Month: August 2017


Minnesota State Fairgrounds

Reading Time: 2 minutesI had a fairly strange experience at the state fair yesterday afternoon. I dropped off a number of paintings to sell at the Cream of the Crop Artist Gallery in the West End Market. This was at exactly 3pm. Keep…


Oil painting by Nicholas Harper titled Sophie depicting a woman with big hair holding an owl that has been blindfolded

Reading Time: 6 minutesI was about 20 years old the first time I entered a painting into the Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition. It didn’t get accepted. Fair enough (pun), the painting sucked. In fact, the oil paint might have still been…


poster for prologue solo exhibit featuring Nicholas Harper

Reading Time: 1 minutePROLOGUE No. 1 Featuring Nicholas Harper Runs thru Sept 2nd, 2017 A prologue is a separate introductory section of a literary or musical work. In the context of my paintings, this exhibit represents the start of something, although of what…