Jennifer Terpstra demonstrating her use of encaustic media for gallery visitors.
Gallery & Guest Artists
Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the return of its annual summer series of special exhibitions and events. This summer-long spotlight on local artists begins on Friday, June 12 with the opening of two new exhibitions featuring gallery and guest artists. Several popular annual events will accompany the gallery’s summer-long group shows, including three weekend Porch Painter Demonstrations, a Figure-Drawing Workshop and the fifth annual Plein Air SmackDown. In addition, Groveland Gallery is participating in a Minneapolis Gallery Crawl on Thursday, June 18.
Summer Series 2015 Schedule of Exhibitions & Events
Friday, June 12, 5-8 pm | opening receptions for Pictures from a Trip and Love Letters from Artists
Thursday, June 18, 5-9 pm | Minneapolis Gallery Crawl – Groveland joins SooVAC, Circa, Instinct, Burnet and Gamut to host a special night of gallery hours.
Saturday, July 11, 12-4 pm | Figure-Drawing Workshop – Groveland artist Tim Tozer will lead a figure-drawing workshop with a model. $10/person, reservations required: 612-377-7800
Saturday, July 18, 12:30-4 pm | Porch Painter Demonstrations – Justin Terlecki, sketchbook drawing & Tom Maakestad, painting
Saturday, July 25, 12:30-4 pm | Porch Painter Demonstrations – Joshua Huyser, watercolor & Jennifer Terpstra, encaustic/mixed media
Saturday, August 1 | Plein Air SmackDown – Throughout the day, 19 Groveland Gallery and guest artists will be painting en plein air within a mile of the gallery. The public is invited to pick up an artist location map at the gallery on August 1 and visit the artists on location throughout the afternoon. Among the artists included are Groveland painters Richard Abraham, Fred Anderson, Michael Banning, Kristie Bretzke, Jim Conaway, Robert Dorlac, Susan Horn, Mark Horton, Carl Oltvedt, and Justin Terlecki. Guest artists will include Andy Evanson, Bob Upton, Josh Cunningham, Scott Lloyd Anderson, Aaron Jacobs, Christopher Copeland, Carl Bretzke, Kami Mendlik and Barb McIlrath. All artists and observers are invited to return to the gallery for a party on the front porch at the end of the day. The day’s paintings will be available for sale. SmackDown: 11 am-4 pm | Party & Sale: 4-6 pm
Saturday, August 8, 12:30-4 pm | Porch Painter Demonstrations – William Murray, painting & Cindy Koopman, engraving
Saturday, August 15, 2-5 pm | Closing Party for Love Letters from Artists