Monthly Archives: September 2013

A quick tour of Kip O’Krongly’s amazingly neat and tidy studio.

  It’s always fun to see other artists’ studios- that’s the philosophy behind the tour! Where do people create? What inspires them and how have they arranged or adapted a space to work best for them? Kip’s studio is upstairs in her house and is amazingly neat and tidy for a potter who works with a dark clay like Terra Cotta. Kip does a lot of work with  stencils and has evolved from hand-cutting out reusable stencils from thin plastic to using a stencil cutting machine called a Silhouette Cameo which has given her a lot more flexibility in sizing and … Continue reading

Get a sampling of some of our Artour artists at the Riverfront Fine Arts Festival this weekend!

Eight of our Studio Artour artists will be participating in the Art Fair this weekend (Sept. 7 & 8) down along the Cannon River behind the Northfield Arts Guild in Northfield, Minnesota This is a wonderful art fair with the added attraction of being held during the Defeat of Jesse James Days in Northfield, Mn.   Along with great art you can eat fun food, go on rides,  and watch a reenactment of the bank robbery with horses and full costumes! Participating artists include: Patsy Dew -photography Heather Lawrenz- Jewelry Glynnis Lessing-Ceramics Kathy Miller – Painting Colleen Riley-Ceramics Judy Saye-Willis -Jewelry … Continue reading