Special Syttende Mai Exhibit: “The Artistic Life of Ethel Kvalheim.”
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
We are all well aware of the outstanding rosemaling of Stoughton resident Ethel Kvalheim who passed away in 2011 at the age of 99.
Her artistic life, however, was more than rosemaling. She began sketching as a small girl on the family farm near Utica and was a watercolor painter for many years. Few people outside of her family, however, know about the beautiful landscapes in oil and still life paintings she also created over the years. She even took a turn at painting on porcelain china!
Thanks to a gift of a large kubbestol by Gregg Gibson as well as a loan of a wide array of other art objects from her son Keith, we are pleased to offer this special exhibit.
This exhibit will be open for viewing the week of Syttende Mai. Watch our website for a formal announcement of its opening.