Nearly 50 artists submitted their interpretation of books, letter, authors, reading, or the library for judging and possible inclusion in the second easel traveling art exhibit. The artwork was juried Monday, December 12 and 33 pieces were selected from artists residing in each of SELCO’s eleven counties.
Archive for December, 2011
As SELCO’s first traveling art exhibit, easel, draws to a close, the Kasson Public Library sponsored a Gallery Talk highlighting easel artwork on Monday, December 12, 2011. MariClaire Flemming, an Olmsted County artist, and Richard Hutton, artist and Past SEMVA President, were featured speakers. Hutton provided general background information from initial planning to installation of art on location, as well as details on the artists’ interpretation of books, letters, reading, authors, or the library theme. Flemming shared details about her specific entry in the show, Your Love.
Left to right: Ann Hutton, SELCO Executive Director, Mariclaire Fleming, Artist, and Richard Hutton, Artist and SEMVA Past President
SELCO’s Flickr collection includes more photos of easel in Kasson.
Just a few hours left for area artists to submit artwork for the next easel tour!
SELCO staff will accept pieces depicting the artist’s interpretation of books, letters, reading, authors, or the library until the end of the business day on Friday, December 9 or by special arrangement of Saturday, December 10.
Judging will take place Monday, December 12 by three independent artists. The photo below offers a preview of pieces being considered.
Area artists and SELCO staff visited Goodhue Public School, Red Wing Public Library, and Crossroads College, all future easel – Experience Art in Southeastern Libraries, exhibit locations. The visitors made notes and took measurements, as well as photographed possible display space for later refernece when installing the exhibit. For a complete look at photos from these three locations, check SELCO’s Flickr collection.
Photo credit, left to right:
- Mari Flemming, Artist; Richard Hutton, Artist and SEMVA Past President; Corrie Westphall, School Library Media Specialist, Goodhue Public School; and Anne Kamin, Artist, while in the Goodhue Public School library
- Shelving area at the Red Wing Public Library
- Ann Hutton, SELCO Executive Director; Mike Kilgallen, President of Crossroads College, and Jim Godsey, Library Director at Crossroads College during a visit to the campus