Braham Art Show opens Aug. 1

East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) will host  the opening of their 2014 Gallery Art Show during Braham Pie Day from 10  a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at their office, 112 Main Ave. in Braham.

Local artists Martin Gilchrist, Sharon Howell and Sue Rutherford will share their artwork with the public, and will be available during the day to talk about their artistic experiences and artwork. Gilchrist, a photographer from the Milaca area and a recent recipient of an ECRAC-McKnight Individual Artist Grant, will be displaying several photographs from his project, The Next Step.

Acrylic and oil paintings by Cambridge area artist and past recipient of an ECRAC-McKnight Individual Artist Grant, Howell’s Lakescapes 2011 series will be featured, along with acrylic paintings by established Milaca area artist Rutherford.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

The artists’ works will remain on display through the end of September, and can be viewed during regular office hours and by appointment. For more information, call 320-396-2337, or visit