© 2024 The Duluth-Superior Area Educational Television Corporation (WDSE)

The North 103.3 FM is licensed to The Duluth-Superior Area Educational Television Corporation (WDSE)
Locally Curated. Community Owned.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Radio Gallery 12-28-2010: Allison Aune

Painting by Allison Aune
Painting by Allison Aune

Allison Aune, University of Minnesota Professor of Art History joins Radio Gallery to talk about the Scandinavian arts, including Holiday traditions, historical roots and her own contemporary interpretations of her heritage.


Radio Gallery 12-28-2010: Allison Aune

Maija Morton and Liz Pedersen

Allison Aune shares norwegian Swedish and Finnish winter and holiday traditions including paper arts, the tradition of lights at this time of year, and of course the Christmas Goat. Allison Aune uses traditional patterns from textiles, tile, cloth, clothes, and inter decor to inform her painting. Her work can be seen at Takk for Maten in Duluth and online. For instructions on how to make some of the traditional scandinavian paper items follow the links below.

Allison Aune

Finnish Christmas Traditions

Finnish Star Instructions

Paper Heart Basket instructions

Radio Gallery airs Wednesdays at 4pm and Thursdays at 7:45am and is brought to you by:

The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund
The Duluth Public Arts Commission

Former Program Director, Maija Jenson teaches journalism in the Department of Communication at UMD and was a part of KUMD 2008-2019. She hosted a weekly arts program "Radio Gallery." She shares a lifetime of public radio listening, degrees in journalism and art and 20 years of public radio experience with KFAI, WHA, WSUM and KUMD.
Related Content