Recent work:

A collection of Ink Drawings with Mixed Media on 22 x 30 Inch Water Color Strathmore paper for exhibition titled “Situations from Other Dimensions.”

Selected Exhibitions:


Scope International Contemporary Art Show Miami - Two paintings on exhibition in VH1 V.I.P. room, Miami Florida

Echo Art Gallery - “Passion Church,” 9 artists Group show, St Paul MN

Homewood Studios - 7 Emerging Artists, the recipients of the VSA MN Emerging Artists Grant 2011 exhibit

Gamut Gallery-Group Show, 1006 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis MN

Ad Hoc Art Gallery- Group Show, 88 S 10th St, Minneapolis MN

Gaviidae Commons – Group showing with NEMAA at The Gaviidae Commons, Nicolett Mall, Downtown Minneapolis, MN

Art Takes Time Square – Artwork Displayed on billboards between 43rd and 44th St, Times Square New York, New York

Magnetic Originals Art Gallery – Prints, T-Shirts and Original Artwork on Display, Calhoun Square Mall, Uptown Minneapolis, MN

Minneapalooza – Music and Art Festival, Joe’s Garage, Loring Park, Minneapolis, MN

Tarnish and Gold Art Gallery- group Show, NE Minneapolis, MN

Burnett Gallery - Art 4 Shelter, group show, benefit, 901 Hennepin Ave, Downtown Minneapolis

Raw Minneapolis - Art, Music and Fashion show, downtown Minneapolis

Art for the Home Minnesota Grown - Gallery 13 hosts a Group exhibition at 72nd Annual Minneapolis Home and Garden Show, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN

Seafood Market MN, artwork displayed, 628 Central Ave, Minneapolis, MN

Ruff Love Dogs - Artwork displayed, ongoing, 1528 Marshall St. NE, Minneapolis, MN


Gallery 13 - Ultimate Landscape, group show, 811 LaSalle Ave, Minneapolis, MN

Pancakes and Booze!- Group Exhibition Art Show with Live Music and Fashion Show, The Loft, 711 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN

Gallery 13 - 13 VS Summer Funk II, showed 10 pieces of art in group show, 811 LaSalle Ave, Minneapolis, MN

Gallery 13 - Translations, group show sponsored by IIDA, 811 LaSalle Ave, Minneapolis, MN

Rochester Civic Theater- VSA Arts group show coinciding with the play “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” Rochester, MN

Seafood Market MN, artwork displayed, 628 Central Ave, Minneapolis, MN

Ruff Love Dogs - Artwork displayed, ongoing, 1528 Marshall St. NE, Minneapolis, MN


Visual Persuasion & Interdisciplinarity Conference- in association with VSA Minnesota, exhibition, University of Minnesota- Crookston campus, Crookston, MN

Crookston High School- presentation and exhibition in association with VSA Minnesota for 3 different classes at the Crookston High School

Gallery 13 - 2 group shows, 2 months, 811 La Salle Ave, Minneapolis, MN

Fight Night - exhibition, live painting, DJ Battle Royale, the Pi space, Minneapolis, MN

Celestial Lights Rnd 2- Art Gallery, Live Painting, Barfly, Minneapolis, MN

Ricochet Kitchen- Evolution Art Party, solo show in the fire room with film and performance, Bedlam theater, 1501 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN

Art-A-Whirl - The Brain Injury ass. 34 13th Ave NE Minneapolis, MN


Sister Kenny 47th Annual international Art Exhibition - group Show, Minneapolis, MN

Corazon - solo show, 1026 Washington Ave Minneapolis, MN

Inside Out Art Gallery - group show, 212 3rd Ave Minneapolis, MN

Java J’s Café’ and Wine Bar - 700 N Washington Ave Minneapolis, MN

The Tyler Street Art Gallery - A Comics Show, group show, Minneapolis, MN

Art a Whirl, studio show, 1313 Tyler St, Minneapolis, MN

Solo Shows:

2012 - 1998

Taraccino Coffee- Solo Exhibition, Art-a-whirl Open Studio, 224 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis - 2012

Spring St Tavern- solo show, 355 Monroe St NE, Minneapolis, MN - 2010

72 Degrees Salon- solo show, 1910 S Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN - 2004

Dunn Bros. coffee- 3 locations, Mpls, Edina solo shows - 2012, 2004

Sursumcorda - solo show, 1st Ave N Minneapolis, MN 0- 2003

Moxie Salon – Uptown, Minneapolis, MN - 2002

The Liquid Night club and gallery- solo show, 417 1st Ave N Minneapolis, MN - 2002

The Night Gallery – Uptown, Minneapolis, MN - 2000

Theater in the Round - West Bank, Minneapolis, MN - 1999

The Lounge – Downtown Minneapolis MN - 1998


2011 - 1992

Mural- Painted a mural on the side of the Seafood Market MN, 628 Central Ave, Minneapolis, MN, - 2011

Mural- Painted 2 murals on the side of Ruff Love Dogs, 1528 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, MN, - 2011

AWDA- Illustration for brochure ad “Connecting Through Creativity” Artist Retreat - 2009

Crooks and Nannies Comic Strip- 200+ Illustrations bought for publication - 1999-2003

Circus Juventas- Designed and Painted part of a set for show - 2004

Cannon Falls Body Works Clinic- Business Logo Design 1992

Silent Auctions:

Ruff Love Dogs- Ruff Start rescue to benefit homeless dogs plus Art Show - 2012

Jungle Red Salon Hosting 9th Annuel Treasures for Teens Fundraiser to benefit Avenues for Homeless Youth-Art show Jungle Red Salon Spa Gallery, Minneapolis MN - 2011

VSA arts of Minnesota Silent auction- Solera restaurant, Minneapolis, MN -2008

GRRAAC silent art auction- Jauques restaurant, Prescott, WI- 1995


Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts- Visual Arts - 2007

Extension classes at U of M, Metal sculpture, Plaster sculpture - 1995

Hastings High School graduate - 1995


VSA Emerging Artist Grants 2011-2012- VSA Arts in conjunction with The Jerome Foundation awarded 7 emerging artists grants to complete new work in 2012

Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Network Art Grant - 2010

Art-ability- Second Place and Honorable Mention - 2006

Art on the Kinni- First Place, Best in Show, cash award - 1999

Young at Art- First Place and cash award - 1995

Excellence in Art Academic Award- Hastings High School - 1994-1995

The 3rd Congressional District High School Art Competition- First Place - 1994

Jacques Seed Christmas card Competition: First Place, art published - 1989

Professional Acknowledgements:

Artists Take Times Square- My art was chosen to be published in Best of Artists Take Time Square 2012 edition,

Raw Artists - 2012

City Pages A-list 2012

City Pages, City of Murals, of murals/ - 2011

Downtown Journal, Biz Buzz, Ruff Love Dogs Celebrating Grand Opening with Halloween Party - 2011 photo of me working on the mural at the Seafood Market MN with acknowledgements - 2011 3 photographs of my mural at Seafood Market MN with article and acknowledgements - 2011 Ethan Heidlebaugh Art exhibition as part of a multi-media Celebration of evolution with acknowledgements - 2010