Month: August 2017

FILM: FAIRLY SPOOKY

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…

ESSAY: FAIR ENOUGH

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…

EXHIBIT: PROLOGUE NO.1

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…