Over 150 of Terry Redlins original oil paintings hang in the impressive building at the junction of U.S. Highway 212 and Interstate 29 in...
Over 150 of Terry Redlins original oil paintings hang in the impressive building at the junction of U.S. Highway 212 and Interstate 29 in Watertown, South Dakota. Designed by Charles Redlin, son of the popular artist, the Redlin Art Center is truly a family project. While Terry Redlin contributed the artwork, it was Charles who planted the seed for the art center 25 years ago. He wanted to preserve and display under one roof his fathers original oil paintings. The young Redlin says it was a hard sell. I told Dad I wanted him to stop selling his originals. I wanted a place to display them after he was gone. The elder Redlin, who was living in a home and studio on the shores of Lake Minnetonka in Mound, Minnesota, eventually warmed to the idea, and the project was accelerated so it would be completed, instead, during his lifetime