Current Artists & Artisans at Gallery North

Darcy Brambrink
Ms. Brambrink is a member of the Minnesota Watercolor Society and specializes in Nautical, Coastal and Local Watercolor Paintings.
Kathy Sanders
Mixed Media
Kathy is a member of the Northern Artists Association, the Society of Decorative Painters, Kaleidoscope Decorative Painters, International Society of Glass Beadmakers, Glass Dragons, and serves on the North Country Arts & Crafts advisory board.
Les Sanders
Les is an active member of the Northern Artists Association, Bemidji Carving Club, Mid-America Woodcarvers, and teaches carving and flute making at the North Country Arts & Crafts Workshop
Curtis Olson
Specializing in Knives
“Form follows Function”, so my knives are utilitarian as well as (hopefully) beautiful. 
Elaine Netland
Acrylic and Watercolors
Elaine is an accomplished watercolor and acrylic painter.  Elaine specializes in locale and mixed media as well.
Don & Lois Pearson
Whether it be in the yard, in the garage, in the house, or now in their glass studio, they are always looking for ways to create some sparkle and joy.
John Winter
John is an emerging watercolor artist with a backround in Bemidji's natural history.  John creates watercolors exhibiting natures natural beauty.
Kathy Robinson
Fine Jewelry
While attending college at Bemidji State University, majoring in Sociology and Art, Kathy had concentrations in jewelry making and painting.
Linda Rother
Linda specializes in photography of horses and this body of work is a result of living fully and creating from my passion for the horses I love. They reflect a spirit of place, the place I call home.
Marion Caroline
Acrylic & Watercolors
Marion holds a B.S. Degree in Art and was a local middle school teacher for ten years. Her Artwork includes watercolors, acrylics, oils, and paintings on feathers. She is best known for her Equine Art.
Mary Knox-Johnson
Textiles & Author - President of Gallery North
Currently Mary is an independent theater director/costumer & scenic designer. She specializes in weaving, writing and origami.  Mary is the current President of Gallery North.
Monie Martin
Monie has been weaving baskets for 25 years, teaching basketry for 15 years, and exhibits and sells baskets at art fairs, and at Gallery North in Bemidji. Monie is President of the Headwaters Basket Guild, and a member of Artists of Minnesota, and the National Basket Organization.

Annette Detmers Meyer
PROFESSIONAL Acrylic and Oil Artist
A self taught artist Annette is a artist who specializes in wildlife and sunset paintings.  Annette has been an exhibitor at several competitions including at the State Capital of Minnesota

Northern Artists Association

Northern Artist Association Northern Artist Association was established in 1972 as a non-profit organization to encourage growth among beginning as well as more advanced artists. Members meet at the Eagles Club on Mondays from 10:30 to 3pm to paint, and monthly meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month, Sept. through May. New members are always welcome, and dues are $10. per year. Northern Artist members display their work at Merit Care Lab, Merit Care Walk-in Clinic, and at the Artist Nook at Gallery North.

First Friday Exhibitors

Join us every month as we dedicate a "open house" to our visiting showcase artist.  Sponsored by Gallery North and First National Bank of Bemidji.

Authors & Books Available at Gallery North

The gallery also sells books written by other area authors: 
Mary Knox-Johnson’s  children’s book ‘Thoughts from Pudge (A Philosophical Look at Life From a Dog’s Point of View)’ was illustrated by another member of the gallery, Marion Caroline Reil.

Bill Kruger — ‘The Adventures of Jenny Q and Lily Longtail’; ‘Mr. Euchre and other Northwoods Fables’

Art Lee — ‘The Lutefisk Ghetto’, ‘Scandinavians Never Repeat Gossip…So Listen Carefully’; ‘Leftover Lutefisk’

Deb McGregor-Pfleger — ‘From Under a Dark Cloud’

Louis Marchand — ‘A History of the Rural Schools of Beltrami County’

Jerry Mevissen — ‘Nimrod Chronicles’; ‘Broken Hart’

Tim Pomp — ‘The Greatest Measure’

Joyce Pond — ‘Lost in the Corn’

Barbara Schlichting — ‘Red Shoes’

Beth Solheim — ‘At Witt’s End’ and ‘Outwitted’

Chuck Stone — ‘When I was a Kid’; ‘Looking North’

David C. Swenson — ‘A Miracle at Mercy Hospital’; ‘The Interfacers’

Scotty Delray Torgerson — ‘Jacob Goes to the Moon’

Robert Treuer — ‘Voyageur Country’