•  07/20/2024 01:00 PM - 07/20/2024 03:00 PM
  •   2213 Snelling AvenueMinneapolis, MN, 55404

Join Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts for a exhibition reception and gallery walk-through with artist Shelley Beaumont for her solo mosaic exhibition Flower Alchemy: Discovering Petal Geometry through Mosaic Art. Free to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP encouraged. Exhibition runs May 17-August 17, 2025 Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am - 6:00pm Closed Mondays

  •  07/20/2024 01:00 PM - 07/20/2024 03:00 PM
  •   2213 Snelling Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA

Immerse yourself into the enchanting realm of flowers with Shelley Beaumont's captivating mosaic artworks in her solo exhibition at Foci, the Minnesota Center for Glass Arts. Delve into the hidden geometry and delicate beauty of flowers through Shelley's mesmerizing mosaic mirrors and mandalas, inspired by the intricate structures and rich symbolism found in nature's blooms. Drawing on her deep love for flowers, their symmetry, and the vibrant colors that emerge from their stems, Shelley embarks on an artistic journey that explores reflection and repeating patterns. Infused with the meditative qualities of mandalas, her mosaics create a harmonious interplay of light and shadow, enticing viewers into a contemplative state. Each flower mosaic is meticulously crafted with mirror, symbolizing the energetic essence of the living structure of the flowers. As she delves into the origins and structure of energy condensing into matter, Shelley's pieces invite profound reflection on the role of geometry as the scaffolding that supports the life force of a flower. Through the interplay of gemstones, reflective mirror, repeating patterns, and sacred geometry, Shelley's mosaics transcend traditional art boundaries, inviting viewers to journey into their own inner landscapes. Each artwork represents a pivotal moment in Shelley's artistic evolution and serves as a catalyst for contemplation on the beauty, complexity, and interconnectedness of the natural world. Prepare to be spellbound as Shelley's exhibition unfolds, offering a mesmerizing exploration of the captivating world of flowers where art and geometry harmoniously converge. Join us in contemplating the inherent unity and interconnected essence that resonates throughout nature's intricate tapestry.

  •  07/27/2024 10:00 AM - 07/27/2024 06:00 PM
  •   1382 Willow Street, Minneapolis, MN, USA

The Loring Park Art Festival has been bringing together the arts and community since 2000. Located in beautiful Loring Park, this festival offers two days of art, music, food, and entertainment in a beautiful setting with ponds and formal gardens. Sunshine Artist magazine consistently ranks this festival among the top art festivals nationwide. Over 150 visual artists are invited to sell their original work, and visitors can enjoy strolling musicians, live music on the Westminster stage, special performances on the Community Stage, activities for kids and families, a Culinary Arts Market, and various food and beverage options.

  •  07/28/2024 10:00 AM - 07/28/2024 05:00 PM
  •   1382 Willow Street, Minneapolis, MN, USA

The Loring Park Art Festival has been bringing together the arts and community since 2000. Located in beautiful Loring Park, this festival offers two days of art, music, food, and entertainment in a beautiful setting with ponds and formal gardens. Sunshine Artist magazine consistently ranks this festival among the top art festivals nationwide. Over 150 visual artists are invited to sell their original work, and visitors can enjoy strolling musicians, live music on the Westminster stage, special performances on the Community Stage, activities for kids and families, a Culinary Arts Market, and various food and beverage options.

  •  08/18/2024 05:00 PM
  •   2213 Snelling AvenueMinneapolis, MN, 55404

Discovering petal geometry through glass. Show runs May 17-August 18, 2024 Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00am - 6:00pm Closed Mondays

  •  10/14/2024 08:00 AM - 10/18/2024 04:00 PM
  •   900 NE 18th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55418, USA

Italian Master of Mosaics Artist and Instructor, Marzia Truant, will be teaching two five-day workshops, one in Minneapolis hosted by Shelley Beaumont and the other in Nashville hosted by Suzanne MacNeil. Sign up here for the class in the NE Minneapolis Arts District at the Mosaic Candy Shop.   Marzia will teach Introduction to The Theory of Color Applied to Contemporary Mosaics. Both Shelley and Suzanne attended Marzia’s workshop in Savannah recently and came away with a greater understanding and appreciation of creating colors with smalti. Students will choose which of the two designs (in the header) you want to make. Shelley isn’t sure which one she prefers and Suzanne will work on the color blocks. 
Dates:
October 14-18 in Minneapolis – Mosaic Candy Shop, Thorpe Building 
 October 21-25 in Nashville
9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily

 Cost: $1,250 (includes supplies, teaching fees, and studio space) Early Bird Discount: $125 discount if signed up by August 31, 2024

(Discount will be refunded after payment) We will be using the gorgeous Donà Spilimbergo Venetian smalti. Students will be using a direct method, using mosaic wheeled nippers.Students will create a 9” x 9” framed piece. (all materials included!) Class Size: Maximum 14 Students

 Students must provide their own tools (wheeled nipper, spatula, apron, etc.).

