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Flame Painted Copper to Shimmer at DubuqueFest

Dan and Frances Hedblom of Copper Elements in Rochester, Minnesota, will bring their flame painted copper wall art to DubuqueFest fine arts fair for the first time this year. Their unique sun-catching metalwork, along with the work of over 60 other artists, will be available for purchase on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, in downtown Dubuque’s Washington Park.

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Emerging Artist Scholarship Winner

This year’s emerging artist scholarships were awarded to 2 Dubuque artists: Edward Obermueller and Barb Zehentner McKinlay. These individuals and over 60 other artists will display their work in Washington Park at the DubuqueFest fine arts fair on May 18-19, 2013. Click to read more about Barb and her kiln-formed art glass.

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Yellow Blue Mountain by Charlotte Fung-Miller

Artist profile: Charlotte Fung-Miller, Chinese brush painting

Charlotte Fung-Miller, a Wisconsin artist, will display her Chinese brush painting at the DubuqueFest Art Fair on May 19-20, 2012. In a blend of East and West that reflects both her Chinese-American heritage and her individuality, she portrays birds, flowers, landscapes, fish and animals in a vibrancy that resonates with many people. [Click to read a profile of the artist.]

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Decorative circular wood carving by Kenneth Nelson

Artist profile: Ken Nelson, wood carving

Ken Nelson, wood carving artist, will bring his work to the 2012 DubuqueFest Art Fair on May 19-20. Using oak, walnut, cherry, and basswood, as well as exotic woods from the rain forest and all over the world, he will display decorative plates, wall hangings, and jewelry boxes adorned with ornate wood carvings. [Click to read a profile of the artist].

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