Lisa Fertig

Lisa Fertig has been formally trained at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, with further study at the University of Minnesota, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and the Atelier Lack.  She served as the Workshop Chair of the Northstar Watercolor Society in the Twin Cities.  She works … Continue reading

Sue Filbin

Sue Filbin learned about nature printing from an article in the publication now called Northern Gardener. Her first nature printing workshop was in December 2001 with her teacher, Sonja Larsen, who wrote the magazine article. Sue has been printing plants ever since. She works as a graphic designer, with her … Continue reading

Rhiannon Fiskradatz

Rhiannon Fiskradatz is a performer, artist, and designer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Passionate about acting from a young age, she didn’t consider herself much of a visual artist until a series of post-college crafting obsessions, like artful bread crumbs, led her to beadwork as a medium. She was fortunate to … Continue reading

Susan Frame

Susan Frame has been playing with ink for over forty years. Created from ink, pigments, rice paper, silk, and canvas, her work features expressive flowers and landscapes as well as abstract interpretations.  She is a pioneer of vertical calligraphic brushwriting in English, and integrates her American experiences into her use … Continue reading

Kyle Frederickson

Kyle Frederickson earned a B.F.A. from the College of Visual Arts in St. Paul. He has extensive experience in publication design as a Senior Designer and Art Director for several local magazine publications. Currently Kyle focuses on painting and exhibiting of urban landscapes and teaching and illustrating in the children’s … Continue reading

Doug Garder

Doug Garder received his Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors in Studio Art and English from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, and a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Painting from West Virginia University in Morgantown, where he received a full teaching assistantship. He has taught in numerous venues at … Continue reading

Dianne Ginsberg

Dianne Ginsberg is primarily an oil painter who also works in acrylics, handmade paper/book arts, and mixed media. She exhibits her work regularly and has taught both adults and children for over thirty years in New York, Oregon, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. She holds a B.A. in Art Education & Elementary … Continue reading

Leslie Granbeck

Leslie Granbeck is a feltmaker and instructor in Minneapolis. Leslie loves sharing her knowledge of fibers and their magical transformation into felt. She teaches traditional wet felting, nuno felting, and her favorite – three-dimensional seamless felting. Her classes are full of color, creativity and adventure. They also include a free … Continue reading

Lana Grow

Lana Grow has won numerous awards in local, national and international shows over the years.  Her work has been featured in many books, magazines, and publications. She has exhibited in numerous galleries with one-person shows, mixed media group shows, as well as in public, corporate, and private collections. She is presently … Continue reading

Catherine Hearding

Catherine Hearding is a self-taught artist with more than 30 years of experience in watercolor. She has a BA degree in zoology and botany from the U of Montana. She works from her home studio in Lake Elmo, MN, and teaches classes and workshops in basic watercolor technique, color theory, … Continue reading