Groveland Gallery artist Barbara McIlrath was recently featured in The Villager Newspaper in an article written by Bill Stieger. The piece was titled “A Quick Study: Mac-Groveland Artist Masters Her Preferred Medium at Midlife” and focused on McIlrath’s development as an artist. Of her work Stieger wrote, “McIlrath’s drawings and paintings… exhibition craft, strength and a mastery […]
On February 20, 2017, NPR-affiliate station WBFO in Buffalo, NY, broadcast a piece on Thomas Paquette’s landscape paintings and their relation to the history of artwork establishing an appreciation of natural environments. Morning Edition host Jay Moran and McKenna Moran drove the few hours to Paquette’s studio and spent time in wide-ranging conversation while looking […]
Painting Perceptions, a blog written by San Diego artist and writer Larry Goff, “explores modernistic painting being done from life.” In this June post, Goff interviews Northfield painter and Hamline University art instructor Andrew Wykes about his education, influences, techniques and the role of observation in his work. Read the interview here.
St. Paul artist Dan Bruggeman was recently featured on the TPT series MN Original. During his segment, he discusses the paintings he’s working on for his upcoming Groveland Gallery exhibition in October, 2015. His images of Valley Fair, Buck Hill and abandoned drive-in movie theaters – Bruggeman calls them “the places in between” – are largely […]
Robert Dorlac recently sent us some new watercolor paintings he made during his artist-in-residency at Acadia National Park last summer. In a blog post for Acadia National Park on my Mind (acadiaonmymind.com), Dorlac tells bloggers Dolores Kong and Dan Ring, “although this was my first visit to Maine I somehow felt a very deep connection to this […]
Marianne Combs interviews Michael Kareken about “PARTS,” his dual exhibitions at Groveland Gallery and Burnet Gallery. Kareken’s charcoal and conté drawings will be featured at Groveland Annex, while a simultaneous exhibition of his large mixed-media paintings will be displayed at Burnet Gallery at Le Meridien Chambers in downtown Minneapolis. Parts features Kareken’s paintings of automotive salvage […]