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Hangin’ out with David Strom: Exhibit by Windom artist at Nobles County Art Center

October 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Contrary to how the picture at right appears, David Strom has not lost his mind — at least not yet. He was just ready for a bit of frivolity before he got down to the serious business of hanging his paintings at the Nobles County Ar…continue reading on

Artist in progress: Holinka shares college pursuits in solo exhibit

August 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A student pursuing a degree in art usually culminates his or her collegiate career with an exhibit in the on-campus gallery.
But Jessica Holinka wanted to do something different to showcase her artistic endeavors. She didn’t want t…continue reading on

Area art show gets under way Sunday at Nobles County Art Center

April 5, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Luverne artists crafts his creations with wood
WORTHINGTON Francis Ladd of Luverne is one of dozens of regional artists to display original works during the annual Area Art Show at the Nobles County Art Center. Continue Reading

Area Art Show opens on Sunday

April 1, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Nobles County Art Center annual Area Art Show will open with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Continue Reading

Skin deep: Handmade beauty products among offerings at art center show

December 2, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON When Monica King was pondering a name for her line of handmade soaps and lotions, her interest in mythology provided inspiration. In particular, a story about Discordia (also known as Eris) goddess of strife, discord, contention and rivalry caught her fancy.
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Faces & fishes: Ross finds inspiration for exhibit in pages of magazine

November 4, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Instead of putting the finishing touches on the paintings for her exhibit at the Nobles County Art Center, Anita Ross has been bedridden this week at her Twin Cities home, the victim of a hip fracture.
“I’m still going to do the show,” she said via phone. “(Husband) Doug is going to take the work down to Worthington and will probably give my talk, too. I’d been having lots of pain in my hip, had been walking with a cane, and they finally did X-rays and an MRI, and they found the fracture. I have no idea how I did it. I didn’t fall.”
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Talented twosome: Artistic couple join forces for exhibit at local art center

February 4, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Was it love at first brushstroke? Did their eyes meet over the top of a canvas?
John Kolb and Linda Ackland Kolb didn’t share the specifics of their first meeting, but it was definitely a mutual interest in art that initially brought them together.
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Scenic overlook: Artist captures scenes from northern Minnesota on canvas

January 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The images that line the walls of the Nobles County Art Center should seem familiar to anyone who has traveled the North Shore of Lake Superior. Artist Douglas Ross has boldly re-created the trees, water and rocks of that scenic area in acrylic paint on large canvasses.
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Stringed things: DePover’s jewelry art featured at holiday exhibit

December 3, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON When Cheryl DePover was just a young girl growing up in Inver Grove Heights, her eyes were opened to the wonderful world of art.
“I tell people that when I was 5 years old, I made the decision that I wanted to be an artist, because I wanted to be able to draw horses better than anyone else,” she recalled. “For six or seven years, that’s all I drew, and I still love horses.
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Improv on the Prairie: Iowa textile artists finds her inspiration in own backyard

August 20, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Thread, dye and bleach are her paints. The sewing machine is her paintbrush. Fabric is her canvas.
Joanne Alberda is a textile artist, and her unique artwork is currently hanging on the walls of the Nobles County Art Center in Worthington, an exhibit she titled “Improvisations on the Prairie.” Continue Reading

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