‘Elusive Americans’ Exhibition Coming to Hopkins Arts Center

The oil painting series can be viewed from Sept. 20 to Oct. 20.


Editor’s Note: The following announcement comes from the . The Elusive Americans runs from Sept. 20 to Oct. 20, with a public opening reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 22.


This show explores, from the artist’s perspective, the heroic and passionate figures who inhabit the margins of American culture — The Elusive Americans. Mostly self-taught, Tina Blondell’s early exposure to and study of the visual arts took place in the great museums of Europe, she having lived as a child in Austria, France and Italy. Her life as a polyglot has revealed the inherent limits of written and spoken language as tools for expressing the human condition. Accordingly, she has dedicated her life and career to mastering a more universal form of communication — the visual imagery of painting.  Ms. Blondell’s work is included in the collections of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Weisman Art Museum.

Additional information regarding Ms. Blondell is available at: www.tinablondell.com

The exhibition is free and open to the public:

  • Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Sunday 12:00-5:00 pm

This exhibition is part of an ongoing series of free public exhibitions at the Hopkins Center for the Arts.  The Hopkins Center for the Arts welcomed over 210,000 visitors last year and is a focal point for arts, education, and entertainment in the center of downtown Hopkins.  The Arts Center builds community through the arts by fostering creative expression and providing artistic and educational opportunities for people of all ages.   For more information go to www.hopkinsartscenter.com.


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