by Bruce Strand, Arts editor A St. Paul artist’s intriguing creation with movable parts activated by a quarter was judged Best in Show at the 18th annual Arts in Harmony show currently on display at Sherburne County Government Center. Dean Lucker’s glass-encased piece “Swinging” has a figurine on a swing that moves in a [...]
The awards presentations and public reception for the national juried art show “Arts In Harmony” at the Sherburne County Government Center will be held Sunday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. This show has more than 200 pieces selected from over 1,000 entrants including about a half-dozen local/area artists. The paintings, sculptures, photographs and fiber art [...]
The annual Elk River Area Arts Alliance Oil Painting Exhibit has begun at the gallery at 312 Jackson Ave. and will continue through Feb. 9, Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Painters include Marilyn Schroeder, Amy Cunningham, Donn Granros, Joan Ruprecht, Linda Croteau, Mary Olson, Bruce Strand, Nancy Gongoll, Roxanne Current, Mark [...]
We’re stuck with snow and ice for a while, but Minnesotans know how to make the best of it. For these Elk River Area Arts Alliance members, winter is just another muse. They are Linda Croteau and Glenn Quist of Elk River, Sue Wipf of Rogers, Mark Haglund of Zimmerman and Rick Hansen, [...]
The works of 33 artists are on display in the Elk River Area Arts Alliance’s annual Holiday Art and Gift Show and Sale through Dec. 6 in the gallery at 312 Jackson Ave. in Elk River. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Meet the artists Dec. 15 from 1 [...]
The third annual Rivers Edge ArtCrawl was held Thursday in downtown Elk River with 11 participating businesses hosting one or more Elk River Area Arts Alliance members showing their works. It’s an opportunity for customers to enjoy the creativity of area artists while going about their regular shopping. Participants were Patti Sandusky (jewelry) at [...]
“Minnesota Harvest” is the theme of the Elk River Area Arts Alliance’s current show, Oct. through Oct. 31. Participating area Suzanne Ballweber, Kathy Brad, Bud Bullivant, Donna Jean Carver, Mark Caselius, Linda Croteau, Nancy Gongoll, Mark Haglund, Sarah Hartman, Carol Hendrickson, Steve Madore, Jean Orr, Marilyn Schroeder, Pat Soyka, Betty Stensurd, Judy Syring, and [...]
Elk River Area Arts Alliance’s member exhibit is taking place at the Sherburne County Government Center from Sept. 17 through Nov. 2. Shown here are three of the dozens of paintings on display. Also featured in the show are photographs.