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NW Minnesota Annual Art Exhibit Will be Held Aug 13-26 in Warroad

The Northwest Minnesota Annual Art Exhibit will be held 

August 13 – 26 in Warroad

Reception and Program on August 26 to 

Honor Exhibit and Of the Year Award Winners

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is pleased to announce the NW Annual Art Exhibit will be in Warroad from August 13 to 26. The exhibit will be Downtown Warroad at the Discovery Development Hub, 201 Lake Street NE and will be open for the public to view art on 

August 13 from 9am – 1pm

August 16-20 MWF from 9 am – 4pm, Tues & Thurs 4-7pm

August 21 Noon to 3pm

August 23-25  from 9am – 4pm

August 26 Noon to 5:30pm

Adult and student artists from our 7 county- service region (Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Polk, Pennington, Roseau and Red Lake Falls) have entered 120 pieces of art, including photography, sculpture, drawings, and paintings, into this exhibit and will be competing for $2,300.00 in cash awards. 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 reception. Attendees will be able to vote for People’s Choice!

There will be a reception on August 26 at Allison Park Pavilion in Warroad that is free of charge and open to everyone. Mingling, food, and live music begins at 5:30 pm and the program at 6 pm. Please come early to view the art. The Exhibit opens at noon that day and there’s plenty to do in Warroad!

Of the Year Awards will be presented to Don KaKaygeesick of Warroad for the NW Star Award — Lifetime Achievement, Connie Nelson of Hallock for Artist of the Year, and Annethea Novacek of Greenbush for Artist Advocate of the Year.

The Exhibit and Reception are open to the public and free to attend. Many pieces of art are for sale and the public is encouraged to shop. Purchases can be marked as sold and picked up on August 26 at the reception. The reception is a wonderful day of celebrating the arts in our region. Please join us!

More information will be coming about the award winners and the event. Stay tuned!

Funding for these awards is provided by the McKnight Foundation and the Minnesota State Legislature.

“All in a Dark Sky” online Coloring Art Adventure

Mom, Need a little Space?
Let’s just Close off the Lights and Look Up!

Join Kolling Cards for the next

Kolling Cards Minne-MuralTM
online Coloring Art and Activity Adventure:

All in a Dark Sky

Friday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time

Your participation as one of the world’s leading Minne-MuralTM Coloring Artists is an important contribution. Let’s have some FUN!

As always, you can register for the Free online zoom event at https://kollingcards.com/shop No purchase is required to join the event but you can order home delivered Care Packs of 2 ($28), 4 ($44), or 6 ($52) (includes shipping) Minne- MuralTM Coloring Art Posters or ask for Minne-MuralsTM at your favorite specialty store!page1image1820416page1image5787136

It just keeps getting better for those of you who are near East Grand Forks — The Campbell Library (at 422 4th St NW ) 218-773-9121 will have a limited number of complimentary Dark Sky Minne-MuralTM Coloring Art Posters (with colored pencils and event info) to be given away. First come, first served as part of their April online program schedule which will include the All in a Dark Sky Minne-MuralTM online Coloring Art and Content Activity Adventure! You can register for the event through the library.

Start your Happy Mother’s Day Weekend!

The library will offer curbside service for pickup of your Minne-MuralTM when requested.

This activity is for all ages. This is a really great parent-child joint activity.

The “child” can be young or old… and if you can’t be right there with Mom, you can join her online and color along!

(it’s a free event- see details above)

The online Kolling Cards Coloring Art and Content All in a Dark Sky Minne-MuralTMActivity Adventure! will offer relaxed, fun social interaction; creative activity with “space” for reflection!

Learn while having fun…

You’ll discuss tips on how to use color and light and shadow and lots more. Plan to learn coloring tip and techniques and about the night sky. Create Awesome Wall Art when you color your Minne- MuralTM Coloring Art Poster.

Expect:

  • coloring art tips and techniques
  • interesting info about the night sky and related topics
  • special program features and door prizes
  • “show and tell” of your Minne-MuralTM Coloring Art experiences.

