Archives for May 2015

Road Trip to Maine: Summer 2015

CF4My friend and neighbor on Maine’s Penobscot Bay , Brenda Mercer, offered to fly to Detroit and drive to Maine with me this year.  Now THAT is a friend! Our first stop was Montreal where we had quite the experience in a very expensive hotel , Le Crystal,  which had too many problems to share. Then I would have to live it twice!   We were in room 610 and we started making  jokes about the complainers in room 610 and what the staff must be saying to each other when they saw the 610 light go on! Quebec was exactly the opposite experience. We stayed at the Chateau Frontenac.  . Our room was the turret way to the left. We  were fortunate to book the room at $258.00.  It was a spectacular experience. WAY worth it.  They have done such an impressive job keeping Old Quebec historically accurate. We went on a tour and heard a VERY different version of the colonial period and the role the St. Laurence Seaway played in it.

The most photographed hotel in the world (they claim) and I added to the total!

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Workshops !!

Workshops, Reunions and Retreats

Next Minnesota Workshop September 2015. DTTBA Limit 8. Email to register
Maine Workshop at Chateau Mer : Details: September 2016 Artist Workshop and Retreat  Limit 23. to register. Deposit holds your place. Pictures from the 2013 Retreat     Pictures from the 2008 National Art Educators Workshop

studio4Cabinet of Curiosities Workshop with assemblage artist, Barbara Rogers Bridges, at her unique NE Minneapolis arts district studio at 2323 Monroe St. NE on May 2, 2015   9:00 AM-1:00 P.M.  Click Here for Pictures of  Cabinet of Curiosities Workshop
Brought to you by WARM  Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota

* Sandy Gillespie
*Anne Kramer <>
* Layl McDill <>
*Laura Burlis  Sculpture.
*Gainey, Kathryn A. <
*Debra Ripp <>
* Susan Gainen <>
Susan Bowles
Anne Kleinhenz <> Studio Assistant