Small Moments, Big Spaces: Lisa Fratzke & Lindsy Halleckson

Opening Saturday, July 26 and on view through August 23,  Small, Moments, Big Spaces: Lisa Fratzke & Lindsy Halleckson will provide a colorful and meditative […]


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Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is a wellspring for the community providing inspiration, enrichment, enjoyment, opportunities, and education through the arts.

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

Upcoming Events

Portrait Drawing Group
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

On Fridays at 10:00am, a group of artists gathers to draw or paint portraits from a live clothed model. Attendees to the group share the model’s fee. Cost is usually about $5-7 per artist.

NorthWords Writers
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The NorthWords Writers meet together monthly to critique each other’s work.  The meetings are facilitated by Paula Cisewski, the Writer-in-Residence.  NorthWords meets on the fourth Friday of the month from 10 am to 12 pm.  Interested writers can attend the group once at no cost, but after the initial visit there is a $50 annual fee in addition to regular membership with BLCA.  Questions about the fee or the group can be addressed to

Opening Reception: Small Moments, Big Spaces: Lisa Fratzke and Lindsy Halleckson
Jul 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for the opening of the exhibition Small Moments, Big Spaces: Lisa Fratzke and Lindsy Halleckson.

The exhibition will be on view July 26 to August 23, 2014 at the Banfill-Locke galleries. There is an opening reception planned for Sunday, July 27 from 4 to 6 pm.

Fratzke’s travels both abroad and at home have fueled her passion for understanding the human experience, the human form, and the landscapes we all inhabit.

Halleckson’s paintings are based on the importance of connecting with nature as a way of connecting to ourselves and our community. Halleckson grew up in Minnesota and spent endless hours in the woods and lakes surrounding her home. She researches the importance of natural silence and effects of human-created noise on our environment.

Bethany Whitehead, BLCA Executive Director, says: “Though their approaches are very different, Lisa and Lindsy are both drawn to color and nature and the silence that can be embodied in a painting. This show is a beautiful reflection on the meditative nature of these artists’ landscape works.”

Practice Writing
Jul 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Want to develop your writing practice?  Join other writers each Tuesday morning at BLCA to practice writing in this facilitated group.  Prompts are provided to inspire your writing for the day.  All types of writers at any skill level are invited.  Bring a notebook and a writing utensil.  This group is free to attend and no RSVP is necessary.