Artful Journeys brought artists Peyton Russell (left) and Wing Young Huie (right) to the Roseville Area School District, funded by a Minnesota State Arts Board Arts Learning Grant. The two artists worked with students at Roseville Area High School and Fairview Alternative School and were at the Roseville Library on Feb. 13 to talk about the art projects. The graffiti mural that was created by Roseville Area High School students is on permanent display at the Ramsey County Library in Roseville in the teen area.
The first official piece of Eternal Ware was made with the ashes of Carole’s mother, Helen Gurnon, who passed away last year. Her name is inscribed on the bottom of the memorial. (Linda Baumiester/Review)
Carole and Ron Javner work with nationally-known artists through Eternal Ware, creating beautiful, one-of-a-kind memorials using loved ones’ cremains. (Linda Baumiester/Review)
When people make preparations for what happens after they die, the big questions are burial or cremation. From there, they’ll have to debate: monument or marker? Urn or scattered ashes?
Becoming a piece of art may not be the first thought to come to mind.
However, cremains art is a growing trend among those looking for a non-traditional burial method.
Cliff Gebhard, 72, sits in one of two barber chairs in his shop at the corner of Minnehaha Avenue and Stillwater Road. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Cliff Gebhard’s shop is full of curiosities from bric-a-brac to an ìInformationî sign, much like the man himself. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
For all the 84-plus years she can remember, June McAuliffe has been driven to reach people through art.
So, for her 85th birthday, she’ll unveil a show of her recent projects at Gallery 96, located in the Shoreview Community Center.
It made perfect sense to June; after all, she’d marked her 80th birthday with a show at Gallery 96.