Empty Bowls Pottery Sessions

Calling all potters: experienced, emerging, and aspiring! MacRostie Art Center is organizing a series of events to create ceramic bowls for the 12th annual Itasca Area Empty Bowls fundraiser. The ...

July in the Minnesota Gallery | Joonja Lee Mornes: In Praise of Nature’s Flow

ON VIEW | Minnesota Gallery | July 2 – 30 Sponsored by First National Bank of Coleraine Joonja Lee Mornes’ abstract landscape paintings are inspired by nature and changes in ...

July in the MacRostie Gallery | Liza Sylvestre: Elements Unheard

ON VIEW | MacRostie Gallery | July 2 – 30 Sponsored by North Homes Children and Family Services Liza Sylvestre is from Minneapolis and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree ...

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June in the Minnesota Gallery | Anna Cain: Whimsical Rhythms

Whimsical Rhythms presents a collection of prints by Anna Cain. The works are primarily in scratchboard and linoleum block with textures that are complex and detailed. Cain incorporates strong elements of pattern, line, and shape in her intricate depictions of flowers and animals, characters, and landscapes. “Scratchboard is a slow process,” says Cain. “I sketch the general composition before filling in […]

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June in the MacRostie Gallery | The View from Here: MCBA

ON VIEW | MacRostie Gallery | June 6 – 28 Sponsored by Paul Bunyan Communications The Minnesota Center for Book Arts celebrates the book as a vibrant contemporary art form that takes many shapes. This group exhibition from the current members of the artists’ co-op at MCBA will showcase the artists’ use of traditional techniques […]

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July 12 | Downtown Art Fair

MacRostie Art Center is excited to announce its annual summer art fair. The Downtown Art Fair will take place on Saturday, July 12 from 9:00 am to 4 pm on the Old Central School grounds in downtown Grand Rapids. Admission to the event is free and the public is encouraged to attend. ART & MUSIC […]

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Call for Artists | 22nd Annual Juried Show

Entry deadline June 6, 2014 (postmark or delivery) Guidelines Open to artists from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North and South Dakota. Up to two entries per artist, per category. Categories: 2- and 3-dimensional. Works must have been completed in 2013 or 2014 and not shown previously in other MacRostie Art Center Juried Exhibitions. Cash Awards Awards […]

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May in the MacRostie Gallery | Kellie Rae Theiss: Minnesota Below the Surface

ON VIEW | MacRostie Gallery | May 2-30 Sponsored by Grand Rapids State Bank Coinciding with the opening of fishing season, the MacRostie Gallery will host a series of paintings by Kellie Rae Theiss that explore the aquatic ecology of northern Minnesota. A master painter and poet, Theiss makes portraits of fish, crustaceans, and turtles […]

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April in the Minnesota Gallery | Meredith Lynn: Elkhorn Ranch

ON VIEW | April 4-30 | Minnesota Gallery Sponsored by Northland Counseling Center Elkhorn Ranch presents a series of drawings and a limited edition artist book by Moorhead-based artist Meredith Lynn. The exhibit explores the connection between grief and place, specifically the kind of institutional isolation and sadness that comes in the very northern reaches […]

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