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Events

Wednesday
May112016

Art for the Garden

12 May - 16 June 2016 — Edina, Minnesota

You’ll find stunning creations from local artists when the Margaret Foss Gallery in the Edina Art Center is transformed into a gallery of flora- and fauna-inspired art. Numerous art disciplines ranging from unique pottery, metal art, clothing inspired by the garden, photography, painting and drawing with garden themes will be available.

Greet spring with a new piece of Garden Art.

Saturday
Nov072015

60 Artists on 50th

7 November 2015 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sixty local and regional artists, in a wide variety of media, gather for a one day show at the Burroughs Community School, 1601 50th St. S., Minneapolis, MN. Please join us for this always fabulous show, for a great Fall and holiday shopping experience.

Wednesday
Nov042015

ASI Julmarknad

5 - 6 December 2015 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Inspired by Europe's winter markets, the American Swedish Institute's Julmarknad features an outdoor (and indoor) Handcraft Fair with wares for sale by local artisans, as well as plenty of holiday cheer! There will be family activities, music, good food and more! 

Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: noon - 5 pm

Tuesday
Nov032015

Women's Art Festival

12 December 2015 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

This is a one day show with over 130 women artists offering textiles, jewelry, pottery, glass, painting, healing arts and more. Live music all day long. 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, at the Colin Powell Center, 2924 4th Ave S., Minneapolis.  Free parking, too!

Sunday
Apr122015

American Craft Council Show — Saint Paul

10-12 April 2015 — Saint Paul, Minnesota

We're very excited to be a first time exhibitor at the American Craft Council Show in Saint Paul. The event spans three and a half days and we can't wait to share our work with you. Over 200 exhibitors will be on hand at this annual event!

Each piece we make tells a unique story. Each story we hear inspires our work. We’d love to share and hear from you April 10-12 at the American Craft Council show.

Wednesday
Dec312014

Women's Art Festival

13 December 2014 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

This is a one day show with over 130 women artists offering textiles, jewelry, pottery, glass, painting, healing arts and more. Live music all day long. New time and location this year: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, at the Colin Powell Center, 2924 4th Ave S., Minneapolis.  Free parking, too!

Tuesday
Dec232014

Gifts in the Gallery

6 November - 23 December 2014 — Edina, Minnesota

The Edina Art Center expands its gift shop into the gallery space for the holidays. This year, Carol's textiles will be among the artful gifts for sale.

Sunday
Dec072014

ASI Julmarknad

6 - 7 December 2014 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Inspired by Europe's winter markets, the American Swedish Institute's Julmarknad features an outdoor (and indoor) Handcraft Fair with wares for sale by local artisans, as well as plenty of holiday cheer! There will be family activities, music, good food and more! 

Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: noon - 5 pm

Sunday
Nov162014

Fiber Fair

14 - 16 November 2014 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Weavers Guild of Minnesota is holding its 40th annual sale at the Northrup King Building in NE Minneapolis. As always, there will be a great selection of fiber art produced by WGM members. Choose from a huge assortment of handcrafted scarves, table linens, bags, rugs, handspun yarn and much more.

Saturday
Nov012014

60 Artists on 50th

1 November 2014 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sixty local and regional artists, in a wide variety of media, gather for a one day show at the Burroughs Community School, 1601 50th St. S., Minneapolis, MN. Please join us for this always fabulous show, for a great Fall and holiday shopping experience.

Saturday
May172014

Studio Tupla Exhibition — Dassel History Center

24 May 2014 - 1 September 2014 — Dassel, Minnesota

Carol's Finnish ancestry and Craig's recollections of his formative years in Dassel intersect at the Dassel History Center as their fine furniture and textiles come together under one roof in celebration of the local area's Finnish heritage. This event is one of many across the state that are connected to a much larger celebration of Finland, Finnish America and Finnish culture sponsored by FinnFest USA, a nationally based organization. The exhibit will be open through Labor Day.

Please join us for a special opening reception where Carol and Craig will be on hand to talk about their work, Saturday, May 24th, 10am-Noon and 2pm-4pm.

