Category Archives: Photography

Top 10 Tips for Travel Photography with Janet Mootz

Thursday | June 29 | 6:00-7:30pm
Sutra Global Imports
570 Main St. | Dakota, MN

Join us for a free workshop, just in time for summer travel!

(PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is REQUIRED, because space is limited, even though the event is free.

About the Instructor:

Janet has been a professional photographer for 13 years. She also loves to travel and explore whether it be in U.S. or abroad. She will show some images she has taken over the last 10 years and share some tips and tricks to make your vacation photos interesting and memorable.

Janet teaches photography though La Crescent Community Education as well as One on One classes at Gallery M in La Crescent. She also facilitates the River Valley Photography Group that meets the third Tuesday of each month at Gallery M.

Sutra Global Imports is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit:


Opening Reception: Winona Characters Portrait Photography Project

Friday | May 5 | 5 to 8pm Art of the Rural | The Outpost 119 E Third St | Winona Opening reception for the exhibition “Winona Characters: Portrait Photography Project” by photographer and curator Jon Swanson. On exhibit will be 40 large black-and-white portrait photographs of Winonans. Beer and snacks are available. FREE and… Continue Reading

When Home Won’t Let You Stay: A Photography Exhibit at Winona Public Library

When Home Won’t Let You Stay is a poignant photography exhibition about refugees in Minnesota by documentary photographer James A. Bowey. It provides a new perspective on the often hidden lives and compelling experiences of refugees in our communities. The exhibit consists of contemporary color portraits accompanied by first-person stories highlighting the plight and resiliency… Continue Reading