Dee Kotaska was a speech therapist for 30 years before realizing photography, her 40-year-long hobby, has always been her passion.
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Holly Stone has taught at the Edina Art Center for the past 15 years, but just recently she started incorporating meditation into her classes.
Blake Stolpestad says learning and working at the Edina Art Center has helped him gain confidence as an art professional.
Leslie Granbeck is a teaching artist and felt maker in her own right, leading many classes year-round in the metro area including at the Edina Art Center.
Edina alumnus Thomas Glass was a Metropolitan Opera finalist.
The Edina Art Center offers new courses like photography, felting and meditative art.
The Twin Cities offer a broad stroke selection of art museums.
The 16th annual Edina Fall into the Arts Festival benefits the Edina Crime Prevention Fund, which helps to keep residents safe.
In September, local recording artist Cade Bittner will release his first full-length album titled "I’ve Gotta Be Me."
There are over 30,000 artists in the state of Minnesota and more than 1,600 arts organizations.