St. Croix Galleries

Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturdays 12-4pm

The St. Croix Galleries of ArtReach St. Croix features the work of local, regional and national artists in rotating exhibits. The gallery hosts a collection of visual arts representing a variety of mediums throughout the year. Gallery admission is free. Check out our archives.

CURRENT EXHIBIT

6 Airstream Capturing Light
Light is defined as “the form of energy that makes it possible to see things” by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. In art, how that energy interacts with the subject and the medium impacts the final piece of work. Capturing Light, an upcoming exhibition at ArtReach St. Croix, features three artists whose art focuses on the relationship between subject and light in their paintings and blown glass.Barb Casey – oil on canvas
“The neighbor’s common arborvitae hedge might become pure inspiration in late afternoon, when the light hits it just so,” says Barb Casey, a life-long Stillwater resident. She feels her awareness of nature and surroundings has been amplified through her work as an artist. Casey’s desire to translate her perception of color, texture and light involves constant problem solving.Alan Honn  – handblown glass
Alan Honn, of Franconia Township, often works with clear glass, focusing on how light plays with surface reflections and interior views to create sculptural yet functional pieces. A “glass cowboy,” Honn prefers the tradition of design and production by a single maker.

Sharon Weiser – representational oil on canvas
Sharon Weiser approaches painting like a detective—analyzing, investigating and digging for information as she makes her composition and color decisions. “I paint the ‘light that falls over form,’ not the subject,” says Weiser, a Wisconsin native who lived in Arizona for a number of years before moving to Stillwater in 2011. “When an object is lit with just the right amount and direction of light so that a strong value pattern is established, I get excited.”

Capturing Light will be on display February 20-March 29 with on opening reception on Sunday, February 23 at 3-5pm. The St. Croix Galleries are open Wednesdays–Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturdays, 12-4 p.m.  ArtReach St. Croix is located at 224 N. 4th Street, Stillwater, Minn.

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UPCOMING EXHIBIT

01Clark Pots & Prints
Simplicity is rarely simple. An item, whether a flower, bowl or even a manhole cover, may appear simple at first glance, but a closer look can reveal shapes, patterns and even ideas and emotions that combine to create the object. CathyJean Clarke, Mitchell Spencer and Marjorie Wade, the artists of Pots & Prints – an exhibition at ArtReach St. Croix, challenge the viewer to look beyond the simplicity to the elements that come together to create art, nature and their environment.Pots & Prints will be on display April 3 to May 10 with on opening reception on Thursday, April 3 at 6-8 p.m. The St. Croix Galleries are open Wednesdays–Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturdays, 12-4 p.m.  ArtReach St. Croix is located at 224 N. 4th Street, Stillwater, Minn.
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