Bright Blue Earth STUDIO and FINE ART STORE
Open daily by appointment - Call 1-612-423-0141.

Featuring an intriguing variety of AFFORDABLE ART, including Geo-Expressionist paintings, art from Spain and Mexico, handmade prints, Hot and Heavenly Erotica, video animations, jewelry, 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!  featured on


    NEW ARTWORK! December 2008  

  Geo-Expressionism        Mexico paintings 2008          Midas Rat and ME graphic novel          24-hourcomic - FREE EXPRESSION!!

    NEW VIDEO! November 2008 

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



Summer 2009 UPDATES

OAXACA - graphic art from Mexico at ArTrujillo Gallery
349 13th Ave NE, in Minneapolis - showing thru June 21, 2009. Includes photos of Oaxaca by JIM GRAFSGAARD, plus graphic art by FRANCISCO TOLEDO, new works on paper by LUIS FITCH, GUSTAVO LIRA and GUILLERMO HEREDIA, etchings and woodcuts by REYES GOMEZ, and linocuts from the TALLER PIEDRA AZUL.

  JIM has RETURNED FROM his 2009 winter studio sojourn in MEXICO.
His trip included explorations of the Mayan culture and the Yucatan peninsula.
He also participated in the the Telchac Puerto Mural Project , creating a playground mural in the central plaza of the village.

  The 2009 VISUAL MUSIC MARATHON , including our original BrightBlueEarth animation ANIMA, screened at New York City's SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS on April 11, 2009 at the Visual Arts Theater, 333 West 23 Street in Chelsea.
  ANIMA has also been recently shown at the WALKER ART CENTER in Minneapolis, the Minnesota Museum of American Art in St Paul, and Casoria Contemporary Art Museum in Naples, Italy.

  A Midwest Emmy Award recently went to a WCCO NEWS spot with music written and performed by P.J. Tracy!! See the award-winning tv ad and hear P.J.'s terrific vocal / instrumental track on


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

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