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September 17, 2015
Pearl Ziegenhagen created the poster for this year’s Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival. The 78-year-old from Clements has traveled much of the world with fellow artists, building an extensive portfolio of landscape pieces, using her favored watercolors. DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE
For this year’s Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! poster artist, inspiration comes from both home and away
September 17, 2015 - 12:13pm
September 12, 2015
A fire sculpture of a church steeple is taking shape in New London. The unveiling of the 10-foot-tall sculpture will be at 8 p.m. Sept. 19. New London potters Bill Gossman, left, and Craig Edwards, holding a sketch of the design, are involved in the project. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)play button
Fire sculpture: New London, Minn., art project will be unveiled Sept. 19
September 12, 2015 - 5:48am
Melissa Gohman, left, and Kristin Allen worked last week on a Mill Stone Mosaic project in New London. Application of the glass to the mesh panels, which feature animals including a heron, fox, butterfly and turtle, started July 5. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)play button
Mill Stone Mosaic: Honoring history, the natural environment and the community of New London, Minn.
September 12, 2015 - 5:00am
August 31, 2015
Nick Rindo made this crop art portrait of comedian Bill Cosby with canola seeds — sometimes (though seldom in the U.S.) known as rapeseed. It took just a day for the Minnesota State Fair to remove it from the Agriculture Horticulture Building. (SUBMITTED)
Minnesota State Fair pulls a Bill Cosby portrait made with ‘rapeseed’
August 31, 2015 - 11:16pm
August 27, 2015
Joyce LaBatte-Luckow taught the art of Dakota star quilting to six students, thanks to the Dakota Wicohan school. “We had a great time,’’ she told an audience attending an Aug. 20 opening event for the exhibit of Dakota art at the K.K. Berge building in downtown Granite Falls. The exhibit will remain through Sept. 26. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Dakota art showcased in Granite Falls, Minn.
August 27, 2015 - 9:33am
August 13, 2015
The High 48s and other regional bands will perform Saturday at the annual New London Music Festival held at Neer Park in New London.
New London, Minn., Music Festival is Saturday
August 13, 2015 - 9:19am
August 10, 2015
Kristin Allen, left, and Melissa Gohman, right, work Monday on a community mosaic in downtown New London. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Community art comes to Crow River
August 10, 2015 - 11:32pm
June 27, 2015
Bianca Hanson, 6, of rural Paynesville, adds the finishing touches Tuesday to her fairy house during a workshop on the lawn of Great River Regional Library in Paynesville. DAN BURDETT/TRIBUNE
Paynesville library offers fairy garden workshop to spur creativity with earthen, fun materials
June 27, 2015 - 6:00am
June 19, 2015
Matt Braun pulls much of the inspiration for his paintings from dreams. He says the images trickle through his mind like a silent movie, and he likes the way those films required viewers to fill in the blanks with little more than muted gesture and mime as a reference. DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE
Surreal Life: Willmar artist draws inspiration from sub consciousness
June 19, 2015 - 12:11pm
Montevideo Mayor Debra Lee Fader, right, speaks to those gathered for the dedication Thursday of the community’s new mural at Artigas Plaza. She said Uruguayan media has already carried a story about the public arts project. (Tom Cherveny | Tribune)
Montevideo’s public art reaches across the world
June 19, 2015 - 12:26am
June 18, 2015
Shalese Sands works on her latest wildlife piece in the basement studio of her home just outside Willmar’s city limits. She has built an extensive portfolio of wildlife pieces, mostly done in acrylic and oil paints. The piece will be on display during this weekend’s Studio Hop in Willmar, New London and Spicer. DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE
Q&A: Expounding on the Willmar arts scene and why studio hops rock
June 18, 2015 - 5:01am
June 17, 2015
2015 Studio Hop: List of artists' studios
June 17, 2015 - 5:45pm
May 21, 2015
Jon Leuze of Raymond is the winner of the People’s Choice Award for “Fragile,” the exhibit that ran in conjunction with “The Glass Menagerie” at The Barn Theatre recently. His piece is an acrylic titled “Broken State.”  Leuze said the portrait depicts the “Chaos of my life ... anxiety, addiction, inferiority.” (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
May 21, 2015 - 9:22am
May 14, 2015
Leslie Ellingson, 91, the oldest living male resident of Norway Lake Township and a lifelong farmer north of Sunburg, will be the grand marshal for the annual Sunburg Syttende Mai parade at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. (TRIBUNE/Anne Polta)
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
May 14, 2015 - 10:08am
Anneka, left, and Sarah Olsen carry a banner at the front of the 2013 Syttende Mai parade in Sunburg. This year’s parade on Sunday will feature Leslie Ellingson and Tone Tjensvold Barstad as the grand marshals. (Tribune file photo)
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
May 14, 2015 - 8:38am