By SALINA POST
LINDSBORG - Experience firsthand the working studios of area artists as well as Lindsborg's museums and galleries during the annual Lindsborg Christmas Artists’ Studio Open House on Dec. 3.
The event is scheduled for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 3 in multiple studios and galleries, and is sponsored by the Raymer Society for the Arts, the Lindsborg Arts Council, and the participating artists.
According to the Lindsborg Convention & Visitors Bureau, "There will be an abundance of art available in all mediums for anyone on your Christmas list or to purchase for yourself. Holiday treats will be served at many of the studios and galleries, and musicians will entertain as you browse and enjoy the artwork. A brochure will list the artists and provide a photo and brief bio, along with a map indicating their studio’s location."
The Christmas Artists’ Studio Open House brochure may be picked up at the Red Barn Studio, 212 S. Main in Lindsborg and at participating studios. A sign will be placed at each studio for easy identification.
Artists participating in their working studios with their guest artists include the following.
●Small World Gallery, Jim and Kathy Richardson, Lee Becker, Maleta Forsberg and John Presley
●Bison Beads Jewelry, Dennis Flores and Noah Flores
●Erickson Valley Farms, Anna Erickson, Laura Hultquist
●J.A. Miller Harp
●Elizabeth Liljegren, in her studio with Meredith Gannon and Lori Martin-Price
●Main Street Galleria and Studio, Irene Nielson
●Lloyd Rohr will be sharing his studio with granddaughter, Zora Carver
Other galleries and retail spaces hosting artists and exhibitions include the following.
●The Red Barn Studio Museum, Sally Johnson
●Smoky Valley Arts and Folklife Center
●David Mauk and Cheri Steffes
●Lindsborg Old Mill and Swedish Heritage Museum, Amethyst Sankey and Pam Pendico, with George Jerkovic’s work on display
For more information, contact the Red Barn Studio, 212 S. Main St. in Lindsborg, phone 785 227-2217, and via email at [email protected].