Welcome 2017! Exciting news! Just got 4 photos in Country and Our Iowa spring issues! Also have a new group of cards to celebrate Spring/Summer to add to my almost 40 different seasonal choices that can be bought at Java John’s and Oneota Coop in Decorah (just a selection of the season-can see most at my shows or farmers market). Month of April, you can see some of my work first hand in the gallery Showing at Magpie Coffee House in Decorah and had a few shows in the area as well. May means arrival of Winneshiek Farmers Market in Decorah, I will be there when I don’t have any shows on Saturdays or family obligations. I will be at Des Moines Historic Valley Junction Art Show 11-4 on May 21,
Summer: Art Show at Des Moines Fairgrounds for ArtFest Midwest June 24-25 10-5 10-6. Because July and August are crazy busy, we may not be at Farmer’s Market. Ames Reiman Gardens 9-4 July 8, Clear Lake ‘s LakeFest Saturday July 22, Nordic Fest July 28,29 & 30 at ArtHaus in Decorah. August 19 Charles City Art-A-Fest at the City Park and back at Farmer’s Market most Saturdays.
September planning is still up in the air, but thinking of going to Cedar Falls September 9 Artapalooa on Main and possibly Des Moines Art & Craft at fairground wknd of 30. Then again we may just do Farmers Markets.
Again this year we plan on opening up our home for the Northeast Iowa Studio Tour October 13,14 and 15. Come travel beautiful Northeast Iowa at it’s peak fall season. October 28 and back to Decorah at the high school for their huge Craft show. November 11 wkend (I think) back to Waterloo for Waterloo Art Show. I don’t do many craft shows any more but since I’m on the board I will do one in November for Spillville Public Library. Usually my last show of the year is Decorah’s Holiday Art Fair at Arthaus in Decorah. I will continue to update my events page all year long.
Old Posts: 2016: As fall approaches, I have the NE IA Studio Tour weekend at my home gallery studio in Spillville October 7,8 & 9. Decorah Craft show last weekend in October-29-30. Waterloo Center of Arts Holiday Show at Art Center Nov. 12-13 from 10-4. West Union Craft show at high school Nov. 10 9-2, Spillville Public Library Sunday Nov. 20 1-4:30. In December you can find me at Decorah’s ArtHaus by Vesterheim Friday Dec. 2 4-8 and Saturday 10-6. Otherwise if you would like to purchase anything call or email me. email@example.com. Thank you for your overwhelming support this year. You rock!
For the month of May, I will have a gallery showing at Java John’s Coffee shop in Decorah and Winneshiek Farmer’s Market begins-I try to be there Saturday mornings weather, work and shows permitting.
Tentative Summer shows:June gallery showing “All About Flowers” at Visitor Center/Chamber Office in Decorah, July 9 Fredericksburg Community Center for Plum Creek Art Show, Sunday-July 17 Reiman Gardens Art Show Ames 9-4, July 29-30 Nordic Fest ArtHaus Show in Decorah and back at Decorah Farmer’s Market, Mabel Steam Engine Days Sept. 10-11.
Fall/winter update: Thanks for the tremendous sales at Decorah Craft Show which was Oct 31-Nov 1! You guys rock!!
Schedule: Decorah Winneshiek Farmers Market 8:30-11:30 November 7 at the fairgrounds, November 14-15 from 10-4 Holiday Art Fair at Waterloo Arts Center, Waukon Craft show November 21 from 9-2 & November 22 Spillville Public Library from 1-4 in afternoon, Thanksgiving Saturday–November 28 will find me in the lower gym at Postville School, Thursday evening December 3rd we have our Open House with the Wermer’s Thrift Shop/coffee bar where I have a business space around the the coffee area selling my work in Calmar & it will also be Calmar Holiday Days. Come meet me in person that night. This is so exciting to have my photography business in Calmar, the town where I grew up in!
ArtHaus Holiday Art Fair: Friday December 4 in evening before Decorah’s holiday parade come have snacks view my art/purchase along with many other fine artists -I’m at the studio by Vesterheim, also will be there December 6 & 7th beside the Vesterheim which will have events going on then also.
More exciting news! My photo was selected for the Decorah Visitors Bureau-visitdecorah.com billboard on HWY 52 by Nob Hill and is now up! Mine is the second photo. It is a photo of downtown Decorah.
Winona MN Friends: I have a gallery showing in Winona MN at St. Mary’s at the Performance Center from Jan. 9-Feb 14 with reception Saturday Jan. 9 from 1-3. Then I will be in Lansing 2nd Annual Winter Fest Craft Show February 20 9-4. Then I have a gallery showing at Java John’s in Decorah (great place to get an awesome cup of java and snacks too) this coming spring-more details on dates later. Then first of May the Winneshiek Farmer’s Market begins again!
Des Moines/Ames Friends: Will be at Reiman Gardens second weekend in July. Hope to see you there! My work continues to be at Plum Creek Gallery in Fredricksburg & Saturday July 9 will be in their Art Show again this summer, along with ArtHaus Nordic Fest Weekend Art Show July 20-30..
Thank you for your business and hope along my travels we get to meet!
As you can see, I’m very busy with my artwork and working for area newspapers and The Cedar Rapids Gazette! Best way to get ahold of me is at my email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also contact me at my studio/home 563-562-3937 and arrange a time to come to look at the many photos on fine art paper, canvas, metal, key chains, coffee mugs, magnets, tile trivets, cards, beautiful wooden boxes with a tile on cover, bookmarks and more. I’m usually in my photography studio office from 9-2.