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 ...

Artistic ‘chicken scratches’

April 1, 2019
Joann Knapp of Detroit Lakes stands in front of some of her framed drawings at the Holmes Art Center. Knapp sketched the drawings during performances at the Historic Holmes Theatre. Photo by Pagyn Harding
DL woman recognized for her showtime ...

Pastor’s art has been enjoyed worldwide

June 1, 2017
The Rev. Jerome Tupa’s colorful paintings attract an appreciative crowd, often enthralled by his self-described “sensual” creations that reflect a passionate artist.
Rev. Jerome Tupa, pastor of the Church of St. Joseph, talks about his life-long passion of painting during
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Saluting the mill

February 1, 2016
Ken Schulte, of Sartell, grew up across the street from the Verso paper mill before a large fire that resulted from a 2012 explosion killed one and injured four others at the mill.
Painting of Verso paper mill commissioned to ...

Artist tells story with buffalo hides

April 30, 2014
Since 1995 artist, Fern Cloud has used buffalo hides to tell the stories of the lives and heritage of the Native America people. Through her creativity and her talents as a painter she records the history and heritage of the ...

A zest for life, design

January 30, 2014
“I thank the Lord every day for another day of life,” says Bette Zieska, of Annandale, “since I have so many interesting things to do!” Bette feels blessed that she has time to pursue the things she enjoys.  As the ...

Little Falls artist making colorful ripples in the art world

May 1, 2013
Kathy Braud remembers her moment of inspiration as well as the artist who inspired her to also become as artist. Angie Beaumont, a Little Falls artist and one who went to Kathy’s church, encouraged Kathy when she expressed her desire ...

Inspired to sculpt, create

January 14, 2013
    “And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, ‘Great and marvelous are your works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are your ways, O King of saints.’” Revelation 15:3 Rebecca ...