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Art Attack 2016 - It’s About Peace and Love

Friday, November 04, 2016 - Sunday, November 06, 2016

Art Attack 2016 - It’s About Peace and Love photo

Browse and buy at the private studios of over 250 painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, jewelers, clothing designers, textile artists, glass blowers, ceramists, custom furniture makers and more at the Northrup King Building.

Promote Peace and Love through interactive art activities including painting, writing and singing.

Live music, art demonstrations and food trucks throughout the weekend. Free event, free parking.

Friday, Nov. 4th from 5:00-10:00 PM
Saturday, Nov. 5th from Noon – 8:00 PM
Sunday, Nov. 6th from Noon – 5:00 PM

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Featured Artist

John A. Hasseler

John A. Hasseler

An attention to detail, a love of color and the feel of texture. For those familiar with the jewelry design of John A. Hasseler this is instantly recognizable in his work. John’s unique jewelry designs offer the wearer a way to express themselves as individuals in a mass produced world.

In the 30 years that John has been a goldsmith, silversmith and designer of wearable jewelry art, he has had the pleasure to have designed pieces for clientele from across the globe. Including Queen Nor of Jordan and King Abdullah bin Abdulaz of The United Arab Emirates. In 2009 John created “Cathedra de Luna” ( Chair of the Moon Goddess ) Made of sterling silver & 14 karat rose gold and adorned with diamonds, pearls, garnets and carved moonstone. The piece was donated by John and auctioned at the “Chair Affair” charity auction with the proceeds going to the “Boys and Girls Club” of Rochester, Minnesota.


Artist Leslie Barlow featured on MN Original

Posted on Monday, May 30, 2016

Artist Leslie Barlow featured on MN Original

Oil Painter, Leslie Barlow (Studio 244), explores multiculturalism, identity and the idea of “otherness” through the uses of figure and narrative elements. View the MN Original segment on Leslie Barlow here:

Artist Maggie Thompson featured on MN Original

Posted on Saturday, May 14, 2016

Artist Maggie Thompson featured on MN Original

Maggie Thompson was recently featured on public television’s MN Original. Thompson uses textiles to create knitwear and fine art projects exploring themes of identity and grief. Her Native American ancestry is central to much of Maggie’s work. Recent fine art works address the idea of Native authenticity and what it means in contemporary society.

Maggie Thompson is described as one of the most important Native artists making some of the strongest contemporary Native art in the nation today. Find out more about Maggie Thompson’s work at