• Minnesota Legacy Short | Timothy Ray

    Artist Timothy Ray touched many people over the years as a professor at Moorhead State Minnesota. He's most remembered for the critiques and guidance he provided to students. His own practice included a mixture of abstract printmaking, paper making and painting. Timothy lost his battle to cancer in 2013 but his art remains a memory of his dedicated passion.

    Grades: 4-12
  • Minnesota Legacy Short | Charles Beck: Woodcut Artist

    At 90 years of age, artist Charles Beck is still finding inspiration in the rolling hills, lakes, trees and farmland surrounding his home in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Often described as abstract, his woodcuts depict his appreciation for nature and its many colors.

    Grades: 3-12
  • Laura Youngbird: Artist/Art Educator

    Laura Youngbird is an artist and art educator. The themes in her work originate from experience her family and particularly her grandmother had surrounding their assimilation into non-Indian culture. Here is a profile of Breckenridge, Minnesota artist Laura Youngbird.

    Grades: 6-12