In case you haven’t heard, this weekend is ArtSwirl. On Saturday night, there’s going to be a Gallery and Studio Crawl, in Downtown Northfield.
ArtOnWater, 217 South Water Street, is featuring an exhibition of selected works of local artists Colleen Riley, Jim Bohnhoff, Tonya Kjerland, April Ripka, as well as special guest artists Gail Tang (Chicago), Mary Ruth and Lynette Schmidt Yencho (Owatonna), and some photography from Dean Kjerland’s international years, ArtOrg, lower level 314 Division Street, is showing “Twenty Views of Dundas”, Grezzo Gallery, 16 Bridge Square, is featuring wood sculptor Curtis Ingvoldstad, and the Northfield Arts Guild, 304 Division Street, is showing the work of Ron Gallas and Meg Ojala. Additional venues are joining The Crawl, including The Key, 303 S. Water Street, featuring the work of recent Honors Art graduates, and swag, 423 Division Street, showing the work of a number of regional artists and crafts people.
The studios are also joining in by opening their doors to the public. Barefoot Studio, 418 Division street, offers the work of Carla Thompson, Phil Daniel, 101 E. Fifth Street, Suite 209 (enter at rear of building), shows architectural stained glass, Kirsten Johnson & Barbara Zaveruha, 105 E. Fifth Street, offers paintings and drawing, Karen Oiseth, 105 E. Fifth Street, shows her paintings, Right Brain Ventures, 305 S. Water Street, offers the work of Barb Matz, and the Women’s Art Share Studio, 101 E Fifth Street, Suite 305, features the works of Sue Hammes-Knopf and Mary Rose Gondeck.
Both the galleries and the studios are up and running all year round. However, Saturday night their doors will be open for a Big Time on our little Art Town.