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Art Leap feeds the mind and soul

Atcrylic artist Dianne Poncelet was painting wall murals at Blue Sky Beads. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)1 / 5
A patriotic carved wooden ball hangs outside Paul Albright’s Sculpture Studio. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)2 / 5
Marsha Wolff’s fish tiles were a bright addition to a table. The ceramic tiles are individually painted and fired. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)3 / 5
Lori Goulet Reich provided live music at Paul Albright Sculpture Studio. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)4 / 5
Ellie, 10, and Rachel, 6, Ulvin of Osage nosh on treats at Wolff Works Studio north of Nevis. The girls are budding artists who have thrown pots. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)5 / 5

The 2013 Art Leap featured open studios, great food and camaraderie with the artistically gifted. Hundreds of people filed through the studios, even in the rain Saturday, and were warmly greeted despite muddy shoes. The annual event is put on by the Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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