Spring Conference

The Artists of Minnesota 2024 Spring Conference was held on May 3, 4 & 5 in Duluth. 

Judge and demo artist was Kelly Schamberger, who is an internationally-awarded and renowned fine artist, oil painter, and art instructor creating primarily in the genres of plein air landscape, portraiture, and still life. Visit her web site at kellyschamberger.com. Rounding out our slate of demo artists was David Austin and Lin Rose both from Duluth.
Our popular art activity was held on Saturday afternoon, and the resulting artwork was be donated to the Encore! Performing Arts Center & Gallery and will be used to raise funds for ongoing needs in the gallery space. The Encore! Gallery is open to artists of all ages and genre, and exhibits are held with each theater production.
This year’s conference was sponsored by the Arrowhead Art Club, and as always, it was a fun weekend of being inspired by your fellow artists!!
The AOM show committee
If you have other questions you can email us!  ArtistsMinnesota@gmail.com

Last years documents FOR REFERENCE ONLY:
Click to download
2024 Guidelines.pdf General info on submitting your art to the show, Art Categories, and other details.
Click to download 2024 Registration Form.pdf Fill out and mail this form by April 14! Includes meals choices, This includes the 2023 Annual Membership Dues Form too.
Click to download 2024 Show Misc.pdf  Full schedule and details of the Show, registering your of Artwork, Tags for your art, Map to the Show, Meal Menus

 2024 Bridge to Inspiration, May 3-5 in Duluth, MN

Spring Show Judge and demo by Kelly Schamberger, and demo artists David Austin and Lin Rose both from Duluth.
Here are 7 Pages of the Award Winning paintings from the show in 2024. Note: it takes a moment to load.  At the bottom of each page is a Down Arrow to go to the next page.

See below for photos from our past Shows!
(If you would like to download this 7 page PDF document, click here!)
2024 Show Winners

All images are the property of the artists and protected by copyright.
No image can be used without the written permission of the artist.

2023 Create Like A Wizard, May 5-7 was in Grand Rapids, MN

Spring Show Judge and demo by Tom Page, and demo artists Mary Beth Downs and Lea Friesen. Click here to see the 2023 Winners!

2022 Art by the River, May 20-22 was in St. Cloud, MN

Spring Show Judge and demo by Scott Lloyd Anderson and demos by Particia Lintner and Duane Barnhart.  Click here to see the 2022 Winners!

2020, 2021 Spring Shows in St. Cloud was canceled due to COVID

2019 Waves of Creativity, May 17-19 was in Duluth, MN

Spring Show Judge and demo by Sarah Brokke and demo artists Louise Laakso Lundin, and Wendy Rouse. Click here to see the 2019 Winners!

2018 Art on the Waterfront, Held May 18-20 in Duluth, MN

Judging the Spring Show and demo was Frank Zeller, and demo artists Kris Nelson and Karen Savage-Blue  Click here to see the 2018 Winners!

2017 Creative Magic  Held May 19-21, in Duluth, MN

Judging the Spring Show was oil and watercolor Artist, Rick Kochenash, from Chaska MN and demo artists Bill Wise, Sarah M. Brokke, and Aaron Kloss. Click here to see the 2017 Award Winners!

2016 Colors of Spring   Held May 20-22, in Walker, MN

Judging the Spring Show was Watercolor Artist, Jane Freeman from Bemidji, MN and demo artists Pamela Edevold, Chris Kuehn, and Thomas Kutschied  Click here to see the 2016 Award Winners!