Podcast- Tuesdays With Mara 2021

Didn’t catch our podcast on Pioneer 90.1 FM this week?

No worries! We have this week’s installment ready here on our website. These interviews are for 2021.

2.23.21 Jeanna Kujava

Kittson County Public Health and School nurse Jeanna Kujava is featured on this week’s podcast. Jeanna spoke about a Healing Arts Residency at Kittson Central, Lancaster and Karlstad highschools that she received a grant from the NWMAC to sponsor. Listen to hear all about it!

2.16.21 Connie Nelson

Hallock resident Connie Nelson spoke with Pioneer 90.1’s Ron West this week. Connie received a grant from the NWMAC to paint mural panels along Highway 75 in Hallock. Listen to hear more about the project or visit Hallock to see them in person!

Hallock Artist Connie Nelson

2.9.21 Mara Hanel

NWMAC Director Mara Hanel is featured on this week’s podcast. Mara spoke about the biennial plan and how to give your feedback, upcoming grant and other deadlines, our current exhibits at NCTC and Arts Advocacy Day. Listen to learn all the details!

NWMAC Director Mara Hanel

2.2.21 Kathryn Rynning

Kennedy photography Kathryn Rynning spoke with Pioneer 90.1’s Ron West this week. Kathryn’s photography is featured in our current exhibit — Peonies & Players: A Photography Exhibit. Her photography in this exhibit is of peonies that she took on a trip to China. Listen to the podcast to learn more and visit the exhibit!

Kathryn Rynning with her photography in NWMAC’s exhibit at NCTC

1.26.21 Victor and Azomali Obisakin

Crookston residents Victor and Azomali Obisakin are featured on this week’s podcast. Azomali is in 2nd grade and created art for the current NWMAC Black Lives Matter Exhibit at NCTC in Thief River Falls. Victor spoke about Black Lives Matter. Listen to the conversation and visit the exhibit!

Azomali Obisakin art

1.19.21 Scott DCamp

Photographer, TRF Times Sports Editor, and Northland Wrestling Coach Scott DCamp spoke to Pioneer 90.1’s Ron West this week. Scott’s photography is featured in NWMAC’s exhibit Peonies & Players: A Photography Exhibit. Scott’s part of the exhibit is of sports moments. Listen to the podcast and check out the exhibit!

Photographer Scott DCamp

1.5.21 Brandon LaPlante

Crookston sculptural artist Brandon LaPlante is featured on this week’s podcast. He recently received a grant from the NWMAC for an independent studio project that involves purchasing a shuttle bus, insulating it and creating a living and working space. Brandon is also a musician and he makes furniture. Listen to hear Brandon’s story and learn more about this project!

Artist and NWMAC grant recipient Brandon LaPlante

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