Traveling Art Exhibit Visits Hallock Public Library

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) is proud to sponsor the Traveling Art Exhibit which will be visiting northwest Minnesota communities throughout 2017.  The exhibit is currently at its first destination, the Hallock Pubic Library. The Traveling Art Exhibit includes original artwork by regional adult and high-school artists. It began its journey at the NWMAC’s juried Regional Exhibit held at Norman County West High School, Halstad MN in April of this year.

Artists selected this year to participate in the Traveling Art Exhibit are:  Adults: Alicia Spilde of Karlstad; Judy Szklarski of Argyle; Elijah Neufeld and Susan Neufeld of Beltrami; Paulette Christianson of Badger; Jill Levene of Angus; Lucille Nelson of Argyle; Macy Larson of Euclid ; and Students:  Kendra Jensen and Jordan Nelson of Goodridge, Josiah Dyrud of Thief River Falls, Taylor Wynn Skalet and Chex Gerber of Halstad and Ellie Manomai of Fertile.

Artwork selected for this exclusive traveling exhibit is a collection of diverse subjects in a variety of visual media including: acrylic painting, printmaking, pencil drawing, watercolor painting, conte crayon drawing, ink drawing, sculpture, glass, and mixed media. Pieces were chosen for originality, distinctive style, portability, and presentation.

The Traveling Art Exhibit will be on display at the Hallock Public Library, 101 1st Street E, Hallock, MN 56728 from May 10 through the end of June. Phone (218) 843-2401 for library hours. The exhibit will be visiting the following libraries this year:

  • Hallock Public Library May – June
  • Thief River Falls Public Library  June – August
  • Warroad Public Library August – September
  • Location TBD September – October
  • Warren Godel Memorial Library, November – December

For more information call the arts council office at 218-745-9111; contact the exhibit specialist at 701-360-0805, or email: kata_6@hotmail.com