Exhibits, Events, Awards, Published Works, News

 

CURRENT EVENTS


November 10, 2016 - February 9, 2017: Arrowhead Biennial Exhibition, Duluth Arts Institute at the Depot. Dawn's "Gateway to Winter" has been juried into this exhibit by judge Dyani White Hawk. Opening reception November 10, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

2013 - 2016: Our photography was chosen to be on exhibit in the Duluth International Airport. Our displays are the first two at the top of the escalators in the 2nd floor waiting area, and showcase a variety of images representing the natural beauty of Duluth, Lake Superior, North Shore, and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW).

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Are you seeking qualified, experienced photographers or wilderness trippers for a presentation or workshop? Please contact us! In addition to the presentations listed below, we can tailor these and other topics to the level of skill, experience, and interests of your group. Contact us by phone 218.491.3565, or email  info@RadiantSpiritGallery.com.

 

Presentation: ​"Winter Photography in the Northwoods" ~ Embrace the frozen landscape and create memorable winter photographs and videos. You will receive various tips to keep you and your gear safe and comfortable in challenging winter conditions. You will also learn how to optimize battery life in cold temperatures, avoid condensation issues, and other helpful tips. While we share many inspirations we have found during nature’s harshest season, we hope to inspire you to explore winter with your camera. (Beginners through advanced photographers welcome.)     Dates TBD.

 

Presentation: "Photography for Paddlers" ~ Do you wish you could bring the beauty and serenity of the wilderness home with you? Learn how to create meaningful, memorable photographs while immersed in canoe country. We’ll talk “gear” – what to pack, how to protect it, when to use it, and how to manage power. Learn tips to capture the best of your experience: day and night, flora and fauna, under harsh sun or stormy skies. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore with a fresh perspective and find inspiration in nature! (Beginners through advanced photographers welcome.)    Dates TBD.

 

​​Presentation: "Inspired by Wilderness: A Four Season Solo Canoe Journey" ~ Join us for an engaging presentation about Gary Fiedler’s 221- day solo canoe trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) and Quetico Provincial Park during 2014. Along with stunning photos and videos, Gary and Dawn will share various aspects of the odyssey including planning, gear, and support. See and hear how the journey unfolded through countless challenges and memorable experiences. Learn about post-trip purposeful projects, the benefits of protecting wild places, and participate in Q&A.     Dates TBD.

 

AVAILABLE AT THESE FINE RETAILERS:

Our distinctive fine art nature photography is on exhibit and available for purchase at the following locations in northern Minnesota. Each store offer a wide variety of our distinctive premium framed photographs, canvas gallery wraps, and unframed prints. Special orders are welcome. Please stop in and support our local retailers and artists.

     Duluth Pack, 365 Canal Park Drive, in the historic Canal Park district.

    
     The Frame Corner & Gallery, 323 West Superior Street, in downtown Duluth.


     I Lake It, Miller Hill Mall, Duluth.


    
Master Framing Gallery, 1431 London Road, Duluth.


    Piragis Northwoods Company, 105 North Central Avenue, downtown Ely.

    The Cabin, 120 East Sheridan Street, downtown Ely (May-Oct).

We're honored to share our love of nature with you! 

 

AWARDS and RECOGNITION


Wilderness Forever Exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, 2014-16.
Dawn's "Sunset Paddle" photograph was juried into the Wilderness Forever Exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The exhibit celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The photograph was the winner in its class/division, "People in Wilderness", amateur. It was also published in a special golden edition of Nature's Best Photography magazine, along with the story Dawn provided. We were very grateful to have been a part of the Wilderness 50 celebration. There were more than 5500 entries, 300 semi-finalists (2 of which were Dawn's, "Sunset Paddle" and "Through the Fog"), and 50 images were on exhibit in large format (40" x 60") at the Smithsonian. We are pleased that an image illustrating Minnesota's BWCAW was part of the exhibit honoring the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) blog with audio from the live radio interview with Marianne Combs (click to view/listen) 

WPRE radio interview

Links to articles (click each to view):
   Courier Press
   Duluth Pack Blog


12th Annual Smithsonian Photography Contest. Dawn's "Paddling to Sunrise" photograph was recognized as one of 60 finalists. Of 26,500 entries from 93 countries, this serene photograph captured in our cherished BWCAW is a top 10 finalist in the Americana category. Judging was conducted by the editors of Smithsonian Magazine and Smithsonian.com. Click to view KDLH/Northlands News Center story.

