The Jim Brooks Exhibition & Wood Turning Demonstration

July 2021 | The Cultural Centre | Wood

Yet another diamond in the rough here in the tall grass prairie! Traveling to Austria to continue his study of wood working, Jim Brooks’ incredible craftmanship is second only to his humble spirit. These works of art were stunning and practical making it difficult to decide exactly which piece was right for your home and leaving thinking, I’ll just grab one more. The wide range of works in this exibit were simply too many to capture them all but we hope you will enjoy this glimpse into Jim’s work.

Work

Featured Work

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

Jim Brooks
Wood | 2021

EXPERIENCE MORE AT THE CULTURAL CENTRE

Krstyl Louwagie - March 2021

Cartooning. Influenced from early childhood by illustrated fairy tale books, super-hero comics and animated cartoons. She is the marketing coordinator for Southwest Minnesota Arts Council.

Jim and Trisch Beilke - April 2021

Basketry and wooden boats. Working with natural materials such as feathers, antlers, seegrass, jute and wood this exhibition is a feast for those who have a love for natural materials.

Don Sherman - May 2021

Papermaking. A Southwest Minnesota State University adjunct professor and retired photographer using native and invasive plants sometimes blended with commercially produced fibers.

Pat Amberg and Sons - June 2021

Sculpture. A kick off to the Island Day's celebration emphasizes the importance of family and the relationship between fathers and sons.

Jim Brooks - July 2021

Woodworking. This exhibition will also include a woodturning workshop on the green space of the Cultural Centre.

McKenna Lilja - August 2021

Mixed media. An exhibition filled with oil paint, pastels, found objects and textiles that turns the mundane into extrodinary.

Nan Karr Kaufenberg - September 2021

Linoleum block prints. An award winning artist with a distinct style unlike many other styles of painting and imagery.

Dona Larkin - October 2021

Paint. Another award winning, national/world renowned artist who works as a freelancer for commissioned original art work.

Sheila Jacobs - November 2021

Pottery, paint. Known for her stain glass creations, watercolor and most recently pottery, she is lauded as a home-grown artist and conservationist with deep respect from our state-wide community.

Address

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

birdislandculture@gmail.com

Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

or By Appointment

Summer Hours 

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm, Saturday 1-4pm

 

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