Poster and Media Competition Winners
Together, the ten winners present the diversity of the artists and locations that participate in the Saint Paul Art Crawl.
Charles Hezsely Reflecting in Como Park
"I try to see things in a unique way. I try to make the ordinary look extraordinary. It gives me great satisfaction when I look at something from a new angle as if I had seen it for the first time." Charles Heszely wil be exhibiting at Union Depot during the Art Crawl.
Don Dickinson "Sunday Drivers"
"I’m interested in the feelings of chaos and energy in urban areas and also our attempts to control and organize that chaos and energy. The fracturing creates these feelings in these urban landscapes and I am also (hopefully) forcing viewers to put some of their energy into the piece by having them sort out the various fractures and “put the image back together”. Don Dickinson will be exhibiting at the Dow Art Gallery inside the Dow Building during the Art Crawl.
Greta Sandquist "Lowertown" St. Paul
Greta Sandquist paints city scenes, primarily the Twin Cities where she lives. She enjoys the creative process of capturing the essence of her surroundings during the ephemeral moments of dusk and dawn. She paints this time of day to highlight the changing mood of the places we live in. Greta Sandquist will be exhibiting in Studio B2 of the Midway Triangle Building during the Art Crawl.
Linda Snouffer Botanical Printmaker "Cash Crop"
I was challenged to make a piece on the topic of “women and money,” and given a bag of shredded dollar bills. “Cash Crop” has botanical prints, inked grass pieces, and currency making up the field as harvest appliqued to a pigment infused canvas. Linda Snouffer Botanical Printmaker will be exhibiting in the Dow Art Gallery inside the Dow Building during the Art Crawl.
Lizzie Wortham "Camp"
It was small, they were small, and fragile. I wanted to protect them from time, age, the world outside of the garden, but they had already been taken out of the box. ('They' are the photos that inspire my paintings, and the girls in the photos and who they are pictured to be.) Lizzie Wortham will be exhibiting in Studio 307 of the Lowertown Lofts Artist Cooperative during the Art Crawl.
L'Andrea Bradley "."Dark Ignorance Dispelled
L'Andrae' Bradley combines visions he gets while meditating with different aspects of art, current affairs, universal and personal truths in his unique compositions. L'Andrea Bradley will be exhibiting on the 6th Floor of the Tilsner Artist Lofts during the Art Crawl.
Mark Hakomaki "Sunflowers in South Heart"
"As a painter here in St. Paul, it seems more important than ever that I join my fellow artists to reflect the beauty, diversity, and kindness of the landscapes and people around us." Mark Hakomaki will be exhibiting on the 4th Floor of the ACVR Warehouse during the Art Crawl.
Matthew G.G. Holm "Everything Belongs"
These Acrylic skin paintings are created with a unique hybrid of painting, printmaking and collage methods that I call Acrylic Lift. Matthew G.G. Holm will be exhibiting in Studio B2 of the Midway Triangle Building during the Art Crawl.
POSTER WINNER Lizzie Wortham "AT TWELVE"
"I remember a dream of that red brick wall. Found a crack in it and I was still small enough to slide inside to a pink light garden with an electric organ. In their original photographic form, the photos I use may be everyday scenarios, but they change when painted into the memories of the viewer, constantly creating new performative definitions of girl-ness." Excerpt from Artist Statement - 2017 Like A Girl Exhibition Lowertown Lofts Artist Cooperative Artist, Lizzie Wortham, has been selected as the Spring 2017 Poster Winner. Her artwork, At Twelve, will be prominently displayed on the Art Crawl Posters and Catalogs distributed throughout the Twin Cities. "At Twelve" is part of a larger body of work entitled "Like a Girl" that was funded by a 2017 State Arts Board Grant. The Spring 2017 Saint Paul Art Crawl will be the first time the body of work has been shown in it's entirety. The title, "At Twelve," is an homage to Lizzie's favorite photographer Sally Mann who did a body of work picturing girls at that age.
Terry Hastings "Menily Dancing"
In a world of selfies and cell phones and instant gratification, I strive to create art that makes you stop and stare and take an extra moment to revel in the imagery and emotion of the art. Terry Hastings will be exhibiting in Studio 404 of the Schmidt Artist Lofts during the Art Crawl.
Previous Competition Winners from Fall 2000 to Spring 2009 can be found here.