Gary was a nominee for the Canoe & Kayak Magazine 2015 Spirit of Adventure Award for his 221-day solo canoe trip, Inspired by Wilderness.

13th Annual Smithsonian Photography Contest. Dawn's "Fall Landing" photograph and Gary's "Canoeing under the Aurora" photograph were each recognized among 70 finalists. Of 46,000 entries from 168 countries, these serene photographs captured in our cherished canoe country wilderness were top 10 finalists in the Sustainable Travel category. Judging was conducted by the editors of Smithsonian Magazine and Smithsonian.com.



PUBLISHED WORKS


Boundary Waters Journal


 - Fall 2015 edition: Gary's article, Part 3 of 3, "221 Day Canoe Country Solo", begins on page 12, along with the cover shot and several of our photos throughout.
 - Summer 2015 edition: Gary's article, Part 2 of 3, "221 Day Canoe Country Solo", begins on page 18, along with several of our photos throughout.
 - Spring 2015 edition: Gary's article, Part 1 of 3, "221 Day Canoe Country Solo", begins on page 18, along with the cover shot and several of our photos throughout.
 - Fall 2014 edition: Gary's "Night Camp", "Bull Moose", and "Saganaga Lake Fall Snow" photographs.

 - Summer 2014 edition: Gary's "Wild Wolf in Quetico" and "Night Camp on Crooked Lake" photographs.
 - Spring 2014 edition: Gary's "Paddling into the Sunset" and "Moose with Calf"; Dawn's "Paddling to Sunrise" and "Curtain Falls under the Stars".
 - Winter 2013 edition: Gary's "Moose Skull" photograph.

Canoeroots Magazine:
February 2016 Issue; article and photograph contributions.
Early Summer 2015 Issue; article and photograph contributions including cover shot.

Minnesota Sporting Journal:
Spring/Summer 2015 Issue, Gary's article "7 Months in Canoe Country" with photographs beginning on page 4.


Capture Minnesota  book: Dawn is a Published Photographer in the Capture Minnesota book, released on April 21, 2012. "Gold-plated Superior Ice", "Through the Fog", and "Mouth-watering Blueberries" were published in the new photo book. The editors at Pediment Publishing, in cooperation with Twin Cities Public Television (tpt), chose more than 320 photos of the nearly 96,000 submitted by Minnesota photographers, and published a great 144 page book of all things Minnesota. You can view the thousands of submitted photos and order the book through the Capture Minnesota website. Prints of Dawn's published photos can be ordered directly through our website.

 

MEDIA COVERAGE

LAKE SUPERIOR ICE STACKING VIDEO:
Dawn's mesmerizing video compilation took the internet by storm in early 2016, quickly attaining viral status on social media and YouTube. The Weather Channel called it "the video we can't stop watching". National Geographic, Mother Nature Network, CNN, and many other media outlets and individuals around the globe shared and appreciated the hypnotic beauty of Lake Superior's ice stacking along the rugged shoreline. See the video at: https://youtu.be/HqTEac8XFQo


INSPIRED BY WILDERNESS: A FOUR SEASON CANOE
JOURNEY
(Gary's 221-day solo canoe trip)

    "Northland Man Returns from Seven-Month Trip in the Boundary Waters", Duluth News Tribune, November 1, 2014 (click to read)

    "Duluth Photographer Completes Four-Season Solo Canoe Trip", Northern Wilds Magazine, December 2014 (click to read) [p. 8]

   Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) News interview with Tom Weber on the Daily Circuit, aired November 18, 2014 (click to view and listen)

   WTIP Community Radio (Grand Marais, MN) interview with Dick Swanson, aired November 14, 2014 (click to view and listen)

   Minnesota Sporting Journal Radio interview with Bret "T-Bone" Amundson, aired November 15, 2014 (click to view and listen)

 "Duluth Photographer Completes Four-Season Solo Canoe Trip", Northern Wilds Magazine, December 2014 (click to read) [p. 8]

   GrindTV/Yahoo!Sports photo essay posted December 30, 2014 (click to view)

   "Seven Months in the Wilderness: Photographer shares memories, photos of 221-day solo trek", Ely Echo newspaper, March 7, 2015.

   "31 Weeks in the Wild: Canoeist chronicles 221-day journey through the Quetico-Superior, Ely Timberjay newspaper, March 13, 2015.
   


