Friday, January 31, 2020

Apply today for ART 2020!

Applications have been sent via snail mail to current and past participants of the Artisans Road Trip. But if you haven't received one - please click above to find a printable version of the Prospectus!

October may seem far away, but now is the time to apply to be a part of the seventeenth annual Artisans Road Trip! Applications need to be postmarked by March 1st, 2020 in order to be accepted. Why so early in the year? Quite simply, it takes a lot of time and behind the scenes work to make a great event like A.R.T. happen. Once we have our membership finalized, then we get to work on designing the brochure, updating the website, and beginning to get the word out about all of our artists!

Why should you be a part of A.R.T.? For the artisans involved, the Road Trip is a powerful networking and marketing opportunity. In addition to the October weekend event (Sat, Oct 3 & Sun, Oct 4), participating artists also benefit from year-round advertising with thousands of brochures distributed; a regularly updated blog; 24/7 website; plus group gallery exhibitions in Worthington (MN), Storm Lake, Spencer, and Clear Lake!

The Artisans Road Trip is organized and run by artists for artists. Together we work to increase art exposure, introducing new art style to the community and new customers to local artists. 


Questions? Feel free to drop us a line at, or give Haley McAndrews (President, A.R.T.) a call at (320) 237-7351.

You can email your three images to the official A.R.T. email address at instead of mailing a disk or USB drive in (but application forms and entry fee must still be mailed)!

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Peters' Artwork Currently on Display in 3 Locations

A.R.T. artist Denice Peters currently has her artwork on display in THREE different exhibitions!

Her pastel painting "Time For Knowledge" (above) was juried into a group museum show at Pearson Lakes Art Center in Okoboji. It will be up on display until February 29th. 

She was also invited to show her work at the Dickinson Law Firm office in Hub Tower, Des Moines, IA. She has 17 of her paintings on display in their conference room. They will hold a reception on June 26th. "Break Free" (above) is one of the 17 artworks.

Peters was also invited to display 12 paintings at Sioux Center Health in Sioux Center, IA. That show runs until the end of April. "Autumn Glow" (above) is one of the 12.

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