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BLOOOM

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2017

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Catherine L. Johnson

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BLOOOM #1                                                                                         Catherine L. Johnson  2017

 

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BLOOOM #2                                                                                     Catherine L. Johnson 2017

 

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BLOOOM #3                                                                                            Catherine L. Johnson 2017

 

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BLOOOM #4                                                                                           Catherine L. Johnson 2017

 

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BLOOOM #5                                                                                            Catherine L. Johnson 2017

 

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BLOOOM #6                                                                                             Catherine L. Johnson 2017

 

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BLOOOM #7                                                                                          Catherine L. Johnson 2017

 

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BLOOOM #8                                                                                              Catherine L. Johnson 2017

 

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BLOOOM #9                                                                                            Catherine L. Johnson 2017

 

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Pablo Neruda

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27 May 2017

 

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https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/about/
http://saintpaulmag.com/gallery-lowertown-artists
http://www.mnartists.org/catherine-l-johnson
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2016/01/07/catherine-l-johnson-artist-catherine-l-johnson-interdisciplinary-artist-beauty-is-not-caused-it-is-emily-dickinson-my-art-pursues-the-beauty-of-realization-rather-than-perfect/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2016/01/02/review-humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition-instinct-art-gallery-the-path-to-empathy-by-mpls-star-tribune-art-critic-mary-abbe-published-new-year-s-day-2016/
http://saintpaulmag.com/face-forward

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MAKERS & SHAKERS

13 PORTRAITS
Artists and Cultural Leaders of Lowertown St. Paul

 

*MN State Arts Board Individual Initiative Grant

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23 May – 11 June 2017

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*Opening reception: Tuesday, 23 May, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

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THE NORTH GALLERY in LANDMARK CENTER
75 West Fifth St., St. Paul MN 55102

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Building Hours:

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat: 8am – 5pm; Thur: 8am – 8pm; Sun: 12noon – 5pm

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* The opening reception’s wine and food is provided by:
St. Paul Federal Credit Union & Minnesota Landmarks, Inc.

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The entertainment is provided by:

Pippi Ardennia: Jazz vocalist

Michael Zieghan: Guitar

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*This grant was inspired by
the INSIDE/OUT Lowertown Project,
part  of  INSIDE/OUT
– an INTERNATIONAL PROJECT
based in Paris.
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The project was comprised of 176 photograph
portraits of chosen artists,
the cultural makers of this unique artists’ community,
that were translated into large posters,
which in turn,
were pasted onto outdoor facades of buildings
throughout Lowertown St. Paul.

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The MAKERS & SHAKERS exhibition

consists of large paintings,

portraits of 13 meritorious individuals

of the

St. Paul Lowertown Cultural Arts Community,

along with a selection of studies

of their creative process.

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Caroline Mecklin’s 13 portraits

are of artists, musicians, dancers and cultural leaders.

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Please click the link below to see a preview of the exhibit:

https://issuu.com/carolinemecklin/docs/pages-1-16-full-book-final-fixes

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PIPPI ARDENIA + ME @ the OPENING of  MAKERS & SHAKERS!!!!!
http://www.pippiardennia.com/
23 May 2017

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NEST: FOR YOU THERE IS MORE FOR YOU                                 Catherine L. Johnson 2010

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NEST: FOR YOU THERE IS MORE FOR YOU

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This painting/drawing/poem was selected
by the Poetry Foundation
to accompany the prize winning poem
– a son’s elegiac response
to his BELOVED Father’s
diagnosis of Alzheimer’s.

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If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain;
If I can ease one life the aching,
Or cool one pain,
Or help one fainting robin
Unto his nest again,
I shall not live in vain.

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Emily Dickinson

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14 May 2017

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Mother’s Day

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YOUR day
because
you cherish tending love
and
YOU are cherished!

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xoxo

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My Mother, the late Doris Eileen Cottor Johnson Omlie, who forever watches over me.
I miss her so!
I do feel her presence every day…

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WhIRLinG

#I/ #II/ #III/ #IV/ #V

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FOR  DETAIL + LARGER VIEW, PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMAGES

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the act of rotating as if on an axis;

“the whirling of the dancer kept time with the music”

shahr-troos

muh-jen-tuh

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WhIRLinG #I                                                                                       Catherine L. Johnson  2017

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WhIRLinG #II                                                                                          Catherine L. Johnson 2017   

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WhIRLinG #III                                                                                    Catherine L. Johnson 2017

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WhIRLinG #IV                                                                                     Catherine L. Johnson 2017

 

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WhIRLinG #V                                                                              Catherine L. Johnson 2017

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Jacqueline du Pre plays Mendelssohn – Song without Words- Op. 109 

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WOMEN ACTION

ACTION WOMEN

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COMPETENT

CREATIVE

COURAGEOUS

CANDID

CLEAR

CONSCIENCE

CULTURED

COMMITTED

COOL

CHERISHED

COMMUNICATOR

CATALYST

COMPASSIONATE

CLASSY

COURAGEOUS

CONSIDERATE

COMICAL

CONSTANT

CORDIAL

COMPELLING

CONSOLER

CONFIDENT

CALM

CHARISMATIC 

CONTRIBUTOR

CONSCIOUS

CARING

COLLABORATOR

COURAGEOUS

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SALLY YATES  – AMERICAN ACTION HEROINE

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RESIST / STEP UP / BE COURAGEOUS

 WILLINGNESS TO BE THE RISING

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WOMEN ACTION

ACTION WOMEN

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  FLORAL: BLOOM I                                                                   Catherine L. Johnson 2003 

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FLORAL: BLOOM I
for the 2017 ART CRAWL!
Exquisite 20″ H x 16″ W  custom fine art prints
translated
from the original 2003 drawing created with Crayola crayons

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“Earth laughs in flowers!”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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I stuck my head out the window this morning

and

SPRING kissed me

BANG

in the face.

Langston Hughes

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JOY!  SPRINGJOY! JOY!

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Catherine L. Johnson / ARTIST

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2017 SPRING ART CRAWL / 28th 29th 30th APRIL / NORTHERN WAREHOUSE / STUDIO #511

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Friday 28th 6–10 PM, Saturday 29th 12–8 PM, Sunday 30th 12–5 PM

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Websites for further information

https://www.saintpaulartcrawl.org/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/for-collectorsdesigners-exquisitebeautifulimpeccable-custom-site-specific-giclee-prints-vongsouvan-fine-art-artist-catherine-l-johnson-ross-frame-shop-permanent-showroom-track-29-the/

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In memory of Ross M. Fefercorn
http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/178932/?fullname=ross-m-fefercorn
Image:
Ross  photographing FLORAL: BLOOM I after its installation
at his upscale residential project in Uptown Minneapolis,TRACK 29, 
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/for-collectorsdesigners-exquisitebeautifulimpeccable-custom-site-specific-giclee-prints-vongsouvan-fine-art-artist-catherine-l-johnson-ross-frame-shop-permanent-showroom-track-29-the/

 

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