Arts

A new art gallery has opened in town, in a spot where you might not think to look. The Sower Gallery, filled with local art, is located inside Shepherd of the Hill Presbyterian Church of Chaska’s public meeting space.

Like many, Joni Apt’s Christmas tradition involves a cookie sheet. Unlike most, Apt, who lives in Chaska, uses her cookie sheets to corral dozens of wooden “biscuits,” which she paints with winter scenes to be hung as Christmas ornaments.

Whether you’re a toddler taken in by the lights in motion or a book lover intrigued by the literary references, Bruce Munro’s art is for everyone. With influences ranging from cockatiels in Australia to clothes pins in Greece to C.S.

It all started with a dare. Kim Kimball had a story to tell and an author friend who encouraged her to write it down through the eyes of a fictional character. The encouraging push turned into a book series.

Explore artistic masterpieces at the fourth annual Arboretum Art Crawl.

When Mary Tuttle of Eden Prairie goes to work, she is surrounded by beauty. Pearls, amethyst, agate and moonstone are just a few of the materials lying around her studio.

Author of the wildly popular The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein will speak April 19 in Eden Prairie as a part of the Eden Prairie Reads program.

Photos by Eden Prairie’s Christine Neff Kojetin have graced our pages many times in the past, illuminating some of Minnesota’s most striking landscapes and scenery. This shot taken at Deardorff Orchards and Vineyards highlights the serenity of Minnesota’s transition to winter.

Looking at Jeff Boutin’s painting September is a sensory exercise in memory.

In a craft room in her Chanhassen home, Gudrun Erla can be found relaxing behind the meditating hum of a sewing machine. Many find sewing, crafting, or knitting a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of life. But for Erla, born and raised in Iceland, it’s a career.

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