Artist Spotlight

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Interviews with artists from northwest Minnesota.

Interviews with artists from northwest Minnesota, in collaboration with the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council.

120 Pieces

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Caption: Second Premier in Thief River Falls, MN on 3-18-23
The 1972 snowmobile action movie "It Ain't Easy" is making a "second" enhanced premier on Saturday, March 18th in the same theater as the original ...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2023
  • Length: 11:20
Caption: FilmNorth of St. Paul MN
Eric Mueller is the “McKnight Fellowships in Media Arts Administrator” at FilmNorth in St. Paul. He discusses what FilmNorth is, and how they prov...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2023
  • Length: 08:28
Caption: Sarah Fossen
Sarah Fossen is the Executive Director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA), based in the Twin Cities. She discusses funding from the legislat...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2023
  • Length: 08:30
Caption: Northern Lights Concert Association of Roseau MN
Mitchel Johnson of Roseau, MN is the President of the "Northern Lights Concert Association" and he shares details on how his regional group brings ...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2023
  • Length: 08:33
Caption: NW MN Arts Council's "Artist Spotlight"
Artist and art teacher Christine Foster of Thief River Falls is literally "enamored" with nature/creation and depicts that beauty in her paintings ...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2023
  • Length: 08:09
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Bert Foster is a photographer from Thief River Falls, MN. He and his wife Christine Foster have an exhibit at the NW MN Arts Gallery, located on t...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2023
  • Length: 08:21
Caption: Artist Janet Johnson of Roseau MN
How does heat and art blend together? Tune in!

  • Added: Jan 18, 2023
  • Length: 10:22
Caption: Mara Hanel - Director of the NW MN Arts Council
Retired wildlife biologist Ross Heir of Crookston, MN has been recognized for his outstanding work in watercolor and etching of nature and animals ...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2023
  • Length: 08:42
Caption: Empire Arts Center
Kathy King of the Empire Arts Center of East Grand Forks-Grand Forks is directing "Hand On A Hard Body" and the performance will NOT be held at a u...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2022
  • Length: 10:57
Caption: Poet - Desdamona
Poet "Desdamona" will soon be sharing her expertise and poetry writing skills to the students of Roseau, MN High School. She incorporates effectiv...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2022
  • Length: 16:43
Caption: Mary Balstad of Bemidji, MN
Mary Balstad of Bemidji, MN was born and raised in Fosston, MN and has produced a short film called “The Pear”, with funding from the NW Minnesota ...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2022
  • Length: 13:20
Caption: Pottery of Kate Hammer - Roseau, MN
Pottery artist Kate Hammer of Roseau, MN was told by her Uncle - many years ago - to make something pretty out of dirt. She has done just that!

  • Added: Mar 09, 2022
  • Length: 12:45
Caption: Karen Engevik of Roseau, MN and Friends
Roseau, MN pottery artist Karen Engevik has a love for horses on her northwest Minnesota farmstead. She has skillfully transformed that passion in...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2022
  • Length: 08:51
Caption: Museum of Art
Matt Wallace, Deputy Director of the North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks, ND, explains how the facility serves residents of Northwest Minneso...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2022
  • Length: 14:24
Caption: "The Serum Rub" in Alaska
Dr. Jerry Vanek will be giving a presentation on the 1925, fatal, devastating diphtheria epidemic that threatened Nome, Alaska, an icebound city ho...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2022
  • Length: 22:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NW Minnesota Arts Council
Artist Connie Nelson of Hallock, MN wanted to enhance the southern entrance into Hallock, MN by distracting motorists from piled of power poles alo...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2022
  • Length: 19:11
Caption: Aliza Novacek-Olson and Lumberjack
Aliza Novacek-Olson of the Roseau/Warroad, Minnesota area is a textile artists who "felt" the need to felt! Uff da!

  • Added: Dec 14, 2021
  • Length: 11:12
Caption: The Wood Artwork of Jim Johanneck
Retired plumber Jim Johanneck of Red Lake Falls, MN has transitioned from a world of dripping faucets and plugged pipes to a special workshop that ...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2021
  • Length: 11:33
Caption: Gail Ose Art Work
Gail Ose (oh-sea) is a visual artist from Thief River Falls, MN. She's has had art in a number Visual art exhibits in the NW Minnesota Arts Council...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: 13:59
Caption: Sculptor Mike McColl of Fosston, MN
Sculptor Mike McColl of Fosston, MN has created a very large bug sculpture for public viewing in a low-land, swampy area of Fosston to a...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2021
  • Length: 07:48