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Jobs/Internships: Arts Administration Intern

ArtReach St. Croix is a nonprofit regional arts organization committed to the mission of connecting communities and the arts throughout the scenic St. Croix Valley including the communities of Stillwater, Hudson, St. Croix Falls, River Falls and Hastings. ArtReach supports the work of artists and arts organization through diverse, multi-disciplinary programming that fosters and celebrates […]

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Job/Interships: Communications Intern

ArtReach St. Croix is a nonprofit regional arts organization committed to the mission of connecting communities and the arts throughout the scenic St. Croix Valley including the communities of Stillwater, Hudson, St. Croix Falls, River Falls and Hastings. ArtReach supports the work of artists and arts organization through diverse, multi-disciplinary programming that fosters and celebrates […]

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Birdhouse Auction 2015: Kat Bodie

Home is Where the Heart Is Home is Where the Heart Is . . . a pop art imagining of the place superhero birds go to get away from it all! A functional birdhouse painted with acrylic paint, designed to attract those birds who fly by the motto: “Truth, Justice, and the American way.” Artist […]

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Birdhouse Auction 2015: Danette Olsen

Wrenna-Henna House Wrenna-Henna House is simply a celebration of the intricate body art of India. This functional birdhouse may (or may not) be a favorite of meditative birds from the east. Acrylic paint base with acrylic paint pens. Artist Bio: Danette Olsen Danette Olsen is a St. Croix Valley artist and arts advocate. As a […]

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Birdhouse Auction 2015: Debbie Elmer

Celebrating spring and the Minnesota State Flower, this birdhouse is constructed from wood, paint, brass nails, and large reflective discs.   This Showy Lady’s Slipper  (Cypripedium reginae) is an experiment in materials and color– as Sculptor Debbie Elmer primarily works bronze sculpture.   Working on this piece for ArtReach St. Croix was a wonderful way for her […]

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Birdhouse Auction 2015: Kinji Akagawa

Untitled Artist Bio: Kinji Akagawa Kinji Akagawa (born 1940, Tokyo, Japan) is an American sculptor and arts educator best known for sculptural constructions that also serve a practical function. A pioneer in the public art movement, Akagawa has throughout his career examined the relationship between art and community, most notably the concept of art as […]

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Birdhouse Gallery 2015: Kevin Smieja

“Birdhouse Bling” Recalling the days of disco, glitz and glamour….”Birdhouse Bling” demonstrates that “diamonds” may also be a birds best friend!  While this bird house may appear to celebrate extravagance, it is covered with leather from purses found at a thrift store outlet and decorated with simulated diamonds, beads and bangles donated to charity. Artist Bio: […]

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Birdhouse Gallery 2015: Barbara Schotl

Birdsong 2015 Artist Bio: Barbara Schotl I am primarily a painter but with an undying love for the process and product of printmaking. My Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis was achieved with an emphasis in Intaglio, Lithography and Block printmaking studies. I currently am limited to wood and linoleum […]

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