WILLMAR - The 15th annual Studio Hop will again bring art to the masses Friday and Saturday as artists open up their studios throughout Atwater, New London, Spicer, Svea and Willmar.
The 22 artists will share their work from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
There will be a wide range of mediums, paintings, jewelry, sculpture, pottery, mixed media, photography and more and a chance to tour artists' workshops, visit with the artists, view demonstrations and possibly purchase some of the artwork.
Pick up a punch card at your first studio visit and have it stamped/signed to be entered into a prize drawing. Many of the studios will have refreshments.
The locations and the artists at those locations follow:
Studio 1: Seven artists: Monica Vilars, mixed mediums; Deb Connolly, watercolor, pastel, oil and acrylic; Della Conroy, watercolors; Pauline Donahue, mixed media; Jillayne Hanson, paintings; Phyllis Joos, printmaking, mixed media; Kerry Kolke-Bonk, oil painting; DEMO Inc, U.S. Highway 71 & Kandiyohi County 3, South of Willmar.
Studio 2: Grace Johnson, pottery; 4550 120th Ave. S.W., three miles west of Studio 1 on County 3.
Studio 3: Four artists, Ginger Hallbeck, watercolors, oils; Bonnie Smith, watercolor, pencil; Mary Schroepfer, oils; Elaine Hagen, photography, mixed media; 3810 105th Ave. S.W., 4 miles south of Willmar on U.S. Highway 71, left on 105th Ave.
Studio 4: Kerry Texley, photography; 1912 Seventh St. S.W., Willmar.
Studio 5: Three artists, Dona Larkin, oil, acrylic, collage; Phil Scheevel, woodcarving; John White, photography; The Barn Theatre, 316 Becker Ave. S.W., downtown Willmar.
Studio 6: Greg Harp, photography; Kandiyohi County Historical Society, 610 Highway 71 N.E., Willmar.
Studio 7: Two artists, Violet Dauk, painting and jewelry; Joan Miller, stoneware; 5126 County Road 40 N.E., New London; studio is not handicap accessible.
Studio 8: Laurel Iverson, wire-wrapped and beaded jewelry; 105 Birch St. S.E., New London; studio is not handicap accessible.
Studio 9: Two artists, Bill Gossman, wood fired pottery; John Larson, clay; 313 First Ave. S.E., New London; partially handicapped accessible.
Studio 10: Mark Haen, oil and acrylic; 14991 49th Ave. N.E., Atwater, south shore of Diamond Lake.
For additional information visit studiohop.wordpress.com.