more about our current artists

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Jessie Schreier


My name is Jessie and I am an oil painter. I studied Fine Art at the College of Visual Arts on Summit Ave in 2006, and I’ve been committed to my work as an artist ever since. I currently live in St. Paul and it feels like home.

I paint anything and everything, but I love to paint dogs and cats! I honor and immortalize your four-legged companions by capturing their essence in a portrait that you will be sure to treasure for life.

For inquiries and commission information, grab one of my business cards. You can also take a peek at my website, check out my Instagram, or reach out through email.

I look forward to working with you, and thanks for checking out my work.

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Erik Pearson

Erik Pearson was born and raised in Superior, Wisconsin, where he received a B.F.A. in Studio Art in 1993. He was awarded the first artist-in-residence at Lanesboro Arts in 2001 and has been a full time artist ever since. In 2005 he completed his first public mural project, and has created over twenty public murals, and eight installations since then, working with city officials, community groups, and business owners in the process. He has also worked on projects with Forecast Public Art, Made Here MN, Bloomington Theatre and Art Center, South Loop Creative Placemaking/City of Bloomington, Lanesboro Art Center, Phantom Galleries Superior, Business Improvement District/Superior Public Art Creating Community Environments, Irrigate (Springboard for the Arts), Arts Council of Indianapolis and Duluth Sister Cities International. 

In 2017, Erik was honored to receive a Knight Foundation award as part of the Knight Arts Challenge, and will be creating a large-scale way-finding mural in Saint Paul in 2019. Erik is currently working out of his Saint Paul studio, Shipwrecked Studio, creating and exhibiting his paintings, murals, sculptures, installations, and music. 

Erik Pearson’s works can be found in private collections nationally and internationally.

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Rachael Newman

My unique jewelry has simple elegance that reflects the chemistry between inherent beauty of a women and the piece she wears.

I first made jewelry in high school art class and was captivated.

Today the freshwater and Tahitian pears that I select every year are exceptional; breathtaking luster, superior quality, and distinctive shapes. Most of my pearls are from China since the pearl farmers there produce the finest quality in the current market. I am drawn to the unusual shapes of kasha pearls, baroque pearls and coin pearls, which lend to both casual and dressy attire.

The luster of pearls continues to amaze me as they capture light and change instantly depending on a women’s skin tone or attire which brings individuality to each piece of jewelry.