Local Artist Trading Artwork For State Fair FoodA local artist will either starve Sunday or eat a lot of food at the Minnesota State Fair. Matt Semke says he will only eat what he trades for his artwork. Semke's goal is to complete one large painting every hour.
Finding Minnesota: Hastings Sculptor Welds Whimsical Steel ArtworkYes, that’s a stainless steel alligator on the roof of Dale Lewis’ Honda Civic and, yes, there’s a good story behind it. It’s a symbol of how Lewis adapted when hard times hit.
Check Out The Official Art For The 2013 State FairThe new official commemorative art for this year's State Fair was unveiled on Wednesday. Minneapolis artist Marie Olofsdotter unveiled her creation on Wednesday on the state fairgrounds.
Former Talking Heads Singer Turns Building Into A Music MakerHave you ever played a building? Aria has been transformed into a music maker by artist and musician David Byrne.
America’s Last Mosaic Icon Artist Makes Work For Mpls ChurchHe's the last artist of his kind in the country, and his work will grace the walls of a Twin Cities church.
Large Mural Finds New Home Near Lake Calhoun Minneapolis painter Leon Hushcha is meticulously restoring a large mural near Lake Calhoun. Until recently, it sat in storage without a future.
Woman Who Colorized Famous Photo Dies At 95 The artist who hand-colored a photo that's hung in homes and churches across the country has died at age 95.
Artist Loses Her Sight But Not Her Creative VisionWhile most would take vision loss as a reason not to explore life as an artist, there is one woman who proves you don't have to have vision to be a visionary.
Finding Minnesota: Big Stone Mini GolfMost owners of valuable art collections might be nervous about having children play around them -- not to mention children with golf clubs.
Art Adorns St. Paul Bar After VandalismBusinesses along University Avenue in St. Paul have had a difficult summer with vandals spray painting graffiti all over.
Local Artist Profile: Beth DowOne of four artists recently selected to receive the 2011 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Photographers, Minneapolis-based photographer Beth Dow uses historical references and traditional processes to address contemporary issues of land use and our experience of time.
Finding Minnesota: Art 4 Shelter, Not Your Typical Art SaleArt collectors take pride in the paintings and sketches they've gathered. Starting Thursday in Minneapolis, everyone has a chance to buy some original works of art, at prices that are truly a steal. But there's a catch.
St. Paul Glass Artist Plays With Gravity And FireFred Kaemmer likes it hot.
Bulgarian-Born Artist To Paint Pawlenty PortraitGov. Tim Pawlenty's has picked an artist to paint the official portrait that will hang in the halls of the Minnesota Capitol.