Tuesday, February 3, 2009


For the month of February at Art Works we will be celebrating the shortest month of the year with miniature art work featuring pieces 8x10 inches or smaller, displayed in the front gallery. Original handmade Valentine cards will also be sold. Many new miniature pieces have arrived for this month including small handmade books by Melisse Carr; ink & watercolor paintings by Darlene Strand; colored pencil paintings on black paper by Christina Kionka; prints and sculpture by Gail Stanek; beaded tapestry by Audrey Smith; gnome home by Tina Carlson; heart inspired wire art by Joan Game; mixed media collage mirror and other pieces, as well as pottery by Karen Larson; watercolor and colored pencil art by Julia Calkins.
On Thursday, February 12th , an opening celebration will be held from 5:30 to 7:30.The public is invited to bring in poetry for impromptu reading and viewing the miniature artwork and valentines. Hot chocolate and tea will be served.
Art Works is the area’s only local gallery that is owned and operated by area artists. It is located at 111 North Stephenson Ave.,Iron Mountain, adjacent to Rocconi’s Ace Hardware (former location of Simone Insurance). Art Works is open Monday, Wednesday-Friday from 10:30 to 5:30pm;Saturday 10:30 to 5:00pm and Sunday 10:30 to 2:00pm. Art Works can be reached by calling 906-774-1540.