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, […]


Northern Exposure Photography Club brings work to Pine Center for the Arts

By on April 20, 2017

The Northern Exposures Photography Club (NEPC) proudly shares some of its members’ work with the Pine Center for the Arts throughout the month of May. The gallery will feature the work photographers of varied skill levels, focusing on a variety of subjects. The members have varied skill levels; some are professionals and others are beginners. […]

The Majestic and Mythical featured at April gallery

By on April 2, 2017

The Pine Center for the Arts welcomes Lou Tollefson and Traci Thompson, April’s featured artists. The public is invited to April’s gallery opening, Art After Work, 4-7 p.m. on Friday, April 7. Wine and light appetizers will be served. Tollefson’s work features primarily portraits of women, while Thompson’s art incorporates animals and birds, which act […]

Awake, Arise and Spring forth: A Gathering of Painted Botanicals, Their Flowers and Fruit

By on February 27, 2017

A Solo Art Exhibit by Kristin Webster My art career began outdoors in the creek bed sculpting castles, in the road popping tar bubbles, and in the leaves making forts.  My mom might beg to differ however, in her eyes it started with the diaper cream, baking soda, and Vaseline. No matter how you look […]