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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), Rick Kochenash (3rd), Richard Abram (honorable mention) Bridget Ertelt (quick paint winner). Mary Pettis was the competition judge.

‘Colors in the Noerenberg Garen’, 12×12, oil with palette knife was painted at the Noerenberg Garden in Wayzata.

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 www.przewodek.com and you will [...]

Jeanne Licari in Poet Artist Collaboration Show

Jeanne Licari has been juried into the Poet Artist Collaboration Show at Crossings at Carnegie in Zumbrota, MN.

The show runs from March 31 to May 15, 2014.  The artist reception is May 10 at 6:30pm.