Two photography events are coming up at Elk River Area Arts Alliance. Entry deadline is Friday, July 25, in each case. Both shows will be on display at the Arts Alliance gallery from Aug. 13 through Sept. 6. The Arts Alliance will host its fifth annual Photography Exhibit. This will include a reception for the [...]
Rain in the forecast held off long enough for most of Elk River’s annual ArtSoup festival to be completed June 28 as hundreds of patrons enjoyed art work, singers, bands, a juggler, children’s activities, authors, and wine and food from many vendors, while purchasing the works of a wide variety creative people. Here are [...]
Art work by recent immigrants that reflect dramatic and often horrific experiences they have survived is the subject of the current Elk River Area Arts Alliance exhibit. “Free at Last: Journey of Hope” began May 31 and will continue through June 14. The Alliance gallery at 609 Main Street is open Wednesday through Saturday [...]
Oil paintings by 23 artists are featured in the annual Schroeder Studio Exhibit at the Elk River Area Arts Alliance fromApril 30 through May 24. The gallery at 609 Main Street is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Artists showing their works are Sue Ballweber, Joan Campbell, Mark Caselius, Linda Croteau, [...]
The District 728 Student Art Show is on display through Feb. 22 at the Arts Alliance Gallery, 609 Main Street. Among the charming pieces on display are these. The alliance gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
by Bruce Strand, Arts editor A Colorado artist, Cindy Brabec-King, has captured Best of Show in the international juried show Arts in Harmony currently on display at Sherburne County Government Center. Brabec-King was honored for her watercolor entitled “Shrimp Forks,” and received a $1,250 prize, sponsored by First National Bank. Arts in Harmony, the [...]
by Bruce Strand, Arts editor Joan Ruprecht was enjoying an artists’ excursion to the Upper Peninsula in Michigan last summer when she snapped a photo of her group’s host and teacher, Harvey Schroeder, as he relaxed and chatted with them while wearing a straw hat. Ruprecht, of Elk River, decided to use that photo as [...]
Eleven artists are featured in the Elk River Area Arts Alliance’s third annual Oil Painting Show on display through Feb. 1. A public reception for the artists will be held 5-8 p.m. today, Saturday, at 609 Main Street, The event includes hors d’oeuvres, wine tasting by Pour Wine Bistro and Bottle Shop, and guitar [...]