Mark your calendars, come see me

and buy art

Welcome to the Great Beyond

February 15-21, 2020 I will be doing personal readings and creating gifts of artwork with intention and love.  On February 22, from 10-3 I will be delivering each private message by phone, zoom, or in person. Details can be found here.


Salon viewing at Erte and the Peacock 

20 works of art for viewing for the month of November, 2019.


Intersections is open until June 29th.  Open Saturdays the 22nd and 29th for final viewing.  Per the request, I am opening up the Vine Arts Gallery the following dates and times:

OPEN June 20th from 6-8PM and June 27th from 6-8PM. 

I am thinking of holding a gratitude ceremony on the 27th.  Come by and see me!

I do have some slots open this month during the day for special requests for viewing.  Email me to make arrangements.


vine arts

June 2019 I will be having a solo show at the Vine Arts Gallery.  Mark your calendars for the opener June 1st 6-9PM.  Enjoy an evening out , come meet me, and talk about art.

Vine Art Gallery

                                 The Art of Ellen Sweetman Solo Show                                                                                               Intersections                                                         2637  27th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55406



Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour in my studio May 4-5 2019

Pick up a map and brochure at most local shops in Minnetonka or email me at and get one in the mail.  Type send me a map.  And I will!


Starting 2019 off with a bang!

I will be showing my art and doing a demo this January at the MN Arboretum.  Artwork is for sale.  Stop in from the cold and check out this group of local artists including me.

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I have artwork available for purchase this holiday season at Jewelweed.  Please stop in and see all the lovely gifts my friend has available including some of my artwork.  Cheers to all as 2018 comes to a close.  Please check out my offerings and work with me in the new year.  I’m doing wonderful thing and you can too!


Greetings Holiday Go-ers!  Wanted to plug MN Art Truck, Matt Swenson and his attendance at the Holidazzle this year.  Please check him out and buy locally.  I have a few lovely little pieces left on the truck to close out 2018 that would make fabulous gifts for self or that someone special.  Stop in and see him or give me a ring.  I have a few gems left of 2018 who are looking for final homes.  If it speaks to you buy it.  There is something about the gift of connection and art has won my heart this holiday.


I started a Drawing Co-op with my good friend and fellow artist John Sandy, fine artist and teacher who happens to own Glass Endeavors with his fabulous second half.  Every Monday you can find me there drawing and brushing up on my skills.  There is a live model and if you are looking for a group to participate in, join us.  Magic happens everywhere, especially at the Longfellow Drawing Co-op/Make your Mark Here.



Summer 2018 is upon us and my artwork has found a couple of new locations.

Please check out Jewelweed at 611 Lake Street East, Wayzata, MN, USA.  There your heart will be filled with some amazing goodies to feed your soul.  Among the fabulous treasures and products my artwork is there for sale.

The MN Art Truck is a traveling show @  This is a gallery filled with some awesome MN talent which comes to you.  You can find the truck at many art shows this summer.  I am a guest for the summer.  Check it out!

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This Mother’s Day

Utepils Brewing Co. 1-6PM

225 Thomas Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55405. Close to Hwy 394 and Penn Ave. in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood

Hibachi Daruma will be the food truck and drinks


  • May 4-6th

Lake Minnetonka Studio Art Crawl

My studio

  • April 27th-29th

St. Paul Art Crawl/Schneider Carpet One Floor & Home

1112 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102

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Below is information re: past and present shows and whereabouts (just keep scrolling).


Epiphany Gallery

January 8th-February 12th

Excelsior, MN


Creative Badasses Holiday Bargain Boutique

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 12-6PM

3rd Floor of the Northrup King Bldg. #332

Most recent include: The Commons – The Uncommon Workplace, Excelsior MN (December 2017-open ended), Bower Boutique (May-open ended 2017).  All works are for sale at these locations.

Please contact someone onsite or email me at



I have work accepted at Gamut Gallery.  Please join me!

EXHIBIT OPENING // Saturday, November 4th 7-11pm, $5

Featuring music from DJ Acemalyasian aka Ephraim Eusebio

EXHIBIT FINALE // Friday, November 17th 7-11pm

Featuring live music, more info TBA


Weekly Thursday, Friday & Saturday 1-7pm

Or by appointment


717 South 10th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 367-4327

SPONSORED BY  Pabst Blue Ribbon

For Gamut Gallery’s annual “C4W: Call 4 Work” exhibition, we welcome Joel Coleman as guest curator. Coleman has been immersed in the local art scene with his tenure as the proprietor and curator of The Abstracted Art Gallery (2012-2014), and was familiar with the vast majority of local submissions. Currently, Coleman serves as a Made Here Arts Advisory Panel member, involved in the curation and installation of artwork in vacant downtown Minneapolis storefronts in partnership with the Hennepin Theater Trust.

Bower Boutique art sale; fine art, clothing, jewelry and more. Come to an event and celebrate local women entrepreneurs and buy awesome goods and wares. I’ll be there selling my art and enjoying the atmosphere. Check out my events or see details below:
October 19th
317 W 38th St., Minneapolis, MN 55409 

Friendship, food, fine goods.

The Arts Center on 7 Gallery (ACo7) has graciously invited me to fill its space with artwork again this year.  I will be there all summer .  I have decided to do a tribute piece to all those that have supported me and influenced me and my art.  This will be a very special show.  Come check it out during regular summer hours 10-3PM door 1N weekdays. Or contact me in advance to meet you there.  The show runs June-August 2017.

Posted: 7/6/17

MCAD- New Beginnings Art show Gallery

“Inviting the Wild” (snippet), 2017


Four of my works will be shown at MCAD.  The exhibition will open on Friday, June 9, with a reception from 6-9 p.m. The show will run through July 16.

Whispers in the Light

In the Gray of the Morning

Inviting the Wild

Winters Calling

Posted: May 17th,  2017


Bower Boutique

“Touched by the Skies”, 2017- SOLD


Please check out Bower Boutique in S. Mpls.  I have 13 works of art on display and for sale.  Grand opening Friday, May 19th, 2017 from 4-7.  Art, clothes, music, and light fare and drink.

Posted: May 12, 2017


Springstep Collective Pop-Up Gallery

Posted: May 7, 2017

Springstep  May 7th, 2017 * 10AM-6PM * MTKA


Into the Mind of an Artist

Come witness the painters process from sketch to completion.

Postcard for art show I  Postcard II

Please join me this summer for my very first interactive installation. The Arts Center on 7 Gallery has graciously invited me to fill its space with my artwork.  I will be covering its walls with a progression of my work.  Each stage will be represented- starting with sketches all the way to finishes works of art.  This show runs from June to August.

You’re Invited!

Reception: Sunday, June 12th from 2-5 PM

18285 MN 7, MTKA, 55345

Art on the Lake in Excelsior will be happening.  I believe there is a shuttle from this location to the lake.  Come early and stop in for the lovely artwork before you catch your shuttle.  Some good eats and a light drink will be provided on Sunday.

Detail of Half Not All

Thank you to all who celebrated and participated in the Art Sale/Open House on Sunday, March 20th.  It was a huge success and I am grateful for all the love and support that made this event possible.

Please check in to see what is up and coming. My  plan is to continue updating the website on a biweekly basis.

Next event:  TBD


Art Gallery Open House

Sunday, March 20th, 2016