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Swenson offers painting workshops

"River of Time" painting by Paula J. Swenson. Photo courtesy of

BEMIDJI – Local painter Paula J. Swenson is offering a painting workshop titled Painting to Understanding – Translating Ideas into Paint. The workshop will focus on the creative process from conception to implementation and from a completion of a painting to its exhibit.

There will be five sessions and participants will have their work shown in a May exhibit at the Wild Hare Bistro and Coffeehouse.

The first session is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the River of Time Studio, 1017 N. Plantagenet Road SE. The other sessions are April 20, 27 and May 4 and 11.

The cost is $50. Register anytime before the first class. Make checks payable to Region 2 Arts Council, at 426 Bemidji Ave. N. There will be no refunds unless the workshops are cancelled.

For details, call 751-5447 or 800-275-5447.