SMITHSONIAN EXHIBIT
(Dawn's "Sunset Paddle" Honored)
 


   Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) blog with audio from the live radio interview with Marianne Combs (click to view/listen) 

   WPRE radio interview

   Links to articles (click each to view):
      Courier Press
      Duluth Pack Blog

 "42nd Annual Earth Day Gallery Hop", by Northlands News Center, Channel 6, April 21, 2012. http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/news/local/42nd-Annual-Earth-Day-Gallery-Hop-148948855.html

 "Duluth Man Takes 40 Day Dream Trip, 6,000 Photos", by Sam Cook, Duluth News-Tribune, October 25, 2009. http://www.northlandoutdoors.com/event/article/id/149915/publisher_ID/36/

 "Northland Woman Uses Energy to Find Balance in Troubled Animals", Fox 21 News KQDS-TV, Animal Tales segment, aired November 6, 2009: http://www.archive.fox21online.com/animaltales/northland-woman-uses-energy-find-balance-troubled-animals

 "Paws for Joy" article in Living North Magazine, October 2009 issue: http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/151255/ (you may need to create or log in to a free acount to view article)


GRANTS RECEIVED

We are grateful to have been awarded grant funding in 2015 toward some technology upgrades and career development. These grants are made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, thanks to appropriations from The McKnight Foundation and the Minnesota State Legislature's general and arts and cultural heritage funds.
 

PAST EXHIBITS & EVENTS 

November 4, 5, & 6, 2016: Holiday Open Studio! Our inaugural holiday photography event was a great success! We enjoy helping folks bring the beauty and energy of nature into their spaces! 
 

 

August 22 - November 15, 2016:  "Canoescapes" Exhibit at the Perk Place Coffeehouse & Bakery in Duluth. This exhibit was inspired by our countless adventures in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico Provincial Park. “Canoescapes” included four of the photographs that have received special recognition from the Smithsonian, several images from Gary’s 221-day solo canoe trip, a few favorites from the archives, and some photos fresh out of the wilderness. In addition to preserving nature’s artistry, many of these photographs tell a story, stir a memory, or inspire new adventures for the viewers. They invite you to experience serenity and stillness. 


September, 2014 - June, 2016: Wilderness Forever Exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
. Dawn's "Sunset Paddle" photograph was juried into the Wilderness Forever Exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The exhibit celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The photograph won its class/division, "People in Wilderness", amateur. It was also published in a special golden edition of Nature's Best Photography magazine, along with the story Dawn provided. There were more than 5500 entries, 300 semi-finalists (2 of which were Dawn's, "Sunset Paddle" and "Through the Fog"), and 50 images were on exhibit in large format (40" x 60") at the Smithsonian. We are pleased that an image illustrating Minnesota's BWCAW was part of this exhibit honoring of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, and were grateful to be included in this special celebration.

September 10, 2016:  Hermantown Harvest Fest, Hermantown Community Building Grounds on Maple Grove Road. We enjoyed the 8th annual festival and meeting new people and seeing familiar faces.

June 11-12, 2016:  2nd Annual Boundary Waters Expo
, Gunflint Trail, Minnesota. It was great meeting other wilderness enthusiasts and interacting with the participants of our outdoor photography workshop/photo shoot! This was a fun expo -- lots of great gear and info, campfire storytelling, and a variety of excellent presentations.

May 13-15, 2016: Spring Photography Sale!
 Up to 75% savings on overstock, blemished artwork, and artist proofs; generous savings on other best-selling and award-winning photography. Premium framed, dye-infused aluminum ("metal"), canvas gallery wraps, packaged prints, keepsake boxes, and more! Fri. 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sat. 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.; Sun. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This event was a great success -- we enjoyed meeting many new people, seeing good friends, and helping folks bring the beauty and energy of nature into their spaces!

March 30 - April 30, 2016: 
The 21st Annual Arts in Harmony International Juried Travelling Art Show, at the Blaine City Hall. Dawn's "Through the Fog", framed with Gary's handmade wooden frames, was on exhibit.

February 1 - March 24, 2016:
 
The 21st Annual Arts in Harmony International Juried Art Show, at the Sherburne County Government Center. Dawn's "Through the Fog" and "Through the Eyes of the Shack", both framed with Gary's handmade wooden frames, were on exhibit.

