Local documentary filmmaker Paul Krause stopped by my corner office at GBM last week (recycled photo above) to let me know his latest project. Like he did for Ray ‘Jake’ Jacobson and his Harvest sculpture, Paul is filming Fred Somers as he works on a large painting for the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province for placement in a building in their new Carondelet Village, adjacent to St. Catherine University.
I followed Fred out to the east side of the Cannon River Wilderness Area last week so he could show me the oak tree that he’s painting (above right). It turned out to be quite the excellent adventure as we mucked about, both of us madly snapping photos.
See my album of 22 photos (large slideshow, recommended) or SLOW CLICK this small slideshow:
For more on Fred, see his website, Frederick Somers Fine Art. He’s participating in this weekend’s 2011 South Central Minnesota Studio ArTour and is also hosting a sneak preview at his studio on Friday night.