Art Colony introduces artist-in-residence Hazel Belvo
Have you heard about the Art Colony's new artist-in-residence?
Hazel Belvo is the first artist, April 9-22, during which time she
will work on a major body of large-scale work, give three public
lectures on visual literacy and art critiquing, and open the studio
daily for people to drop in and watch the artistic process unfold.
Daily open houses are planned from 5 to 6 p.m.
Belvo will be at the Art Colony for a 7 p.m. lecture The Language:
Visual Content and Meaning on April 9; The Process: Techniques on
April 16; and The Critique: Community Response on April 20.
Belvo is an artist, master teacher and mentor. Belvo’s impact on the
art world is far-reaching, having exhibited nationally and
internationally, her work is in many permanent collections including
the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Bezalel Museum, the Dewitt
Wallace Collection and General Mills. Belvo is a professor emeritus
from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Belvo, a longtime
advocate for the arts, is a founding member of both the Women’s Art
Resources of Minnesota (WARM) and the Grand Marais Art Colony. This
year celebrates her 30th year teaching at the Art Colony.
Call the Art Colony at (218) 387-2737 for more information.