Arts

Held on the shores of the St. Croix River, the Rivertown Fall Art Festival displays work from over 100 artists who specialize in art forms such as painting, pottery and jewelry.

Stillwater-based singer-songwriter-guitarist Peter Mayer is a local artist in every sense of the word.

Fiber artist Mary Giles says that when she started working with choice materials to create earth-inspired sculptures, she “just couldn’t help herself.” One of her earliest memories of encouragement from her parents was when her dad gave

Once you hear of it, it’s hard to stop thinking about: a long weekend away with your craftiest girlfriends, uninterrupted time and excellent lighting, and plenty of tabletop space to spread out and really tackle your choice.

To capture this photo, camera club member Mike Chrun “painted” the trees in the foreground with light from a flashlight, while fellow member Gary Noren took the photo with a 30-second exposure.

Growing up in the Russian Orthodox Church, Stillwater’s Debra Korluka was drawn to the beauty of icons from an early age. “I was raised with these images,” she says. “Icons have always been a part of my life.”

Fresh off a month-long artist residency in Salzburg, Austria, Marine on St.

From her secluded studio in Marine on St. Croix, Wendy Fernstrum creates intimate, cerebral meditations on language, love and identity.

On a 20-acre site of wooded land along the St. Croix River sits a small, historic cabin built around 1915. Set atop the river bluff with a porch overlooking the water, the cabin just north of Marine on St.

GROWING UP in a big family in Mahtomedi, the Woodford sisters learned early on how to find imaginative ways to have fun. “We had lots of time for creativity,” Allyssa Woodford Hughes says.

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