The 8th Annual 2009 Minnesota Tile Festival, held recently at the historic American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, was deemed a success with more than 800 visitors from 23 states to view and purchase items from 30 handmade tile and mosaic artists.
The show highlighted new trends in design, colors, and one-of-a-kind tile work of Arts and Crafts Tile work, contemporary handmade tile, mosaic clocks and glass mosaic mirrors. Artists from several states were represented, including: Washington, Virginia, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, North Dakota, Vermont, and New Hampshire.
Plans are already underway for the 9th Minnesota Tile Festival, which will be held September 18, 2010, at the American Swedish Institute. For more information, visit www.handmadetileassociation.org.