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June Gallery will feature Stanton Zobel

By on May 29, 2018

The Pine Center for the Arts welcomes Stanton Zobel as June’s featured artist. For most of his 40-year artistic career, Zobel has been a sculptor, drawing upon the environment and family for inspiration. Recently, Zobel began exploring new mediums. In early 2017, he took a drawing class and since then has been developing two-dimensional art in […]

Call for Entries: Black and White Gallery

By on April 27, 2018

Calling all artists! We’re looking for artists of all levels to show off their work in our Black and White show during the month of May.  Whether you are a brand new artist just exploring your voice, or if you’re more experienced, we want your art on display! Artists can submit from 1-4 pieces for inclusion in […]

Film Festival Date Announcement

Highway 61 Film Festival Presents “Best of the Fest” event in April

By on March 20, 2018

Come see the Best of the Fest this April!  The Highway 61 Film Festival is springing into its 8th year with new dates – April 6, 7 and 8 – and tickets at the low, low price of $0. The 2018 edition of the Pine City film festival will feature “Best of the Fest” films – […]

Dell Gross featured in February

By on February 1, 2018

Growing up, Dell Gross would have been happy to spend his days playing ball, but his grandmother recognized in him an artistic talent that she was determine to cultivate. “She arranged for my first art classes, which seemed to be more of a chore than a talent I wanted to develop,” Gross said. It wasn’t […]

2017 Highway 61 Film Festival Winners

By on October 7, 2017

Local, national and international filmmakers have been sending hundreds of films to the seventh annual Highway 61 Film Festival, and now festival-goers will get to watch the very best in Pine City from Thursday, Oct. 5 – Sunday, Oct. 8. Tickets for day and evening sessions are just $5 (or $20 for an all-access weekend pass), […]

Finding a Permanent Home

By on September 25, 2017

For the last eight years, Pine Center for the Arts has made its home in the building at the corner of 5th St SE and 3rd Ave SE.  Our location gave us the opportunity to welcome local friends and visitors from far away through gallery openings, lessons, classes, concerts, and the Summer Arts Program.  We’ve […]

Todd Clercx featured as October artist

By on September 25, 2017

The Pine Center for the Arts welcomes Todd Clercx as October’s featured artist. A native of St. Paul, Clercx has been an artist since childhood. “Painting and/or making art has always been a basic need since childhood. I want to record the emotions of people and places that I know well. Most, if not all, […]

Herrick and Schelinder featured at Pine Center for the Arts

By on August 25, 2017

September artists featured at the Pine Center for the Arts bring a vibrant collection from artists with backgrounds as different as their medium. With oil and acrylic paintings by Charlene Herrick and fused glass by Shawnda Schelinder, the September show promises an eclectic gallery experience. Herrick has always been interested in the arts. Wanting to […]

Artists’ visions brought to life though texture and depth

By on June 21, 2017

Art rich in texture and significance will be featured at Pine Center for the Arts this July. Shirl Chouinard and Jeff Ambroz share their art and stories through various medium, providing a fresh experience to Pine City art lovers. Chouinard incorporates cloth and textiles in her art. “Humans are the only species entirely dependent upon, […]

‘Picturing Pine City’ opens June 9

By on June 2, 2017

A new art show all about Pine City is opening soon – and it’s all to support the nonprofit Pine Center for the Arts. “Picturing Pine City” celebrates the images and icons of life in the Pine City area – the Voyageur statue, Sauser’s Hardware, Nicoll’s Cafe, the Pine County Fair, Art in the Park, […]