The Honorable and Joyful Lady Justice

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Suzi is the subject that I did not know prior to the project. One of her coworkers came through my studio at ArtAWhirl, saw the portraits, and said “There is someone you need to meet!” Suzi-Q wrote to me soon: “I have a … Continue reading


Ruby Runner Can’t be Stopped!

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      ANNE DROWE: RUBY RUNNER Wife, sister, mother of soldiers, grandmother, early bird baker, Packers fan, daughter of a breast cancer survivor Diagnosed at 40 in 2009 Double mastectomy, reconstruction, chemo – – – – – – – – … Continue reading


Opening Reception! October 10

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Fox Egg Gallery 3730 Chicago Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55407 612-656-9369 Oct 10-31, 2013 Th, Oct 10 6-9pm: OPENING RECEPTION Sun, Oct 13 1-4pm: Wonder Woman Katy Tessman Stanoch’s BOOK RELEASE for “Our Mama is a Beautiful Garden” Sat, Oct … Continue reading


Radiation Diva

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WORK IN PROGRESS: near completion EXPECTED COMPLETION: September 2012 Jill, a 37 year old from Minneapolis, sent out posts each day during her radiation treatment saying, “such and such song was playing during my radiation today – what superpower do … Continue reading


Abbey Road

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WORK IN PROGRESS EXPECTED COMPLETION: October 2013 Oil on Canvas Panel size: John, Ringo, and George: 3 1/2′ x 7 1/2′ Paul: 3′ x 7 1/2′ Overall Dimensions: 13 1/2′ x 7 1/2′


Open Studio

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ONGOING – California Building, Studio 502: First Thursday and Second Saturday Open Studio program First Thursdays: 5-9pm Second Saturdays: 12-4pm California Building Studio 502 2205 California St NE Minneapolis, MN 55416 Work in progress and completed portraits will be on … Continue reading


Chemo Queen

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The Alchemist: Concept image EXPECTED COMPLETION: Jan-Mar 2013 Jei went to her first chemo treatment fully prepared with her superhero goggles and “cape.” These women don’t become superheroes when I paint them, they are already there! In Jei’s words: The superhero … Continue reading


Wonder Woman Katy

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WORK IN PROGRESS: Concept Drawing EXPECTED COMPLETION: April – June 2013. (based on a photo by Elli Rader) Katy, a mother of two in Minnetonka, went in for her “baseline”  mammogram and within the month was in surgery for a … Continue reading




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