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Bold and Gorgeous Watercolor Florals

August 11, 12, 13, 2022

Zeller Gallery 1421 Main Street, Hopkins, MN

9:30 am - 4 pm each day



Meet Georgia

Georgia Kandiko
Artist and Watercolor Instructor, Georgia Kandiko

Georgia Kandiko is an award winning artist and instructor. Georgia has attained Signature Status with the Minnesota Watercolor Society (MNWS), the Red River Watercolor Society (RRWS) as well as NorthStar WaterMedia Society. She is a juried member of Watercolor West and Transparent Watercolor Society of America. She frequently displays her work in their annual juried shows. She has had work accepted into numerous national and international juried shows. Her painting, Liquid Assets, was accepted into the 42nd Transparent Watercolor Society of America’s 2018 International Juried Exhibition.  Her Painting, Blue Bar, was accepted into the 2018 NorthStar National Juried Show. Her painting, Selfie, won a Merit Award in the 2018 MN Watercolor Society's juried Spring Show.  In both the 2013 and 2014 MNWS Fall shows she has won The People's Choice awards for her paintings, Winding Up the Day and Rainy Night Kiev Opera House. She is an award-winning member of Artists of Minnesota and a member of several national watercolor societies. She has sold her work through art galleries and displayed extensively in public gallery shows. Her work is featured in public and private collections.

Currently Georgia teaches at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts, University of MN Landscape Arboretum, Artistry in Bloomington, MN, and Lakeville Area Arts Center. Upon request and availability Georgia teaches painting and mosaic workshops for unaffiliated groups of students.

Georgia’s installation, The Magical Mystery Treasure Hunt, was featured in the University of Minnesota’s 2010 Powerhouse Plants Juried Exhibition. Her 9 mosaic tables and accompanying story boards delighted Arboretum garden visitors from June through mid October. Her children’s book, The Magical Mystery Treasure Hunt, is based on the installation. The City of St. Louis Park has acquired the installation as part of their permanent collection of community art. It is on a rotating schedule for display inside and outside at the St. Louis Park Rec Center.