John Charles Cox — Amass/Sort/Adhere/Sever

  • April 17 - June 1
  • Reception: TBD

John Charles Cox was born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1982. In 2004 Cox graduated from Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls, Minnesota with an AA in Liberal Arts. Later that year, he moved back to Duluth to attend the University of Minnesota where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Studio Art Emphasis in 2006. Cox earned his Master of Fine Arts-Painting Emphasis from the University of South Dakota in 2010 and is currently an Instructor of Visual Arts at M State in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
Cox has shown his Artwork extensively over the past 8 years, participating in over 75 regional, national, and international exhibitions.

Naomi RaMona Schliesman & Zara RaMona Hahn — Enlightenment

  • May 3 — May 31
  • Reception: Friday, May 10th, 6 - 8pm

Naomi RaMona Schliesman was born in 1978 and grew up in the small rural community of Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Schliesman attended Minnesota State University Moorhead between 1999-2004 where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Sculpture.  Two years later Schliesman chose to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison for graduate school, where she graduated from 2009 with a Master of Fine Arts with an emphasis in sculpture.  During her career as a student at the UW-Madison she was awarded numerous awards and scholarships. She received a Fellowship from Ragdale and Kimmel Hardening Nelson Center for the Arts, and was awarded 2ndplace for Miami University Young Sculptors Competition for William and Dorothy Yeck Award. She has traveled abroad to Italy, Scotland, Ireland, France, United Kingdom and Belize to study art and has done Artist Residencies programs nationally and internationally. Schliesman lives in Fergus Falls and works for Springboard for the Arts as the Artist Development Director. She continues to show her work nationally and paints with her daughter Zara RaMona Hahn whom she collaborated with on this exhibition.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Birders of West-Central Minnesota — For the Birds

  • June 5 - July 20
  • Reception: Saturday, June 8, 4 — 6 pm

An exhibition of bird images taken by members of the Facebook group “Birders of West-Central Minnesota”. This show will feature an array of bird species captured by a multitude of perspectives within our region of Minnesota.

Tornado! Local Art Inspired by the Fergus Falls 1919 Cyclone Centennial

  • June 3 - June 30
  • TBD
Local art inspired by the Fergus Falls 1919 Cyclone Centennial.