Jim Clark

Jim Clark is an award winning draughtsman, painter, and sculptor, as well as a teaching artist and curator.  He received his undergraduate art degree at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, an MFA at Vesper College, in addition to study at Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne and at the…

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Christopher Copeland

Christopher Copeland first developed his interest in open and serene landscapes growing up in rural Washington County. A 1983 graduate of the College of Visual Arts in St. Paul, Christopher exhibits in Minneapolis, New York, Boston, Ohio, Seattle, Scottsdale and Santa Fe. Painting outdoors on location, Copeland’s main concern is…

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Robert Cuerden

Robert Cuerden is a Twin Cities-based, award-winning photographer and published author.  His work has been privately sold and his wide variety of images is sold as stock slides.  He currently teaches the art of photography at White Bear Center for the Arts as well as serving on the Board of…

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Joshua Cunningham

Joshua Cunningham lives in St. Paul, with his wife Shannon, their children, Greta, William and a sheep dog, Louie. He is a member of the Outdoor Painters of Minnesota, Oil Painters of America, and the American Impressionist Society. His work has garnered national attention by Plein Air Magazine and Informed…

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Bonnie Cutts

Bonnie Cutts graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus, with a B.F.A. in drawing and painting. She has exhibited her artwork since the early 1980s in both solo and group shows, and her work is included in numerous corporate and private collections across the country. In 1998 Bonnie…

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Calvin deRuyter

Calvin deRuyter is a Maple Grove artist who is known as a colorist. He has been presented with more than 2 dozen awards, and is a signature member of the Red River Watercolor Society, as well as the Futurist of the Northstar Watermedia Society. In the last decade he has…

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Julie Dobson Miner

Julie Dobson Miner is a versatile and accomplished painter, illustrator/designer with a passion for the arts and teaching. She works in diverse styles and media, both traditional and electronically-generated which she has honed over years of working in different arenas of the art world. Julie has spent years working with her rep who licenses her art work to manufactures that graces the products in stores throughout the United States and into Europe. Her true love is teaching oil/acyclic classes and prior to entering the licensing world, Julie owned and operated a teaching studio-gallery in White Bear Lake for six years were she taught watercolor. Today Julie works and teaches from her home studio over looking Forest Lake of Forest Lake MN with her two golden retrievers Max and Ruby close by. Her and her husband Arvin have two adult sons Jesse and Sean both living in neighboring communities.

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Peggy Doran

Peggy Doran was classically trained in Belgium and Chicago.  She is the owner and chef of Margaux’s Table in White Bear Lake.  Margaux’s Table serves local and regional ingredients, gathering many from nearby farmers’ markets.  Peggy’s dishes have a wholesome, rustic elegance.

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Kate Renee

Kate Renee is a professional artist and creative entrepreneur from Minneapolis, MN. She has been a blogger since 2011 and loves to write about arts business topics on her blog, What Art School Didn’t Teach You. Recently, Kate received her Masters of Arts in Art and Cultural Management from St. Mary’s…

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Debra Dresler

Debra Dresler, a St. Croix Valley native, has had a rich career in the arts. Her studio Stroke Of Art was founded in 1986, where Debra designed and marketed art in many mediums. She has also been an instructor in calligraphy, jewelry making, painting, and photography.  She believes everyone is a…

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