Arts in Harmony

•  Arts in Harmony comes full circle for George Ishmael by Britt Aamodt Contributing Writer George Ishmael, of Big Lake, was a teenager. He had business at the Sherburne County Government Center. Whatever the errand was, it soon gave way to a parade of color, shape and image. Everywhere he looked, on every wall and [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Arts editor A St. Paul artist’s intriguing creation with movable parts activated by a quarter was judged Best in Show at the 18th annual Arts in Harmony show currently on display at Sherburne County Government Center. Dean Lucker’s glass-encased piece “Swinging” has a figurine  on a swing that moves in a [...]

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by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer Dave Beauvais took the art class for his daughter. “He wanted to find something they could do together,” says Karen Aamodt, who met Beauvais and his daughter, Julie, when they enrolled in a painting class at the Elk River studio of Harvey Schroeder. This was the early 1990s. Aamodt didn’t [...]

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