He lives in a self-built, log cabin surrounded by 40 acres of pine forest just north of Duluth, with his wife Kathy. Watercolor master John Salminen has won more than 195 awards in national and international watercolor art exhibitions and competitions in Sweden, Taiwan and China. A former high school art educator in Duluth, Salminen now creates world-class urban streetscapes with exquisite detail. The master shares his technique and artful adventures across the globe, tonight on The PlayList.
Barbara Jean Johnson of Grand Marais took top honors in the 2011 Big Top Chautauqua’s Celebration of the Song songwriting competition. With voice, viola, banjo and mandolin, Barbara Jean and Bump Blomberg perform original music up and down Minnesota’s north shore. Tonight, Bump & Barbara Jean team bring their insightful folk/rock music sound, LIVE, to The PlayList!