Monthly Archives: July 2011

Art & Wine…Served Hot

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  Last weekend, three ArTour artists participated in the second annual Cannon Falls Wine and Art Festival. This festival featured art from over fifty artists, and wine tasting from twelve of the best Minnesota wineries. Despite the record-setting heat, the artists had a blast interacting with the many people who came to check out the festival. Dawn Makarios showed off her new flat dishes (perfect as a spoon rest or soap dish!) along with fresh pots she pulled out of her kiln the Friday before. Lisa Dolezal displayed new wheel-thrown plates, and sculpted pottery. She welcomes groups of all sizes … Continue reading

Tangletown Gardens and Redoux Home feature Jennifer Wolcott

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                        There is an article on Jennifer Wolcott, (Studio #2), in the July issue of Redoux Home. The article, titled “Steel in the Garden”, talks about Jennifer’s large steel garden sculptures. Some of them are functional pieces to stylishly support climbing plants or floppy chrysanthemums, and others are pure whimsy like the Steel Magnolias. The latest version of the Magnolias includes a post in the center for mounting Colleen Riley’s (studio #1) ceramic orbs. In her latest work, Jennifer incorporates fused and sandblasted glass with diamond plate steel in … Continue reading