11 04, 2018

Shape Shifters: Fibers, Threads and Fabric

By | April 11th, 2018|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Events, Exhibition, Hobbies & Interests, News, Sewing, Textiles|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Shape Shifters: Fibers, Threads and Fabric

In the exhibition business sometimes things don’t always go as planned. This exhibition began as a textile challenge last fall. Artists were given the winter months to complete their projects. For many, “life” got in

3 04, 2018

Holy Toledo Sgraffito!

By | April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Culture, DYI, Exhibition, Hobbies & Interests|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Holy Toledo Sgraffito!

Laura Ruprecht's sgraffito tiles are part of the Animals With Attitude exhibit. Laura will teach this technique in her upcoming class: Sgraffito Slab Tile, April 17 & 18, 6:00-8:30 pm Register for the class using this

28 09, 2017

Seeking Textile Artists

By | September 28th, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Crochet, Culture, Entertainment, Events, Exhibition, Hobbies & Interests, Local News, North Dakota, Quilting, Textiles|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Seeking Textile Artists

(click title to view post)             The Arts Center in Jamestown is looking for artists, seamstresses, weavers and anyone interested in fiber or fabric to participate in a textile challenge.

18 04, 2017

Calling All Artists

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Celebration, Celebrations, Community, Entertainment, Events, Exhibition, Jamestown, Local News, North Dakota|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Calling All Artists

(Click title to read full post) Its time to start preparing for the JFAA Annual Art Show. This exhibition, in its 53rd year, takes on special significance in 2017 as it coincides with the grand

17 01, 2017

Navigating The Weather – Rescheduled Exhibit Reception

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Exhibition, Giving, Heritage, Jamestown, Local News, News, North Dakota, Travel, Weather|Tags: |Comments Off on Navigating The Weather – Rescheduled Exhibit Reception

   I feel like a bit of a hypocrite, in last week’s blog I encouraged everyone to “get-over” winter, brave the elements and get to the reception last Thursday, only to panic and cancel/postpone the

8 12, 2016

Blizzards, Country Living And Strong Women

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Exhibition, Germans from Russia, Heritage, History, Home & Garden, Jamestown, Local News, North Dakota|Tags: |Comments Off on Blizzards, Country Living And Strong Women

I know many of you are interested in local history, particularly stories about the Germans from Russia. While we were experiencing the blizzard this week I received an email that I’d like to share. The

2 11, 2016

Powerful Words

By | November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Education, Exhibition, Heritage, History, Local News, Native Americans, News, North Dakota|Tags: |Comments Off on Powerful Words

The current Arts Center exhibit isn’t easy…its raw, its difficult and its disturbing.  North Dakota’s Native Peoples share their stories and much of it is heart wrenching. It’s the kind of art makes you think, maybe

19 10, 2016

Last Days To Visit 52nd Annual Exhibition

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Exhibition, Jamestown, Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Last Days To Visit 52nd Annual Exhibition

If you haven’t gotten to see the 52nd Annual JFAA Art Show there is still time. The exhibition comes to a close on Saturday, October 22 at 2:00 pm. This year’s Annual had over 40 artists contributing 87

27 09, 2016

An Enlightening Visit To Ellendale

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Artist, Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Entertainment, Exhibition, Food & Drink, Heritage, Jamestown, Law, Government, Politics, Local News, Native Americans, North Dakota, Parks, Religion & Spirituality, Travel, Writing|Tags: |Comments Off on An Enlightening Visit To Ellendale

I spent several days last week at the North Dakota Art Gallery Association 2016 Annual Meeting. Each year we gather at a member gallery’s location – this year we met in Ellendale, North Dakota. Since it