This week I thought we might take a road trip up the North Shore to see what’s happening at the Grand Marais Art Colony. On Friday Oct 28 it's the the Annual Member show and on November 10 the Art Colony co-sponsors the Annual Empty Bowl fundraiser to combat hunger in Cook County. Also up through November 13th is the exhibit from the September Grand Marais Plein Air Painting Festival. We share stories from this years judge and Minnesota plein air painter Dan Weimer. Check out the Grand Marais Art Colony if you are up the shore, there is always something worth checking out.
Minnesota painter Dan Wiemer joins us this week on Radio Gallery as he prepares for a week on the North Shore at the Grand Marais Art Colony for Plein Air Grand Marais, September 9 - 16, 2016. Wiemer is a watercolor and acrylic painter who, at this point in his career enjoys his focus on the natural world and has been involved in plein air painting for many years. He will be the awards juror for this year's festival and is also the Colony's features artist for the month of September.
Andrea Martin of St. Paul joins Radio Gallery to share her passion for the paper arts. Martin recently showed some of her paper-cuts in the Women's Art Resources of Minnesota show "WARM Small Works" at the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts in Fridley.
Paper cutter Andrea Martin of St. Paul joins Radio Gallery to share her passion for the paper arts. Martin's workshops on paper cutting will be offered as a part of the Northern Fibers Retreat February 12 - 16 at the Grand Marais Arts Colony.
The Grand Marais Art Colony celebrates the 21st Annual Grand Marais Arts Festival on Saturday, July 9th at 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sunday, July 10th from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with over 70 artists showcasing their work.
By Liz Pedersen and Maija Morton
Radio Gallery 07-06-2011: Grand Marais Arts Festival