Category Archives: Exhibits

Reception & Reading for 18th Annual Poet-Artist Collaboration

Friday | April 26 | 6:30pm
Crossings at Carnegie | Zumbrota MN
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Crossings’ XVIII Annual Poet-Artist Collaboration exhibit, celebrating a pairing of two art forms, is on display now through May 4. Read the poems (displayed alongside the art pieces) and determine for yourself how the artists were inspired. Fifty poets and visual artists took part in this years’ exhibit which can be seen free of charge during regular business hours. Join them for a reception and poetry reading on Friday, April 26, at 6:30 p.m. both at the gallery and next door at the vintage State Theatre. Poets will read their poems, while an image of the art is projected on the big screen, followed by a statement from the artist.

Participants with Winona connections include Winona Poet Laureate Ken McCullough, as well as poets Marcia Ratliff, Scott Lowery, Nancy Kay Peterson, Delta Eddy and artist Julia Crozier.

Over 100 poets and artists participated in this year’s event by entering up to three poems each, or submitting artistic work samples. Jurors winnowed more than 200 poems down to just 26. Other jurors selected 26 artists from those who entered. For this exhibit, each artist chooses one poem from which to create an artwork. Poems and the work they inspired are displayed together.

The poems share many familiar life experiences, from living in Minnesota or the countryside or in warmer climates. Partings are painfully, lovingly shared, as are happy moments of the poets’ lives. The artists turned their vision of the poem given to them into works using a variety of mediums, including oil and watercolor, mixed media, weavings, encaustic and more.

Scott Lowery, Ken McCullough, and Julia Crozier are members of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit: riverartsalliance.org/JOIN.

 

RAA Member Exhibit Application

The time has come for RAA members to register to participate in the 2019 RAA Member Exhibition, June 15 – September 2, at the Blue Heron Coffeehouse. Due to space limitations, each member can show only one work this year. Please fill out the registration form by June 8 for inclusion in this show. Please review all… Continue Reading

Call for Submissions for the Annual RAA Member Exhibition

All current members are invited to submit artwork for the 2019 RAA Member Exhibition, June 15 – September 2, at the Blue Heron Coffeehouse. Due to space limitations, each member can show only one work this year. Please fill out the registration form by June 8 for inclusion in this show. Please review all conditions and details… Continue Reading

Art Muse

Winona State’s Juried Student Exhibition March 20 – April 12 Watkin’s Hall | Winona State University Artwork: Lost by Maria Anholzer, charcoal and acrylic paint, 2019     WSU Arts Administration is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit: riverartsalliance.org/JOIN.   Continue Reading

McKnight Ceramics Exhibition Artist Talk

Artist Talk: Tuesday | February 5 | 5:00pm Stark Hall | Room 103 Reception: Tuesday | February 5 | 6:00-7:00pm Watkins Gallery Winona State University Xilam Bilam Ybarra is an interdisciplinary artist and one of six artists participating in the McKnight Ceramics Exhibition currently on view in the Watkins Gallery. Ybarra’s work in the exhibition… Continue Reading

The Portrait Project: Photographs of People and a Cat

Artist Talk: Friday | February 8 | 2:00pm Exhibit: February 1-28 Winona Public Library | Bell Art Room winona.lib.mn.us/adults/the-portrait-project-photographs-of-people-a-cat/ Mary Farrell is a local photographer and documentary filmmaker. The exhibit is a collection of color photographs that are mostly of people and a few of her cat. She is captivated by both people and natural… Continue Reading

Art Show: A Sense of Place, A Private View, and Something More…

Artist Talk: Wednesday | January 30 | 1:00pm Exhibit: Months of January and February Friendship Center | 251 Main St. | Winona, MN www.janiceekirk.com Janice E. Kirk’s Art Show, A sense of place, a private view, and something more…, will feature the watercolor paintings that illustrate Jan’s book, The Road to Beaver Park, Painting, Perception,… Continue Reading

WSU Faculty Exhibition

Artist Talks: Wednesday | November 28 | 4:00-5::00pm Watkins Gallery | Winona State University Reception: Wednesday | November 28 | 5:00-6::00pm Watkins Hall | Winona State University Artists: Danilo Bojic, Roger Boulay, Evan Dent, Deborah-Eve Lombard, Michael Knox, Chun Lok Mah, Seho Park, and Alessandra Sulpy. The WSU Faculty Exhibition runs through December 14th. Gallery… Continue Reading

Kathy Kovala Art Show @ Acoustic Café

November 1-30 Acoustic Café | 77 Lafayette St. kathykovala.com Come see Kathy’s watercolor up close through the entire month of November while you enjoy a hot drink at Acoustic Café. Kathy Kovala is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit: riverartsalliance.org/JOIN.   Continue Reading