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Artist Highlight: Shelley Shelton

Super powers: Patience, watercolor, experimentation Instagram: @shellsheltonart If you like watercolor, you need to meet Teaching Artist Shelley Shelton! From the south side of the Twin Cities, Shelley spends her days experimenting with water–both on the palette and around the house while chasing her two young children. As she was studying for her degree in art education, she focused on acrylic painting. She loved constructing canvases, building layers of thick paint with a palette knife, and making creative messes. Once college was over, she sought out a compact, clean, and child friendly option–watercolor–and never looked back! It wasn’t just the …

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What is important to Parcel Arts?

This past June, we celebrated our second birthday! As we inched toward that milestone, I took time to reflect back on why I created Parcel Arts, how we’re currently upholding our three principles, and how we can drive our focus in the future. Since we hold these principles near and dear, I’d like to share them with you. Create accessible art making experiences where all participants feel inspired to explore their creativity. Create a learning atmosphere that fosters community and the growth of meaningful relationships. Support teaching artists with new opportunities, professional development opportunities, and fair wages. You’ll notice that …

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Welcome 2022!

I’m not sure how we got here, but here we are! 2021 was a total whirlwind on all accounts. It’s hard for me to recall exactly what happened and when, but for Parcel Arts it was a phenomenal year! We started numerous new partnerships, met so many incredible students, and created spectacular artwork. We are fortunate to have developed so many new relationships over the love of art. We were flattered to see return students who seek out our classes. In the coming year, we look forward to finding ways to bring you more classes. We even have a few …

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