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eXposure- A Student Skateboard Art Exhibition

  • Cal Surf 1715 West Lake Street Minneapolis, MN, 55408 United States (map)


A Student Skateboard Art Exhibition.



  Rivard Art Education, with the support of the 21st Century Learners Center Grant, is thrilled to announce the 6th addition of the all student skateboard art exhibitions in partnership with FAIR+.  “eXposure- A Student Skateboard Art Exhibition”, is our largest exhibition to date and invites students from all over the Twin Cities to showcase their artistic talents.  


This unique art show expands on the format of the Rivard Art and FAIR High School skateboard art shows to include the additions of students Twin Cities wide!  These students have worked for over a year to develop a body of work that tells the stories of youth in the Twin Cities through visual arts.  Participating organizations in addition to the FAIR School include, Venture Academy, St. Paul Public Libraries, individual high school student submissions, and teens of the Angel Foundation.  An impressive cross section of student artists will be on display with over 100 original art creations on skateboards.  


The stakes are high for this never-been-done exhibition, as creator and director of Rivard Art Education, Mark Rivard, has teamed up with X Games Minneapolis 2017.   A panel of artists and X Games personal will be hand selecting a portion the skateboards to be displayed in the Rivard Art booth at X Games Minneapolis this July14th -16th, 2017 at US Bank Stadium!  


The stage will be set at the perfect venue for such an ambitious display of youth talent, skateboard and youth culture, Cal Surf.  Cal Surf is one of the most respected skateboard retailers in Minnesota and plays host to the Cal Surf Gallery, a second floor project space and art gallery.  


Please join us in supporting the youth arts, skateboarding, and the most talented young adults in the Twin Cities on Thursday, June 1st from 5:30pm-8:30pm at Cal Surf!


The Gallery at Cal Surf (2nd Floor)

Thursday, June 1st5:30pm-8:30pm

1715 W. Lake St.

Minneapolis, MN 55408


All media inquiries:

Mark Rivard, Founder Rivard Art Education



Thank you to all of the participating students and schools, X Games, Cal Surf, and the 21st Century Learners Centers Grant!