‘Arts in Harmony,’ national juried show, on display at government center

"Sheep at the Kelley Farm," an oil by Donn Granros, Elk River


Each winter an impressive array of art work from around the area and across the nation is displayed for two months at the Sherburne County Government Center. It’s a juried show with several artists picked for cash prizes.

This year’s “Arts in Harmony” started Feb. 6 and lasts through March 29, with the public invited to view the exhibit weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There are about 125 entrants including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, photography and fiber art, picked from hundreds of entrants.

A reception and awards presentation will be held Sunday, Feb. 12, from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

“The Path Beyond,” an acrylic by Patricia Pamieri of Texas

Willmar woodcarver Fred Cogelow entered a piece he calls “Wooden Lyle Love It?”
“Bottle With Bird Stopper” is a ceramics entry by Beth Willoughby of Elk River.
“Over and Under” by Josh Cook of Connecticut is a combination of wood carving and acrylic.