Seward Arts & Culture

Arts & Cultural Activities in the Seward Neighborhood — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Meet Seward Artist, Jymme Golden



Find this artist’s work online here.

Makes: Vibrant, evocative paintings inspired by the natural world.

From the artist: “Original paintings, fine art giclee prints and greeting cards. Soft pastel paintings and drawings inspired by nature: landscapes, portraits and a strong penchant for birds.”

About Jymme: I find inspiration, solace, renewal and unending fascination in the natural world. This can be in my own back yard, the city streets and parks or out in the “wilds” somewhere. I am lucky to live in Minneapolis, a city that within its borders has amazing wildlife and lakes, rivers, creeks, wetlands, woods, etc. I’ve seen bald eagles, hawks, foxes, coyotes, deer, loons, and many other creatures within minutes of my home and occasionally in my own inner city yard. I walk, bike and snowshoe around the city and get to observe wonderful things. Drives out of town bring me to favorite places like Lake Superior and the North Shore, Minnesota prairies and woodlands and the inspiration for my first pastels: Crex Meadows Wildlife Area in Grantsburg, Wisconsin. There the fall colors and waterfowl migration make me swoon and inspire me to paint.

Drawing and painting is very much tied to my spiritual practice including mindfulness meditation, which I have been practicing since 2004. Paying attention to things as they are and seeing that everything changes, always, everything is impermanent, strongly informs my life and my art. When I am drawing or painting, it is a practice of mindfulness.

Jymme Golden 1Egret Study


Jymme Golden 3 Great Blue Heron Study



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