August 19 - September 20: "Journey through Trees" - paintings by Denise Bunkert with wood by Bob Carls. Reception: Saturday, Aug. 22, 2-4 p.m.

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Saturday, June 13: Join fiber artist Susan Longstaff and design and construct a quilt or wall hanging section using basic...
Ladies View, Ring of Kerry, Ireland
Travel with artists and others who appreciate the arts… Ripple River Travel
Departing Oct. 1, 2015 for Arts & Inspiration in Scotland....
Pink Spring Blossoms

Ripple River Gallery is located slightly off the beaten track on seven wooded acres near Bay Lake in the heart of Minnesota's lake country....

Wooden Bowl by Bob Carls

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Bob Carls creates functional and decorative lathe-turned wood vessels using traditional and contemporary woodworking...

Summer Farm by Charles Beck

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We are open all year… Summer Hours beginning April 4: Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m...

BOB CARLS, ARTISAN
Bob Carls creates functional and decorative lathe-turned wood vessels...

August 19 - September 20: "Journey through Trees" - paintings by Denise Bunkert with wood by Bob Carls. Reception: Saturday, Aug...

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Since 2000… An artful destination, you'll find Ripple River Gallery in the heart of the Minnesota's lakes country two and a half hours north of Minneapolis. Ripple River Gallery features an ever-changing selection of work by more than 60 amazing regional artisans , including turned wood vessels by Bob Carls, pottery, weaving, jewelry, mixed media, hand-pulled prints, paintings and more.

From March through November, rotating exhibits and featured artists focus on work by individuals, groups of artists or work centered around a theme. Throughout the year we offer arts experiences including a range of classes and special events. Annual, inspiring arts adventures include a 2015 arts-oriented trip to Scotland.

TRAVEL TO SCOTLAND with us. Annual, inspiring
arts adventures include a 2015 arts-oriented trip to Scotland.

We invite you to join the Ripple River Gallery community. Stop by if you’re in the area or keep in touch via our web site, blog or Facebook. Art connects us all!

Meet the team

Bob Carls

Bob Carls

Full-time studio artist, designer, woodturning

Amy Sharpe

Amy Sharpe

Designer, writer, weaver, teacher

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