Thursday, December 20, 2012

Get Ready for A.R.T. in 2013!

2013 marks the 10th Anniversary for the Artisans Road Trip!  Yes its hard to believe, but so much has happened since the maiden voyage in 2004!  Many, many artists have participated, and from all over NW Iowa.

In the spirit of our 10th Anniversary, we're planning for another great year and want to be sure and get the word out to other artists out there who may be new to the region or having recently returned, that the 2013 A.R.T. artist's "Call-for-Entry" is out and available for artists wishing to participate in this great event during 2013!

The 2013 Artisans Road Trip "Call-for-Entry" is available online at the A.R.T. web site at -

Just print out the entry form sections and mail to the address indicated!

Or you may contact any of the individuals listed on the organization's web site page for more information (phone numbers and e-mail addresses) at -

If you, or someone you know, would like to be an active participant of the 2013 Artisans Road Trip, don't wait too long, the sign up period ends in mid January!

Get ready for another great year!!!

Monday, December 3, 2012

Christmas in the Gallery!

Works like these and much more can be found at
"Christmas in the Gallery" at Arts on Grand!
(artworks © the following artists - top left, clockwise -
Anita (Katie) Baedke-Plucker, Mel Myers, Danielle Clouse,
Holly Kellog, Dennis Dykema, Bruce Morrison, Judy Hemphill,
Barb McGee, and center - Timothy J. Arand-McIlrath)

Several Artisans Road Trip Artists are being showcased in the "Christmas in the Gallery" exhibit at Arts on Grand in Spencer, Iowa!

The Exhibit Gallery will be filled with art items from area artists for holiday gift buying.  More than 20 artists are participating, with work in many mediums, including: blown glass, ceramics, handpainted silk scarves, jewelry, note cards from original paintings and photographs, painted ornaments, paintings, photography, musical CDs, collages, textiles (scarves, hats, purses), fused glass, encaustics, wood turnings and more!

The exhibit runs from December 3, 2012 - January 5, 2013.