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The ArtWise mission is enhance the Greater Grand Forks community through educational visual art programs and exhibition space for youth, families and artists.

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Local Artists can apply to show their original artwork at ArtWise Gallery and Gift Shop by filling the application.

More info and

Artists' application click the button:

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We will have Pirjo Berg, Matt Anderson, and Tait Simonson showing at our gallery 

January 13th - February 25th, 2022.

Reception: Thursday Jan 13th 
5-7 pm
Artists' talk 5:30 pm



Gift Shop

One of a kind, originally designed art work by local artists will be available and new artists is joining us all the time.

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Rent for Events

Rent our Space for your Family/Business/Community event: 

- Birthday 

- Showers

- Annual meetings

- .....

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ArtWise Planner

ArtWise Calendar has reimagined into a Planner.

They are for sale here at the ArtWise office in Columbia Mall at $10.


ArtWise ArtCamps4Kids

- River Forks Watercolor Society

on July 31st 2012 

- Fibers Guild of Red River Valley

 on October 9th 2021

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ArtWise presents
Children's Art Lessons
on two Saturdays
February 12 & 19
from 3:00 - 4:00 pm

all lessons are at
ArtWise Gallery and Creation Space 

Columbia Mall, center court.

February 12th: 
Grades 3 - 6

(Children can be left at ArtWise with signed waver,
children must be picked up at ArtWise after lesson) 

Pom-pom Winter Hats
Participants will learn about hot and cool colors while painting a colorful winter stocking cap on canvas board. Artists will draw and paint on a simple stocking cap and make it their own by adding pattern. Then to top off the painting, they will make a coordinating pom-pom and attach it to the painting.

February 19th:
Grades Preschool - 2nd  

(parents stay with children)

Rainbow Monsters
Participants will learn how to mix primary paint colors to make every color of the rainbow. They will draw a funny monster with oil pastels. Then use their rainbow colors to paint over the drawings. The wax of the oil pastels will work as a resist and the monster will show through the paint.

Admission is
$15 per class;
2 or more children from the same family $10 each.

Email for scholarship info.


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Art Lessons Registration


Please use the PayPal donation button to pay your classes.
Your registration is final after you pay!

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Thank you to all our sponsors!