Artist Exhibits at the Library

By turning library walls into art exhibits, Anoka County Library supports local Minnesota artists, provides unique venues to display  artwork and enhances the library experience for the community. Art exhibits are featured at four locations, transforming local libraries into art, history, & cultural centers.  


Artistry Artist Showcase

September 22nd - November 2nd   Northtown Library

Collection of work showcasing the breadth of creative talent possessed by Artistry teaching artists. Artistry, celebrates all artists- whether you are a new artist picking up a paintbrush for the first time or a master craftsperson who has been working for decades. 


Paul Fosaaen

September 29th - December 2nd  Mississippi Library

Paul is a process-based Color Field painter. His work concerns how natural processes like condensation and water surface tension inform perception of what constitutes abstraction and non-objective painting. This showcase is curated by North Suburban Center for the Arts

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MaryLeah Marshall

September 26th - November 28th   Johnsville Library

Mary Leah is a professional watercolor artist that has been teaching for more than 10 years. She is currently a teaching artist with Rum River Art Center. Her award winning work has been exhibited statewide.

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Andrea Alice From

October 3rd through December 5th  Rum River Library

Using a unique mixed-media style, Andrea combines traditional watercolor technique with dynamic and expressive character design creating whimsical art that delights humans of all ages. 

Minnesota Artists

If you are a Minnesota artist and would like to have your artwork exhibited at one of our library branches please click the link below.

Apply to Exhibit

For questions about the exhibits or submitting a proposal to show your work, please contact Jess Whitehead