The HCA Gallery offers rotating exhibitions showcasing the work of Minnesota artists (from emerging to established careers)
The gallery is free and open to the public during regular business hours or by appointment.
February 12 – March 9, 2018
We Are What We Make: Community Showcase
Public Reception and Celebration for the Artists: March 9th 5 – 7
We Are What We Make celebrates the creative spark, the drive to make something from nothing and aspires to take this remarkably human trait of “making” to a place where we build a community driven to inspire and encourage.
Featured artists include: Mark Slayter, Janessa Markgraf, Michelle Hooper, Warren Kempfert, Terry Gustafson Kempfert, Vincent J Ralph, Tom Wirt, Julie Lofdahl, Lisa Bergh, Danna Schwartz, Lou Ann Holmquist, Tinea Graham, Shande Landes, Mary Mulenburg, Winona Krohn, Sandy Tracy, Mary Jo Schimelpfenig, Karlie Mosher, suzie Maki, Clay Coyote Gallery & Pottery, Joyce Young, Melissa Ovadje, Andrew Nordin, Ruth Hamlow, Haley Jacobsen, Hanna Jacobsen, Linda Brausen, William Hooper, Lani Guth, Carla Hooper, Sharon Rotz, Debra Debberstein, Linda Baysinger Peck, Roger Peck, Caitlin Krengel, Donna Leifermann, Jenny Richardson, Paige Richardson, JoAnn Goodman, Abby Rolf, Jill Kirsten Warner, Joseph Solinger, Kari Hanson, Tamilea Krueger, Debra Johnson, Brianna Seiler, Jerry Lindberg, Jessica McBride, Emily Marino, Tracey Lynn, Sharon Cramlet, Jon Ivan Otteson, Jeannie Bush, Jody Runke, Curt Gander, Michelle Jordahl
Singers, Musicians, & Spoken Word Performers – Sign up to perform up to 5 minutes the evening of the public celebration by contacting our Program Assistant at email@example.com
May 1 – May 31, 2018
Annual Youth Art Exhibition
The Annual Youth Art Exhibit features the artworks of students from Hutchinson and surrounding area Public, Charter, and Private Schools, as well as home school children. If you would like to participate please contact Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org
June 11 – July 31, 2018
Laura Corcoran, Tammi Joy Parsons, and Sharon Rotz
Public Reception TBA
Three distinct artistic voices exploring themes of ecology and nature: Printmaker Laura Corcoran (St. Paul, MN), encaustic painter Tammi Joy Parsons(Spicer, MN), and contemporary quilter Sharon Rotz (Litchfield, MN). Audiences will be captivated by the richness and mastery of how each artist uses her material to stitch, draw, and paint compelling stories of human connection to the natural world.
August 13 – September 21, 2018
Stephanie Frey: Living History
Stephanie Frey (St. Paul, MN) is an illustrator and educator. Her illustrations highlight the ordinary moments of her day to day life. Viewers will see themselves and their own lives as she draws attention to the importance of acknowledging simple daily interactions and internal thoughts. Stephanie’s artwork has been included in Design Mom, Cordella Magazine, Illozine, Graze Magazine, Murphy Square Quarterly and others.
October 1 – November 2, 2018
New Works by Samuel Johnson and Elaine Rutherford
Public Reception TBA
Samuel Johnson (St. Joseph, MN) and Elaine Rutherford (Golden Valley, MN) are both art professors with the College of St. Benedict/Saint John’s University. Elaine, known as a painter, has begun working in porcelain sculpture while Johnson, a potter, has started to make drawings.
Both artists are working in new and unfamiliar media to explore their interests from another point of view while making unexpected discoveries about themselves and their work as a result of working in relationship to a new medium.Their exhibition will include both new and established works from each artist.
December 10 – January 11, 2019
Jason Ramey (Morris, MN) is a recent recipient of a Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist grant and a 2012 International Sculpture Award via the International Sculpture Center and Sculpture magazine.
The exhibit will incorporate his recent use of 3D printing in combination with continuing investigations of debris and architectural oddities collected from abandoned and “rehabbed” homes.
2018 Visual Arts Exhibition Sponsored by
and by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
exhibiting at HCA