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James Nutt
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Architect by day Artist by night
Architect by day Artist by night

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Open Studio Dec 7-8-9!
This is a great weekend to pick up original art for Christmas NE Minneapolis from working studios in cool old buildings. Our studio is open this weekend and I would really like to get some of these pieces in homes instead of on my walk. This year I have ove...
Open Studio Dec 7-8-9!
Open Studio Dec 7-8-9!
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2017 State Fair Sketches - 5 years runing!
A great, and this time rainy, sketch day at the MN State Fair.  This is my 5th year in a row! With the rain and humidity my paintings took longer to dry so that changed up my strategy a bit. These images are in the rough order of execcution with the excepti...
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Art-A-Whirl 2017!
Hello everyone, If you are a friend of mine on facebook (where I am much more active -  https://www.facebook.com/nuttdraws/) you have heard plenty about it , but we have been
working hard to get ready for Art-A-Whirl 2017.   This will be our 4th in the Sola...
Art-A-Whirl 2017!
Art-A-Whirl 2017!
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Westminster Presbyterian Church
This is a piece I have been working on all week in walnut ink and watercolor. We have lost someone special and this Westminster Presbyterian Church has embraced the family. I worked on this as I thought through what community means. Very loose interpretatio...
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Westminster Presbyterian Church
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IS SKETCHING RELEVANT TO DESIGN THINKING IN ARCHITECTURE...I SAY YES
Some time ago submitted these 11 X 17 boards to a sketch competition for d3. 2013 submission call.  These boards, along with a1,500 others were hung the Fordham University in NYC. Since then I have used these boards over and over when the subject of sketchi...
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Metro Sketchers at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
These sketches are from a couple of years ago, but the "Spoon and Cherry!"  has made the rounds in a few shows and the prints have sold well. Liz Carlson sets up this wonderful monthly sketch group - MetroSketchers - and all of these were done onsite with a...
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Swiss German Trip...All the Sketches
Last Year we took an amazing vacation to Germany and Switzerland.  Each of these could be a blog post in itself, but for now here is the whole group. Most of these are fairly small 3"x5" to 1"x14", done onsite and took between 4 minutes to an hour. I think ...
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Another trip to New Orleans
Another Rebuild trip to New Orleans!  Once again with Westminster Presbyterian Church and a ton of hard working young adults.  I was able to grab a few watercolors along the way. What a trip
Another trip to New Orleans
Another trip to New Orleans
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A PERSPECTIVE ON COLLECTING ART!
I was asked to post about art collecting from the vantage of
an artist by Ryan Stills of Invaluable. I am happy to do so and will describe
what I have learned from my three years of renting a studio in the arts
district of NE Minneapolis. A little back grou...
A PERSPECTIVE ON COLLECTING ART!
A PERSPECTIVE ON COLLECTING ART!
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Water Soluble Carbon Dark Tower
With all of the talk about Stephen Kings Dark Tower series I thought I would share my take.  Or what turned out to be a take.  I did this water soluble carbon piece in a hotel room on a business trip.  After long meetings I often need to paint.  While trave...
Water Soluble Carbon Dark Tower
Water Soluble Carbon Dark Tower
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