Spruce trees for all-year around a work in process

Completed pieces waiting to be cleaned and clear coated

Spruce Tree at Krista Artista

Spruce Tree at Krista Artista

Check out the latest hybrid we developed and now placed as our gravatar

Very dramatic flower 6″ across and on a two foot stem

My grandsons ‘helping me’ weld

Aidan and Owen live next door.  They asked if they could help me weld sometime. This was the best I could offer.

Tangletown Gardens Garden & Art Tour–Saturday July 23


I will be at the Tangletown Gardens site from 9:00 on Saturday July 23…see you there

Trying something new

This cattail’s seed heads are formed from copper tube and braized with brass.  Sold to a customer of Krista Artista Gallery

Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center (Minneapolis) Event

The Nokomis Gallery at the Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center will be open Wed & Thurs evenings from 6:00 to 9:00 beginning December 8th: Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5:00 beginning December 11. There will be a special gallery reception on Friday December 10 @ 5:00-8:00

3749 Chicago Ave S. Minneapolis 55407

New additions to Applewood Pointe Southtown Senior Cooperative in Bloomington, MN

The developers of this recently completed project wanted to compliment the wonderful landscaping with some additional dimension and also add some winter interest.  The piece with the bright yellow flowers is about six feet tall and located just off a wide patio.  The cattails found a home in the water feature creating a natural setting for the metal version of Typha latifolia.

Centennial Lakes-Fall into the Arts-Edina, MN

Centennial Lakes was my second art fair the fall of 2008.  We love the event, the event management, and especially our wonderful location on the water.

Tangletown Gardens – Garden & Art Tour 2010

I was given the primo spot at the main entrance to the garden store on Nicollet Ave in south Mpls