Don Holzschuh information,Don Holzschuh history,Don Holzschuh bioDon Holzschuh
Born in 1955,Saint Paul

Resides in
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis College Art &
Minnetonka Art Center

Exhibitions of works
Saint Paul Minnesota
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
New York City, New York

Collections in
United States
Time Line
  • 1974  Starts painting outdoors
  • 1974 attends Minneapolis College Art &design
for film
  • 1976 attends Minnetonka Art Center
  • 1977 Starts career as a pyrotechnic which lasts for the next 10 years
  • 1978 Help found the Art punk band the Warheads uses art performances as center point
  • the band last until 1987. One recording "Where were you ? When we were cool"

  • 1980  Moves studio to Minneapolis to the skunk house, Which is the first of many
    studios in the warehouse district others The Harmony building ( The Replacements
    recorded" Hello this Minneapolis police the party's over was recorded for a rent party ")
    The Wewa, an artist coop the Wilenskys
First exhibit in Minneapolis gallery  at the Richard Barry gallery a group show
Organize with Chuck Fred ( Tom Taylor) the Underground Art Fair
Works on the publication Minnesota design as fashion  illustrator and arts editor
  • 1985  exhibits  at the Bockley gallery
  •  1987  daughter born Alexandra
  • 1988 shows at Flanders Contemporary Arts
  • 1990 First painting trip to Bretgane in France with several other artist  This is the first of
    many trips to France and The Netherlands to paint.
  • Organize "The Open Air Show " at Wilenskys Arts  It's an open exhibit for painters doing
    works on location
  • 1990 - present works on location
  • exhibited his works in more than 65 exhibits in the United States, France , Netherlands & Belgium
Works produced in the following mediums. Oils watercolours gauchee pastels graphic.
Oil Paintings open aire, Studio from life and from studies.
Watercolours, Mono prints,Painted slip ware,drawings, Pastels,Oil pastels,Sculpture
Performance art (late 70's)
Photo by Ruud Berens                                Don Holzschuh in Maastricht, NL
Works produced in the following areas. Painting trips
United States:
Minnesota  City of Minneapolis,Saint Paul. Lake Minnetonka area, Sterns
County,Hennipen,Carver. Brown,Pipestone, Washington,Saint Louis,Cook  
Milwaukee,Fox Point,Cumberland,
Kansas The Flint Hills, New Mexico: Superstition  Mountains.
South Dakota,:Siseton Hills. Colorado Aspen  Alabama,Fort Payne, Iowa, Northeastern
France: Grace Uzel, Pontivy, Treve, Loudeac, Bretange. Paris, Bordeaux area, Cannes
Netherlands: Maastricht,Amsterdam, Belgium: Ghent
Studios: Minneapolis The Skunkhouse, Harmony,Wewa,  Wilenskys  and Florence Hill studio  
Exhibits organized   The Underground Art Fair, Cool Pop Happing, Open Aire Painting show,  
Open Print show.
Printed media that the artist appeared in ; The Window magazine, Your Flesh, Articles of reviews
of shows Minnesota Daily The Star tribune,Art News, Saint Paul Pioneer Press,City Pages The
Reader Skyway News Mpls STP magazine.  The Reader, Lansing Press,The Limburg Dagbald