• Six New Murals Installed to the 4th Ave side of RRAC

    On Saturday August 8th six murals were installed on the 4th Ave side of the Rumriver Art Center. The six murals were created by artists Mike and Jes Johnson, Anton Horishnyk, Steve Savior, Geno Okok, Chris Bowman, Angie Renee, Jerry, Hailey, CeCe, Kali Jo, Franny, and Lynnea. These amazing murals are 4ft x 10ft and… Read More

  • Connexus Energy Grant Winner

    The Rumriver Art Center won the $1,500 Connexus Energy Grant! Thank you to all of you who voted for us. This money has a huge impact and makes a big difference for us as a small non-profit. We appreciate all your support. Thank you!

  • RRAC Mentor Program: Meet Jerry Jorgenrud

    I want to introduce you to Jerry Jorgenrud.  Jerry is an artist and one of the mentors for this year’s mentorship program at The Rumriver Art Center.  Earlier this summer I had the opportunity to watch him paint, which you can see as well on the video below.  I was inspired by his use of color and how… Read More

  • Salt Shaker Pencil Drawing Lesson with Deborah Ann

    Join Deborah Ann Kirkeeide creating a pencil drawing of Salt Shaker. The materials you will need is a pencil, paper, eraser and tissue for blending.

  • Creating A Watercolor Dragonfly with MaryLeah

    Join MaryLeah Marshall as she shows you how to create a marvelous watercolor dragonfly. The materials you will need are 140lb cold press watercolor paper, watercolor round brush watercolor pans, tubes or liquid.

  • The Highwaymen and Albert Earnest Backus

    The Highwaymen and Albert Earnest Backus – A Floridian Artist who spent his life paying it forward. Larry, the Director at The Rumriver Art Center, told me about the Highwaymen, which he had discovered by watching the Antique Roadshow.  I thought I would look into it and see what they were about.  The Highwaymen were a loose… Read More

  • Pencil Feather Drawing

    Watch how Deborah Ann Kirkeeide takes you through the process of a pencil drawing of a feather. Materials you will need is pencil, eraser and drawing paper.

  • Lakefront Watercolor Project With MaryLeah

    MaryLeah Marshall takes you through step by step to create your own summer lakefront watercolor. Materials you will need; 140lb cold pressed watercolor paper, watercolor pans or tubes, watercolor round and flat brush.

  • Grumpy Cat Project

    Tardar Sauce, is a cat and Internet celebrity known for her “grumpy” facial expression, and thus known by the common name Grumpy Cat. Her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, says that her permanently grumpy-looking face is due to an under bite and feline dwarfism. This adorable grumpy cat will be used as our inspiration for our drawing… Read More

  • Cherry Tree Blossom Watercolor Project with MaryLeah Marshall

    Watercolor artist MaryLeah Marshall takes you through layer by layer to create cherry tree blossom. You will need 140lb cold pressed watercolor paper, watercolor paint and around round watercolor