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Granary hosts second 'Harvest of Arts' exhibit

August 17, 2014

American News, Aberdeen, S.D.

Aug. 17--Twenty-four pieces of art make up the "Harvest of Arts" exhibition, which runs through Sept. 28 at the Granary Rural Cultural Center, 40161 128th St., between Groton and Aberdeen.

The works on display are two- and three-dimensional.

"This is the second year for the 'Harvest of Arts' exhibition and the show welcomes several new participants," according to the Dacotah Prairie Museum, which sponsors the exhibit.

One of the artists, Jon Offutt of Fargo, N.D. is a glass blower who is showing two original glass vases.

Large-scale abstract acrylic paintings by artist Dayle Sundberg of Gettysburg are included, as well as an intricately carved and painted gourd sculpture by Brenda "No Hawk" Kohlman.

"Profile" and "Wasteland" are the names of acrylic paintings from new Madison artist Rick L. Janssen.

Cheryl Olson, an Aberdeen art quilter, contributes with her piece "Floral Fantasy."

Aaron Barondeau contributed two collaged pieces to the exhibit, according to the museum. A stained glass piece by Aberdeen artist Thom C. Berg and Bobbi Piasecki's photograph, "Hoverfly," also will be highlighted.

The judge for the event will be artist, designer and community workshop leader Nicole Fischer.

The artwork will be judged in five categories: painting, drawing, photography, mixed-media/fiber arts and 3-D. The most outstanding piece in each category, chosen by the judge, will receive a $100 prize.

The closing reception and awards presentation will be 1 to 3 p.m.Sept. 28. Artists will be present and refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.

Through August, the Granary is open from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday. In September, the hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.


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