Arts

Boat reflected on lake water.

Reflections placed second in the Activities and Events category of our annual photo contest, Lens on Lake Minnetonka.

Jodi Reeb

Hollie Blanchard, co-founder of Art Girls Mpls. says, “Why does this immediately transport me to Palm Springs? You, too?!

Foggy Dock on Crystal Bay

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.

Heart #44 original mixed media on canvas

“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

“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

Upcycle glassware with paint and baking soda to make faux pottery.

We’re relegated to staying home a lot more these days, so why not put that extra time indoors to good use?

Minnetonka Symphony director Jeffreu Stirling

Get to know the new director of the Minnetonka Symphony Orchestra.

Local artist Richard Merchan paints in his studio in Greenwod

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.

"Cottagewood" by local artist David Holmes

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

Minnetonka High School student Reed Raarup might be young, but his artistic career is taking off.

An artist on a trip sponsored by PleinAir Magazine paints a woman on a Cuban street.

In all, 50 artists participated in the trip.

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