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2017-02-17 / Today's News

Community art events planned at NWFA Gallery

COOK – A variety of craft and art classes are being offered at Northwoods Friends of the Arts Gallery in Cook, including:

• Saturday, Feb. 18, from 1 – 3 p.m.: Public
painting group. No registration required.
• Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.:
Appliqué with Margaret Jarka. Using the
blanket stitch and a basic stem stitch,
students will make a mug rug. Kits are
• Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 6 – 8 p.m.: Kris
Musto will teach a class on how to build
a collage. Supply fee is $10. All materials will be provided, but students are
welcome to bring along paper ephemera
or images for their collage.
• Saturday, March 4, from 1 – 3 p.m.:
Zentangle/Pen and Ink Drawing with
Rebecca Koepke. Learn to draw trolls,
fairies, peasants and humble folks, as
well as swashbuckling Vikings, maidens,
kings and snow queens. Read Scandinavian fairytales and select a story,
then use zentangle and other pen and
ink drawing techniques to illustrate a
story idea. Supply fee is $12 payable to
the instructor. Class size is limited to 10
• Monday, March 6, from 6:30 – 8:30
p.m.: Portrait Basics with Tom Chapman.
Draw your best friend. Learn the art of
drawing portraits in a two-hour session.
Supply list includes a 6B pencil and
eraser which are available for purchase
from the instructor. Class size is limited
to 10 students.

To register for classes, call Alberta Whitenack at 218-666-2153 or stop in at the NWFA Gallery. Gallery hours are Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

An antique quilt exhibit is on display at NWFA Gallery during February. This exhibit includes quilts from the 19th and 20th centuries.

NWFA Gallery is located at 210 River St. (next to Dream Weaver Salon) in Cook. NWFA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organized in 2010 to encourage the creation, display, performance and appreciation of the arts while providing art education opportunities for all ages.

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