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Regional art show features local artists

The free show features work by 27 west central Minnesota artists, including Jerry Mevissen’s “When the Work Is Done,” Dawn Rossbach’s “It Just Never Stops,” and Laura Grisamore’s “Asclepias Incarnata/Swamp Milkweed.”

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Ceramics by Peder Butenhoff are among the works on view during the Regional Adult Art Show, open through July 2, 2022 at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center.
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“When the Work is Done” is the theme of this year’s Regional Adult Art Show, open through July 2 at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center.

The free show features work by 27 west central Minnesota artists, including Jerry Mevissen’s “When the Work Is Done,” Dawn Rossbach’s “It Just Never Stops,” and Laura Grisamore’s “Asclepias Incarnata/Swamp Milkweed.”

Artwork on view includes prints, paintings, ceramics, mixed media, weaving, wood and steel sculpture.

Robin Olson, artist and owner of Off the Wall Studio in Clitherall, judged the show. Dick Dubord’s woodwork, “Minnesota/Llama,” took first place. Troy Becker’s screen print, “Whistle While You Work,” placed second.

Mevissen’s mixed media sculpture took third place. Rossbach and Grisamore were among five artists receiving honorable mentions, along with Pam Robinson’s “Fish, Fin, Nest, Bird,” Sandra Shaughnessy’s “Washi Coffee Press” and Brad Wegsheid’s “When the Drugs Begin to Take Hold.”

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Gallery visitors may vote for their favorite piece of art, with the People’s Choice Award being given at the conclusion of the show.

The cultural center is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. To arrange private viewings, call Cheryl Bannes at 218-385-3339 or email cheryl@kulcher.org .

The exhibit is funded in part through an operating grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, with a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Culture Heritage Fund.

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