Monthly Archives: July 2011


Featured Artist: Melody Tudisco

2019-01-14T03:18:33+00:00July 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Metal in May: Featured Artist Melody Tudisco Motivated by experimentation with angles and negative space, Melody Tudisco creates both edgy, bold jewelry from oxidized silver and gold and wall pieces from manipulated and painted copper. “My world is made up of textures and layers,” she states. “As a [...]

Featured Artist: Deborah Foutch

2019-01-14T03:18:29+00:00July 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|

New Work from Deborah Foutch Featured in April Fiber artist Deborah Foutch attributes her palette and her sense of line, light and space to the landscape of her native Iowa. “The rhythm of seasonal change, the flow of rivers, the roll of land, the grace of trees, [...]

Featured Artist: Bob Rickard

2019-01-14T03:18:21+00:00July 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Featured in March ... metal artist Bob Rickard During a 30 year career in computer software, Bob Rickard avidly pursued his passion for “puttering out in the garage.” Combining knowledge from an early stint as a theatrical stage designer with an interest in industrial tools, [...]

Featured Artist: Marilyn Cuellar

2019-01-14T03:18:16+00:00July 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Featured Artist for February: Marilyn Cuellar Marilyn Cuellar, a Cambridge, MN artist, works with graphite to render detailed botanical and architectural studies and well-considered portraits.  Marilyn’s artist statement: The Details of Life I find my vision in the details of life. My art brings out [...]

Autumn 2010

2019-01-14T03:17:59+00:00July 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Autumn ... October 2010   In St. Paul, we're enjoying a beautiful Minnesota fall with summer-like weather and gorgeous new work from our artists. The Grand Hand started September by featuring graphite drawings from Bly & Rowan Pope, twin brothers and fellow artists who create highly [...]

As winter turned to spring … April 2010

2019-01-14T03:18:09+00:00July 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|

As winter turned to spring ... April 2010   we celebrated Mardi Gras! with special guests Chuck & Margaret Solberg Minnesota Women Potters and Two Minnesota Painters opened in March; pictured - Sandra Shaughnessy clay and Michael Schmidt painting Steven Nesheim taught drawing one Sunday in [...]

More MN Craft Touring

2019-01-14T03:17:52+00:00July 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|

More Minnesota Craft Touring - North House Folk School October 2009 Our next stop on our North Shore tour with Carol Sauvion was Grand Marais, where Greg Wright, Director of the North House Folk School, gave us a tour of this incredible craft shool that [...]

Visit to Warren MacKenzie Studio

2019-01-14T03:17:48+00:00July 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Ann's Visit to Warren MacKenzie's Studio - September 2009 I made a quick visit to Warren and Nancy MacKenzie's home this week to pick up a few "advance" pots for our upcoming show to do some photos. The MacKenzie's grandson, River, welcomed me with a [...]

What goes on behind the curtain?

2019-01-14T03:17:43+00:00July 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|

What goes on behind that curtain? - August 2009   When the curtains go up in the Grand Avenue windows, staff members are in action mounting a new exhibition - We start with a clean slate - Artists visit and bring new work (Karen Engelbretson [...]