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Annual Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail
April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am- 4:00 pm CDT
Visit the studios of fiber artists along a route connecting Bemidji, Turtle River and Tenstrike, Minnesota.
Witness the creative process of artists in mediums such as weaving, basket making, Native American beading, knotting, macramé, quilting and felting and more.
The diverse culture in this area has a long history of indigenous peoples, voyageurs, settlers and pioneers. Commonalities include a sacred connection to the land and a strong sense of self-reliance.
The textile consciousness in this region shares those values, too. Intentional sustainability restores and keeps people grounded while it also inspires innovation in northern Minnesota fiber traditions.
Bemidji Tour Locations
Trail Stop #1: WILD HARE BISTRO
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail Member Show
323 Minnesota Ave NW Bemidji, MN 56601
Trail Stop #2: WATERMARK ART CENTER
Patty Lovegreen, Pine to Prairie Guest Artist
Miikanan Gallery Exhibit – Minogwaasowag – They Stitch Well
Nancy Kingbird and Artist Rick Kagigebi, Exhibiting Artists
505 Bemidji Ave Bemidji, MN 56601
Trail Stop #3: NORTHWEST INDIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Carrie Jessen, Bear Den Handwovens
Kristin Majkrzak, Two Eyes Weaver
Native American Community Artists
1819 Bemidji Ave Bemidji, MN 56601
Trail Stop #4: FORBES STUDIOS
Karen-lisa Forbes, Cavandoli Knotting
Eve Sumsky, Eve’s Weaves Basketry
Shannon Lucas-Westrum, Sculptural Basketry
9611 Foxcroft Rd NW Bemidji, MN 56601
Trail Stop #5: WILLOW WOOD MARKET DESIGNS
Alainn Yarns (stock only)
Aliza Novacek Olson
23621 County Road 9 (south of Bemidji) Bemidji, MN 56601