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Capstone Events – Artists

Features upcoming capstone events for the SEMAC-funded grant activities of individual artists.


  • 10/2/23 – Lisa Becker, Merging Video Arts with Photography, 125 Live, Rochester (exhibit 10/2 to 1/7/24)
  • 10/3/23 – Andrea Mazzariello, This is How We Build a Bridge, Hamlin Creative Space, Carleton College, Northfield
  • 10/7/23Sharon Mansur, Tracings, 2-4pm, Winona Art Center, Winona
  • 10/12/23Lydia Hansen, Sensory Sculpture Garden, 5-7pm, Threshold Arts, Rochester
  • 10/14/23Livingstone Carver, My Foray Into Creating Public Art, Lanesboro Arts, Lanesboro
  • 10/14/23Cheryl Finnegan, Individuals from Pine Island MN, afternoon, Senior Center, Pine Island
  • 10/8/23Kathleen Kenney Peterson, Return Engagement, performed by Theatre du Mississippi, 2pm with post-show panel discussion, Minnesota Conservatory for the Artsi, Winona
  • 10/20/23Paul Brokken, Landscapes Inspired by Southeast MN, 5:15-7:15pm, Commonweal Theatre, Lanesboro
  • 10/23/23Hannah Lou Woods, Harmony for Mayo Concert, 12-1pm, Mayo Clinic Landau Atrium, Rochester


  • 11/1/23Sue Mundy, Public Places are Sacred Spaces, 5pm, Wabasha Main Street, Wabasha
  • 11/10/23Vivian Lark, Song EP and Music Video, Live Performance on Facebook
  • 11/30/23 – Susanne Crane, Low Hanging Fruit Poetry Book, 7pm, Freeborn County Arts Initiative, Albert Lea


  • 12/2/23Barbara Jeffers, Norway: From the ground up, 1pm, Sons of Norway Hall, Lanesboro


  • 1/3/24 – Michael Munson, Perihelion Day, Art of the Rural, Winona (also 1/10,17,24,31)
  • 1/12/24Katie Wood, artist reception for “Wings and Things” in Watercolor, 5-7pm, Paradise Center for the Arts, Faribault
  • 1/16/24 – Michael Seiler, Marketing Training Program for Artists, Lanesboro Arts, Lanesboro
  • 1/20/24 – Brian Johnson, 4 Part Concert Series (so it goes) Part 2 “Night,” Hot Spot Music, Northfield
  • 1/27/24Sydney Swanson, Elemental Body: a dance film, Rochester Art Center, Rochester


  • 2/2/24 – Melissa Wray, Homecoming: A Poetry & Quilt Project, Mainspring, Caledonia (exhibit 2/2-3/16)
  • 2/4/24 – Tianyao Xie, Classical Piano & Chinese Art Music, 3-5pm, First Unitarian Universalist Church, Rochester
  • 2/8/24Jacob “The Fox” Schlichter, artist reception for The Wildlife of Southern Minnesota, Albert Lea Art Center, Albert Lea
  • 2/16/24Kent McInnis, Interference: Reimagining Pastorals, Northfield Arts Guild, Northfield
  • 2/17/24Samantha Reiter-Johnson, Beyond the Surface: Biological Art of MN, Lake City Area Arts, Lake City
  • 2/24/24Gina Favano, Back Channel Radio, podcast supported by Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona
  • 2/25/24 – Kevin Dobbe, New media opera Phase 2 development, Rochester Civic Theatre, Rochester


  • 3/3/24Kristen Young, Winona Estro-Jam, Winona Art Center, Winona
  • 3/9.24Delia Bell, Exploring Ceramic Slab Vessels, 4-6pm, Lanesboro Arts, Lanesboro
  • 3/9/24Mary Denzer, Poetry Bookmaking with Original Linocuts, Lanesboro Arts, Lanesboro
  • 3/10/24 – Kristen Young, Estro-Jam hootenanny and pot luck, 4-7pm, Winona Art Center, Winona
  • 3/12/24David Kassler, Composer and Poets Collaboration Recital, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Rochester


  • 4/20/24 – Taliesin Nyala, Handmade Wooden Dedication Gifts, 10am, Bell Art Room, Winona Public Library, Winona


  • 6/1/24 – Rachael Nunemacher, Flash Flood, online launch sponsored by Sing Out Loud of Rochester
  • 6/15/24 – Alexis Zaccariello, Expirementing with Raku Fired Pottery, Fine Arts Festival, Lanesboro Arts, Lanesboro


  • 7/12/24 – Sandra Sargent, Recentering, Revisioning, Returning, 5-7pm, Paradise Center for the Arts, Faribault (exhibit 7/8 to 8/24)
  • 7/14/24 – J C Sanford, First Annual Northfield Jazz Festival, Way Park, Northfield (rain date 7/21)
  • 7/14/24 – Andi Lynn Arnold, In the Garden of Life, Light & Growth, Owatonna Art Center, Owatonna (exhibit 7/7-28)


  • 8/10/24 – Sunny Nahrgang, Continuing Art After Schooling, 10am, Bell Art Room, Winona Public Library, Winona (exhibit 8/1-30)


  • 10/11/24 – Richard Swanson, Photo Essay: Anti-Intellectualism in MN, PossAbilities, Rochester


  • 11/6/24 – Timothy Ahrens, Farming for Food, Land Stewardship Project, Lewiston (online screening 11/10)