Class: Building Your Creative Confidence
Jan
11
6:30 PM18:30

Class: Building Your Creative Confidence

Do you feel unsure or nervous about calling yourself an artist but love to create things? Do you envy "real" artists or feel like you need a nudge to put your work out into the world? This class is for you! Through readings, discussion and creative activities, we will explore and open up what is keeping us from being our most creative, vibrant selves.

East Ridge High School: 1039 Art Room
4200 Pioneer Dr
Woodbury, MN 55129

Thursday, January 11th
6:30PM - 8:30PM

$35 includes all materials

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Class: Block Printing on Dish Towels
Feb
20
6:30 PM18:30

Class: Block Printing on Dish Towels

Learn how to carve your own block and print on paper and fabric! You will sketch a design, transfer it to the block, carve it and make a series of prints on paper and on a dish towel.

Where: East Ridge High School: 1039 Art Room
4200 Pioneer Dr
Woodbury, MN 55129

When: Tuesday, Feb 20th
6:30PM - 8:30 PM

Price: $60, includes all materials

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Class: Building Your Creative Confidence
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

Class: Building Your Creative Confidence

You love to make things, but are afraid to call yourself an "artist". Through activities, discussions and readings, we will break down the fears and mental blocks that keep us from being the most vibrant, creative, artistic people that we are meant to be. You will leave with a new-found confidence in your creative expression and lots of energy to keep moving forward.

Minnetonka Community Education Center

205 Excelsior Room
4584 Vine Hill Rd
Excelsior, MN 55331

Wednesdays, March 7th & March 14th
6:00PM - 8:00PM

$69 includes all materials

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Class: Art & Nature
May
12
9:30 AM09:30

Class: Art & Nature

Learn how to make beautiful art with plants! We will explore cyanotype, an old process from the 1840's that uses the sun to create prints. We will also use ink to create unique prints of plants on paper that we'll turn into notecards and art to frame or give as gifts. You won't look at your garden the same after this class!

Saturday, May 12
9:30AM-11:30AM

Cottage Grove Middle School: C-101 Science Classroom
9775 Indian Blvd S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016

$43 includes all materials

Open to 15 years old and up. 

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Class: Printing with the Sun: Intro to Cyanotype
May
12
12:15 PM12:15

Class: Printing with the Sun: Intro to Cyanotype

Learn how to make cyanotypes on paper using plants, objects and the sun! This class goes beyond the introduction process taught in Emma's Art & Nature class. Discover how to hand treat paper with chemistry to get different artistic effects, create a set of prints to take home and leave with the skills to keep creating at home. 

Date: Saturday, May 12th 12:15PM-2:15PM

Location: 

Cottage Grove Middle School: C-101 Science Classroom
9775 Indian Blvd S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Cost: $43, all supplies included.

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Class: Art & Nature
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Class: Art & Nature

Through different creative activities including printmaking, cyanotype, and drawing, we will explore the beauty, inspiration and therapeutic effects that nature can have on us.

Minnetonka Community Education Center
4584 Vine Hill Rd
Excelsior, MN 55331

Saturday, May 19
10:00AM - 12:00PM

$65 includes all materials

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FREE Class: Pen & Ink Drawing
Dec
12
6:00 PM18:00

FREE Class: Pen & Ink Drawing

Join me for a fun FREE class to learn how to make pen and ink drawings! Pen and ink art consists of a series of marks set down on paper to create a composition. There are basically two types of marks: dots or lines. Students will learn how to use various drawing pens with, or without India ink, to create dynamic and contrasting black and white drawings.

Where: Apple Valley Community Center

14603 Hayes Road
Apple Valley, MN 55124
P: 952-891- 7061

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Class: Printing with Plants!
Dec
9
10:00 AM10:00

Class: Printing with Plants!

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Learn how to get creative with nature! We will explore printing with potatoes, leaves, and sticks to make unique home decor items and art prints on paper and fabric. Projects covered will include making tote bags, dish towels, and note cards to keep or give as gifts.

Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN 55431

Cost: $44 (Artistry Members) / $49 (Non-Members). All supplies included.

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No Coast Craft-o-Rama Holiday Fair!
Dec
1
to Dec 2

No Coast Craft-o-Rama Holiday Fair!

I'm so excited to be part of the No Coast Craft-o-Rama holiday fair again this year! This is an amazing weekend packed full of incredible makers and artists. Come and say hi and do some holiday shopping!

