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Wyatt McDill Minneapolis, MN
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About the Artist

Wyatt McDill is a filmmaker and painter living in Minneapolis, MN. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Reed College in Literature and studied filmmaking at the Minneapolis Community College. He has been a featured artist at all Room and Board Stores and has had his work pictured in "Home Ideas" Magazine—a Better Homes and Gardens publication. His first film Shortwave screened at the 1999 Slamdance Film Festival and was nominated for a D. L. Mabery Award for Minnesota's "Best Picture". Subsequent film projects have been awarded grants by the Jerome Foundation and the Minnesota State Arts Board and screened at film festivals around the country. Recently, Wyatt helped found the Central Standard Film Festival while script-writing for FilmFinds, a television program about low-budget filmmaking. He is currently in pre-production on his first feature-length film, Snowbird.

"Through film and painting I try to express the way unconnected things stir me: nostalgia brought on by obsolete objects; compassion for people less fortunate than me; wonder at the world's mystery and possibility."

Past Lives: Thrift Store Ephemera
, Creative Electric Studios, Minneapolis, MN
Sunset on Lake and Chicago, Shoebox Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

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