St. Paul’s historic Union Depot will feature the work of 46 Minnesota artists in the upcoming St. Paul Art Crawl. The event will be held Friday, April 24 from 6:00-10:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 25 from 12:00-8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 26 from 12:00-5:00 p.m. The artists’ work will be displayed in the Waiting Room and will include a variety of mediums including paintings, jewelry, textiles, glass and much more. Five live music performances will take place in the Waiting Room throughout the event, including a performance by Minnesota Music Awards winner Dan Israel on April 25 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. The Art Crawl and music performances are free and open to the public.
Some of the artists displaying work at Union Depot include painter Chris Shockley, illustrator Pamela Kirton, and glass artist Laura Paycer.
Chris Shockley: The Forest Lake artist focuses on painting and portraiture, creating layered, textural works featuring colorfully sewn characters to make lighthearted statements of emotions.
Pamela Kirton: Pamela is known for her elegant illustrations of whimsical birds, reflecting her love of drama, color and nature, and her work with international fashion magazines and children’s books.
Laura Paycer: Laura is a Nisswa-based glass artist, known for her vibrant stained glass, fused glass and mosaic art.
Musical Performances (all held in the Waiting Room):
Friday, April 24
7:00 p.m. Loons in the Attic
Saturday, April 25
1:00 p.m. Nancy Olson
3:30 p.m. Dan Israel
5:30 p.m. Eric Christianson
Sunday, April 26
3:00 p.m. Joe Flip