Art of the Lakes Studio Tour is this weekendThis year’s annual Art of the Lakes Studio Tour has been set for this weekend.
This year’s annual Art of the Lakes Studio Tour has been set for this weekend. The tour will take place Friday, July 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, July 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, July 18 from noon to 5 p.m.
Some studios, however, will not be open on Sunday. Check the Art of the Lakes website – www.artofthelakes.org – for detailed information.
Participants in this free event can visit with a number of artists in many different studio locations and visit the Art of the Lakes Gallery in Battle Lake.
View artworks in progress, watch demonstrations, ask questions, buy art direct from the artists and enjoy refreshments. Purchases made on the tour will help fund children’s art programs.
Some of the local artists participating in the event and their tour addresses include the following:
•Calvin deRuyter and Emmy White, Kron School Studio: 18541 County Road 1 NW, Evansville, (218) 948-2498.
deRuyter shows unique watercolors painted directly from the tube, with an emphasis on strong color relationships.
White uses paints with bright colors and she uses imagination and silliness to express her joy.
•Stephen Henning: 22399 Oak Hill Road, Evansville, MN, (218) 948-2288.
Henning will feature oil pastels and original paintings on canvas.
•Millie Conard: 6434 Lake Ida Way NW, Alexandria, (320) 834-2741.
Conard will feature a variety of mediums – oils, watercolors, woodcuts and colored pencils.
•June Young: 1550 Melvina Lane SW, Alexandria, (320) 762-5272.
Young will feature original watercolors in a realistic style, in a wide variety of subjects.
•Roxann Sorenson: 8700 Childs Lake Road SE, Alexandria, (320) 763-7635.
Sorenson will feature stoneware pottery, oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, collage/multi media work, jewelry, ornaments and some sculptures.
•Nadine Peters: 1560 County Road 120 NE, Alexandria, (320) 846-4170.
Peters will feature watercolor botanical drawings, collage and nature.
•Tracy Anderson: 17361 Cart Trail SW, Kensington, (320) 965-2528.
Anderson’s images are an expression of her soul, inspired by what she sees and feels at a particular moment in time. Featured will be original and prints of oil, oil pastel and watercolor of life-life portraits, loose landscapes, flowers and still life.