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Posted on: September 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] NorthStar Watermedia art exhibition coming to Wildwood Library

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From October 3 to November 13, stop by Wildwood Library in Mahtomedi to see paintings on display with the NorthStar Watermedia Society's 6th annual National Juried Art Exhibition. 

Artists from 18 states will be represented in the exhibition. Juror Nicole Watson, director of the Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, has selected 58 paintings from a total of 271 submitted paintings. More than $8,000 in cash and non-cash prizes will be awarded to 12 artists.

The exhibition may be viewed at the library and online starting October 3. The award-winning artists and their paintings along with the juror’s comments will be posted online starting October 12.

Founded in 1975, NorthStar Watermedia Society is the oldest watermedia society in Minnesota. With more than 200 members, Society offers monthly painting demonstrations by local and national watermedia artists, workshops by nationally renowned watermedia artists, monthly newsletters, and a number of additional benefits.

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