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Mingling, munching and mentoring at Five Wings Arts Council in Staples

The Five Wings Arts Council (FWAC) will host a reception for the Middle Ground Gallery display, Grantees of 2010, from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, June 13. Exhibitors include David Rickert, Staples; Douglas Wolff, Wadena; Kayleen Horsma, Menahga; Candace Simar, Pequot Lakes; Ann Marie Ethen, Royalton; Charmaine Donovan, Brainerd; and Kent Scheer, Wadena.

Plan to mingle with the artists and enjoy refreshments from 6-7 p.m. at the gallery, 121 4th St. NE, Staples. From 7-8 p.m., artists Kayleen Horsma and Mary Warner will offer Mentorship Moments. Kayleen, FWAC's master artist of 2011, will share her arts marketing experiences with Artprize and Ugallery. Mary Warner has recently been named a Springboard Artist Career Counselor for the Five Wings area. She will give an overview of her services which offer strategies to advance artists' careers. Information will also be shared about funding art projects through Kickstarter.