Open House with our Annual Report
Oct 11 | 5:30-6:30 pm
The community is invited to an open house where you can enjoy art on every floor of the Guild, along with a special members/public report at 6 pm outlining the Guild’s accomplishments from our recently completed 2018-2019 fiscal year. As an added plus, the art studio will premier artist Wendell Arneson’s eight painting series inspired by the recent Northfield Shares a Dinner event.
Oct 11 | 6:30-8:30 pm, Artist Talks | 7 pm
Sept 6 – Oct 26, 2019
In the Guild’s Main Gallery
Foundations is our first exhibition celebrating our 60th Exhibition Season: Looking Back, Looking Forward!
This exhibition features the current work of long-time Guild Members Wendell Arneson, Mac Gimse, Chris Holmquist, Tim Lloyd, Riki Kölbl Nelson, Jan Shoger, and Frederick Somers. These artists have helped to establish, build and sustain the Guild in multiple capacities between 35 to 60 years.
Sept 6 – Dec 31, 2019
In the Guild’s Up Gallery.
An exhibition of artworks by adult students in the Guild’s Painting at Parkview class, which explore self-directed concepts and techniques led by long-time Guild member, and educator Riki Kölbl Nelson.
Featuring works by Allison Albright, Kathy Bjerke, Maryellen Bowe, Lois Godfrey, Nancy Johnson, Tom Kaiser, Maryann Kaul, Dawn E. Knutson, Callista Meyer, Laura Mondaca, Linda Olson, and Nancy Rechtzigel.
RSVP now for these special events associated with the Foundations exhibition:
Free Lunch & Learn Opportunity: Process & Chance
Wednesday, September 18 11:30 am -12:30 pm
Experienced and novice artists and art appreciators alike will enjoy this event featuring Wendell Arneson. During this presentation Wendell will demonstrate his process for creating his artwork, and how embracing chance can lead to new ideas and starting points when creating art. This Lunch & Learn will include an opportunity for attendees to participate in the demonstration to co-create with Wendell, and will include time for questions. Guests are welcome to bring a bag lunch.
Free Lunch & Learn Opportunity: Artist Books
Friday, October 25 11:30 am -12:30 pm
Come learn more about Riki Kölbl Nelson’s artist books in the Foundations exhibition, and watch a brief demonstration about making a small booklet. Attendees are invited to ask questions, and will leave with instructions for making an artist book at home. Guests are welcome to bring a bag lunch.
Free Lunch & Learn Opportunity: Pastels with Fred Somers
Saturday, October 26 1:30-2:30 pm
Experienced and novice artists and art appreciators of all ages will enjoy this presentation! Come learn more about Fred Somers’ pastels in the Foundations exhibition, and his approach to creating his artworks. Attendees are invited to ask questions, and are welcome to bring a bag lunch.
Main Gallery, Northfield Arts Guild 304 Division Street
Space is limited; please reserve your seat in these Lunch & Learns by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 507-645-8877 x 4.
Stay tuned for details on these upcoming Studio Visits:
January, 2020 – Tim Lloyd
February, 2020 – Jan Shoger