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

Brian Cragun featured in 507 Magazine

Brian Cragun, who shows at SEMVA, was featured in this week’s 507 Magazine, the weekly entertainment section of Rochester Post Bulletin. Brian has been an oil painter for 14 years, and especially likes painting on location, which artists refer to as “Plein Air”, meaning in the open air. You can read the article online. Or visit SEMVA Art Gallery to see his work.

Larry Ricker photography on display at National Eagle Center

Rochester, Minnesota Photographer Larry Ricker will have work on display in the National Eagle Center’s Watershed Gallery during the months of January through April, 2015. On January 15, from 4:00PM to 6:00PM CST, there will be an artists reception at the Watershed Gallery.

Larry chose “Nibi Miigiwemadad” (“Water Brings” Life in the Ojibwe language) [...]

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 [...]