If you can send a pic of your Minne-MuralTM Coloring Art — (completed or underway) we will include it in the program; otherwise plan to share it that eve!

You will need access to intenet/wifi and a computer/tablet or phone preferably with a camera and mic. If you are not “techy,” a patient and experienced “Zoom Master” will help you get connected. See you then & there!

See you online Friday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time!

Color on!page2image1827584

Kolling Cards Minne-Mural Online Coloring Art Adventure: Turtles

Meet the Ultimate Backpacker..Join Us! 

for the next Kolling Cards Minne-Mural™   Online  Coloring Art & Activity Adventure: Turtles

Friday: April 9 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time         

Let’s have some FUN.

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Pre-register for the Free online event at   https://kollingcards.com/shop    purchase is not required to join the event but you can order home delivered Care Packs of 2 ($28), 4 ($44), or 6  ($52) Minne-Mural™ Coloring Art Posters or ask for Minne-Murals™ at your favorite specialty store.

and…it just keeps getting better: 

for those who are near East Grand Forks MN!          

You can register for this event through the Campbell Library (at 422 4th St NW ) 218-773-9121 

and…

The library  will have a limited number of complimentary  “Turtles” Minne-Mural™ Coloring Art Posters (with colored pencils and event info) to be given away- first come-first serve – as part of their April online program schedule which will include the “Turtles” Minne-Mural™  online Coloring Art and Content Activity Adventure!  

The library will offer curbside service for pickup of your Minne-Mural™  as needed. 

The “Adventure” is for all ages and will feature

– coloring art tips and techniques – 

lots of interesting info about turtles and related topics 

-special program features and door prizes-

-“show and tell” of your Minne-Mural™  Coloring Art experiences.

(If you can send a pic of your Turtles Minne-Mural™  coloring art either completed or underway, we will include it in the program—otherwise; plan to share it that eve.)

You will need access to intenet/wifi and a computer/tablet or phone preferably with a camera and mic.  If you are not “techy” we will have a patient and experienced “Zoom Master” to help you get connected.  See you there! 

The online Kolling Cards Coloring Art and Content “ Turtles” Minne-Mural™Activity Adventure with Your Artist Cindy Kolling of Gully,MN  will offer relaxed, fun social interaction; creative activity and nostalgic reflection.   We’ll discuss tips on color and light and shadow and lots more. 

Plan to learn lots of interesting “Turtle Stuff” that can be helpful when you color the Minne-Mural™ Coloring Art Poster. 

As always, Your participation as one of the world’s leading Minne-Mural™ Coloring Artists will be an important contribution.    

Let’s have some FUN.

See you online Friday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time!

Color on!  

Apply today for the NW MN Annual Art Exhibit– Deadline extended to May 17!

Deadline Extended! Apply for the Northwest Minnesota Annual Art Exhibit — Applications Open Until May 17!

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is pleased to announce our latest “Call for Entries” for the 2021 Annual Art Exhibit. The deadline to submit your artwork is May 17, 2021!

To start your application, login here

This year, the annual Art Exhibit will be in Warroad in August. The deadline for the Exhibit has been extended until May 17 due to later dates for the showcase. The application is open online for artists to submit work anytime until May 17. The Artist of the Year deadline will be extended until May 17, as well.  

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.

Artists will drop off of art on Wednesday, August 11 in Warroad at the Discovery and Development Hub downtown Warroad. Prior arrangements can also be made to drop off art in Warren beforehand. Artwork will be judged by a qualified juror on Thursday, August 12.

The exhibit reception will take place on Thursday, August 26 with program at approximately 5:30 pm. Refreshments will be served at 4:45 pm.

Keep checking our website for more information, including the exhibit entry rules and directions.  If you would like the application mailed to you, please contact our office 218-745-8886 or email director@NWArtsCouncil.org.  The application must be submitted no later than May 17, 2021.