Birdhouse Gallery 2015: Emmanuel Hanson

13_HansonThis unique piece was inspired by the young artist’s love of nature with each face of the birdhouse capturing the beauty of a different Minnesota season.  The scenes were created using an acrylic paint medium.   An interesting detail is that a tiny version of this birdhouse hangs amidst the branches of the autumn tree.

Artist Bio: Emmanuel Hanson

Emmanuel Hanson is a talented homeschooled 13 year old artist who enjoys creating in a variety of mediums.  Her love of nature was inspired by the annual mother/daughter wilderness trips to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area prior to her mother’s brain injury two years ago.  The birdhouse was undertaken as a project that the mother/daughter team could work on together.  Emmanuel painted all the background and scenery; her mom added the flowers and wood roof detail.

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