Art Booth Opening Day at the Alaska State Fair

Opening day began with rain and clouds, everyone was wearing rain gear and many sported stylish Alaskan footwear Xtratufs.  By mid-day the sun occasionally peeked through the clouds, shorts and tank tops appeared more and more.  So many old friends and collectors stopped in to say hello it warmed our hearts.  Part of the reason […]

BUY Original Painting “Wildflowers”

Original painting by artist Gail Niebrugge “Wildflowers” original painting 22″ x 30″ acrylic/watercolor on rag paper matted and framed under glass 32″ x 40″ Art print “Wildflowers” available Now that the weather has turned frosty and the leaves have fallen, this original painting is a delightful reminder of summer in Alaska. “Wildflowers” hangs on a […]

Artist Gail Niebrugge thanks You for a Great Open House

With the help of two of good friends, Faye Palin and Dorris Stevenson, a whirlwind of art sales were made during the three hour open house at the Alaska studio of artist Gail Niebrugge.  Many other guests helped, we are especially grateful for the assistance given by Steve Stevenson and Warren Enyeart. Many folks stopped […]

Alaska Artist Open House June 20, 2012

To help everyone find the residence art studio for Alaska artist Gail Niebrugge Open House Wednesday, June 20, from 4-7pm, Bob and our neighbor Dennis posted the house numbers on the big rock in out by the road in front. The location for the artist open house is 2528 N. Pointe Circle, Wasilla, AK 99654. […]

Hanging Artwork for the Open House June 20

We’ve been busy re-arranging the house and studio for the Open House Wednesday evening from 4-7 pm, June 20.  The yard is very green and the garden is starting to grow, a couple of days of sunshine made the plants surge (weeds as well).  We are looking forward to hosting a fun event, wine & […]

Open House Scheduled June 20, 2012

The studio will be open Wednesday evening from 4 – 7 pm, June 20.  Stop by and enjoy wine, cheese, original paintings and drawings, art prints, our gardens and the lake.  Address; 2528 N. Pointe Circle, Wasilla, AK 99654.  See you there! Gail Niebrugge, Alaska artist

Celebration of Wildlife Art 2012, Kenai, Alaska

I had the pleasure of hanging all the art for the upcoming Celebration of Wildlife Art 2012 that opens this Friday, June 1, at the Kenai Cultural & Visitors Center.  There are over 80 paintings in the show, here I’m pictured with one of two spectacular entries by internationally known artist Robert Bateman. This is […]

Great Show at Aurora Fine Art Gallery, Anchorage

Artists, clients, and art lovers all showed up for the First Friday Art Walk at Aurora Fine Art Gallery, Anchorage, Alaska last night.  The large original on the back wall is my painting titled “Prime Colors”, it looked right at home in the gallery. A steady flow of folks continued throughout the evening.  Owner, Dianne […]

First Friday at Aurora Fine Art Gallery, Anchorage, Tonight

Today a heavy spring snow storm arrived, as I look out the window I don’t feel like driving to Anchorage today, but we must.  Tonight will be my first-time participation in a First Friday art show at the Aurora Fine Art Gallery, downtown Anchorage, Alaska, across from the PAC.  The owner, Dianne Louise, drove all […]

Fairbanks Symphony of Lights

Yesterday I had the pleasure to serve as a juror for the Fairbanks Art Association  upcoming show, Patterns of Influence “Symphony of Light,” that opens February 3 in the gallery at the Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts in Pioneer Park, Fairbanks, Alaska.  Many artists braved the sub zero temperatures to attend my slide show/lecture […]

Hanging Art Show at Rusty’s in Palmer

Yesterday we hung 32 framed prints at Rusty’s at Dahlia St. Restaurant in Palmer, Alaska, and will be on display for sale until January 30, 2012.  Pictured above is Bob and the owner Rusty hanging artwork using the unique monofilament/rail system Rusty devised to keep the walls free from nail holes. My art looks wonderful […]

Join us at the Christmas Arts & Crafts Emporium

We are attending the Christmas Arts & Crafts Emporium at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center downtown Anchorage, Alaska,  (today) Saturday, November 19 through Sunday November 20 in our booth with many new prints and other items perfect for gifts for the Holidays.  Come see us.  Admission is free, and downtown parking on the street […]

Get Ready for 2011 Christmas Art & Craft Emporium

Here is a photo of our booth last year at the 2010 Christmas Art & Craft Emporium at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center, downtown Anchorage, Alaska.  Bob is busily packing the cargo trailer for the show this year.  God willing, we will set-up all day this Friday and be ready for the festivities Saturday […]

Last Day at the Art Booth, Alaska State Fair

It has been an eventful, successful twelve days at the Palmer fairgrounds.  Many originals, large giclee prints and artwork found new homes.  Friendships renewed, collectors informed, commissions considered, framing and matting discussed, as well as all other aspects of the business of art and the artist.  A good time was had by all.  Today is […]

Art Booth Out Front and Behind the Scenes

While I work with collectors in the booth at the Alaska State Fair, Bob works out back inside the camper.  Today he is shucking peas from the garden.  The first frost can happen any day now, I harvested the remaining vegetables in the garden early this morning before we drove to the fairgrounds.  We saw […]

Art Booth Visitors

Art student Shelby Alger in her cute hat, scarf and gloves. Former Copper Center, Alaska, neighbor and friend Jim Wann and his wife Debby. Long time friends and Glennallen High School, Alaska, classmates with our kids, Mike and Tracia Craig.  This is what the Alaska State Fair is all about.  We love all of you […]

Pioneer Peak Print at our Art Booth

Fall colors will surround us soon and customers in our booth at the Alaska State Fair are enjoying my print of the local mountain, Pioneer Peak, depicting this season.  Nights are growing crisp and it is dark now when we leave the fairgrounds at 10:00PM.  The season is changing.  The fair closes Monday evening, Labor […]

Spider Man Visits Art Booth

One of the side benefits of the mirrored pedestal in the center of our booth at the Alaska State Fair is that little folks can admire their new face paint.  Children stay occupied while mom and dad select artwork.  Today Spider Man made a visit!  Something fun happens every day at the fair. Gail Niebrugge, […]

Niebrugge Art and Books

It always amazes me how many customers in our booth at the Alaska State Fair are visiting from other states.  Monday brought the smart shoppers.  Drenched in sunshine the fairgrounds were easy to navigate without the weekend hoards.  Strolling leisurely folks enjoyed good food without long lines, and ample time to browse through the huge […]

Busy Sunny Sunday in the Art Booth

What a day!  Sunshine and Garrison Keillor live in the outdoor Borealis Theatre brought record crowds to the Alaska State Fair and the Niebrugge Studio art booth.  Bare walls appeared where original art and framed prints used to hang.  People clad in shorts and flip flops dominated the scene where only yesterday they were bundled […]

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