Local artist, Gerald Patten, to have “Portraits” exhibit on display at Bird Island

Staff Writer
Redwood Falls Gazette
After hosting a "Portraits of Leadership" art show in Redwood Falls earlier this year, Gerald Patten will have his work on display at eh Cultural Centre in Bird Island.

Redwood area artist Gerald Patten is having his “Portraits of Leadership” exhibition on display at the Cultural Centre in Bird Island.

Patten’s work will be on display Sept. 25-27.

Over a few months this spring, Patten painted 18 portraits of political leaders, including a number of presidents and people who have served in leadership roles in Minnesota.

Hours are from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday.

The portraits on display were done by Patten as a COVID-19 quarantine activity.

An artist reception is scheduled to be held Sept. 25 from 4-7 p.m.