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2020 Annual Art exhibit — Deadline February 29 to Apply!

Apply for the Northwest Minnesota Arts Exhibit — Open Now

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is pleased to announce their latest “Call for Entries” for the 2020 Annual Art Exhibit. The deadline to submit your art work is February 29, 2020!

This year, the annual Art Exhibit will be in Red Lake Falls in April after Easter. Stay tuned for specific dates!

Artists from our 7 county service region can enter into this art exhibit and will be competing for $2,300.00 in cash awards.  Artists must reside in Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Polk, Pennington, Roseau, or Red Lake counties to be eligible.  Both adult and student artists are encouraged to enter.  Exhibit cash award winners will be chosen while the exhibit is on display by a qualified juror.  They will be recognized and receive their check at the Artist Reception. The Artist Reception will be held on April 29 at 5PM in Red Lake Falls. The specific location will be announced soon.

Click for more information, including the exhibit entry rules and directions.  If you would like the application mailed to you, please contact our office 218-745-9111 or email Mara. The application must submitted no later than February 29, 2020.  There is a teacher spreadsheet available by emailing Mara.  Teachers can also submit a Word file with student work samples to ease the process.

Here are some main pages on our website that you can click into from our navigation on the left.

Art Exhibit

NW MN Art Exhibit

NWMAC Art Exhibit Directions

NWMAC Art Exhibit Rules

We encourage you to enter with our on-line system!  Login in the upper right corner of our website.  And create a user or use your past Login.  The link below takes you directly to the Login.

ONLINE PORTAL

If you would like to use Paypal, you will find the link on our main donations page here

NWMAC is also accepting nominations for our “Of The Year” Awards.  Awards will be presented at the Artist Reception in Red Lake Falls. For more information, click here.

Pottery by Lisa Mathieson in Sorenson Gallery

SORENSON GALLERY IN FOSSTON FEATURES POTTERY BY LISA MATHIESON THROUGH OCTOBER

The Sorenson Gallery, located within the Fosston Library and Arts Center, is currently displaying the gorgeous pottery, beautiful glass jewelry, and vivid wildlife drawings by artist, Lisa Mathieson.  The display will be up through the month of October and can be viewed during regular library hours.  To learn more about Lisa, you can visit her website at www.lisacmathieson.com.

Lisa Mathieson Pottery Exhibited at the Sorenson Gallery, located within the Fosston Library and Arts Center

Lisa’s Bio and Artist Statement

I was fortunate to have been born into a family that valued the arts. As a young adult, I received a classical training in music. With this, came the rigorous demands for daily practice, and the fierce, utterly consuming need for self control during performances; I credit these qualities for having fine tuned me, they tempered me into the artist that I’ve become.

In my 20s, I traded my horn for a paintbrush. I received a degree in Fine Arts from Bethel University in 1988. In the following years I studied studio lighting—darkroom techniques at MCAD. I took graduate courses in poetry at the University of Minnesota.

Paintings by Pam Kerssen at Sorenson Gallery in Fosston

ARTIST RECEPTION ON JULY 16, 5PM-7PM

The Sorenson Gallery, located at the Fosston Library Arts Center, is showing the beautiful paintings done by artist, Pam Kerssen, through the month of July.  You can see Pam’s paintings during regular library hours.  Most of her paintings are available for purchase, so you may be lucky enough to take your favorite one home at the end of the month.  The public is invited to a reception for Pam on July 16th from 5pm-7pm, where you can meet Pam, see her paintings and enjoy some refreshments.

Painting by Pam Kerssen