  •  05/31/2024 05:00 AM
  •   6601 Auto Club Rd, Bloomington, MN, United States, Minnesota 55438

The Kouba Gallery, nestled on the picturesque banks of the Minnesota River and proudly supported by the Minnesota Valley Chapter of the Izaak Walton League, invites art enthusiasts and nature lovers alike to their upcoming Open House event. The Gallery's mission, centered around exploring the human relationship with a changing environment, comes to life in their latest exhibition, "Fabulous Flowers," curated by volunteer curator Russ Stanton. Running from May 10th to May 31st, the "Fabulous Flowers" exhibition showcases the works of 20 talented artists selected from nearly 50 applicants. From captivating photography to stunning oil paintings, intricate beadwork to mesmerizing glass mosaics, the exhibition promises to captivate imaginations and celebrate the beauty of nature through art. Among the featured artists are nationally recognized figures such as John Anderson, an award-winning Native American photographer, and Shelley Beaumont, an acclaimed multi-media mosaic artist. Lonnie Broden, known for his striking oil paintings, and internationally renowned beading artist Svetlana Sapegina are also among the notable exhibitors. To mark the culmination of this vibrant exhibition, the Kouba Gallery invites the public to an Open House event on May 19th from 1-4 pm. Attendees can look forward to an afternoon of art, food, and fellowship, including a reception with the artists, guided walks of the nearby nature refuge, and the opportunity to connect with Chapter and community members.

  •  05/19/2024 01:00 PM - 05/19/2024 04:00 PM
  •   6601 Auto Club Rd, Bloomington, MN, United States, Minnesota 55438

The Kouba Gallery, nestled on the picturesque banks of the Minnesota River and proudly supported by the Minnesota Valley Chapter of the Izaak Walton League, invites art enthusiasts and nature lovers alike to their upcoming Open House event. The Gallery's mission, centered around exploring the human relationship with a changing environment, comes to life in their latest exhibition, "Fabulous Flowers," curated by volunteer curator Russ Stanton. Running from May 10th to May 31st, the "Fabulous Flowers" exhibition showcases the works of 20 talented artists selected from nearly 50 applicants. From captivating photography to stunning oil paintings, intricate beadwork to mesmerizing glass mosaics, the exhibition promises to captivate imaginations and celebrate the beauty of nature through art. Among the featured artists are nationally recognized figures such as John Anderson, an award-winning Native American photographer, and Shelley Beaumont, an acclaimed multi-media mosaic artist. Lonnie Broden, known for his striking oil paintings, and internationally renowned beading artist Svetlana Sapegina are also among the notable exhibitors. To mark the culmination of this vibrant exhibition, the Kouba Gallery invites the public to an Open House event on May 19th from 1-4 pm. Attendees can look forward to an afternoon of art, food, and fellowship, including a reception with the artists, guided walks of the nearby nature refuge, and the opportunity to connect with Chapter and community members.

  •  05/19/2024 12:00 AM - 05/19/2024 05:00 PM
  •   1500 Jackson Street Northeast, Minneapolis, MN, USA

2024 DATES AND HOURS: Friday, May 17th: 5:00–10:00 p.m. Saturday, May 18th: Noon–8:00 p.m. Sunday, May 19th: Noon–5:00 p.m.

  •  04/30/2024 12:00 AM - 04/30/2024 12:00 PM
  •   201 E. Nicollet Blvd., Burnsville, MN, 55337

Another chance to see some of my Geometry in Flowers pieces that were featured in the 2024 Spring Flower Show at the MN Landscape Arboretum. I am the community artist featured in the main gallery at the M Fairview Ridges in Burnsville for April. If you didn't get to see the works at the Arb, you have another chance! All works available to purchase and I'm happy to meet you there to chat!

  •  03/02/2024 11:00 AM - 03/02/2024 01:30 PM
  •   3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska, MN 55318, USA

I will be giving an artist's talk and tour of my art pieces. I will be discussing, in great depth, the inspiration and understanding of the geometrical connection between the flowers and her mosaic creations. This will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 2 in the MacMillan Auditorium.

  •  02/09/2024 09:00 AM - 03/10/2024 05:00 PM
  •   Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

I am the featured artist for the annual spring flower show, and will be exhibiting a series of dynamic and sparkly mosaics that delve deep into the hidden geometry within the delicate structures of flowers. I have created a series of flower themed mandalas unraveling the intricate beauty and rich symbolism found within geometric shapes. Prepare to be enchanted with my pieces hung within gorgeous spring flower vignettes. My hope is to provide a glimpse into the captivating world of flowers where geometry and art converge, inviting you to contemplate the interconnectedness and harmonious essence that exists within nature itself.

  •  02/08/2024 06:00 PM - 02/08/2024 08:00 PM
  •   Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

I am the featured artist for the annual spring flower show, and will be exhibiting a series of dynamic and sparkly mosaics that delve deep into the hidden geometry within the delicate structures of flowers. I have created a series of flower themed mandalas unraveling the intricate beauty and rich symbolism found within geometric shapes. Prepare to be enchanted with my pieces hung within gorgeous spring flower vignettes. My hope is to provide a glimpse into the captivating world of flowers where geometry and art converge, inviting you to contemplate the interconnectedness and harmonious essence that exists within nature itself.