KDHL POWER 96 Gallery Season



Exhibition Dates January 6 – February 15, 2020 Opening reception January 10 5-7pm Carlander Family Gallery – Tomas Alvarez Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery – Gabe Anderson Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery – Kira Leister

February 17 - March 28, 2020 Opening reception Feb. 21 5-7pm Carlander Family Gallery – Lake Country Pastel Society Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery – Roberto Escamilla Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery – Laura Rezac

Exhibition Dates: March 6 - April 10. Opening Reception March 6 5-7pm. Second Floor Gallery

Exhibition dates March 30 – April 23 Opening reception April 3 5-7pm Carlander Family Gallery - Islamic Resource Group- Tracks in the Snow Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery - Islamic Resource Group- Tracks in the Snow Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery – Faribault Diversity Coalition  

April 24 – June 6, 2020 Opening reception April 24 5-7pm Carlander Family Gallery – Walter Salas-Humara Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery – Greg Hines Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery – Faribault High School Drawing & Painting II

June 8 – July 25, 2020 Opening Reception June 12 5-7pm Carlander Family Gallery – Lynette Yencho and Shawn Bagley Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery – Elizabeth Wright Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery – Janell Hammer

July 27 – Sept. 12, 2020 Opening Reception July 31 5-7pm Carlander Family Gallery – Escape Artists Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery – Kate Langlais, SEMAC grant funded Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery – Kate’s students  

Sept. 14 – Oct. 24, 2020 Opening Reception Sept. 18 5-7pm Carlander Family Gallery – All Bethlehem Academy Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery – All Bethlehem Academy Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery – All Bethlehem Academy

Oct. 26 – Nov. 14, 2020 Opening Reception Oct. 30 Carlander Family Gallery – HALLOWEEN group show Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery - HALLOWEEN group show Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery - HALLOWEEN group show

November 19 – December 19, 2020 Grand Opening November 19 4-8pm Carlander Family Gallery – Paradise Tuesday morning pottery Gift Shop and Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery - Holly Days SALE Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery - Woodline Trails Academy and friends

The Healing Arts Gallery at District One Hospital is a collaboration between the Paradise Center for the Arts and District One Hospital. Current artists Jan. mid-May 2020: Joe Kral, Susan Hayes, Diane McDonald, Maggie Gale, Mary Ellen FrameWinter Wonderland Artists: David Allen, Maggie Gale, Matt Leister, Mary Ellen Frame, Susan Hayes, Pat Jarrett, Julie Fakler, Colleen Cosgrove. Located at 200 State Avenue Faribault, MN 55021

Call for Artists

healing art 2020 summer Healing Arts Call for Artists The Paradise Center for the Arts Healing Arts Gallery at District One Hospital is a collaboration between the Paradise Center for the Arts and District One Hospital. The program features artist in a variety of two dimensional mediums and styles that promote healing and well-being. We encourage all levels of artists to submit their work for consideration.

  • Exhibits are 4 months long. • Next call for artists is for the 2020 summer exhibition, mid-May to mid-September 2020. Call for Artist deadline for summer exhibition: April 13, 2020. • Galleries (areas) can feature anywhere from 3 to 19 pieces, depending on the size of the piece(s). • There is no commission given to District One Hospital or the Paradise Center for the Arts if the artwork is sold, 100% of the sale goes to the artist. • The artwork must be 8X10 inches or larger and be ready to hang (with a wire).
To submit your artwork for consideration email the following information to info@paradisecenterforthearts.org
  1. Low resolution image(s) in jpeg format of the completed piece(s) you would like the committee to consider. Please name your files with last name and title. 2. Image list including artist name, title, medium, price and size (height, width, and depth) of each piece. Image list will need to be a text file, MSWord, or PDF. Example: John Smith Untitled 1 Acrylic on Canvas $395.00 18X24X1 inches 3. Artist statement and/or artist’s resume in a text file, MSWord, or PDF, please include phone number, mailing address, and email. 4. All artwork must be framed and must have a wire for hanging, no saw tooth hangers or hooks.
  For more information or to submit work contact: Julie Fakler Healing Arts Coordinator/Operations Manager 507-332-7372 ext. 4 info@paradisecenterforthearts.org Paradise Center for the Arts: 321 Central Avenue N. Faribault, MN 55021  

