Leanne Larson

11076 Twilight Trail NW 

Garfield, Minnesota 

Phone: (320) 815 8081

Email: canetoadstudios@gmail.com

Facebook Page 

 

ArtBar39 Facebook Page

Art Bar 39 website 

Education:

 

2012 Bachelors degree- Studio Art, University of Minnesota, Morris

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2014

              Recollections  - Alex Artworks, Sixth Ave Wine and Ale, Alexandria MN 

 

              Recollections- Alex Artworks, The Depot Express, Alexandria, MN

           

               H.O.P.E (Healing our Pain with Easels) Viking Plaza Mall, Alexandria MN 

 

               New work - Whitney Center, Sexton Gallery, St Cloud, MN

 

2013      Recollections – Central Square, Second Floor Gallery, Glenwood, MN

 

 

Group Exhibitions:

 

2014      Lakes Region Arts Council Gallery  - Fergus Falls, MN 

 

2013     Third Thursdays – Alex Artworks, The Depot Express, Alexandria, MN

 

               Family Closet – Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN

 

2012     Ruminate + Create/Never Before group exhibition - Flow Art Space, Minneapolis, MN

 

              The Morris XIV: Senior Exhibit, HFA Gallery, University of Minnesota, Morris

 

2011      UMM Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit HFA Gallery University of Minnesota, Morris

 

              Temporary Existence - Central Michigan University 3rd Annual undergrad Portfolio exchange

 

              Horizontal Grandeur - Stevens County Historical Museum 5th Annual Exhibit, Morris, MN

 

2010    UMM Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit HFA Gallery University of Minnesota Morris

 

 

Permanent Collections:

 

2014 Lakeside Restaurant and Ballroom, Glenwood MN 

 

2013 Vantage Bank, Alexandria MN 

 

Leah Cruikshank Photography, Towoomba, QLD, Australia 

 

2012 University of Minnesota, Morris Student Center Permanent Collection, University of Minnesota, Morris

 

2011 Central Michigan University 3rd Annual Undergrad Portfolio Exchange - Park Memorial Library collection

 

2010 Rodney A. Briggs Library Permanent collection, University of Minnesota-Morris. University of Minnesota- Morris Print Archive

 

2007 Alexandria Veterinary Clinic, Alexandria MN

 

 

Private Collections:

 

Gustofson Residence - Alexandria MN  

Houkom Residence - Tucson Arizona, USA

Anderson Residence - California, USA

Cruikshank Residence - Brisbane, Australia 

 

 

Residencies:

 

Summer 2012 Resident Artist , Carlos Creek Winery- Alexandria MN

 

Art Festivals:

2015:

Phelps Mill Festival, Underwood MN

Art in the Park, Alexandria MN

 

2014:

Art in the Park, Alexandria MN

Arts & History Weekend  - Kirkbride building  - Fergus Falls MN 

Carlos Creek Winery Grape Stomp Fall Festival, Alexandria MN 

Wine and Art Crawl, Down Town Alexandria MN 

 

2013

Stone Arch Bridge Festival, Minneapolis, MN

Art in the Bay Front Park, Duluth MN

Phelps Mill Festival, Underwood MN

Three Rivers Arts Festival, ‘The Landing’, Shakopee MN

Art in the Park, Alexandria MN

Carlos Creek Winery Grape Stomp Fall Festival, Alexandria MN

Garfield Days, Garfield, MN

Alexandria Arts and Crafts Fair, Alexandria MN

Hutchinson Art festival, Hutchinson, MN

 

2012:

Art in the Park, Alexandria MN

Carlos Creek Winery Grape Stomp Fall Festival- Owners Choice Award

 

 

Gallery Representation:

2012, 2013, 2014

LRAC GALLERY  - Fergas Falls, MN 

Three Havens Artworks 

Sweet Seasons, Alexandria MN

Creations and Event Studios, Alexandria MN

Quirks, Nisswa, MN

AAAA Theatre, Alexandria MN 

Flow Art Space, Minnieapolis MN 

Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN

The Depot Express, Alexandria, MN

 

 

Awards:

2012  - University of Minnesota Student Center Purchase Award – University of Minnesota, Morris This Award is for the Purchase of one piece of work from each of the Annual Student Art shows. The winning work is placed in a permanent collection on public display in the Student Center at the University of Minnesota, Morris Campus.

 

2012 Deans List -University of Minnesota, Morris

 

2012  - Lois Hodgell Printmaking Award - University of Minnesota, Morris Presented annually to a student who demonstrates creative potential in the field as well as a technical understanding of a variety of print processes, this award honors Lois P. Hodgell, who was a professor of art at UMM from 1962 until her retirement in 1993. The award recipient must show outstanding achievement and dedication to the UMM printmaking program

 

2011  - Lois Hodgell Printmaking Award - University of Minnesota, Morris Presented annually to a student who demonstrates creative potential in the field as well as a technical understanding of a variety of print processes, this award honors Lois P. Hodgell, who was a professor of art at UMM from 1962 until her retirement in 1993. The award recipient must show outstanding achievement and dedication to the UMM printmaking Program

 

2011 -  Deans List -University of Minnesota, Morris

 

2010 - Juried Briggs Library purchase Award - University of Minnesota, Morris This award recognizes talented UMM students and creates a permanent, quality, library art collection. UMM art faculty identify up to 10 works from each of the two student art shows. A committee of two library staff, two library student assistants, and an Academic Services Support Committee member select one piece from each of the art shows.

 

2010-  Deans List -University of Minnesota, Morris

 

 

Publications:

2014 - December: PostCards - Pioneer Public Television (upcoming) 

2014 - Minnesota Meetings and Events Magazine

2012 -  Floating World – The literary voice of UMN -A juried selection of Art to collaborate with student literature.

 

 

Related Experience:

 

2014 - Present:

Co - Owner of Art Bar 39 LLC  - Social Art Events for Adults and children | Wine and Paint Nights | Kids and Canvas Paint Booths

 

2012 - Present:  

Owner of Cane Toad Studios -Providing artistic services - custom portraiture, landscapes and live wedding & event painting 

 

2014 - January and March - Oil Painting Instructor - Community Education District 206 - Oil Painting class

 

2013  - Volunteer Secretary/Vice President for Non-Profit Organization Alex Artworks, Alexandria MN 

 

2012  - Collaborative Printing project with Printmaking Professor Tracy Otten, University of Minnesota, Morris -Waterless Lithography                     

 

2011-12 -  University of Minnesota, Morris Humanities Fine Arts Department Work Study Studio Assistant: -Responsible for general upkeep and maintenance of the printmaking studio.

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present