We'll be back again for the final days of the exhibit during the local Red Rooster Day festivities on Saturday, August 30th and Monday, Labor Day, September 1st.

DIRECTIONS: Follow Google Map and then go a little further north to the intersection of 1st and Lake Streets.

Saturday
Dec142013

21st Annual Women's Art Festival

14 December 2013 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Over 125 women artists offering jewelry, photography, textiles, pottery, glass, painting, healing arts and more. With live music, food, drink and fun all day, 10 am — 5 pm. Midtown YWCA, 2121 E. Lake Street, Minneapolis. More information here.

Sunday
Dec082013

ASI Julmarknad (Swedish Christmas Market)

7- 8 December 2013 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

The American Swedish Institute hosts an annual Nordic-influenced Christmas celebration that incorporates both new and old traditions and customs. A Handcraft Fair, featuring local artisans, as well as traditional music and dancing, touring of the historic Turnblad Mansion and holiday exhibits, drop-in handcraft workshops, youth and family activities, a bake sale, Nordic cuisine, and other indoor and outdoor activities make up ASI's Julmarknad.  

Sunday
Nov242013

Rigid Heddle Weaving: Direct Method Warping

Two sessions: 16 - 17 November OR 23 - 24 November 2013— Minneapolis, Minnesota

Learn to weave on this versatile and portable loom using a very efficient warping method. More information and registration can be found at the Weavers Guild of MN.

Sunday
Nov102013

Fiber Fair

8 - 10 November 2013 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Weavers Guild of Minnesota is holding its annual sale at the Northrup King Building in NE Minneapolis. As always, there will be a great selection of fiber art produced by WGM members. Choose from a huge assortment of handcrafted scarves, table linens, bags, rugs, handspun yarn and much more.

Saturday
Nov022013

60 Artists on 50th Art Show

2 November 2013 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sixty local and regional artists, in a wide variety of media, gather for a one day show at the Burroughs Community School, 1601 50th St. S., Minneapolis, MN. Please join us for this always fabulous show, for a great Fall and holiday shopping experience.

Sunday
Oct272013

Intro to Weaving

27 October 2013 — Stillwater, Minnesota

Are you ready to learn the basics of weaving and create your very own handwoven project?  In this one day workshop, you'll learn the basics of weaving and complete a sweet little scarf.  A great introduction to see if weaving is for you. More information and registration at Darn.Knit.Anyway

Sunday
Jul072013

Chair Making Journey at OSAC

19 April - 7 July 2013 — Sandstone, Minnesota

Opening Reception will be held at the Old School Art Center gallery on Friday, April 19, from 7 to 9 pm. "Vidar's Chair" and "Chair 2" (yet to be unveiled) will be displayed as a final component in Craig's Chair Making Journey project. This project is the result of a 2012 Artist Initiative grant awarded to Craig by the Minnesota State Arts Board. The chairs will be on display April 19 - 21  and May 1 - July 7. Contact the Old School Art Center for further information.

Sunday
Apr282013

2013 Northern Woods Exhibition

25 April - 28 April 2013 — Eden Prairie, Minnesota

This annual event is the biggest gathering of fine woodwork you'll find in Minnesota. You won't want to miss it. The exhibition is sponsored by the Minnesota Woodworkers Guild and will be held at Eden Prairie Center. Craig will be there to talk with you about his chair making journey which was the result of a 2012 Artist Initiative grant awarded to him by the Minnesota State Arts Board. Check out the event poster for more information about the event. Craig will be there all four days of the show as he presents two of his most recent pieces, "Vidar's Chair" and "Chair 2" (yet to be unveiled). We hope you'll stop by to say hello!

Thursday
Apr182013

XYLOS New Work Exhibition

31 March - 18 April 2013 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

This exhibition runs from March 28th through April 28th during normal business hours. Craig will be showing two new pieces at XYLOS, including "Vidar's Chair" and "Chair 2" (yet to be unveiled) from March 28th-29th and March 31 - April 18th. Plus, for one special evening, everyone is invited to meet the member artists at an Artist Reception, to be held on Friday evening, April 5th, from 6 to 9 pm. Contact XYLOS for further information.