Jeanne Licari in the Crossing’s Poet Artist Collaboration Show

Jeanne Licari is one of several juried artists displaying in the Poet Artist Collaboration Show at Crossings in Zumbrota, MN.  The show runs from March 30 to May 9th.  An artists’ reception will be held Saturday, April 18 at 6:30 pm.  At 7:30 pm, in the State Theater down the block from Crossings, the poets [...]

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), [...]

HeeJune Shin painting accepted at MN State Fair

HeeJune Shin’s oil painting, Winter Grazing will be at the fine arts department of the Minnesota State Fair this year. The annual art exhibition is the result of a juried competition. In 2011, a total of 2,504 pieces were submitted, and 361 works were accepted. HeeJune painted this piece from a photo she took at the 48th St [...]

HeeJune Shin is the featured artist at Winefest No.16

Winefest No. 16 recently announced that HeeJune Shin has been chosen as their featured artist. Winefest benefits the  University of Minnesota’s Amplats Children’s Hospital. Not only is it a huge honor to be chosen, but there is also great publicity surrounding this event. Winefest No. 16 will take place on May 7 - 8, 2011 at the Depot in Minneapolis.  HeeJune’s oil painting, titled Tuscan Vineyard, 24×30 will be used as the [...]

Nancy Gross’ glass mosaics featured in September “At Home”

The September issue of “At Home” published by the Post Bulletin features a full page article about Nancy Gross and her glass mosaics. In the article Nancy describes the process of how she “recycled” herself into a fine artist after retiring from teaching at Willow Creek Middle School in 2001.  She eventually created “Two Sisters Art [...]