SEMVA in Rochester Area Visitor

Rochester VisitorRochester Area Visitor magazine introduces the hundreds of thousands of  visitors to all the services and events going on in the Rochester area.   SEMVA Art Gallery is featured this month in an 18 page article by Pat Garry.  Pick up a copy or visit their web site at

Featured Artwork

HeeJune Shin receives 2nd place in the Minnesota River Plein Air Competition

This year’s MN River Plein Air Painting competition was held in the Three Rivers Parks in Twin Cities area.  More than 30 artists painted in 21 parks between July 5-20. The competition culminated with a quick paint event and awards presentation at MN River Arts Fair.  The winners were Tom McGregor (1st), HeeJune Shin (2nd), [...]

Linda M. Thorson in Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden Florilegium Exhibition


Several botanical artworks by SEMVA artist Linda M. Thorson will be in the upcoming Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden Florilegium Exhibition August 14 – October 15, 201.  The show will be held in the Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central Library, Cargill Hall

Opening Reception Thursday, August 14, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

This exhibit [...]

Jeanne Licari in Red Wing Plein Air Show

Jeanne Licari has paintings in the Red Wing Plein Air Show at the Depot Gallery through August 26th, 2014.  Jeanne was one of the featured artists painting in the Red Wing Plein Air Festival June 23-June 28, 2014.  The Depot Gallery is located at 418 Levee St. in Red Wing, MN.

HeeJune Shin’s work included in new book.

HeeJune Shin’s mentor and teacher Camille Przewodek recently published a beautiful art book titled ‘Mondays with Camille’ which includes two of her paintings as student work.  HeeJune says. “It is a huge honor for me since I think Camille is the best colorist in the USA. Please view Camille’s paintings at and you will [...]