We are a small family-based printmaking operation in a scenic little coastal town in northern Minnesota.

We make woodblock prints by hand, pictures of recognizable scenes mostly from the northwoods. Many of these appear as illustrations in books for children and adults.

The printmaking studio and gallery is housed in a historic church, selling the current editions of hand-printed woodcuts, as well as the work of local and regional artists.

Winter Studio hours are listed under "News and Events," (right). The web store is open all year.

Calendar of Upcoming Events for 2018
May 25-June 30 ~ Betsy Bowen Gallery's Spring Art Underground ~  An invitational art show featuring new woodcuts by Betsy and work by over 30 regional artists. Sneak Preview, Friday, May 25th from 5 - 8pm. 
 July 14-15 ~ Grand Marais Arts Festival, downtown Grand Marais, MN
September 6-29 ~ Betsy Bowen Woodcuts, Edge Center Gallery, Bigfork, MN
September 28-October 7 ~ Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour ~ With in-studio demonstrations by Betsy and guest artists. Special tour hours are 10 - 5 daily.
News and Events Bird Art by Betsy

Betsy Bowen Studio

Grand Marais, MN - Hours & Special Events

Open 11-5 daily.

Betsy Bowen Studio is the best place to find rare and exclusive woodcuts by Betsy, signed books, calendars, cards, local pottery and lots more.

We are also the home of  Stephan Hoglund Borderlands Gallery, where you will find art jewelry made from local gemstones, as well as portrait and wedding photography. 

Congratulations to One North Star,  Winner of the Northeastern Minnesota Book Award for Children's Literature as well as winner of the 2017 Riverby Award, given by the John Burroughs Association for exceptional natural history writing for young readers. Hamline University's online journal, Bookology spoke with Betsy, Phyllis Root and Beckie Prange, about their collaboration on the award-winning children's book.  

Watch for The Lost Forest, by Phyllis Root, illustrations by Betsy, coming in the spring of 2019.  University of Minnesota Press.

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