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 - June 8, 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. Participating Schools: Divine Mercy, Area Learning Center, Roosevelt, Jefferson, Lincoln, Faribault Middle School, Woodline Trail Academy and friends, MN State Academy for the Blind, Cannon Rive STEM School, and Nerstrand.

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. Facebook live interview with the artists. Carlander Family Gallery – Lynette Yencho and Shawn Bagley, Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery – Elizabeth Wright, Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery – Janell Hammer,                                                                                                                   Hy-Vee Gallery - Tami Resler, Dianne Lockerby. The galleries are currently open Thursday, Friday, Saturday noon to 5:00pm. If these times don't work for you please email info@paradisecenterforthearts.org to schedule a private tour of the galleries. If you are interested in purchasing a piece please contact Operations Manager Julie Fakler info@paradisecenterforthearts.org  507-332-7372 ext. 4  

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. Click here for Spooktacular Halloween group show call for Art  

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 May - mid-September 2020: Kim Ann, Deb Lee Carson, Dan Wahl and Leslie Carpenter-Holt  . Located at 200 State Avenue Faribault, MN 55021

Call for Artists

healing art 2020 fall 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 fall exhibition, mid-September to mid-January 2021. Call for Artist deadline for fall exhibition: August 16, 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  

2020 Members Show Open to all Current Paradise Center for the Arts members - Artwork must be original - Artwork must be dry - Each artist may submit up to 4 pieces or more. Over 4 pieces must get approval from gallery committee - Open to all mediums - Artwork must be ready for installation. Please bring your own easels/stands if you need them. Sales: PCA receives a 35% commission on all sales, artist receive 65%. Sale price must include commission. To sell Artwork you must sign a consignment contract and have a current W9 on file with the PCA. Insurance: The PCA assumes no responsibility for the loss or damage of the artwork. Drop off dates: Sept. 10th noon-8pm, Sept. 11th noon-5pm, Sept. 12th noon-5-pm Opening Reception: Sept. 18th 5 pm-7 pm Pick up dates: Oct. 26th 10am-1pm, Oct. 27th noon-5pm Please attach a label to the back of each piece of artwork. Please call or email Julie Fakler with any questions 507-332-7372 ext. 4 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 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

Holly Days 2020 a Shopping Experience The holidays will be here before you know it, and the Paradise Center for the Arts will be hosting the ever popular HOLLY DAYS SALE November 19-December 19. The Hy-Vee Gallery, and Lois Vranesh Boardroom gallery will be  filled with holiday artistic wares created by regional artists. The grand opening will be 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, will be a gala event with free hors d’oeuvres, live music, and a cash bar to enjoy while browsing through the beautiful array of artistic creations.

  • If you would like to participate in Holly Days please send 5-10 images of your artwork to info@paradisecenterforthearts.org for a simple jury process. Deadline for images/jury process Oct. 2nd. When your artwork is accepted there will be a $15 Holly Days fee.
  • Your items will need to be dropped off on Monday November 16th 9:00am –noon. ALL ITEMS MUST BE DROPPED OFF BEFORE NOON ON MONDAY. If that date doesn't work for you please let us know ASAP.
All Holly Days artists will need to attend the opening reception Nov. 19th - 5:00 to 8:00 pm. To make this event successful we will need all participating artists to help with set-up, marketing, and the opening reception. Paradise Center for the Arts, 321 Central Avenue N.  Faribault, MN 55021 info@paradisecenterforthearts.org      https://paradisecenterforthearts.org/

2021-2022 Call for Artists Paradise Center for the Arts is seeking submissions of recent work from visual artists for exhibitions in the Carlander Family Gallery ,the Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery, and Hy-Vee Gallery for 2021-2022 gallery season. 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 1, 2021 and final notification of the committee’s decision will be no later than March 21, 2021. 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

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

2020 annual members show showcases our members’ artwork in the beautiful Hy-Vee 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.

Exhibition dates Sept. 14 – Oct. 24, 2020
Opening Reception Sept. 18 5-7pm
Members CALL FOR ART, more information coming soon.

Gift Shop

Hy-Vee Gift Shop will be changing to the Hy-Vee Gallery March 2020. The Hy-vee gallery will swithched over every 6-8 weeks along with the Carlander Family Gallery, Lois Vranesh Boardroom Gallery, and the Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery. Gallery hours of operation are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 12pm – 5pm and Thursday from 12pm -8pm.

If you are interested in showing your artwork in the Hy_vee Gallery please contact Julie Fakler at info@paradisecenterforthearts.org 

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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