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Artist Open House

Sculptors Dan and Lee Ross

This feature highlights the thoughts and ideas behind the work of area artists. Each segment showcases a particular individual and brings the listener into the artist’s studio. The series was funded in part by the Community Leaders Fund of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.

Arts, cultural and history features on WTIP are made possible in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Check out other programs and features funded in part with support from the Heritage Fund.

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Spring exhibit poster

Art Colony Spring Exhibit is subject of WTIP's "Artist Open House"

Recently the Grand Marais Art Colony hosted their Spring Exhibit. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with artists and organizers for another edition of Artist Open House.

Sumi ink bee

Artist Open House features Tom McCann

Tom McCann does most of his artwork out of doors, where he is when he’s not producing complex maps for the Forest Service at the Gunflint Ranger Station.

In the studio

Nancy Daley featured on Artist Open House

Many people know Nancy Daley’s artwork through her paper making.

Neil Sherman at a small Lake Superior point.

Artist Open House features painter Neil Sherman

Cook County artist Neil Sherman can often be seen out of doors painting the natural scenes in front of him. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this Artist Open House profile of a plein air painter.

Tom Christiansen at the Grand Marais Arts Festival

Sculptor Tom Christiansen featured on "Artist Open House"

Artist Open House is a feature series about local visual artists, the art they do and why they do it. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this profile of Lutsen sculptor Tom Christiansen.

Lunch break on the hooklines

Artist Open House features Howard Sivertson

Artist Open House is a series of features on local artists in Cook County. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this profile on one of the North Shore’s best known painters, Howard Sivertson

Betsy at her press

Artist Open House features Betsy Bowen

WTIP’s Jay Andersen has been producing a series of features on local visual artists.

Liz in studio

Liz Sivertson -- the excitement is in the creating

Among the iconic images of north shore forests, lakes and wildlife are the paintings of Liz Sivertson. Sometimes whimsical and even occasionally quirky, they are always recognizably Liz.

Explorers drifting

Dan and Lee Ross -- two artists of one mind

For Dan and Lee Ross, the North Shore serves as the raw material for their shapes and forms. Dan and Lee are known throughout the country for their sculpture in ceramic and stone.