Friday, December 1st from 3pm-8pm

Saturday, December 2nd from 9am-5pm

Midtown Global Market, 10th Avenue & Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN

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Art Fair: Craft'za, Northeast Minneapolis
Nov
19
10:00 AM10:00

Art Fair: Craft'za, Northeast Minneapolis

I'll be selling my work at the fun Craft'za Art Fair this year! Stop by, say hi and do some holiday shopping from local makers! It is a two day event this year, I'll be there on Sunday, November 19th from 10am-4pm. 

Grain Belt Bottling House in Northeast Minneapolis

(79 13th Avenue NE, Mpls, MN 55413)

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Class: Make Your Own Fabric Covered Earrings!
Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

Class: Make Your Own Fabric Covered Earrings!

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  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn how to make earrings with repurposed and thrifted fabrics! You can bring your own scraps to play with or use some that will be provided to create unique designs. You’ll leave with 10 pairs of earrings to wear or to give as gifts along with the resources to continue making earrings at home.

Where: Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts

1800 W Old Shakopee Rd.
Bloomington, MN 55431

Cost: $33 (Artistry Members) / $35 (Non-Members). Supplies Included.

To register, click here

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Open Casket Art Weekend!
Nov
3
to Nov 5

Open Casket Art Weekend!

A weekend of art, food and music at the cool Casket Arts Building to kick off the holiday season! 

Friday, November 3rd 5-10pm

Saturday, November 4th 12-8pm

Sunday, November 5th 12-5pm

681 17th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN

I'll be in my friend, Lisa Roy's beautiful studio on the first floor, #115. 

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Class: Intro to Sun Printing
Oct
14
1:00 PM13:00

Class: Intro to Sun Printing

  • Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me to learn the beautiful and fun process of sun printing! Also known as cyanotype, it was discovered in the 1840's and a photographic, printmaking process known for the gorgeous Prussian blue color of each print. You will learn how to treat your own paper with the sun printing chemistry and how to create your own prints using plants and found objects. You'll leave with a collection of finished prints that you can frame at home or give as gifts! 

Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN 55431

Cost: $38 (Artistry Members) / $42 (Non-Members), all supplies included

To register, click here

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Garden & Art Tour with Tangletown Gardens
Jul
22
9:00 AM09:00

Garden & Art Tour with Tangletown Gardens

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I'll be setting up my work in a beautiful garden in the Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis for this great event! Tickets are $25 and proceeds go to supporting public art projects.  You can find out the details here: www.tangletowngardens.com/product/gardentour/

SELF-GUIDED TOUR (9a – 4p)
This self-guided annual tour features some of the Twin Cities’ best gardens, and local art. The 2017 tour is this Saturday, July 22nd from 9:00am – 4:00pm and will tour you through the beautiful gardens of Linden Hills and Southwest Minneapolis. Proceeds from this event help fund public art and garden projects in the Twin Cities. Join us for complementary coffee from Five Watt and pastries from Wise Acre Eatery when you pick up your tour booklet at Tangletown Gardens between 9a – 10:30a.

GARDEN HOUR (3p – 6p)
With your ticket purchase you’ll recieve a $10 Tangletown Gift Certificate and your entry ticket also gives you access to a 20% off store-wide discount at Tangletown (valid on cash & carry, in-stock purchases. Not valid on gift certificates or services) the day of the event through July 31st. We will have live music from Skunk Hollow from 3 – 6p in the garden center on Saturday for you to enjoy should you choose to browse and shop!

EVENING RECEPTION (6p – 9p)
End your garden day with an evening reception from 6:00pm-9:00pm at Tangletown Gardens. Music from Tambuca, dancing, food, libation & camaraderie. With your ticket you’ll recieve a complementary beverage (champagne, wine or Fulton beer) and light appetizers.

Additional beverages and food from Wise Acre will be available for purchase. Grilled veggie sandwiches with basil oil, Sausages with creole mustard and rhubarb ketsup and BBQ smoked chicken sandwiches with cucumber salad or cabbage slaw. Looking for something sweet? Try a strawberry custard sundae or an affogato (cold press with a scoop of house made custard).

Hope to see you there!

Please bring you E-Ticket to Tangletown Gardens the day of the tour to redeem for your tour map.

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Class: Intro to Sun Printing
Jun
16
to Jun 23

Class: Intro to Sun Printing

  • Minnetonka Community Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me to learn the beautiful and fun process of sun printing! Also known as cyanotype, it was discovered in the 1840's and a photographic, printmaking process known for the gorgeous Prussian blue color of each print. Over two days, you will learn how to treat your own paper with the sun printing chemistry and how to create your own prints using plants and found objects. You'll leave with a collection of finished prints that you can frame at home or give as gifts! 

