• Dirk Nelson’s show at the Page Theater, Saint Mary’s University, had a successful opening, well attended with numerous sales. It continues until Feb. 7th and after that his work can be seen at Vitamin Studios here in La Crosse.

• Julia Crozier’s show continues until March 1st at the Red Horse Gallery in Fountain City. Her opening was a great success with lots of sales and a huge turnout. Check out Red-Horse Gallery.com for more info.
   
UW-La Crosse is having a faculty exhibit on the first floor of the Center for the Arts through Feb. 20. Go see the show.
   
Lanesboro Art Center is showing the work of jewelry makers Liz Bucheit and Michael Seiler with an opening Feb. 9, from 6-8 p.m. The show runs through March 31. Check out Lanesboroarts.org for more info. For jewelry lovers, this is a must-see show. Liz’s filigree work is extraordinary.
   
• Mary Solberg and Andrew Chulyk are having a two-person show at Studio Gallery 1311 located at 1311 Market St. here in La Crosse. This will be a unique experience for art lovers of the more offbeat. It opens Feb. 16, from 6-9 p.m., and continues through March. I will be reviewing Solberg’s work in the March issue of Second Supper. To learn more about Studio Gallery 1311, go to www.sg1311.blogspot.com.
   
State Street Gallery, 1804 State St., La Crosse, continues to show a wonderful mix of local, regional and national artists covering all mediums and styles. If you like an intimate environment to explore your artistic tastes, this is it.
   
Enjoy the art and support the artists! Art Rumba!