Lino-Cut Printmaking Workshop with Michael Weatherly

  • When Saturday, April 27 & May 4, 1 - 4 PM
  • Where Kaddatz Galleries
  • Cost $55 supplies provided

Learn the process of reductive printmaking from start to finish with local artist Michael Weatherly in this 2 day workshop.


  • When April 6, 13, 20, 27, 10 AM-12 PM
  • Where Kaddatz Galleries
  • Cost $15/class $50/ALL 4 classes

Saturday, April 6
Beginning Drawing: Light & Shadow
w/ Jona Brown
This class will focus on how to determine the light areas from the dark areas of an object and how to successfully depict this distinction using various shading techniques on paper, taught by local artist, Jona Brown.
Saturday, April 13
Poetic Mark-Making: Watercolor Painting
w/ Nancy XiáoRong Valentine
Explore the expression of emotion through color and purposeful mark-making with local watermedium artist, Nancy XiáoRong Valentine. Students will learn the basics of emotional representation through simplified color theory and the power behind intentional brush strokes using Asian-inspired watercolor techniques.
Saturday, April 20
Building Blocks: Wooden Abstract Geometric Sculptures
w/ Naomi RaMona Schliesman
Students will learn the fundamentals of building a 3D object out of wood. We will explore geometric and organic shapes, while learning about the surface of the wood and how to prepare the wood for paint. Students will learn about sanding the wood and painting the wood to have a finished sculpture, taught by local multi-media artist, Naomi RaMona Schliesman.
Saturday, April 27
May Day Baskets: Basket Weaving
w/ Torri Hanna
Learn a basic weaving technique with local textile artist and weaver, Torri Hanna. Students will create a personalized woven paper basket complete with paper flowers just in time for May Day!

Kaddatz After School Artz Academy for Grades K-4 with Jacqueline Ness-Ludwig

  • When Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 3 - May 23, 3:45-5:00pm
  • Where Kaddatz Galleries
  • Cost $25/Week OR Check Out Monthly Payment Options Below

Kaddatz Galleries is now offering After School Artz Academy for K-4th graders that provides structured and creative educational arts programming with teacher Jacqueline Ness-Ludwig. From week to week students will grow in their artistic understandings, skills and abilities as they progress through a variety of media and art topics. Although a new student can join at any time, due to the comprehensive nature of the program we would like enrolled students to attend as much as possible through May 23.

Payment Options: Weekly: $25


  • $112.5/January (9 days),
  • $87.50/February (7 days; no school/no Artz Feb. 28),
  • $100/March (8 days),
  • $112.50/April (9 days),
  • $75/May (6 days; program ends May 23)

Transportation: There will be a bus for Fergus Falls Public School Students from Kennedy School to the Kaddatz Galleries.

What to Bring: A snack & your creativity!

Lake Region Healthcare’s Health and Wellness Hub will be hosting M/W/F after school CrossFit Kids classes; visit for more info and to register.

Sign up for both and you’ll have week long after-school care!




  • When Deadline to submit Monday, May 20, 2019 @ 5 PM (notification of accepted work will be no later than Saturday, May 25 @ 5 PM)

The Kaddatz Galleries is announcing a CALL FOR ART inspired by the 2nd deadliest tornado in MN history, to be exhibited in our Studio K through the month of June, 2019!

Open to any interpretation& all mediums.

Deadline to Submit:
Monday, May 20, 5 pm
Accepted Notification:
Saturday, May 25, 5 pm


Arts Networking Brown Bag Lunch

  • When Every Third Tuesday, 12-1pm
  • Where StudioK
  • Cost Free

Stay connected; share ideas, news and events; develop partnerships; build a stronger arts community! Open to artists, arts administrators, community members, and anyone interested in the arts. BYOBBL (Bring your own brown bag lunch)!

Bring along any flyers, brochures, or information on upcoming events and opportunities.

Upcoming Dates:

January 15

February 19

March 19

April 16

Exhibition Art

Family Art Tables

  • When First Saturdays, 10am-12pm
  • Where Fergus Falls Public Library
  • Cost Free

Fun, free and informal opportunities to get creative with friends, family and community members of all ages! Led by local artists...

@ Fergus Falls Public Library (Temporary Pebble Lake Rd Location)

Saturday, December 1st: Christmas Tree Ornaments with Katie Rowenkamp

No Family Art Table in January or February.

@ Moves back to Library (Cascade St. Location)

Saturday, March 2nd: Multi-Media Frames with Charlotte Mauro

Saturday, April 6th: Paper Flowers with Torri Hanna

Saturday, May 4th: Wind Chimes with Charlotte Mauro

This programing is funded by Friends of the Library!





Figure Drawing Co-op

  • When Fridays 7:00- 8:30 PM September 14- December 28
  • Where Kaddatz
  • Cost $25 for 6 sessions (6th session is free!); drop in price of $5.

The Kaddatz Figure Drawing Co-Op offers artists and those interested in expanding their drawing or painting skills the chance to consciously schedule time to focus on their art through the study of a live nude model in the company of other artists. Shorter and longer poses are explored; all ability levels and mediums are welcome! BYOP (bring your own paper, pencil, paint, etc).

$25 for a 6-session punch card or $5 drop-in. Dues pay the models.

The Co-Op meets every Friday evening Sep 14-Dec 28 from 7:00 PM- 8:30 PM. Ages 18+.

For more info or inquiries email or call 218.998.4405.

We are also always looking for people of any size, shape, color, or gender identity to model for the artists who attend the Co-Op. Please note: due to artist requests, models who are comfortable modeling in the nude will be given priority over those who are not during scheduling.

Click here to sign up as a model! 


Scholarships available for most workshops! For more info, contact Education Coordinator Amanda Cross at 218-998-4405 or