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“Open Water” exhibit ending soon

“Open Water” exhibit ending soon

  The 6th Annual “Open Water” juried exhibit going on at The First Stage Gallery at the Lyric Center for the Arts in Virginia, MN will be ending soon on May 26th. Have you stopped in to see this exciting presentation of artwork celebrating the onset of our summer recreation season by these 17 selected regional artists? Jill Aubin,Cheryl Doran, Cheryl Gillis, Bill Marshall, Stephan […]

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Open Water 6th Annual Juried Exhibition

Open Water 6th Annual Juried Exhibition

  The Fist Stage Gallery in Virginia, MN Presents: “Open Water” May 3 – May 26, 2012 6th Annual Exhibition A juried exhibit with jurors Mary Erickson and Richard Saukko, celebrating the onset of our summer recreation season featuring works from 17 selected artists in the northeastern Minnesota region. Opening night reception for the 6th Annual Open Water exhibit at the Lyric Center for the […]

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Tuesday Weaving Tips–Basketmaker-Caner Needs Your Help

Tuesday Weaving Tips–Basketmaker-Caner Needs Your Help

TUESDAY WEAVING TIPS– Are preempted today by some breaking and shocking news about a fellow basket weaver and chair caner’s plight! He desperately needs YOUR help ASAP, so please basket weavers, chair caners and bloggers unite with support! You won’t believe how Mitchell’s life and livelihood are being threatened by a landlord’s eviction notice and a group that are supposed to HELP folks with their […]

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Open Water Exhibition–Virginia, MN

Open Water Exhibition–Virginia, MN

Open Water Exhibition A visual art celebration of spring recreation and fishing opener in the northland on the Iron Range area of Minnesota. May 12—June 11, 2011 The First Stage Gallery, 514 Chestnut St., Virginia, MN Gallery Hours: Thursday—Friday—Saturday 11am—3pm Artist reception: Wednesday, May 11th, 6—7:30pm Featured artists include: Jill Aubin, Philip Deloria, Debra Gunderson, Nancy Luloff, Nancy Miller, Casey Newberg, Heidi Mae Niska, Cathryn […]

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Friday Feature–Lyric Center for the Arts

Here’s a fascinating YouTube video on the historic Lyric Center for the Arts gallery and First Stage theater in Virginia, Minnesota and its renovation. A gem in the heart of the Iron Range of northern Minnesota and will quickly become a magnet for visitors to the area. This is where my exhibit, Antler Baskets: Of Sticks and Bones is featured through Saturday, April 30th. Click […]

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Antler Basket Exhibit–Virginia, MN

Antler Basket Exhibit–Virginia, MN

My new antler basket exhibit, Antler Baskets: Of Sticks and Bones, will be at the Lyric Center for the Arts in Virginia, Minnesota from  April 7-30, 2011. I created several new baskets especially for this exhibit and also have brought along a few of my old favorites that will be on display only. Many of my antler baskets are made utilizing sustainable natural materials that […]

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Arts & Crafts Heritage on the Iron Range

Arts & Crafts Heritage on the Iron Range

Arts International The best of the arts and crafts of the local heritage of the Iron Range is at Historic Kaleva Hall in Virginia, Minnesota on Saturday, March 12th from 10am – 2pm Historic Kaleva Hall Second Avenue and 3rd St. North Virginia, Minnesota Free and open to the public! Treat yourself to work from local artists and ethnic crafters; loom weavers, spinners, wheat weaving, […]

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“Open Water” Art Exhibition

“Open Water” Art Exhibition

The First Stage Gallery at the Lyric Center For The Arts in Virginia, Minnesota presents the 2nd annual “Open Water” art exhibit to celebrate Minnesota fishing opener — May 6-28, 2010. Artists include: Ellen Pickering, Nancy Miller, Steve Pellinen, Larry Rude, Bev O’Reilly, Rob Christensen, Betsey Harries, Heidi Mae Niska, Marlene Stephenson, Christine Peterson, Cathryn Peters, Daryn Lowman, members of the SoHo Art Center and […]

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Winter is the Best time to have chair caning done!

While the temperatures are dropping and the snow is flying, chair caners and people in the seatweaving industry experience their slowest times of the year for repair work. So, if you need a precious family heirloom cane seat fixed or the seat in your favorite chair has just broken, be sure to contact the Chair Caning Experts listed on the Furniture Repair Directory on WickerWoman.com […]

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"Open Water" Exhibition

"Open Water" Exhibition

“Open Water” An exhibit to celebrate our local holiday: The Fishing Opener! Opening Reception: Thursday April 23, 2009 6:00pm The First Stage Gallery, Lyric Center of the Arts 514 Chestnut Street Downtown Virginia, MN Exhibiting artists include: Brenda Suihkonen, Casey Newberg, Cathryn Peters, Charlene Luoma, Cheryl Gillis, Chris Koivisto, Daryn Lowman, Debra Gunderson, Ellen Pickering, Gayle Streier, Heidi Niska, Karen Lamppa, Kate Whittaker,Larry Rasen, Larry […]

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