Jeanne Molamphy

Jeanne Molamphy a.k.a. MsJeanne, is a retired Cosmetology Instructor and Salon Owner who found her love of color and creativity transferred to the art of weaving. Transplanted from the southeastern states, and married to her childhood love, she has been living in Minnesota and weaving for 27 years. Seeing that…

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Lisa Gidlow Moriarty

Artist, labyrinth facilitator and spiritual director, Lisa Gidlow Moriarty has 45 years of experience creating large-scale fabric art installations. Since 1999 she has focused primarily on the creation of labyrinths, both large room-size portable canvas installation and indoor and outdoor installations in a variety of media from turf to concrete.…

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Tracy Nelson Maurer

Tracy Nelson Maurer has written more than 100 books for children and young adults. Her newest books include John Deere, That’s Who! and Noah Webster’s Fighting Words. Tracy has appeared on the Minneapolis KARE-11’s morning talk show and the PBS-affiliated “Venture North” program. She’s also been a guest author at…

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James Nutt, AIA

James Nutt, AIA is an architect, artist, instructor and constant sketcher. He practices architecture in St Paul at BWBR, and maintains a studio in the NE Minneapolis Solar Arts Building. James’ focus is finding and communicating the relationships, energy and stories of our everyday environment.  Using a very limited color palette he strives for energetic line work, depth and proportion to…

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David A. Parker

David A. Parker was born in St. Paul, MN and has lived in Minnesota most of his life. “It seemed natural to try to break into the artist world with my camera. It seems that I’ve been using one for as long as I remember. From “borrowing” my parents Kodak…

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Lee Parr

Lee Parr has been involved in arts and crafts since the late 60s when he learned photography in Greece and eventually opened his own business in 1970.  Later, Lee worked art shows in Minnesota making and selling hand-cut coin jewelry and supplied a number of coin shops with his products. …

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Erik Pearson

Erik Pearson was born and raised in Superior, Wisconsin, where he received a B.F.A. in Studio Art in 1993. He was awarded the first artist-in-residence at Lanesboro Arts in 2001 and has been a full time artist ever since. In 2005 he completed his first public mural project, and has…

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Ginnie Peterson

Ginnie Peterson (left) is a lifelong artist who is always puzzled when people are confused or intimidated by art.  She celebrates color and nature in life and art and seeks to capture its magic in her work. She fell for encaustic wholeheartedly, immersing herself in the medium and relishing the…

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Bonnie Ploger, Ph.D.

Bonnie Ploger is an Artist in Residence at the Center for Global Environmental Education and Professor of Biology at Hamline University.  Her teaching includes college courses and public workshops that combine photography and art-making with exploration of the natural world.  Her artwork is informed by more than 20 years of…

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James Putman

Owner of Farmhouse Style Furniture, James Putman began building farmhouse style tables in 2012. After moving from Detroit Lakes to White Bear Lake in 2014, this hobby slowly grew to a full-time passion and business in 2017. I helped build a house from the ground up. I learned a lot…

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