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Nan Karr-Kaufenberg ’25 Years of Block Prints’

September 2021 | The Cultural Centre | Block Printing

Nan Karr-Kaufenberg walks us through 25 years of block printing. View her beautiful work while listening to her tell stories behind how she fell into block printing, a few of the techniques she uses and how her style has changed through the years. All of Nan’s work is short run, hand watercolored and available for purchase in a number of small shops around Minnesota. Though she does except the occassional commissioned work. The Cultural Centre in Bird Island proudly presents Nan-Karr Kaufenberg’s ’25 Years of Block Prints’. Enjoy.

Work

Featured Work

Fields

Woodcut Block Print
1992

Reflection

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
1997

Barn at Echo Creek

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2007

The Dining Room

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2011

Lind House

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2013

Grandpa’s Cabin

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2018

Day’s End

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2020

Fish Stories

Lino Block Print
1993

Bull Thistles

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
1999

Peggy’s Cove

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2008

Old Mill

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2013

Out to Pasture

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2014

Barn & Hollyhocks

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2014

Country Landscape

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2019

Coneflowers

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2021

Chicken Barn

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2021

Main Street

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2021

Squash Flowers

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
1996

Boathouse, C. Danger

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2001

Tiny House

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2010

Barnyard Bantam

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2013

Small Town Backyard

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2015

Batalden Is., Norway

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2020

The Old Corner Store

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2021

Poppy

Lino Block Print & Watercolor
2021

EXPERIENCE MORE AT THE CULTURAL CENTRE

Michele Steffen Exhibition - January 2022

Paint | "Portraits, Figures and Fairy Tales"

Heather MacKenzie Exhibition - March 2022

Textile | "Textile in Code"

Tales from the Tall Grass Prairie - March 19th, 2022

Spoken Word | Themed "Uncomfortable Differences" this showing is a fundraiser for the Tinnes-Baker House

J. Arthur Anderson Exhibition- April 2022

"Bearing Witness"

Mary Schroepfer Exhibition - May 2022

Paint | "The Love of Painting"

The Renville County Market in Bird Island - May through August 2022

Wednesday evenings 4-7pm | Join us for local vendors, food, live music, art and community! May 25th - August 31st, 2022

Doug Pederson Exhibition - June 2022

"Wood, Bone & Oil"

Pearl Ziegenhagen Exhibition - July 2022

Watercolor | "My World in Watercolor"

McKenna Lilja Exhibition - August 2022

Multi-media | "Courageous Creativity"

Shalese Sands - September 2022

"Wildlife and Equines" (tenative)

Kalher & Happel Exhibition - October 2022

"Shades of Superstition Mountain"

Bird Island's Old Fashioned Christmas Market - December 2nd, 2022

An old fashioned community Christmas gathering and market with all the charm of your favorite Hallmark movie.

Address

640 Dogwood Avenue P.O. Box 434
Bird Island, MN 55310
(320) 365-1011

birdislandculture@gmail.com

Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Summer Hours (May 1st - Aug. 31st)

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm; Saturday 1-4pm

 

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board and The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.