Bright Blue Earth STUDIO
Open daily by appointment - Call 1-612-423-0141.

Featuring an intriguing variety of AFFORDABLE ART, including Jim Grafsgaard's Geo-Expressionist paintings, original art from Spain and Mexico, handmade prints, and Hot and Heavenly Erotica, Jody Tracy's handmade jewelry and lathe-turned woodcrafts - and indigenous Mayan crafts from Chiapas.

We are located at 1620 Central Ave NE, Suite 155, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Parking is available in the lot off 18th St. NE between Jackson and Quincy.

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    NEW MUSIC from P.J. TRACY!  Listen on and MySpace Music

TORTUGA! 4-piece jazz electra combo - with original music by P.J. Tracy - keyboards,
  Cory Jesok - guitar, Aaron Biggar - drums, Shawn Maroney - bass
is available for private and public gigs - contact

Now on ReverbNation!


Jim Grafsgaard's latest Geo-Expressionist painting

El Ojo

  oil/acrylic on wood panel - 20"h x 49"w - May, 2011   
To inquire for pricing, email .

Geo-Expressionism Paintings of Jim Grafsgaard        Mexico paintings          Midas Rat and ME graphic novel          24-hourcomic - FREE EXPRESSION!!  


    Bright Blue Earth announces 2 new books in print, published by J Harris Fine Art :

 Midas Rat and ME - 32 pages - 8.5"x11" - $10.00 - a punk-anarchist graphic novel written by James T. Grafsgaard and illustrated by Jim Grafsgaard.

   sexy senryu - 80 pages - 6"x9" - $20.00 - erotic drawings and light verse (published under Jim's sexy pseudonym: Jaya G-Spot).

Both titles can be ordered by emailing with quantity and shipping address. Payment will be billed thru PayPal.


  WCCO NEWS Spot Joya's Dream video ANIMA video Sea of Consciousness video Mural Painting in Tejupan

    Our popular video animation ANIMA (widescreen version with new soundtrack) was featured on Twin Cities Public Television's series MNTV 2010 - showcasing Minnesota independent film and video.
Walker Art Center
also streamed the MNTV series in their hallway Film/Video Bay during summer 2010.


An exhibit of Jim Grafsgaard's Geo-Expressionist oil paintings opened May 19th at the Hudson Hospital Galleries, in Hudson WI. The show will run thru early September 2011.

Jim has returned from southern Mexico and a 12-month residency in Yucatan and Chiapas, and travels in Mexico City and Central Mexico - where he was working on a series of new paintings.

Tortuga! will be playing at both the Stone Arch Bridge Festival of the Arts in June and the Red Hot Art Fair in Stevens Square Park in July. Dates/times/locations will be announced shortly.


     Hear P.J. Tracy featured weekly on the Sonic Talk Podcast on


    BrightBlueEarth is a creative collaboration of artists P.J. Tracy and Jim Grafsgaard.

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