Meet Jymme Golden – September 9
Jymme Golden Featured Artist
Jymme Golden is one of nearly 100 Minnesota artists whose work is featured at The Art Shoppe.
The Art Shoppe is open seven days a week in the exciting Midtown Global Market. We are on the Lake Street side of the market. There is 1-1/2 hours free parking in the ramp with a merchant’s stamp. Everything is 10% off on Mondays.
90 Minnesota Artists
Stop by The Art Shoppe if your Mother might like jewelry (large and small, leather bracelets, marbled leather earrings, fused glass jewelry, watch-part jewelry, necklaces, beaded necklaces and bracelets, polymer clay earrings and necklaces, rings, bracelets and more), clothing, paintings or prints, needlefelted creatures, magnets, photographs, glass work (blown glass and fused glass),bookmarks, suncatchers, walking and talking sticks, wine stoppers, ceramics (plates, bowls, cups, masks), and lots, lots more.
A store full of unique, one of a kind items
Hennepin Bridge Bombpop, 2012
Tom Cornish Fused Glass
Diane May Cottage Drive-In
Kathleen Crook Mug
Eve Brown: Mom wraps you in love
Jymme Golden Pair of Sandhill Crains
Fair Fowl Firsts Dyptych
MIssing Mama Amoke Kubat
Raelene Ash Painter
Pamela Kirton Barn Owl Digital Pieced Patchwork
Pam Veeder Shadows at the Conservatory
Marilyn Morrison Steampunk Airplane
Tracie Thompson Painter
10% off everything on every Monday
Fair Fowl Firsts Dyptych
I paint with soft pastels, a medium to me that I have completely fallen in love with. I love the vibrancy and immediacy of the color and the way the colors layer and blend. I also continue to draw with graphite, charcoal and colored pencils.
I find inspiration, solace, renewal and unending fascination in the natural world. This can be in my own back yard, the city streets and parks or out in the “wilds” somewhere. I am lucky to live in Minneapolis, a city that within its borders has amazing wildlife and copious numbers of lakes, rivers, creeks, wetlands, woods, etc. I’ve seen bald eagles, hawks, foxes, coyotes, deer, loons, and many other creatures within minutes of my home and occasionally in my own inner city yard. I walk, bike and snowshoe around the city and get to observe wonderful things. Then there are the drives out of town that bring me to favorite places like Lake Superior and the North Shore, Minnesota prairies and woodlands and the inspiration for my first pastels: Crex Meadows Wildlife Area in Grantsburg, Wisconsin. There the fall colors and waterfowl migration make me swoon.
Pair of Sandhill Crains
Connection to spiritual practice
My drawing and painting is very much tied to my spiritual practice including mindfulness meditation, which I have been practicing since 2004. Paying attention to things as they are and seeing that everything changes, always, everything is impermanent, strongly informs my life and my art. When I am working on a drawing or painting it is a practice of mindfulness.