Tucked away 40 miles north of Venice, Italy, is the quaint fishing island of Burano, known for its brightly colored painted homes. Legend has it that the homes were painted in bright hues to help the fishermen find their ways home when the lagoon was blanketed in fog.
Michael Gilbertson’s All Aboard placed second in the City Landmarks category of our annual Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.
Hollie Blanchard, co-founder of Art Girls Mpls. says, “Why does this immediately transport me to Palm Springs? You, too?!
Looking to the north on Crystal Bay, Jace Dovolis, 13, captured Foggy Dock, the first-place winner in the Wildlife & Nature category of our annual Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.
“Stephanie Dillion’s signature heart paintings are like pieces of the past, hardships that one never thought they were capable of getting through, yet we do. And somehow, our heart is put back together stronger and more beautifully than we ever thought possible by grace and love.
“The Boxer by artist Richard Merchán is a beautiful representation of his loose impressionistic approach fueled by strategic hints of color perfectly placed throughout the composition,” says Hollie Blanchard, co-founder of The Art Girls Minneapolis
We’re relegated to staying home a lot more these days, so why not put that extra time indoors to good use?
Get to know the new director of the Minnetonka Symphony Orchestra.
Richard Merchán moved from Venezuela to Florida, then studied at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He reflects on his career in the commercial and fine arts.
David Holmes’ hyperrealism painting technique means the image produced looks as perfect and real as possible—with no visible brush strokes.
Minnetonka High School student Reed Raarup might be young, but his artistic career is taking off.