Seward Arts & Culture

All things arts & culture, and home of Seward Winter Frolic : Art in the 'hood
  • Kim Gordon

    Kim Gordon is a local painter, illustrator and teacher. Her greeting cards tell simple stories about elemental aspects of life: finding joy in transitory beauty, peace in nature, the pleasures of relationships.

  • Lea-Way Designs

    Lea-Way Designs, LLC create colorful, culturally-inspired tiles for home decor and personal decor. Tiles as functional art, Two-Way Tile Trays™, and tile jewelry are available for personal expression and your gift-giving needs.

  • Dan Leisen Photography

    Dan Leisen’s award winning landscape photography captures Minnesota scenes from the boundary waters, north shore of Superior and local parks. His work has been in several of the art fairs in the Twin Cities area including the Stone Arch, Powderhorn, St. Anthony Park, Wayzata and the Edina “Fall into the Arts.”    

Frolic Artists Now Featured in our Slider!

We will be featuring 2014 Frolic artists in the slider above.

Artists! Time to Register for the 2014 Winter Frolic.

Deadline to get in the Seward Winter Frolic program is Nov 3, 2014.
Go here for more information.


Dan Leisen at Centennial Lakes Park Sept. 6 & 7

Dan Leisen at Fall into the Arts at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S. on Sept. 6 & 7. Booth #211 on the south side of the Hughes Pavilion.  Read More


IGNITION. The inaugural 360* Fashion Show.

Bedlam Theatre‘s Lowertown venue is hosting IGNITION, the inaugural 360* Fashion Show for Center for Moving Cultures on Sunday, September 7th at 7pm.

The event will be showcasing radical fashions exalting real bodies in 360* range of motion.


Center for Moving Cultures (CMC) is a new organization created by longtime Bedlam and BareBones associated artist, Lelis Brito. CMC is “dedicated to exploring and deepening the understanding of body, and through the body building social justice within and without the body.”

Included as a model in the event from Seward is ArtiCulture staffer, Deb Ervin.

More information on the website, and Facebook event.

Tickets can be purchased at the $20 suggested donation price online at:




Solo Exhibitions Program at the Nomad – accepting applications

From the fine folks at Altered Esthetics:

“Through the Solo Exhibitions program, Altered Esthetics provides an opportunity for artistic growth, access, exploration, and the promotion of emerging artists through community outreach and local partnerships. In addition to providing Nomad World Pub for a solo show in the community, Altered Esthetics assists with career guidance and growth with organization and business skills needed to develop and maintain a successful art career.

The solo exhibitions program is an exceptional program for emerging artists because it not only helps them have a successful first opening experience, but it also trains them to step to the next level in their artistic careers. Are you interested in applying to the program for next year?

You can review the application at:

View Application

The deadline for applications to the 2015 Solo Exhibitions Program is September 5th.”