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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 at the mall 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 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.

Winter Fantasy Exhibit

Katelyn Crowe “Cloth Mache Dragon” series
Leather Sculpture Series by Artist Heather Sabian
Artist Kendra Olson. From her Character series.

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is hosting a Winter Fantasy Art Show in conjunction with the Ice Fest in Thief River Falls.

Artist Jodi Peterson’s snowflake ornaments

When: January 12 from 11 am to 2 pm in the lobby of the Ralph Engelstad Arena. The exhibit will then move to our gallery at Northland Community and Technical College through February.

Artist Shantelle Carey An Individual Exploration of Spirituality (rabbit skin)

Artists with work in this exhibit include:

  • Katelyn Crowe of Warroad: Cloth Mache Dragons series
  • Kendra Olson of Thief River Falls: Character series
  • Jodi Peterson of Ada: Glass Ornaments
  • Shantelle Carey of Thief River Falls: An Individual Exploration of Spirituality (rabbit skin) and her “Bean” series
  • Heather Sabian of Crookston: Leather Sculpture Series
  • Lia Hanson of Thief River Falls – Winter Fantasy Drawing series

Please contact our showcase specialist Kelsey Brateng at kelseybphotography@live.com to learn more!

Call to Artists: Bemidji Sculpture Walk

21st Annual Bemidji Sculpture Walk

TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL CALL TO ARTISTS

Be a part of the 21st Bemidji Sculpture Walk! This outdoor art walk program has become a foundation of Bemidji’s downtown and a highly anticipated venue for tourists year-round. Consider applying with your own work or sharing this with an artist or arts organization you know.

Artists are offered a $500 honorarium plus consideration for several cash prizes for each accepted work. Artists may submit up to 3 works separately, for separate consideration.

Here’s a quick timeline:

First Call in November

Submission Deadline is February 1

Jurying takes place March 12

Acceptance Notification will be sent March 16

Annual Artist Installation/Reception is on May 15 and 16

To apply visit https://www.bemidjisculpture.com/#call-to-artists

Call to Artists

The Fosston Arts & Culture Commission would like to extend an invitation to any artist who would like an opportunity to show, create, sell their craft on September 7 for EPHC Heritage Days.  There is no charge for display or table space, but you must provide what you need for table, tent, etc.  This outdoor event will run from 9-2pm on the Heritage Park grounds and will coincide with the Forged In Fire event being held on the same day at the Ventures Bar & Grill patio.  The day will include:

Ø  Live music featuring the Snowmen

Ø  Fosston Area Farmers Market

Ø  3rd Annual Forged In Fire Event

Ø  Lunch served from 11:30-1pm

Ø  Commissioning of the first sculpture for Fosston’s Art & Sculpture Walk at 11am

If interested, please feel free to contact Bonnie at  218-280-9176 or Barbara at 218-309-0029 for more information.  Fosston welcomes the opportunity to host regional talent in an effort to promote the arts!  Barbara@nwmnhra.org