(Minneapolis, Minn.) April 25, 2018 — Organizers of the Loring Park Art Festival have selected 140 fine artists and craftspeople from the Twin Cities and all over the country to showcase their work throughout the park. The festival returns to downtown Minneapolis for its nineteenth year on Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, 2018.
The following have been selected as featured artists for their outstanding work and artistic process. For detailed bios, photos of featured artwork and a full list of artists, visit: loringparkartfestival.com/artists
Linda Banning, Jewelry, Minneapolis, MN
Original hand cut stained glass jewelry.
Jamie Heiden, Photography, Holmen, WI
Digital photography with multiple photographic layers.
Karri Jamison, Painting, Hillsboro, WI
Acrylic paint and hand drawn graphite on canvas.
Jennifer Patnaude, Painting, Waconia, MN
Bright palette to capture movement, color and spirit of nature.
Tony Small, Photography, Hopkins, MN
Fine art landscape photography on paper, canvas, metal or acrylic.
Julia Timm, Ceramics, Minneapolis, MN
Unique ceramic pieces for home décor or every day function.
A rich variety of styles and art forms are presented each year, including jewelry, printmaking, glass, fiber, photography, clay, painting, drawing, sculpture, wood working and mixed media. A variety of artistic pieces will be available at a wide range of prices making it possible for art lovers to take home one-of-a-kind artwork.
In addition, festival goers will enjoy family events, food vendors, live music, and unique entertainment in the beautiful outdoor setting of Loring Park. Organizers will announce a full list of activities soon. For more details about the festival, visit loringparkartfestival.com.
Dates / Hours:
Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10am – 6pm / Sunday, July 29, 2018, 10am – 5pm
Loring Park at Oak Grove and Hennepin Avenue
140 artists of varied disciplines are selected to exhibit during the festival
Food & Beverage:
Food Trucks: Reverie Mobile Kitchen, Anchor Fish and Chips. Stay tuned!
Free Family Art:
Stay tuned! Fun from 2017 - puppet shows, play with clay and metal working
Live musicians, dancers, theatre performances http://www.loringparkartfestival.com/entertainment/
Parking / Directions / Free Rides from Metro Transit (download passes here): http://www.loringparkartfestival.com/getting-there/
Mobile Blood Drive:
The American Red Cross will be on hand to conduct a mobile blood drive on Saturday, July 28.
ABOUT THE LORING PARK ART FESTIVAL
The Loring Park Art Festival was founded in 1999 by Pat Parnow, Mary Ann Wunderlin and Carol Haubner. It is currently produced by Artists for Artists, LLP and managed by artist partners Pat Parnow and Cindy Jacobson. Since 1999, Loring Park Art Festival has combined creative expression and community connectedness to surprise and delight all who attend. With beautiful ponds and formal gardens, Loring Park makes an idyllic spot to celebrate art, music, food, play and friends for two days each summer in downtown Minneapolis.