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
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
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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