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Call for Artists: Textiles


Fish Quilt:  Julie Baird Pattern: 'Untitled' by Karen Stone
Fish Quilt: Julie Baird
Pattern: ‘Untitled’ by Karen Stone

Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is looking for creators of high-quality hand made quilts in our 7 county service area for an exhibit in August.HoneySweetPinwheel

What we are looking for:

  • Baby quilts
  • Table Runners
  • Cozies
  • Bags
  • Full-sized quilts
Grandmother's Fan Quilt Quilted by: Darlene- Canada
Grandmother’s Fan Quilt
Quilted by: Darlene- Canada

Please submit your information and samples of your work by June 26, 2015.

Send an email to tmjacobson16@gmail.com



BricksSteppingstonesPlease include the following information:

1. Your name
2. Address
3. Email/phone
4. Type of quilt: 

  • Baby quilt
  • Table runner
  • Cozy
  • Bag
  • Full-sized quilt
  • Other….

5. Photo of item submitted (up to 2 items)

If you would like more information please call NWMAC Office: (218) 745-9111.



Screen Shot 2015-01-09 at 11.36.44 AMIt’s that time of year again!  Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is looking for artists, both professional and amateur, for our juried art exhibit!  Last year, we had over 100 artists from around our 7 county service area participate!

It was held in Middle River and it was an absolute grand time!

This year, our regional art exhibit will be held in Thief River Falls, Minnesota at the Ralph Engelstad Arena starting April 22nd and running through May 4th.  The reception will be May 4th starting at 5 p.m.  More information about delivery and set up will be available at a later date.

Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is now accepting entries for our annual regional exhibit.  Entry exhibit deadline is February 28th.


2014 Annual Region Art Exhibit: Middle River

Participants can enter 2 original works each.  All entries must include a photo sample of the work submitted.


$10.00/adult entry

$5.00/ high school student entry

Please look at our exhibit rules page before entering.

If you have any questions, please call Mara Hanel at 218-745-9111 or email her at mara@nwrdc.org.

Call For Entries: Art in Bayfront Park

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February 28, 2015 (receive $100 off your booth and make the first jury process by applying by Feb 28, 2015 and paying your booth fees by March 31, 2015).  Jury process will be open to the public.

* August 15-16, 2015–Duluth, Mn.
* 150 carefully juried ‘gallery quality’ artists
* Easy drive up direct to your booth with load-in and load-out on pavement road.
* Artists private lounge with morning coffee and private clean ‘artist only’ bathrooms.  Weather detail updates posted.
* We are committed to developing, supporting and advocating for our artists through major advertising, promotion and our 3 radio sponsors and FOX TV.
* Free security
* Free booth sitting
* 10′ x 10′ booth space with a minimum of 1′ buffer and plenty of storage space
* Awards – Best in Show receives a 4 night stay in the Bahamas!
* Booth set-up available Friday afternoon.
* Food delivery to booth available.
* Exposure to Duluth and Canadian galleries (some of which are the judge panel).
* Handicap aScreen Shot 2015-01-07 at 12.38.57 PMccessible.
* LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION – Bayfront Festival Park is located front and center of Duluth, MN’s main downtown area at the bottom of the hill (Duluth’s city is built on a hill).  Whether you are just arriving into Duluth or live there, you cannot miss the action going on it Bayfront Festival Park. We have the BEST location in town!
* Artist Demonstrations (optional)
* We cater and listen to our artists!  We are committed to treating all of our artists and their work professionally, with dignity, fairness and respect.