Posts Tagged ‘encaustic’

Permanent Artwork for St. Luke’s Hospital’s Newest Wing

Posted by natalie on February 14, 2024 in News | No Comments

I’ve had the wonderful invitation by Jordan Sundberg of Tin Cup Design and St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota, to provide permanent artwork for their new obstetrics and gynecology department. What an amazing opportunity. This project was a labor of love that came together seamlessly. When the landscape you love and live within calls you […]

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Inspiraatioita: Finnish Art and Design in Minnesota

Posted by natalie on July 20, 2023 in News | No Comments

Join me in celebrating Finn Fest in Duluth with a group show at the Nordic Center Inspiraatioita: Finnish Art and Design in Minnesota  July 26 -30 | Opening reception: July 28th 7-9pm she could see where she was going: Ikkuna pattern (window) / 4×12 / encaustic, mixed media on birch panel / © Natalie Salminen […]

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Fables of the North Shore – The BOOK!

Posted by natalie on March 14, 2023 in News | No Comments

It’s here! Fables of the North Shore Here it is, in full printed glory! Fables of the North Shore, Volume 1 (third edition!!) is ready to ship. This book contains 60 pages of pure DELIGHT. Inside are five original fables specific to the North Shore of Lake Superior, illustrated by heaps of original artwork of […]

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FABLES OF THE NORTH SHORE

Posted by natalie on July 3, 2022 in News | No Comments

Fables of the North Shore – a collaboration with artist Jordan Sundberg of Tin Cup Design, opens July 9th, 2022 at Fika Coffee in Lutsen, Minnesota, and runs through September 24th. We’ll be having a closing party, too – on the 24th, complete with puppet shows! You don’t want to miss this party 🙂 Stay […]

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In•ter•stice: (noun) a small intervening space | 31st Annual Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series Exhibition | Finlandia University Gallery

Posted by natalie on December 5, 2021 in News | No Comments

  I created a meditative slide show for the Zoom opening for Interstice that I hope you’ll enjoy. It’s now on Vimeo. Please pass along to those you think would be interested in contemplating the role of technology in our modern lives. And perhaps before viewing, might I be so bold as to suggest preparing […]

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Liturgy of the Hours: Making Space for a Miracle

Posted by natalie on October 13, 2021 in News | 2 Comments

It was the fall of 2018 and I was exhausted in every sense of the word. Mother to three, trying to be true to my artistic practice, being a pastor’s wife, maintaining relationships with family and friends, volunteering in my children’s schools and on top of all that, running a small business – a brick […]

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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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