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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. If you are a local artist and are interested in holding a show at the library, learn about the gallery terms, space, and publicity.

2024 Shows

In the Gallery: Trudi Schaefer

In the Gallery: Trudi Schaefer

May - June 2024: Artist Trudi Schaefer's exhibit "The Smallest Show on Earth" will be on display at the library in May and June 2024. These assemblage art works are in miniature and are focused on the history and spirit of the circus.  Some of Trudi's pieces are the...

In the Gallery: Charlotte Schuld

In the Gallery: Charlotte Schuld

May - June 2024: Starting in May and running through June, you can view inspiring nature paintings by Charlotte Schuld in the library’s gallery. Charlotte has spent all of her life paying attention to nature. First as the daughter of North Dakota farmers where the...

In the Gallery: Robert Snyder

In the Gallery: Robert Snyder

March - April 2024: Visit the gallery in March and April to view the works of Robert Snyder. Bob spent many of his formative years in New Hampshire. It was during this time that he discovered his passion for art, initially gravitating towards pencil portraits from...

In the Gallery: Art by Students of Lena Wolf Rothman

In the Gallery: Art by Students of Lena Wolf Rothman

January - February 2024: Visit the gallery in January and February to view the beautiful and inspirational works by young students of Lena Wolf Rothman. The exhibit includes work from 20 of Rothman’s students and features subjects ranging from animals, nature scenes,...


October – December: We Are Water
July – September: art•ist:er•ik slet•ten ret•ro•spec•tive
May – June: Waterworks by Catherine Hearding
March – April: NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley gallery show featuring aging adult artists and caregiving adult artists
January – February: Nature in Art and Imagined Vignettes by Beth Marcus


October – December: James Beck
August – September: Michael Slagle
June – July: Holle Brian & Fred Brian
April – May: Photo Essay by Ne-Dah-Ness Rose Greene
February – March: Home is Where the Art Is
December 2021 – January 2022: Gayle Brunner Frandrup


December 2021 – January 2022: Gayle Brunner Frandrup
October-November: A Tale of Music & Art by Michael DeMeglio
August-September: Water, White Pines, & Wildflowers by Sarah Lilja
June-July: Classic & Vibrant Still Life Oil Paintings by Karen Tan


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


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


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


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


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


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


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