Where:

Minnetonka Community Education Center, 4584 Vine Hill Road, Excelsior, MN 55331

When: 

Friday, June 16th and Friday, June 23rd from 12:00pm-2:00pm

Cost: $69, all supplies included

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Art-a-Whirl!
May
21
12:00 PM12:00

Art-a-Whirl!

I will be setting up shop with Lisa Roy of Flora Bella in her lovely studio in the Casket Arts Building for Art-a-Whirl 2017! This event is huge and so much fun. Artists all over Northeast Minneapolis open up their studios to show what they are working on and sell their work. It's an amazing way to support artists and small businesses! Plus there is music and food trucks around the neighborhood. 

Details:

Friday, May 19th from 5pm-9pm

Sunday, May 21st from 12pm-5pm

Location:

Flora Bella Studio, Casket Arts Building, 681 17th Ave NE #115, Minneapolis, MN 55413

This is a free event! I recommend biking over or taking the bus because parking is insane. Metro Transit is offering a free transit pass for the whole weekend which you can download here

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Class: Make Botanical Notecards
May
17
6:30 PM18:30

Class: Make Botanical Notecards

  • Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me for a fun one evening workshop to learn how to make note cards using beautiful plants, natural materials and eco-friendly inks! You’ll leave with a set of 10 unique note cards and envelopes that you can send to family and friends or give as gifts. Feel free to bring some favorite petals or leaves to print with but plenty of materials will be provided. 

Where: Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts

1800 W Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 55431

When: Wednesday, May 17th from 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: $28 (Artistry Members) / $30 (Non-Members). All supplies included.

To register, visit www.artistrymn.org/education/classes.html. 

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Class: Intro to Sun Printing
May
13
to May 20

Class: Intro to Sun Printing

  • Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me to learn the beautiful and fun process of sun printing! Also known as cyanotype, it was discovered in the 1840's and a photographic, printmaking process known for the gorgeous Prussian blue color of each print. Over two days, you will learn how to treat your own paper with the sun printing chemistry and how to create your own prints using plants and found objects. You'll leave with a collection of finished prints that you can frame at home or give as gifts! 

Where:

Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts

1800 W. Old Shakopee Road

Bloomington, MN 55431

When: 

Saturday, May 13th and Saturday, May 20th from 1:00pm-4:00pm

Cost: $68 (Artistry Members) / $74 (Non-Members), all supplies included

To register, go to www.artistrymn.org/education/classes.html

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Class: Learn How To Make Fabric Covered Earrings
May
9
6:30 PM18:30

Class: Learn How To Make Fabric Covered Earrings

  • Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me for a fun one day class where you will learn how to make earrings with repurposed and thrifted fabrics! You can bring your own scraps to play with or use some that will be provided to create unique designs. You’ll leave with 10 pairs of earrings to wear or to give as gifts along with the resources to continue making earrings at home. 

Where: Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts

1800 W Old Shakopee Rd.
Bloomington, MN 55431

When: Tuesday, May 9th from 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: $33 (Artistry Members) / $35 (Non-Members). Supplies Included.

To register, go to www.artistrymn.org/education/classes.html.

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Class: Make Botanical Note Cards
Apr
25
6:30 PM18:30

Class: Make Botanical Note Cards

  • Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me for a fun one evening workshop to learn how to make note cards using beautiful plants, natural materials and eco-friendly inks! You’ll leave with a set of 10 unique note cards and envelopes that you can send to family and friends or give as gifts. Feel free to bring some favorite petals or leaves to print with but plenty of materials will be provided. 

Where: Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts

1800 W Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 55431

When: Tuesday, April 25th from 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: $28 (Artistry Members) / $30 (Non-Members). All supplies included.

To register, visit www.artistrymn.org/education/classes.html. 

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Class: Learn How to Make Fabric Covered Earrings
Apr
17
6:30 PM18:30

Class: Learn How to Make Fabric Covered Earrings

  • Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me for a fun one day class where you will learn how to make earrings with repurposed and thrifted fabrics! You can bring your own scraps to play with or use some that will be provided to create unique designs. You’ll leave with 10 pairs of earrings to wear or to give as gifts along with the resources to continue making earrings at home. 

Where: Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts

1800 W Old Shakopee Rd.
Bloomington, MN 55431

When: Monday, April 17th from 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: $33 (Artistry Members) / $35 (Non-Members). Supplies Included.

To register, go to www.artistrymn.org/education/classes.html.