2021 Call for Artists Paradise Center for the Arts is seeking submissions of recent work from visual artists for exhibitions in the Carlander Family Gallery and the Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery for 2021. Submissions will be juried by members of the gallery committee of the Paradise Center for the Arts, which is comprised of artists, arts professionals, and art enthusiasts in the area. Submissions will be accepted any time before March 5, 2020 and final notification of the committee’s decision will be no later than March 30, 2020. Early submissions are encouraged.   To submit work for consideration, send a CD or email to the following: Paradise Center for the Arts 321 Central Avenue Faribault, MN 55021 info@paradisecenterforthearts.org   -6-10 images of recent work in JPEG format not to exceed 20 MB. Crop the images so that the entire artwork is visible with no extraneous background or framing. File names for image files should be in the form of last name, first initial, and image title. Abbreviate as needed. CD will not be returned. -Art Resume, Artist statement and Image List (Please list the sizes, medium, & price of your work). Text files must be in one of the following formats: MSWord, RTF (Rich text format), PDF, or Text Only. File names for text files should be in the form of last name, first initial and description. Eg. Smith A statement   Gallery fee $100 per artist (this fee is not due until the artist contract is signed). This fee assists with production of marketing materials used for the exhibition. All gallery exhibits and receptions are free and open to the public, we appreciate all donations. Commission split is 65% to the artist/ 35% to the Paradise.   For additional information call or e-mail Julie Fakler, Paradise Center for the Arts Gallery Committee, at 507-332-7372, 507-210-6027, info@paradisecenterforthearts.org

Spooktacular Paradise Halloween Show Call for Art Submission Requirements and Process -All Artwork must have been completed in the last 3 years. -Artwork cannot exceed 4 feet X 4 feet X 4 feet in any direction. -Each artist may submit up to 3 pieces. -Artwork must be HALLOWEEN themed. -Submission Fee Free for Members of the Paradise, $10 for Non-Members. Fee is the same if you are  submitting 1, 2 or 3 pieces. -Paradise takes 35% commission. -Images must be in jpeg format, 300 dpi, file sizes not to exceed 10M. Name files with artist name and title. Email or mail disc with images to: info@paradisecenterforthearts.org                                                      Paradise Center for the Arts   Attention: Gallery 321 Central Ave. N. Faribault MN 55021.Spooktacular Paradise Halloween Show Call for Art Submission fee will need to be mailed to the Paradise, or credit/debit cards can be taken over the phone during open hours. Timeline Deadline for Submissions: October 12, 2020. Notification to Artists: October 15, 2020. Delivery of  Artwork to the Paradise Center for the Arts: Oct. 22 Noon to 8:00pm, Oct. 23 Noon to 5:00pm, Oct. 24 Noon to 5:00pm. Opening Reception & Award Ceremony: October 30 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Pick up of Artwork: Nov. 16 10:00am to Noon, Nov. 17 Noon to 5:00pm, Nov. 18 Noon to 8:00pm. Awards 1st Place $200.00 2nd Place $100.00 3rd Place $50.00 Delivery/Shipment of Artwork Artists are responsible for shipping and transportation of artwork to and from the Paradise Center for the Arts. The Paradise is not responsible for lost or damaged artwork. It is up to the artists to insure their artwork. Please deliver or ship artwork to: Paradise Center for the Arts Attention: Gallery                                  321 Central Avenue N. Faribault MN 55021 If you are shipping your work you must have return shipping labels & material included. Submission Form Please include this form or info with your images (email or mailing disc) and submission fee. Name: ______________________ Title: _______________________ Medium: ____________________ Year Completed: _____________ Size: _______________________ Sale Price: __________________ Phone #: ____________________ Email: ______________________ Please contact Julie Fakler with any questions 507-332-7372 ext. 4 or info@paradisecenterforthearts.org halloween flyer

Visual Arts Classes

Paradise Center for the Arts offers many different visual arts classes visit the education page for a complete list of visual arts classes.

Members Show

2019 annual members show showcases our members’ artwork in the beautiful Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery. The Annual member’s show has been a tradition that dates back to the Faribault Art Center, the forerunner of the Paradise Center for the Arts visual arts programming.

This year’s Annual Members’ Show is open to all current paid members of the Paradise, and will be a Members Show Challenge – Out of the Box, try a new medium.

The 2019 Members’ Show will be held June 26 – August 12, Opening reception June 28th 5-7pm.

Gift Shop

Welcome to the Hy-Vee Gift Shop. The Gift Shop features unique one of a kind handmade gifts created by local and regional artists. The Gift Shop has a wide variety of wares which may include pottery, jewelry, photography, fiber arts, paintings, prints, intarsia, handbags, wearables, and more. Gift Shop hours of operation are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 12pm – 5pm and Thursday from 12pm -8pm.

If you are interested in selling your artwork in the gift shop please contact Jeanne Hatle at jhatle@charter.net

Volunteer at the Paradise

Our volunteer options span a number of departments. We offer positions at the center to help you get more involved at the Paradise and flex your leadership muscles.
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Teach at the Paradise

We offer a variety of teaching opportunities for you to get involved with our arts center in Faribault. If you are interested in teaching, contact us today!
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Contact Info:

Paradise Center for the Arts 507-332-7372 info@paradisecenterforthearts.org
321 Central Ave. N.
Faribault, MN 55021


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