January 30, 2016: Presentation at Northwoods Photography Day at the Forest History Center
in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. We enjoyed meeting participants and sharing tips for winter photography and videography. We recommended ways to dress and protect your camera gear during winter outings, and shared tips for creating memorable nature photographs in variable winter conditions. Hope to see you there in the future!

November 14-15, 2015 We enjoyed our time at the Festival of Trees at the DECC in Duluth. This year's crowd favorites were "Canoeing under the Stars", "Winter Storm at Split Rock Lighthouse", "Sunset Paddle", and "The Granite Guardian: A Shoreline Reflection". We offered a wide selection of subjects and substrates, but our canoescapes on dye-infused aluminum seem to have a "magnetic" quality to the, as they draw viewers in for a closer look. We enjoyed meeting many customers and festival-goers. Hope to see you there next year!

July 24 - September 6, 2015: MPLS Photo Center's "Patterns in Nature" exhibit. We are honored that Gary's "Simple Symmetry" was juried into this exhibit. Internationally-renowned photographer, Jim Brandenburg, was the guest exhibit juror. Mr. Brandenburg chose 70 photographs for the exhibit from more than 1,100 submissions.

Presentation
: "Inspired by Wilderness: A Four Season Solo Canoe Journey" ~ We enjoyed presenting about Gary Fiedler’s 221- day solo canoe trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) and Quetico Provincial Park during 2014. Along with stunning photos and videos, we shared various aspects of the odyssey including planning, gear, and support. Attend a future presentation to see and hear how the journey unfolded through countless challenges and memorable experiences. Learn about post-trip purposeful projects, the benefits of protecting wild places, wilderness photography tips, and participate in Q&A. Contact us to schedule a presentation for your group or event! Presentations are tailored to the particular interests of your group.

     April 25, 3:30 p.m., at the Outdoor Adventure Expo, U of M, Hanson Hall Room 105.
     May 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Duluth Pack Retail Store, Duluth, Minnesota.
     June 12-14 at the BWCA Expo, Seagull Lake landing on the Gunflint Trail.


May 29 - June 21, 2015: Frozen Photographers' Group Exhibit "Fire & Ice: No Ordinary Landscape" at the Johnson Heritage Post Gallery in Grand Marais, Minnesota. Dawn's "The Granite Guardian: A Shoreline Reflection", "Paddling to Sunrise", and "Through the Eyes of the Shack", and Gary's "Winter Storm at Split Rock Lighthouse", "Sea Stack at Tettegouche", and "Photographic Fun" were part of this excellent group exhibit. 

February 5-15, 2015: Ely ArtWalk and Ely WinterFest. Several of Gary's photos on canvas were on exhibit at the Boathouse Brew Pub and Dawn's were on exhibit at NAPA Auto in Ely, Minnesota. This year 45 merchants provided their window space to exhibit the art of more than 100 artists of the Ely region. There was lots of fun to be had at WinterFest and lots of art to enjoy at Ely ArtWalk!

January 22 - February 15, 2015: Duluth Art Institute's Annual Member Show. Gary's "Wild Wolf in Quetico" and Dawn's "Lake Superior Sea Smoke" were on exhibit in the Great Hall at the Depot. It was an excellent exhibit showcasing a wide variety of artwork created by many artists in our area.

December 13, 2014: Duluth Pack Meet & Greet event.

November 22-23, 2014
: We had a great time at our 3rd Junior League of Duluth's annual Festival of Trees at the DECC in Duluth. We enjoyed meeting many new people and visiting with some familiar ones too. Folks enjoyed chatting with Gary about his recently-completed 221-day solo canoe trip in the wilderness. Our two framed, dye-infused aluminum photographs were very popular, along with the favorite canvas gallery wraps: "Whitewater Canoeing" (canoeing snowpeople), Winter Storm at Split Rock Lighthouse, Lake Superior Sea Smoke, and Lake Superior Storm. We're looking forward to next year's Festival and hope to see you there!


Oct. 8 - Nov. 4, 2014
: Whole Foods Co-op Member Exhibit. 
Dawn's "Mouth-watering Blueberries" was on exhibit custom framed in hickory.

September 5-20, 2014: Frozen Photographers' Group Exhibit
 at Duluth Photography Institute. Dawn's "Lake Superior Sea Smoke", "Lake Superior Storm", and "Adrift" are on exhibit as canvas gallery wraps. Stop by to see this "cool" exhibit!

