Alicia Eler | Star Tribune
Critic / reporter | Visual art

Alicia Eler is the Star Tribune's visual art critic/arts reporter. She is the author of the book “The Selfie Generation” (Skyhorse Publishing), which has been reviewed in the New York Times, WIRED Magazine and the Chicago Tribune.

A native of Chicago by way of L.A., Eler's writing has also been published in Glamour, the Guardian, CNN, Hyperallergic, Art21 Magazine, LA Weekly, and Aperture.


Punk dream catchers and native iconography make magic in two Twin Cities exhibitions

Two exhibits show the unique worldview of Brad Kahlhamer.


Minnesota historical figures step out of the shadows and into the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

New works in Sculpture Garden bring historical figures back into the light


Skate plaza rises from JXTA rubble in Minneapolis: 'It's about community'

A neighborhood park is rising from the rubble of the Juxtaposition Arts building.


With a theme of 'resilience,' Northern Spark flies into Rondo and Franklin Av. neighborhoods

Rondo and Franklin Av. share the focus of a fest devoted to renewal.


No shoutout: 160 women let loose their screams in St. Paul photo show

Chicago photographer makes "Outcry."


In Minneapolis, Native women's art shines in a revolutionary exhibition

Review: Groundbreaking exhibit showcases once-anonymous American Indian artists.


Meet 5 Native women whose art is at the heart of a groundbreaking Minneapolis exhibit

A sampling of the Native women whose art is the focus of the new exhibit "Hearts of Our People."


The spark for this arts program was lit in a St. Paul firehouse

FD13, an artist-residency program, connects local creatives to the world through performance.


Calling it 'my Sistine Chapel,' painter puts final touches on a memorial to Minnesota veterans

After a decade of work, a Minnesota painter puts the final touches on a memorial to the state's veterans.


Young talents get a boost from Minneapolis artist Leslie Barlow

New studio program is the brainchild of Leslie Barlow.