Fine Line Arts in Alexandria to hold 'Christmas Market'

10 Douglas County artists will have their art work on display along with other Minnesota artists from "Pequot Lakes to Eden Prairie and many towns in between."

Alexandria art gallery and supply store.
Fine Line Arts, gallery and supply store, is located at 518-B Hawthorne St.
Alexandria Echo Press file photo
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ALEXANDRIA — Starting on Friday, Nov. 25, Fine Line Arts of Alexandria will feature a Christmas Market until Dec. 31.

The market will feature 10 Douglas County artists — seven of which are from Alexandria — and one from Starbuck including many other Minnesota artists from "Pequot Lakes to Eden Prairie and many towns in between," according to organizers.

Along with a gallery to view art, Fine Line Arts sells artwork and supplies.
Contributed photo.

Douglas County artists include:

  • Jim Rook of Alexandria with fine art photos and cards.
  • Judith Anderson of Alexandria with crocheted apparel.
  • Lori Gibson of Alexandria with tie-dyed textiles.
  • Lynn Wanek of Alexandria with fine art prints.
  • Matt Bakke of Alexandria wood turning creations.
  • Rhea Northington of Alexandria with crystal sculptures.
  • Valerie Bakke of Alexandria with homemade soap.
  • Averie Mounsdon of Osakis with homemade jewelry.
  • Lyssa Lovejoy of Evansville.
  • Oliva Hoppe of Miltona with painted bone beads, signs, and gourd bowls.

Along with Jennifer Hippe of Starbuck with painted cards, handbound books and river rock jewelry.
"Having the Christmas Market at Fine Line Arts gives the artists and crafters the chance to reach a wider audience, introduce their craft in a new setting, and gain confidence in their art as a business," saif Fine Line Arts owners Megan Roggenbuck and Janelle Emrud. "We are hoping to give shoppers a festive atmosphere that celebrates the warmth, joy, and togetherness of the season."

A fire place at Fine Line Arts is decorated for the Christmas season.
Contributed photo.

Emrud and Roggenbuck said visitors can expect to find unique handmade budget friendly gifts from acorss Minnesota that help support local artists.


The market will be exclusively in-store during regular store hours — Tuesday through Saturday from 1-4:30 p.m. During opening day, however, the hours will be extended from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m..

Fine Line Arts is located at 518 Hawthorne Street.

To check out the artists and items available, visit

Thalen Zimmerman of Alexandria joined the Echo Press team as a full-time reporter in Aug. 2021, after graduating from Bemidji State University with a bachelor of science degree in mass communication in May of 2021.
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