Lisa Stauffer

Lisa Stauffer has been awarded Masters Circle status from the International Association of Pastel Societies and Signature status in the Pastel Society of America in addition to receiving many national awards. She has worked and taught in a wide variety of media with a special focus on painting en plein…

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Thomas E. Stewart

Thomas E. Stewart is a muralist and public artist who has created large-scale, photorealistic murals in visitor centers and other public venues for over two decades. Tom grew up in Minneapolis, and holds a BS in Forestry and a BFA in painting.  His art career started in Alaska where he…

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Tressa Sularz

Tressa Sularz is a contemporary basket maker living and working in her home in Northeast Minneapolis. She made her first basket in 1972 after collecting baskets and has been making them ever since. She teaches at art centers, national basketry conferences, and similar venues, including guilds and other art related…

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Brittany Trushin

Brittany Trushin completed her BFA studies in pottery at Colorado State University in 2010. She has been a studio apprentice at Fire Earth Works Studio in Bellvue, Colorado, a resident artist at Flux Studios in Mount Rainier, Maryland, and a technician and studio artist at Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis…

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Mary Jo Van Dell

Mary Jo Van Dell takes a minimalist approach to her contemporary landscape works in oil. The artist limits her palette to bring a respectful stillness and gravitas to the canvas. Mary Jo, who is based in Stillwater, Minnesota, has participated in many solo and group exhibitions in recent years. In…

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Aimee Van Ostrand

Aimee Van Ostrand is originally from the Philippines. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University in Ames, IA and her Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Roseville, MN.  She is an NCCAOM Board Certified Practitioner and owns Healing…

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Susan Hartzell Vannelli

Susan Hartzell Vannelli is a professional artist who offers stimulating art classes and workshops at White Bear Center for the Arts. Sue’s colorful, mixed media art reflects her personal energy, joy, and enthusiasm for life! Oil, acrylic, and pastel are her favorite mediums to create with. Her art combines spirituality,…

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Dan Wiemer

Dan Wiemer is an award winning artist and illustrator who lives in Red Wing MN.  He was trained as a graphic designer and has painted in watermedia most of his life.  Dan is a past president of the Minnesota Watercolor Society and has taught classes and workshops for over twenty-five…

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Joshua Woof

Joshua Woof started in clay from an early age, being raised in a family of potters. He has received degrees from both the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the School for American Crafts at RIT in Rochester NY. He is currently finishing a year-long fellowship at the Northern Clay Center…

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Carolyn (Boehlke) Youngbauer

Carolyn (Boehlke) Youngbauer is the author of “Chasing the Moon” and “Literaria.”  She has a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Hamline University and is the Writing Center Coordinator at White Bear Lake Area High School.  She lives in Minneapolis.

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