September 7, 2014, "Aerial America: Wilderness" aired on The Smithsonian Channel.
 This beautiful documentary includes many glimpses of the Boundary Waters through our video footage! 

September 5-6, 2014: Lake Superior Wilderness Conference
. We had a display of many wilderness photographs during the conference.

July 5-13, 2014: Ely Greenstone Juried Art Show and Sale. Dawn's "Through the Fog", "Glorious Grouse", and "Impressions of Autumn" were juried into the exhibit.

May 2014: Lyric Center for the Arts, 8th annual Open Water Exhibit. Dawn's "Paddling to Sunrise", "Grounded Amidst the Flow", and Gary's "Suspended", "Common Loon", and "Foggy Morning Paddle" were on exhibit.

November 2013 - April 2014: St. Luke's Hospital Exhibit
. A large selection of our canvas gallery wraps and premium framed photography was on exhibit in Building A.

April, 2014: Member Exhibit at Duluth Photography Institute.
 Dawn's "Through the Fog" and Gary's "Wild Wolf in Quetico" were on exhibit and available for purchase as finished framed prints.

March 2014Frozen Photographers' Group Exhibit
 at Duluth Photography Institute. Dawn's "Lake Superior Sea Smoke" and "Gilded Superior Ice" were on exhibit as canvas gallery wraps.

January 23 - February 16
: Duluth Art Institute's Annual Member Show. Gary's "Winter Storm at Split Rock Lighthouse" (framed in hickory) and Dawn's "The Granite Guardian: A Shoreline Reflection" (framed in cherry) were on exhibit in the Great Hall at the Depot. It was an excellent exhibit showcasing a wide variety of artwork created by many artists in our area.

2013 Holiday Boutique at the Lyric Center for the Arts: An assortment of our canvas gallery wraps, packaged photographs, 2014 wall calendars, holiday cards, and coffee mugs were available at the holiday boutique.

November 23 - 24, 2013: We had a great time at our 2nd Junior League of Duluth's annual Festival of Trees at the DECC in Duluth. We enjoyed meeting many new people and seeing some familiar ones too. It was fun to see which images people were drawn to. Our "Whitewater Canoeing" (canoeing snowpeople) image inspired the most smiles this year. We're looking forward to next year's Festival and hope to see you there!

September 13 - October 27, 2013: MPLS Photo Center's "Ambient Light: A Natural Luminosity" exhibit. We are honored that Gary's "Wild Wolf in Quetico" and "Foggy Morning Paddle" were juried into this exhibit. Internationally-renowned photographer, Jim Brandenburg, was the guest exhibit juror. Mr. Brandenburg chose 70 photographs for the exhibit from more than 1,600 submissions.

June 20 - August 25, 2013: Duluth Art Institute, Water Works Exhibit. We are honored that Dawn's "Through the Fog" and Gary's "Suspended" were juried into the Water Works Exhibit.

July 20 - 28, 2013: Ely Greenstone’s Juried Art Show & Sale. We are honored that Dawn's "Mouth-watering Blueberries", "The Granite Guardian: A Shoreline Reflection", "Sunset Paddle", and Gary's "Winter Storm at Split Rock Lighthouse", "Moose: The Shake", and "Paddling into the Sunset" were juried into the art show and sale. The art show was comprised of approximately 160 pieces of beautiful art. Dawn's "The Granite Guardian: A Shoreline Reflection" was awarded an Honorable Mention by the judges and the People's Choice Award.

May 2013: Duluth Photography Institute Member Exhibit. Gary's "Nature's Bonsai Tree" and Dawn's "Sunset Paddle" were on exhibit.

May 2013: Lyric Center for the Arts, 7th annual Open Water Exhibit. Dawn's "Sunset Paddle" and "Through the Fog" were juried into the Open Water Exhibit in Virginia, Minnesota.


February 13 - May 1:
 Dawn's "The Art of Making Honey" was one of five pieces of artwork selected for an exhibit in the Duluth City Council Chambers.

March 1 - April 8: Two of Dawn's photographs were juried into the 27th Annual Art Show at the Dog Show, a national juried fine arts competition dedicated to canine art. "A Heart of Gold" and "You Are My Sunshine" depict Dawn's Golden Retriever extraordinaire, Daisy, who enjoys hiking and wilderness camping and canoeing. Daisy came to us through Retrieve A Golden of Minnesota (RAGOM), a wonderful non-profit organization that rehomes Golden Retrievers. The exhibit's jurors chose from 360 entries submitted by 113 artists across the country. Dawn's canvas gallery wraps were on exhibit in Wichita, Kansas at the Foyer Gallery at Century II Convention Center and/or the CityArts Building, and at the Sunflower Cluster Dog Shows Kansas Pavilions. For details, visit www.ArtShowAtTheDogShow.com. 

