Barb Halvorson, of Winona, won the platinum award at the annual Ashley For the Arts in Arcadia. Barb has painted for 35 years, has taught throughout the United States at a variety of art conventions including Creative Painting in Las Vegas. She has attended several juried art shows during her career and has won numerous awards. She is a published author in a series of how to paint books titled “Sharing Gifts of Nature.” In October, she will attend a five-day private seminar in California for portrait painting.
Recently, Barb has opened her studio teaching community education classes. Please phone 507-494-0904 or 494-0900 for class brochure and registration information. For a private tour of Barb’s studio and for information on private classes or group painting parties please phone 507-454-7617. To be placed on her email list: firstname.lastname@example.org. Barb will have a public holiday open house in December. Barb wishes to thank Ashley for the Arts for their generous support of the arts and community support for many nonprofit and charitable organizations.