The bulk of her art reflects the time she spent living in New York City, between 2004 through 2010. While out east she pursued a film editing career and worked on nationally syndicated television shows for The History Channel, HGTV, The Military Channel and CMT. Additionally she worked on independent film projects, video shorts and music videos and as an instructor for Apple teaching others how to use Final Cut Studio (post-production software).

While taking photos, Teri tries to look at things from a different perspective, and make the ordinary intriguing. The exhibit is titled “A Life Chaotic” to reflect the time period in her life which shows a transition from college to living in NYC, to moving back to Winona and learning her place in life.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts, an affiliate program of Saint Mary’s University, a nonprofit organization, offers programming in dance, music, visual art, and theatre. Classes, lessons, workshops, and camps are offered for youth ages 18 mo. and older through adults at the Valéncia Arts Center, located at the corner of 10th and Vila streets. For more information go to www.mnconservatoryforthearts.org, email mca@smumn.edu, or call 507-453-5500.