Groveland Gallery‘s Plein Air SmackDown VIII will be held at Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam this year where 20 gallery and guest artists will be painting en plein air on and around the Lock and Dam.
10am – 12pm: Maps to artists’ locations and coffee and donuts will be available at the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Visitor Center.
10am – 3:30pm: Artists will be painting at various locations around the Lock and Dam throughout the day. The public is encouraged to visit and observe.
4pm – 6pm: All artists and observers are invited to Groveland Gallery (25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis, MN 55403) for a party and sale on the front porch at the end of the day.
SmackDown Artists: Richard Abraham, Fred Anderson, Scott Lloyd Anderson, Rita Berg, Christopher Copeland, Joshua Cunningham, Robert Dorlac, Susan Horn, Aaron Jacobs, Cindy Koopman, Greg Lecker, Stuart Loughridge, Tom Maakestad, Barbara McIlrath, Kami Mendlik. Dan Mondloch, Carl Oltvedt, Holly Swift, Justin Terlecki, and Bob Upton
This event is held in partnership with Mississippi Park Connection, the National Park Service, and Groveland Gallery.