Gallery Opening: Craig Groe

Grand opening of Craig Groe at the ArtWorks Center

Meet the artists at the FREE opening reception with refreshments. Open to the public. Wine and beer available for purchase by members and their guests. 

Craig Groe is a Mankato, MN-based artist.  Originally from Austin, MN, Craig graduated from Austin High School (Class of 1977) and has also attended Austin Community College (now Riverland College) and Mankato State University (now Minnesota State University-Mankato).  Some notable teachers he has studied with include Ken Riska, Ione Bell, James Wegner and Robert Finkler.

Some of Craig's other artistic pursuits include music, poetry, film and theatre.

Craig has been employed as a production assistant at KAAL-TV (1992-1993) in Austin and is currently employed at KEYC-TV in Mankato as a commercial writer/producer.

This is Craig's third show in Austin after having previously exhibited at the former Austin Art Center in Sterling Shopping Center and also at Riverland College.

This activity is made possible by an Artist Grant provided by the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council from funds provided by the McKnight Foundation.

The exhibit will remain on display through August 19 and can be viewed during ArtWorks Center hours, Tue-Fri 10am-5pm and Sat 10am-3pm.

"Holy Mountain" 2016 acrylic on canvas

"Holy Mountain" 2016 acrylic on canvas