Category: Minnesota Artists

Alexandria Art Guild supports local MN artists.

Steampunk heart gets some love at recent art show

Inspired by years of reading science fiction and fantasy literature, Artist Jon Thompson, of Alexandria, pours it all into his little wearable sculptures. “I start by hand turning some recycled copper, brass, or stainless steel. I slowly work in mixed metals, bits of 3D… Continue Reading “Steampunk heart gets some love at recent art show”

Summer 2022 Art!

It finally is starting to feel like summer in the Lakes Area and artists are excited to share what they have been working on over the long winter. Although we are disappointed the Wine, Ale, & Art Crawl downtown Alex had to be cancelled… Continue Reading “Summer 2022 Art!”

We have your holiday shopping covered!

You often hear phrases like ‘shop local’ and ‘support handmade’ but wouldn’t it be nice to see a few specific ideas? There’s a fairly new non-profit in town called the Alexandria Art Guild, and it’s members have some fun options for the holidays when… Continue Reading “We have your holiday shopping covered!”

Saturday Art Market

SATURDAY ART MARKET is a new event at Big Ole Park at 200 Broadway Street, Alexandria, MN starting July 31 every Saturday through end of September 9AM to 3PM. Saturday Art Market coincides with the Farmers Market with something new to see and do… Continue Reading “Saturday Art Market”

What is the Big Deal about Art?

“What is the big deal about art?”, some people might wonder (my husband being one of those.) If you think about it, though, almost everything that touches your life has gone through the mind of an artist from the designer of your toothbrush and… Continue Reading “What is the Big Deal about Art?”