Artist Talk in Park Rapids, Art Opening in Bagley THIS WEEKEND!

“Do a Sun Dance” by Alice Blessing

June 10    Artists’ Reception and Talk at Blank Canvas Gallery in Park Rapids, MN
Visual Artist Alice Blessing will give an artist talk at 2:45 pm
about her children’s book illustrations and paintings.  This Meet the Artist talk is the capstone event of Blessing’s 2011 R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowship.  Blessing was one of two Region 2 Artists to receive a $6000 Career Development Fell0wship in 2011.

Also at Blank Canvas: Don’t miss Park Rapids area artist Bickey Bender as Featured artist this month, as well as enjoy the work of Alice Blessing other guest artists for the month of June.

Time: Reception 1-3 p.m. Talk: 2:45 p.m. 
Blank Canvas Galley, 311 Main Ave. South, Park Rapids

June 10, 12-14     Gayle Highberg Exhibit
Visual Artist Gayle Highberg will exhibit her acrylic, watercolor and mixed media work at The Fireside in Bagley, MN.  Highberg was a 2011 recipient of a McKnight Funded R2AC Individual Artist Grant giving her the opportunity to mentor with local artist Terry Honstead.

Time and Date: Opening reception June 10 from 3-6 p.m. Show continues June 12-14 from 12 noon – closing.
Location: The Fireside Restaurant is located 1 mi. west of Bagley on Highway 2.