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Northwest Minnesota Arts Council proudly presents:

Quilts of Northwest Minnesota

August 05, 2015 – August 30, 2015

Artist Reception:

August 08, 2015 

1:00 – 5:00 during Grand Cities Art & Wine Walk

(Warren, Mn) –  The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) is delighted to announce our featured exhibit for August 2015, Quilts of Northwest Minnesota. Opening Wednesday, August 5th, a variety of quilted items by regional residents will be on display in our East Grand Forks gallery in Riverwalk Centre Mall.

Quilts_Exhibit2Showcased pieces include original designs and purchased patterns made of various materials by quilters from around the region. Featured quilters are Shirley Weeding of Halstad, MN; Ruth Ann Schleif of East Grand Forks, MN; Jan Anderson of Thief River Falls, MN; Betsy Saurdiff of Grygla, MN; Judy Magnusson of Roseau, MN, and Leanne Johnson of Roseau, MN.

Quilts_Exhibit4The quilters will be recognized Saturday, August 8th1:00-5:00 pm during the Art and Wine Walk, at the NWMAC gallery, 211 Demers Avenue in Riverwalk Centre (River Cinema) Mall, East Grand Forks, across the street from Cabela’s and next to Mamma Maria’s Restaurant.

The Quilts of Northwest Minnesota will be on display in the NWMAC gallery inside River Walk Artists Shop and Gallery from Wednesday, August 3 to Sunday, August 30, 2015. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday3:00 to 7:00 pm, and Sunday2:00 to 5:00 pm. The Arts Council gallery and River Walk Artists shop & gallery are located in the River Cinema mall. Park in the large lot to the north and enter the mall door: we are the first door on the right.

Row by Row: Judy Magnusson of Roseau, MN

We welcome private showings, and are happy to answer any questions. For more information or a private showing, call the arts council office at 218-745-9111; or you may contact the gallery coordinator at 218-965-4216, or email: tmjacobson16@gmail.com. Visit our website at: http://www.NorthwestMinnesotaArtsCouncil.org.

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.