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In addition to being a visual artist, I work with creatives on productivity, creativity and motivational topics, as well as promotion/marketing. You can find more information by clicking on the following links…

Artist Mentor and Creativity Coach: deblarson.com/creativity-coach/

Website Designer for Creatives: deblarson.com/website-and-marketing-services/

Coming soon – my blog where I cover topics about creativity… A Matter Of Habit

You can also reach me via email by clicking here: deblarsonart@gmail.com


Artist Highlights:

Artist Talk: Couch Culture Inspiration and Subjects at Marshall Area Fine Arts Council, Marshall, MN – solo exhibit

Studio Visit Magazine representation in Volume 34, pages 108 & 109  Studio Visit Magazine.


TV Debut on Pioneer Public TV Postcards Show

Creativity Coach Training (2018 – Intro & Advanced Workshops) with Eric Maisel, Ph.D., renowned psychotherapist, prolific author and America’s foremost creativity coach.

Bachelors of Studio Arts, Painting & Sculpture focus, University of Minnesota, Morris

Associates of Arts, Psychology, Scott Community College, Bettendorf, IA

Ongoing continuing-ed art classes, retreats and workshops … Split Rock Arts Program of University of MN, Milan Village Arts School, Milan, MN, Exploratory Art with David Feinstein, Fine Arts Professor with U of MN, Minneapolis

2016

‘Couch Culture Series – Phase 4’

  • Hutchinson Center for the Arts, Hutchinson, MN – 1st place in 2-D
  • Prairie Renaissance Fine Arts Center, Morris, MN
  • Ortonville Area Health Services, Ortonville, MN

2015

‘Couch Culture Series – Phase 3’

  • Marshall Area Fine Arts Council, Marshall, MN

2014

‘Couch Culture Series – Phase 2’

  • Willmar Education and Arts Center, Willmar, MN

2013

‘Couch Culture  Series Debut’

  • Java Jule’s Bistro (postcards show taped here), Ortonville, MN

2011 & 2010

Upper MN Valley River Arts Crawl (Meander) juried artist – Java Jule’s Ortonville, MN

2009 

Courthouse Exhibit – Big Stone County Courthouse, Ortonville, MN

2018

‘Big Stone Lake Area Art Crawl’ Hosted by Big Stone Arts Council, Ortonville, MN

2017

‘Horizontal Grandeur Juried Exhibition’, Steven’s County Historical Museum, Morris, MN

2016  

‘North of the 45th: 9th Annual Upper Midwest Juried Exhibition’ – DeVos Museum, Northern Michigan University,  Marquette, MI

Art on the Plains XII – Juried Exhibition’ – Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

‘Essential Art Juried Exhibition’ – Visual Arts Minnesota, St. Cloud, MN

2015

Upper Chippewa River Art Crawl – Terrace Mill Wheeler Gallery, Terrace, MN

‘Five Women and a Gallery’ – Terrace Mill Wheeler Gallery, Terrace, MN

2012

Big Stone Artists – Terrace Mill Wheeler Gallery, Terrace, MN

‘MotherNoneOther’ – Java Jule’s Bistro, Ortonville, MN

‘Landscapes’ – Ortonville Area Health Services, Ortonville, MN

‘Animals/Birds’ – Ortonville Area Health Services, Ortonville, MN

2011

Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance art gallery – Morris, MN

‘Meander 101’ – Marshall Area Fine Arts Center, Marshall, MN

‘The Young Child’ – Java Jule’s Bistro, Ortonville, MN

‘Winter’ – Java Jule’s Bistro, Ortonville, MN

2010 

‘Horizontal Grandeur Juried Exhibition’, Steven’s County Historical Museum, Morris, MN

2009

Upper MN Valley River Arts Crawl (Meander) guest artist, Ortonville, MN

Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda, FL – Assistant Exhibit Hanger (2018 – ongoing)

Art Talk – art critique support group, West Central MN region, original organizer and leader (2017)

Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council (SMAC) – Marshall, MN – President (1/2011-5/2013), President-elect (2010), Director since 1/2009, Grant Panelist (2010 – 2017)

Big Stone Arts Council (BSAC) Ortonville, MN – Vice President (11/2010-12/2012), Secretary (2 years), Director (2008-2012)…Grant writer, project manager, event coordinator, Exhibit Coordinator, Cultural Center Initiative Coordinator, Marketing coordinator – web-site, Facebook page, Ortonville Independent Stroke of the Brush, ads and table tents

Lead Painter – backdrops/set for Ortonville High School Musicals

Community Arts Educator – Ortonville Community Ed (figure drawing and paper making)