Kari Weber

2019-01-14T03:11:05+00:00September 27th, 2017|Paintings|

Kari Weber's work conveys a visual story of places in the middle of nowhere. Her color combinations and movement tell stories of working agricultural spaces. Kari also hopes to show the smallness of humanity and the largeness of nature through her work. "The idea of [...]

D. C. Ice

2017-08-18T10:13:58+00:00August 18th, 2017|Paintings|

Art is an outlet for me because it is a safe place to store honest feelings. Because of this my illustrative characters often carry grief. In other paintings, blessings and joy bleed out of the frame. I use soft pastel colors to mask the suspicious [...]

Nicky Torkzadeh

2017-07-28T10:05:34+00:00July 28th, 2017|Paintings|

Nicky Torkzadeh emigrated to Minnesota from Tehran, Iran in 1984. She graduated from Augsburg College with honors with a BA in Studio Arts and Biology. Nicky went on to earn her Masters of Architecture from the University of Minnesota's School of Architecture. Following her graduate [...]

John Olympio

2013-06-30T14:46:17+00:00June 30th, 2013|Artists by Media, Paintings|

Originally from Togo, West Africa, St. Paul artist John Olympio creates his contempory, abstract works on canvas using paint, red earth carried back from his home country, discarded books and other found objects.  John likens the process of painting to dreaming, saying that - for [...]

Malcolm Myers

2013-04-02T23:57:17+00:00April 2nd, 2013|Paintings|

The Grand Hand is thrilled to be working with the estate of painter, printmaker and educator Malcolm Myers (1917 - 2002) to bring a selection of paintings by this important Minnesota artist to our customers. Malcolm, a University of Minnesota (U of M) professor of [...]

Mary Jo Van Dell

2013-03-14T22:54:54+00:00March 14th, 2013|Paintings|

Finding inspiration in woodlands, lakes, prairies and coasts, Mary Jo takes a minimalist approach to her contemporary landscape works in oil. The artist limits her palette to bring a respectful stillness and gravitas to the canvas. Mary Jo, who is based in Stillwater, MN, has [...]

Katie Musolff

2013-03-05T15:59:37+00:00March 5th, 2013|Paintings|

Focusing on plein aire landscape and nature studies, this Stoddard, WI painter creates keenly observed and carefully rendered works that offer a view to the details of Midwestern natural life. “I concentrate on painting what I find around me,” states Katie, “as long as I [...]