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Video Diary 1: Contemplating Peace Art Show

Contemplating Peace – Michael Heufelder, Gomer Pyles, & Lilla Ohrstrom Michael Heufelder is a veteran, who served in front of the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan. Since his return from an extended service, where he went above and beyond his original call to duty, Michael has used the arts for self-induced therapeutic purposes. Art…

Youngblood Artist Profile: Michael Heufelder

Youngblood Artist Profile: Michael Heufelder During the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on the three artists who showed at our recent Contemplating Peace show at Youngblood Art Studio in The Plains. This week, we’ll begin with Michael Heufelder. I met Michael while he was giving a “show and tell” to the kids…

Video: Guest Speakers at Contemplating Peace

Contemplating Peace: A Recap

Contemplating Peace – A Recap Contemplating Peace was an important event for Youngblood Art Studio. We gathered together as a community and validated the efforts of people taking the time to be peaceful. We encouraged not only our artists, but everybody to stop and take the time to look at the world around us. I…

"Youngblood is special because it is alive, it is a working space for art, for the mind, and to gather and appreciate efforts of local and visiting artist. We had a wonderful show there, for our Chilean sculptor friend Carlos Edwards who loved the experience and collaboration. Thanks, Lilla!!"

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Lilla Matheson Ohrstrom, Truth and Tales
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Mary Michaela Murray, I Stand with Her, 2017, oil on panel, 12 x 12 inches, NFS
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