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Freshness of Perception – a summer show at Fika Coffee

Posted by natalie on July 10, 2021 in News | No Comments

“I believe this need of wilderness is inherent in most of us, even those seemingly farthest removed from it by civilized living.  The cities may cover it up, make us forget temporarily; but deep underneath is an inherent urge for naturalness and simplicity and a way of life different from the one we know.”  – […]

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After a year has passed: Spring 2021

Posted by natalie on May 14, 2021 in News | No Comments

Update! Has a year passed since I’ve closed the studio? Just about. I’ve been thinking since then…pulling my pressed-to-the-glass face back so that I can see, aching for the big picture – that we’ve somehow lost sight of, especially this year.  I’ve been largely away from all things digital/social media. I have been present with […]

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“Moving Forward” SALE

Posted by natalie on May 6, 2020 in News | No Comments

  As my brick and mortar shop is closing, an inventory clearance sale is in order! Shop online and on my instagram stories over the next few days. SALE runs May 6-10th, 2020. Help me spread the word! I’ll be taking some time off this summer to rest and to listen for what’s next for […]

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Studio Haiku to close and a diorama to remind

Posted by natalie on May 6, 2020 in News | 4 Comments

Haa Haa Black Sheep emerged as I struggled to make sense of a bittersweet conclusion I had reached. It was time to close my beloved brick and mortar art studio, Studio Haiku.  It was in processing the closure that this piece emerged. Sadly, I had not been able to create anything for most of the […]

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Mono No Aware Opens At Lizzards Art Gallery

Posted by natalie on August 17, 2019 in News | No Comments

It was a joy to be able to share my new body of work, mono no aware at Lizzards Art Gallery in Duluth, Minnesota. Thank you to everyone who came out!  The show runs from August 8th – September 28th, 2019.  The artist statement truly reflects the spirit of the work. I hope you enjoy it. […]

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UWS 125 years | Alumni Show

Posted by natalie on May 30, 2019 in News | No Comments

UWS | 125 years Join the University of Wisconsin-Superior in celebrating their 125th year! Group Alumni Show | Kruk Gallery June 11, 2019 | 5-8 pm I’m pleased to be showing my most recent sculptural work, featuring hand drawn plat maps of Duluth encased in encaustic – now artifacts. My artist statement considers this: Technology […]

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Conquistador Series / shown in Group Show “Strata” at the Duluth Art Institute

Posted by natalie on May 30, 2019 in News | No Comments

STRATA June 4, 2019 Opening 5-8 pm Duluth Art Institute       MORE DETAILS FROM THIS SERIES FOUND HERE  

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Live Podcast Recording at Studio Haiku

Posted by natalie on April 21, 2019 in News | No Comments

Hi, everyone! I’m currently preparing to host a thought-provoking, awakening conversation at my gallery. Studio Haiku is welcoming Libby John of the Art & Faith Conversations podcast for a live recording of “Life in Haiku.” With this podcast Libby will ask questions and explore the joys and challenges of how art and faith intersect in […]

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Spring Arrives Truly

Posted by natalie on March 1, 2019 in News | No Comments

  As the seasons change, so do we. Spring arrives truly Weak knee’d in their petal wake Under lilac spell Much is changing, altering, bending and arching toward the sun — both in nature and at Studio Haiku, which has now been open in Duluth, MN, for almost one and a half years! Much has […]

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Natalie Salminen Fine Art + Studio Haiku Featured in Make MN!

Posted by natalie on February 1, 2019 in News | No Comments

  According to Kara Larson, editor of Make MN: “The Possibility Issue opens with a beautiful essay by Natalie Salminen Rude, ​a visual artist and poet based in Duluth, MN. By interweaving beauty, justice, and wonder into her creative work, Natalie paints primarily in oils and encaustic​—a​n ancient medium that combines beeswax, pigment, resin, and […]

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