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Art Gallery

The purpose of the Stillwater Public Library Gallery is to provide education and arts enrichment through exhibits and displays, to increase community involvement in the library, and to provide an enjoyable environment for the library’s users.

The library’s gallery exhibits typically change every two months and feature the work of contemporary area artists.

2021 & 2022 Shows

In the Gallery: Holle Brian & Fred Brian

In the Gallery: Holle Brian & Fred Brian

June - July 2022: View a unique father-daughter exhibit featuring paintings by artist Holle Brian, as well as works by her late father, Fred Brian. The exhibit begins in June and runs through July. It is viewable during library hours. Meet Holle at an opening...

In the Gallery: Photo Essay by Ne-Dah-Ness Rose Greene

In the Gallery: Photo Essay by Ne-Dah-Ness Rose Greene

April - May 2022: Through powerful photographic portraits, Green raises awareness around Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR). Each subject has a story that gives voice to those forced forever to be silent. The portraits feature social workers, advocates,...

In the Gallery: Gayle Brunner Frandrup

In the Gallery: Gayle Brunner Frandrup

December 2021 - January 2022: The gallery at Stillwater Public Library will feature an exhibit of watercolors by painter Gayle Brunner Frandrup. Gayle 's love of fine art started at an early age. At 12, she was awarded first place in a Wisconsin state safety poster...

In the Gallery: Michael DeMeglio

In the Gallery: Michael DeMeglio

October - November 2021: Immerse yourself in “A Tale of Music and Art“ by artist Michael DeMeglio. The exhibit includes Michael’s acclaimed Beethoven works, inspired by movements of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, as well as works of art that focus on telling a story...

In the Gallery: Sarah Lilja

In the Gallery: Sarah Lilja

August – September 2021: In August and September, the gallery at Stillwater Public Library will feature the exhibit "Water, White Pines, and Wildflowers" by photographer Sarah Lilja. The vibrant works are from Sarah's recent three-week residency at Pine Needles, the...

In the Gallery: Karen Tan

In the Gallery: Karen Tan

June – July 2021: Our gallery is now open with the library’s return to nearly full open hours! Our first exhibit of 2021 features the vibrant still-life oil paintings of Karen Ni Tan. Karen’s passion is to celebrate the beauty and richness of life through art. She...

2020

January-February Textiles – Traditional and Modern 2020 by St. Croix Valley Rug Hookers (and beyond)

2019

November-December: Recollections by Susan Strand-Penman & Jerilyn Strand
September-October Views from Within by Becky Benson
July-August Twelve Months in the Midwest by Bruce and Tamy Leventhal
May-June Memories into Art by Rita Zawislak-Brandt
March-April Surreal Landscapes by Kristin Prideaux
January-February Fiber Favorites

2018

November-December Nature Photography by Craig Blacklock
September-October Michael Gordon and Nick Earl 
July-August Jamais vu: To See Anew by Charlotte Schuld
May-June Within An Exhibition of Drawings by Jennifer Davenport
March-April  The Secret Camino by Ann Gregory
January-February Flora and Fauna Creating Art With Wool One Loop at a Time

2017

November-December Diana Hatchitt
September-October Digital Vision Quests by The Western Wisconsin Photography Club
July-August Virginia Lovness
May-June Jimmy Longoria
March-April Tim Nyberg
January-February Town and Garden by the St. Croix Valley Area Rug Hookers

2016

November-December Pebbles in the River by Tomy O’Brien
September-October Emily Haddad
July-August Gregg Rochester
May-June Oil and Water with Dianne Ginsberg and Jeanette Richards
March-April Laurie Schneider
January-February St. Croix Valley Area Rug Hookers

2015

November-December Myrlah Olson
September 2015- October David Parker
July 2015-August Melissa Belanger
May 2015-June Sharon Weiser
March-April Every Day Brave with Douglas Limon, Rachel Limon, Gavino Limon, Melvin Losh & Tom Lindfors
January-February Wynn Davis

2014

August -September Marie Olofsdotter
July-August Sue Hedin
May-June Edie and Richard Abnet
March-April Beverly Van Dell
January-February Carl Cedergren

Historical List of Gallery Shows