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Class: Learn How to Make Fabric Covered Earrings!
Apr
12
to Apr 19

Class: Learn How to Make Fabric Covered Earrings!

  • Minnetonka Community Education (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me for a fun two day class to learn how to make your own fabric covered earrings! 

Where: Where: Minnetonka Community Education, 4584 Vine Hill Road, Excelsior, MN 55331

When: Wednesdays, April 12th & 19th from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Cost: $59, all supplies included to make 10 pairs of earrings.

Register here

 

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Class: Intro to Sun Printing
Apr
7
to Apr 14

Class: Intro to Sun Printing

  • Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me to learn the beautiful and fun process of sun printing! Also known as cyanotype, it was discovered in the 1840's and a photographic, printmaking process known for the gorgeous Prussian blue color of each print. Over two days, you will learn how to treat your own paper with the sun printing chemistry and how to create your own prints using plants and found objects. You'll leave with a collection of finished prints that you can frame at home or give as gifts! 

Where:

Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts

1800 W. Old Shakopee Road

Bloomington, MN 55431

When: 

Friday, April 7th and Friday, April 14th from 1:00pm-4:00pm

Cost: $68 for Artistry members / $74 for non-members. All supplies included!

To register, click here

 

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Class: Learn How to Make Botanical Note Cards
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

Class: Learn How to Make Botanical Note Cards

Join me for a fun one evening class where we'll make handmade note cards using plants, leaves and other natural objects and eco-friendly inks. You'll leave with a set of cards to send to friends and family or give as gifts!

Where: Minnetonka Community Education, 4584 Vine Hill Road, Excelsior, MN 55331

When: Tuesday, March 7th from 6:00pm-9:00pm

Cost: $45 (includes all materials).

To register, click here

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No Coast Craft-o-Rama Holiday Fair!
Dec
2
to Dec 3

No Coast Craft-o-Rama Holiday Fair!

I'm so excited to be part of the No Coast Craft-o-Rama holiday fair this year for the first time! This is an amazing weekend packed full of incredible makers and artists. Come and say hi and do some holiday shopping!

Friday, December 2nd from 3pm-8pm

Saturday, December 3rd from 9am-5pm

Midtown Global Market, 10th Avenue & Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN

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Free Sun Print Activity at The Central Neighborhood Fair
Sep
24
12:00 PM12:00

Free Sun Print Activity at The Central Neighborhood Fair

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I'm leading a free sun print activity at The Central Neighborhood Fair! Join me, bring some kiddos and friends and learn more about all of the incredible things this community is up to. 

Details:

Saturday, September 24th

Fair runs from 12:00pm-6:00pm / Sun Print Activity 12:00pm-2:00pm

Green Central Park Elementary, 3416 4th Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 

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Free Sun Print Class at Community Garden Day
Sep
17
10:00 AM10:00

Free Sun Print Class at Community Garden Day

I'll be leading a free sun print activity during Community Garden Day on Saturday, September 17th from 10am-12pm at the Hosmer Community Garden, 3601 4th Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN. There will be free organic produce to take home too! Come celebrate all the beautiful things that grow in our gardens!

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Kingfield Farmers Market
Jul
17
8:30 AM08:30

Kingfield Farmers Market

I'm so excited to be selling my work at the Kingfield Farmers Market this season! This is one of my favorites in the city. It's intimate but has a great variety of food and art. Come by, eat some breakfast at the food truck parked on-site, get some coffee and wander around and support local farmers and artists! 

Details:

Sunday, July 17th from 8:30am-1:00pm

Kingfield Farmers Market

4310 Nicollet Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN

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Sun Print Workshop at Minneapolis Institute of Art!
Jul
10
11:00 AM11:00

Sun Print Workshop at Minneapolis Institute of Art!

Join me at Mia's Family Day on Sunday, July 10th from 11am-5pm for a FREE sun print workshop! We'll be making 4x6 sun prints with plants and found objects. Bring your kids and learn this fun nature inspired process! Learn more about the workshop here: http://new.artsmia.org/event/family-day-seeing-nature/. 

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Kingfield Farmers Market
Jun
26
8:30 AM08:30

Kingfield Farmers Market

I'm so excited to be selling my work at the Kingfield Farmers Market this season! This is one of my favorites in the city. It's intimate but has a great variety of food and art. Come by, eat some breakfast at the food truck parked on-site, get some coffee and wander around and support local farmers and artists! 

Details:

Sunday, June 26th from 8:30am-1:00pm

Kingfield Farmers Market

4310 Nicollet Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN

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