HERstory: Art exhibit at Vishnu Bunny to celebrate women

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An art gallery downtown is taking a new spin on Women’s History Month.

Vishnu Bunny Tattoo will be displaying art by local women in their upcoming exhibit ‘HERstory,’ opening next Friday.

“It’s not the first time we’ve done a show like this, but it’s the first time we’ve done a specific female show,” said general manager Brian Gochal. “We’re just giving them the space they deserve.”

Work by 30-plus artists will be showcased, from sculpture and portraiture to paintings and collage. A reception will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. on First Friday, March 2, featuring two female DJs and the Minneapolis band The Betsies.

Leading up to HERstory, Vishnu Bunny is displaying the protest posters from the Sioux Falls Women’s March last month. Each poster is for sale for $10, with proceeds benefiting LEAD, a local organization aimed at engaging the community.

“From a Vishnu standpoint, from the beginning of the gallery portion of our business we wanted to allow all artists. Artists that might not necessarily get into a traditional gallery,” said Gochal.

To encourage new local artists, Vishnu Bunny coordinates group shows…

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