Wed, 04/01/2015 (All day) - Thu, 04/30/2015 (All day)
The Grand Marais Art Colony offers exhibits, events, activities and classes in a variety of media and for adults and kids. Classes are held from 9 am to 4 pm unless otherwise noted.
Eric Thomas Emerging Artist Award:
The Art Colony is accepting applications from local youth completing their sophomore or junior years for the Eric Thomas Emerging Artist Award. The award winner will have an opportunity to take one Art Colony class, all expenses paid. Applications are available from the Art Colony and are due April 23.
Mary Bergs is an installation artist who will be working in a 2D collage format in the Founders Hall. Marty Harris is an illustrator, designer, painter, and printmaker, who will be working in the Print Studio.
Community Engagement Projects, Saturday, March 28: "Make a Mark," with Marty Harris, 9 am-noon; and "Quilting Bee/Artist Salon," with Mary Bergs, 1-4 pm. Space is limited for these half-day classes.
"Life Drawing," for artists in any medium, no instruction, Wednesdays through April 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm.
"Pewter Cast Jewelry," with instructor John Franz, 3 Thursdays, April 9-23, 4-5 pm. For ages 12 to 16.
"2-D to 3-D," with instructors David Hahn and John Franz, 4 Mondays, April 13-May 4, 4-5:30 pm. Course includes overview of drawing techniques, creation of a 2-D design, and translation to a 3-D boneware clay piece. For ages 10 to 14.
"Printing on Functional Fabric," with instructor Jill Levene, 2 Thursdays, April 30 and May 7, 4-7 pm. For ages 10 to 16.
Weekend Art Excursion to the Twin Cities: April 24 - 26, 2015. There are still a few spaces available. It's a weekend filled with art-viewing opportunities including a behind-the-scenes tour of the Minnesota History Center's art collection, a private tour of George Morrison's Modern Spirit exhibit, a visit to the home of a Minnesota art collector, and a tour of the Northeast Minneapolis studios.
The Grand Marais Art Colony is located at 1st Street and 3rd Avenue. The Art Colony and gift shop are open from 9 am to 4 pm daily. More information about courses and events and registration are available at 387-2737 or email@example.com, and on the website, www.grandmaraisartcolony.org.