NWMAC Annual Holiday Art Exhibit

WINTER HOLIDAY ART EXHIBIT!

DECEMBER 2, 2015 – JANUARY 10, 2016

RECEPTION: DECEMBER 12, 2015

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RIVERWALK ARISTS GALLERY – EAST GRAND FORKS

3:30PM – 5:00 PM

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) is excited to announce a seasonal Winter Holiday Exhibit in our gallery in River Cinema Mall. The exhibit showcasing thirty-five holiday-themed artworks by nineteen artists from northwest Minnesota and the Grand Forks area opens Wednesday, December 2, 2015, and will be on display through Sunday, January 10, 2016.

RConsing_WinterDaysEndFeatured works include whimsical pieces, including the oil painting “Snowman Fun” by Sue Ouellette, “If you Give a Moose a Candy Cane,” an acrylic painting by Erin Nelson of Grand Forks, and a mosaic-encrusted chair by Elizabeth Rockstad of Ada, Minnesota. The exhibit also includes sublime landscape photographs by Raul Consing of Grand Forks, watercolors by LaVonne Forsberg of Thief River Falls, and glassworks by Jolene Juhl of Greenbush, MN.

ERockstad_MosaicChairOther participating artists are: Brenda Baumer, East Grand Forks, oil painting; Elisa Boushee, Grand Forks, acrylic painting;  Phyllis Kalliokoski, East Grand Forks, watercolor; Lynne King, Alvarado, photography; Carolyn Meisel, Grand Forks, acrylic painting; Courtney Olson, Crookston, acrylic painting; Jan Osborn, Thief River Falls, acrylic painting; Jessica Pribula, East Grand Forks, acrylic painting; Kathryn Rynning, Kennedy, photography; Leanna Sandahl, Thief River Falls, acrylic painting; Betsy Saurdiff, Grygla, reductive printmaking; Dale Sickels, Grand Forks, watercolor painting; Alicia Spilde, Karlstad, mixed media; and Karlee Westrem, East Grand Forks, acrylic painting.

A reception for the artists will be held Saturday, December 12th, 3:30 to 5:00 pm at the Arts Council gallery inside River Walk Artists shop and gallery. The event will be open to the public and is accessible. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend to meet the artists.

Gallery hours are Wed. through Sat., 2:00 to 8:00 pm, and Sun., 2:00 to 5:00 pm. The Arts Council gallery and River Walk Artists shop & gallery are located in the River Cinema mall, East Grand Forks, across the street from Cabela’s and next to Mamma Maria’s Restaurant. Parking is available in the large lot next to the north mall door. We are the first door on the right.

We welcome private showings, and are happy to answer any questions. For more information or private showings, call gallery coordinator at 218-965-4216, or email: tmjacobson16@gmail.com

or call the arts council office at 218-745-9111. Please visit the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council website at: http://www.NorthwestMinnesotaArtsCouncil.org for more.