This month, the Blaine Arts Council hosted the “Art Speaks: Creating Art, Building Voices” exhibit at Blaine City Hall, which featured artwork from clients at Rise.

Rise is a nonprofit organization in Spring Lake Park that supports people who have disabilities and other barriers. The nonprofit helps clients find employment, mental health and medical support services and affordable housing.

The “Art Speaks: Creating Art, Building Voices” exhibit featured 34 pieces created by 34 artists from nine Rise programs.

To learn more about Rise, visit

The next exhibit the Blaine Arts Council will host is work from painter Constance Stockwell Johnson. The exhibit will be on display June 3-28 at Blaine City Hall 10801 Town Square Dr., Blaine. An artist reception will be from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, June 15.

To learn more about the Blaine Arts Council, visit bit.Ly/2L0Q7Cr.


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