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Community Links

The following is a list of schools, classes, and services offered in the Twin Cities metropolitan area (and some, beyond). Although not affiliated with Wet Paint, many of the students and instructors have been customers for years.

AMIEN: Art Materials Information and Education Network

Mark Gottsegen, Administrator

amien.org

The Art Academy

515 Albert Street South St. Paul, MN 55116-1611

651.699.1573

theartacademy.net

The Atelier

1681 East Hennepin Ave. #280 Minneapolis, MN 55414

612.362.8421

theatelier.org

ArtiCulture

2613 East Franklin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55406

612.729.5151

info@articulture.org

articulture.org

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

6666 East River Road Fridley, MN 55432

763.574.1850

banfill-locke.org

Bell Museum of Natural History

10 Church Street SE Minneapolis, MN 55455

612.626.9660

bellmuseum.org

Bloomington Art Center

1800 W Old Shakopee Rd Bloomington, MN 55431

952-563-8575

bloomingtonartcenter.com

Colleagues of Calligraphy

P.O. Box 4024 St. Paul, MN 55104-0024

info@colleaguesofcalligraphy.com

colleaguesofcalligraphy.com

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

1225 Estabrook Drive St. Paul, MN 55103

comozooconservatory.org

Curiosity Camp

University of Minnesota 360 Coffey Hall 1420 Eckles Avenue St. Paul, MN 55108-6084

612.624.4972

cce.umn.edu/curiosity/

East Side Arts Council

1000 Payne Ave. St. Paul, MN 55101

eastsideartscouncil.org

Edina Art Center

4701 West 64th St. Edina, MN 55435

612.915.6600

edinaartcenter.com

The Florence Hill Figure Drawing Co-Op

California Building, Fifth Floor 75-22nd Street NE Minneapolis, MN 55418

612.782.0353

californiabuildingartists.com/florence_hill

Highpoint Center for Printmaking

2638 Lyndale Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55408

612.871.1326

highpointprintmaking.com

Hopkins Center for the Arts

1111 Mainstreet Hopkins, MN 55343

952.979.1100

hopkinsmn.com/_hca/

The International Cartoonist Conspiracy

webmaster@cartoonistconspiracy.com

cartoonistconspiracy.com

Kids and Adult Art Workshops

Contact: Teresa Cox

2871 Highview Terrace Saint Paul, MN 55121

651.207.7948

teresacox.com

Midwest Comic Book Association

PO Box 131475 Saint Paul, MN 55113

612.237.1801

MNCBA@aol.com

midwestcomicbook.com

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

2501 Stevens Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404

612.874.3700

mcad.edu

Minnesota Center for Book Arts

1011 Washington Ave S. Ste. 100 Minneapolis, MN 55415

612.215.2520

mnbookarts.org

Minnesota Center for Photography

165 13th Avenue NE Minneapolis, MN 55413

612.824.5500

mncp.org

Minnesota Museum of American Art

Kellogg Boulevard at Market Street Saint Paul, MN 55102

651.266.1030

mmaa.org

Minnesota Watercolor Society

952-996-9228

minnesotawatercolors.com

Minnetonka Center for the Arts

2240 North Shore Drive Wayzata, MN 55391

952.473.7361 ext. 16

minnetonkaarts.org

Northstar Watercolor Society

Julie Norwall

15910 Orwell Road North Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047-9754

northstarwatercolorsociety.com

Split Rock Arts Program

University of Minnesota 360 Coffey Hall 1420 Eckles Avenue St. Paul, MN 55108-6084

612.625.8100

cce.umn.edu/splitrockarts/

Textile Center of Minnesota

3000 University Ave SE Minneapolis, MN 55414

612.436.0464

textilecentermn.org

Watercolor & More!

by Janice Tingum
Online painting demos with watercolors, acrylics, Yupo paper and hydrus paints

watercolorandmore.com

Weisman Art Museum

333 E. River Road Minneapolis, MN 55455

612.626.5302

wam.umn.edu

White Bear Center for the Arts

2228 Fourth Street White Bear Lake, MN 5511

651.407.0597

wbca@whitebeararts.org

whitebeararts.org

Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota (WARM)

550 Rice Street Saint Paul, MN 55103

612.567.WARM (9276)

thewarm.org

Getting Started

This page provides a series of helpful, easy-to-read articles on a variety of art media produced by Wet Paint in the mid-1990s (and updated for this site). They answer a lot of basic questions about art materials, especially for the beginner. We hope you enjoy them!

Acrylic Paint

GS_Acrylic

Airbrush

GS_Airbrush

Block Printing

GS_Blockprinting

Drawing

GS_Drawing

Matcutting

GS_Matcutting

Oil Paint

GS_Oil

Pastels

GS_Pastels

Stretching Canvas

GS_Stretching_Canvas

Watercolor

GS_Watercolor