Artists del Norte Spring Roundup set for March 28

This year’s Artists del Norte Spring Roundup will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at a new location, the Rumriver Art Center in Anoka.

To begin the new season with an explosion of color, Bonnie Cutts, a Golden product representative, will show a new product line called QoR watercolors. Cutts’ demonstrations always include actual paint usage and free samples of the demonstration products. Registration is highly recommended. The cost for the evening is $5 for nonmembers and free to Artists del Norte members. Membership is $25 per year and comes with multiple benefits, including discounts on workshops sponsored by Artists del Norte. You can register for the Spring Roundup or become a member at

Artists del Norte is a local art group that has been serving the community for over 40 years. It promotes art education and celebrates art in all its forms with monthly meetings, artists demos, juried and non-juried shows, artist of the month recognitions, workshops and a rotating art program.

The group has given scholarships to various local art programs through the Edna Wolfe Scholarship fund.

This year’s workshops will include Painting Florals on Silk, Intuitive Watercolor Painting and Explorations in Mixed Media. Postings will be on the website, along with information about how to enter the upcoming spring juried show, which will be on display at the Rumriver Art Center.

Artists del Norte member meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month March through October at 7 p.m. At each meeting is an inspiring artist demo. New this year, meetings and workshops will be held at the Rumriver Art Center located at 2665 Fourth Ave., Suite 108, Anoka. The art center is an arts resource for the entire community where artists and students of all ages can explore their creativity through the visual arts. Visit the art center as a stop on the North Artists Studio Crawl from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 1 and 2 or at

Cherene Bebeau will lead a watercolor and mixed media workshop this summer. By Cherene Bebeau Linda Lawrence will lead a workshop on painting silk using resists and dyes this August. By Linda Lawrence
Linda Lawrence will lead a workshop on painting silk using resists and dyes this August. By Linda Lawrence