Carving out a new career

August 1, 2019
Josh Epping admits it was scary leaving his full-time job to pursue a career in art, but the Fergus Falls man is glad he did. “There were enough coincidences in my life that have shown me this is the path ...

‘I love what I do’

July 1, 2019
Self-taught New London artist, author always tried to be ‘the most that I was capable of being’ His name defines his craft. Art. For the past 45 years, Art Norby has showcased his skills as a nationally recognized sculptor, artist ...

Art as a teaching tool

March 1, 2019
Fergus artist illustrates book used to connect kids, families in Chad with the Genesis creation story Camels and donkeys seem a natural fit for a Garden of Eden scene, but Fergus Falls artist and illustrator Sara Ronnevik added a unique ...

Toothpick treasures

March 1, 2019
Tucked into a warm neighborhood near Minnehaha Falls and Lake Nokomis, a California man has found his calling in Minneapolis. For Greg Kelly, artistic self-expression translates into wood – and lots of toothpicks. This art form is not new to ...

A sculpted legacy

September 1, 2018
Browerville woman travels across the country to discover, admire artwork of her great uncle Minnesota Gov. Rudy Perpich traveled to Browerville in 1987 to meet with state Rep. Rick Kreuger, Browerville’s mayor Steve Wiersgalla, and 86-year-old Joseph Kiselewski. The visit’s ...

Blossoming in retirement

May 31, 2013
She claims she wasn’t interested in art while a high school student in Mount Vernon, Ind., the area where she was born and raised. But Katherine Hall’s talents bloomed as she got older, and today, at the youthful age of ...

Melrose home shows couple’s artistic flair

January 5, 2013
Allens have a variety of art pieces throughout their Melrose home. Vicky and Bill Allen have one of the finest small art museums in town.  Their Melrose home is filled with art works, including painted china plates and plaques, oil ...