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Brian Billadeau

My whole life, I’ve been surrounded by and deeply involved in the arts. I’m a fine, graphic and commercial visual artist and photographer — traditional and experimental with multiple disciplines and mediums. I’m also a maker, woodworker and stained glass artist. One of my side-projects, on display at my NKB studio, is a series called “Lens…

Peter Wong

Photography has been a passion for me since I was a kid when paging through a National Geographic magazine that my mom had bought for me. In 1969 I left the country of my birth, Malaysia, and moved to Minnesota to further my education at the University of Minnesota and the College of St. Scholastica.…

Forrest Pearson

Photography has always been a part of my life. I grew up watching my Grandpa working magic in his basement darkroom. I bought my first big time 35mm camera when I was 19 and ever since I have always had one with me. For me photography is a passion not a vocation. I have learned…

John A Olson

John Olson’s passion for photography transforms into an adventure full of wonder, joy, and curiosity, as if life is presenting itself for the first time. He visually seizes life‘s many aspects of work and play creating meaning and emotion in images by conjuring up the viewer’s own nostalgic experiences. Experimenting with various unique photographic processing…

Lars Michael

Born in Germany in 1967, Lars Michael has been practicing photography since he received his first SLR camera at the age of 15 years. While in high school, he studied Ansel Adams’ classic books about the “zone system” and put this newly acquired knowledge to use in the wet darkroom. In college he learned about…

Mark Karney

Mark Karney had been interested in the photographic arts for decades. He has trained with a number of different photographers over the years. But it was the digital revolution in photography that made him become more serious about creating images for arts sake. His images in this exhibition are the fruition of ideas he had…