December 6 - February 10: Duluth Art Institute's Arrowhead Biennial juried art exhibit. Of more than 500 entries from artists throughout the Midwestern U.S. and Ontario, Canada, Gary's "Abstract Fall Colors" was one of nearly 40 fine art pieces on exhibit and available for purchase.

January 16 - February 13: Duluth Art Institute's Annual Member Show. Gary's "Nature's Bonsai Tree" and Dawn's "The Art of Making Honey" were on exhibit in the Great Hall at the Depot. This was an excellent exhibit showcasing a wide variety of artwork created by many artists in our area.

December 2012: Our art was featured at Jitters coffeehouse during the month of December. Our photography was available as unframed, premium framed, and canvas gallery wrap, in addition to our inaugural wall calendars. Thank you for this impromptu exhibit opportunity, Jitters! (102 West Superior Street, Duluth, MN)

November 2012: Duluth Photography Institute Member Exhibit. Along with many fine works by members, Gary's "Columbine: The Richness of Summer" and Dawn's "Mouth-watering Blueberries" were on exhibit and available for purchase. 

November 17-18, 2012: We had a great time at the Festival of Trees at the DECC in Duluth. We offered a wide selection of our distinctive fine art photography as unframed prints and canvas gallery wraps. We also brought many pieces of our premium artwork, custom finished with conservation materials in Gary's hand-made solid wood frames. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting many customers and festival-goers. Hope to see you there next year!

July 2012: Mesabi East SPARKS Gallery 2012 Juried Photography Exhibit in Aurora, Minnesota.  Six of our fine art nature photographs were juried into the gallery's photography exhibit. Gary's "Moose Skull", "Caribou River Falls", and "Raindrops on Feather", along with Dawn's "Impressions of Autumn", "Mouth-Watering Blueberries", and "Sunset Paddle" were on exhibit in conjunction with the Northern Lights Music Festival.

April 30-May 6, 2012Duluth Homegrown Music/Art Festival, visual art show "Local Walk" located at Duluth Photography Institute. Among many fine works by local visual artists, Gary's "Paddling into the Sunset" and Dawn's "Fall in Lester Park" were on exhibit and available for purchase.

April 2012 : Duluth Photography Institute Member Exhibit. Along with many fine works by members, Gary's "Northern Lights Lake Pictographs" and Dawn's "The Granite Guardian: A Shoreline Reflection" were on exhibit and available for purchase.

April 21, 2012: During our first Art for Earth Day Duluth Gallery Hop, we were the featured artists in the "For the Love of Nature Exhibit" at The Frame Corner & Gallery, 323 West Superior Street, Duluth, MN. We enjoyed meeting customers and sharing our love of nature during the event.

April 19, 2012: Duluth Art Progressive, Duluth Photography Institute, 405 East Superior Street, Suite 140, Duluth, MN.  Along with works by other area photographers, Gary's "Northern Lights Lake Pictographs" and Dawn's "The Granite Guardian: A Shoreline Reflection" were on exhibit.

Feb-Mar, 2012: We are honored that three of our fine art photographs were juried into the Arts in Harmony 2012 Exhibit. This 17th annual international juried art show was on exhibit in Elk River, Minnesota. Gary's artwork entitled "Suspended" and "Driftwood and Maple Leaf", and Dawn's artwork entitled "Impressions of Autumn" were included in the exhibit. Juror Peter Spooner selected 161 pieces of 2D and 3D artwork for this show from among 570 works submitted by 196 artists.

June 2011: Gary Fiedler's "Of Summers Past" was awarded Honorable Mention at the Mesabi East Gallery SPARKS Exhibit in Aurora, Minnesota.  Four of our framed photographs were juried into the gallery's first annual juried art exhibit in June, 2011. Gary's "Of Summers Past"  and "Columbine: The Richness of Summer" and Dawn's "Nature's Artistry" and "The Granite Guardian: A Shoreline Reflection" were part of the exhibit. We're grateful for the gallery's support of the arts and education.

 

Our Professional Memberships

   Duluth Art Institute