Our Team!

LEANNE LARSON

Artist | Owner | Founder 

Garfield, Minnesota

Hello & Welcome to my Story! I am an Aussie living in the USA (Minnesota) with my husband, and 3 beautiful children.

 Art making and teaching has become a rewarding lifestyle. The opportunity to introduce others to in a relaxed and social setting, has given may individuals the ability to believe in themselves. It has opened their minds to the idea that we are all creative in one way or another. Most importantly, the process of art making enhances gives each participant a little more appreciation for art. Art is everywhere if we look. 

 In addition to  Art Bar 39, I paint Live at Weddings and events both throughout MN other states in the US. 

 I capture the Ceremony or Reception in real time as it happens and the couple has a finished original oil painting at the end of the night!

My Style has evolved into a soft, impressionistic approach which portrays the energy and mood of each event by utilizing color, lights plus fast paint techniques. I love to share my painting process as I connect with spectators and guests. By the end of each event I paint at, I will have a finished masterpiece to be cherished forever. For more info and to view Gallery visit www.paintmyweddingday.com

When I am not painting, teaching or creating, I am spending time with my Family. I love the outdoors, camping, traveling and beach lazy beach days. 

In the winter, I hibernate with my cats. 

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about my journey! 

I look forward to being creative with you! 

   

 

JANELLE EMRUD

Artist | Server | Instructor

Alexandria, Minnesota

I am a graduate from Alexandria Technical College with an AAS degree in Graphic Design. I also am a graduate from the Minnesota School of Business where I earned my AAS in Veterinary Technology. After working as a Vet Tech for 9 years I decided to return to my roots as an artist. In my free time I am an avid gamer who loves both tabletop and online games. We all need to be true to ourselves and follow our passion! Art Bar 39 is great because it allows everyone to explore their creativity!

MEGAN BEHERNS

Artist | Server 

Alexandria, Minnesota

I fell in love with painting while studying graphic design at Alexandria Technical Community College. I have worked in the arts for the last decade, doing everything from web design to children’s book illustrations. I have taught art both privately and publicly, and is excited to paint with you at Art Bar 39!

BRAYDON HUDSON

Server | Artist | Studio Assistant 

Alexandria, Minnesota

LOREN PASKA 

Server | Artist

Alexandria, MN

CAM HERBEL 

Server | Artist

Fergus Falls, MN

I am an artist from the Midwest! Im enamored by art and the way it affects people. I am so excited to be working for a company that introduces art in an unintimidating and approachable environment. I can't wait to create with you! 

KENZY GUSTAFSON 

Studio Assistant | Kids Instructor | Server

Alexandria, Minnesota

CAMDYN STIRAS 

Studio Assistant | Kids Instructor | Server

Alexandria, Minnesota

EMMA ECKER

Studio Assistant | Kids Instructor | Server

Aurora, Illinois

If you love art and are interested in applying for employment at Art Bar 39 Please fill out our Online Application via Button below

Alexandria, MN Studio Location:

VIKING PLAZA MALL

| 3015 HWY 29 S SUITE 4122 ALEXANDRIA, MN 56308 |

artbar39info@gmail.com |

Studio: 320 759 2039