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Alex ArtWorks sets stage for area art

Alex ArtWorks, an arts co-op, is setting the stage for community art by developing an exhibit space for Alexandria area artists.

In partnership with Depot Express restaurant in Alexandria, Alex ArtWorks is finalizing plans to showcase the fine art of Alex ArtWorks members on an ongoing basis.

A one-night event on the third Thursday of each month will introduce four to six new artists who will show several pieces. The first event will be held Thursday, June 20.

Local artists are encouraged to submit their work to be considered for display in the exhibit. A committee of local artists will jury the artwork.

To be considered, artists are required to submit a $40 yearly membership fee, as well as a feature artist request form, by Friday, May 3.

Payment can be mailed to Alex ArtWorks, PO Box 713, Alexandria, MN 56308. Forms can be requested and submitted by mail to the address listed above or by e-mail to