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December 6, 2015
Finished statues by Neil Brodin were placed the last week of October at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, Texas. The handshake represents the connection between the “young’’ military, represented by the statue on the left, and the “old’’ military, represented by the statue on the right. (Submitted)
West central Minnesota residents serve as models for bronze art project honoring military service
December 6, 2015 - 11:53pm
November 22, 2015
State Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, left, and retired Supreme Court Justice Paul Anderson lead a discussion in Willmar on the history of the Capitol and its art. Gary Miller | Tribune
State’s history in art: State Capitol art discussions part of restoration project
November 22, 2015 - 11:13pm
November 17, 2015
Artist Ron Adams talks about his mural depicting the history of Kandiyohi County Tuesday at the county’s Health and Human Services Building in Willmar. The 29 characters shown on three panels offer “a cross-section of individuals,” Adams said. The artwork was funded with a $7,000 grant through the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Video: Kandiyohi County unveils 36-foot mural
November 17, 2015 - 11:21pm
October 1, 2015
Tamara Isfeld’s understanding of color is among the defining characteristics of her works.  (Tribune photo illustration)
West Central Minnesota Meander artist’s passion is also her talent
October 1, 2015 - 9:10am
September 21, 2015
In a cascade of fire and sparks, a 3,000 pound clay structure of a church steeple that reached 2,000 degree Farenheit during a four-day wood firing, was unveiled Saturday night along the Middle Fork of the Crow River in downtown New London.play button
VIDEO: New London pottery sculpture revealed in show of sparks and fire
September 21, 2015 - 1:02pm
September 20, 2015
Caricature Artist Willis Chase of Grove City draws 8-year-old Alayna Bergstrom of Willmar during Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Saturday afternoon in Willmar. Chase said he’s been invited to the Willmar street festival for “10 or 11 straight years” to do his pencil drawings that are free. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEOS: ‘Smile. Bigger ... bigger’
September 20, 2015 - 11:48pm
Flames and sparks fly Saturday from a 3,000-pound sculpture on the bank of the Middle Fork of the Crow River, below the Mill Pond Dam in New London.  (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEO: New London clay sculpture revealed in show of sparks and fire
September 20, 2015 - 11:15pm
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
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