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Knowing Your Neighbors: Creative Crosswalks

Kids and parents paint sidewalks to help combat reckless driving.

DULUTH, Minn.- If you’re in a car going 20-25 miles per hour and need to stop suddenly, you’re 40% less likely to crash than if you were traveling 30-35 miles per hour. With that in mind, Zeitgeist is painting hillside crosswalks where residents say fast driving is an issue. “Streets are kind of scary places now and they used to…

Painting Intersections to Slow Drivers Down

Creative Crosswalks tackles reckless driving in the hillside with ground murals.

DULUTH, Minn.- Kids armed with paint brushes are combatting reckless driving at busy intersections throughout Duluth. Zeitgeist’s Creative Crosswalks program allows families and other community members to paint a Hillside intersection which has received many speeding complaints. On Sunday they took on East 6th street and 15th Avenue East, the second of four crosswalks on their list. According to parents…

Painter Captures the Effect of the Lake on Duluth

Effete Du Lac Exhibit on at the Depot.

DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth was on display at the Depot with the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center’s new exhibit: “Effete Du Lac.” The title means “Lake Effect” in French. The artist, John Micheal Cook said he spent time around the city drawing and painting over 60 images that stuck out to him, or building on those images based on…

Drawn From Abbey Road to Lake Avenue

Beatles Cartoonist at Prove Gallery

DULUTH, Minn.- A figure of musical history was celebrated at the Prove Art Gallery in Duluth on Friday. The works of Ron Campbell were up on display. Campbell is the original artist for the Beatles’ tenth studio album: yellow submarine, the musical film spin-off and the Beatles’ Saturday morning cartoon. Each of his paintings jump off the canvas with bright, popping…

Painting a Great Pumpkin

Board and Brush Hosts Pumpkin Make n Take

DULUTH, Minn.- The winds brought fall into the air as some Duluth families got to make their own Halloween decorations thanks to Board and Brush Creative Studio. For $5 anyone could walk in and make a pumpkin to take home (wooden pumpkins, of course). They were painted with stencils, and topped with ribbons around the stems. “Instead of going to…

Original Picasso Print Stolen From Milwaukee Art Gallery

Printed Valued at $50,000

MILWAUKEE-An original Pablo Picasso print worth up to an estimated $50,000 was stolen from a downtown Milwaukee art gallery. WITI-TV reports appraiser Bill DeLind says his business partner noticed the original 1949 print was missing from DeLind Fine Art Appraisals on Friday. Picasso only did 30 of the prints and signed each with a green crayon in the lower right…

Joseph Nease Gallery features “Sweep” Exhibition

Display Shows Work of Contemporary Artists

DULUTH, Minn. – A new exhibition of artwork at a local gallery is showing a range of contemporary painters. Joseph Nease Gallery is currently featuring “Sweep”. “Sweep” is a regional and national survey of more than 20 contemporary painters, presenting new or recent artwork by all of the painters currently represented by the Gallery, as well as an equal number…

Two New Exhibitions to Open at Duluth Art Institute

DULUTH, Minn. – This week two new exhibitions are opening at the Duluth Art Institute. The first is a solo exhibit by Jonathan Thunder. “Peripheral Vignettes” features all new paintings and will be accompanied by a color catalog, an animation screening, and an artist talk and book signing. The second, “Play,” showcases the work of three artists, Robert Dewitt Adams,…