12 Local Minnesota Artists to Decorate Your Home

Updated January 28, 2019
Ryan Hanson
Ryan Hanson

Designing and building a new home is often stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. That’s where Ryan comes in, who is the Partner and Co-owner of S9. Ryan manges the day-to-day operations of the build, and ensures that our clients are satisfied through regular updates and budget reviews. At S9, the client always comes first and Ryan makes sure that they are involved in the building process and aware of how the project is going at all times.

Minnesota is home to some fantastic local artists. The art scene in Minnesota is diverse, which means that the perfect art decor for your home is certainly out there. So, if you want to the fun details of your home rooted in the midwest, then check out these 12 local Minnesota artists. Their art is sure to upgrade your home and impress guests for years to come.

Adam Turman

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Vibrant, eye-grabbing designs and details have made him a local favorite and artist auteur. Some of his most famous murals can be seen in Loring Park at both the Butcher and the Boar and 4 Bells. You can purchase smaller prints and he has plenty of Minnesota-themed artwork that are perfect for the cabin up north, or the bar area of your home.

Mural at 4 Bells Restaurants (Courtesy of Adam Turman)

Chuck U

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Chuck U describes himself as a “a grown man who draws animals with robot parts, hairy worm things, an astronauts for a living.” You’ve likely seen his art around the Twin Cities as well, with his most famous mural being his work with the Bulldog bar and restaurant in Minneapolis.

Lady in Wire Patch (Courtesy of Chuck U)

Concrete Pig

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Keith Wyman aka the Concrete Pig, creates unique sculptural elements and functional art for modern homes. As a NE Minneapolis artist, he is a local favorite when it comes to furniture that is stunning, but is also highly functional.

The Brute Modern | Mag Rack (Courtesy of Concrete Pig)

Lindsy Halleckson

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Lindsy Halleckson’s art has a sense of calmness to it, as she references the sky and weather and connects the viewer of her art to nature. Her art works well in many environments, especially those of the modern variety.

Courtesy of Lindsy Halleckson

Melissa Loop

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A contemporary painter, Melissa Loop’s art is absolutely gorgeous and mesmerizingly colorful. We envision her island-themed art working well in homes that feature white or neutral spaces, where the colors of the art can truly pop.

Turn Your Kingdom Out (courtesy of Melissa Loop)

Anthony Lovinella

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An up and coming artist in Minnesota, Anthony Lovinella’s punky, digital artwork looks fantastic in wall art form, and is the perfect centerpiece to any home.

Bandit (Courtesy of Anthony Lovinella)

Liz Sivertson

If you’ve been to the North Shore, than the odds are pretty good that you’ve come across Liz Sivertson’s work. Her acrylic paintings perfectly capture the heart of Minnesota’s North Woods and can be found on all sorts of mediums.

One If By Land (courtesy of Liz Sivertson)

Drew Beson

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At Sustainable 9, we’ve used Drew’s work extensively in the past in some of our homes. His acrylic artwork is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before and is the perfect compliment to your modern home interior.

Heliocentric (courtesy of Drew Beson)

Atomic 7

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We’re cheating a little bit and crossing the border, as Atomic 7 originated in Wisconsin. Founded by Nick Ringelstetter in 2008, Atomic 7 has some pretty funky art you can purchase, revolving around aliens and monsters. If you’re looking for something a little different to decorate your home with, then check them out.

Guidry’s Treasure (courtesy of Atomic 7)

Carol Lee Chase

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Carol Lee Chase’s oil on canvas and panel paintings are certainly a site to behold. Her art is depicted with light, color, repetition, and patterns. It would be hard to find a room in your home that wouldn’t look good with her art.

Glint II (courtesy of Carol Lee Chase)

Ray Schoch

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If you’ve ever wanted to add stained glass to your home, then Ray Schoch is your man. His work ranges from simple to intricate and his wide variety means that you’re sure to find the pefect piece for your home.

Islands (courtesy of Ray Schoch)

Neal Peterson

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Neal Peterson’s Urban Mandalas are the ultimate homage to cities around the world. From Amsterdam to Minneapolis, to Chicago and Denver, his circular art prints on acrylic glass are as fun to look at as they are brilliant.

Minneapolis (courtesy of Neal Peterson)
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Ryan Hanson
Ryan Hanson

Designing and building a new home is often stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. That’s where Ryan comes in, who is the Partner and Co-owner of S9. Ryan manges the day-to-day operations of the build, and ensures that our clients are satisfied through regular updates and budget reviews. At S9, the client always comes first and Ryan makes sure that they are involved in the building process and aware of how the project is going at all times.

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