Upcoming Events:


FaithfulArt exhibition during ART-A-WHIRL® weekend – May 17-19, 2019

“St. Clement is Open!”  Once again, we will be celebrating the season with artists, live music, and ethnic food at the FaithfulArt Guild exhibition during the ART-A-Whirl ® weekend at St. Clement Church in “NordEast” Minneapolis. 

Here is a link to the Holy Cross Church – Art-A-WHIRL® weekend page.

There will be an outdoor tent with musicians playing at various times during the weekend.  Alex Schindler performs Friday night at 7:30 pm. Also performing are The Aly Aleigha BandWhen We Land, and  Ben Noble.

Returning this year…You’ve seen him as the Minnesota Viking’s Hometown Hero, and on The Rachel Ray Show, and now you can see him at our event too!  Of course I’m talking about Lucas Hobbs the cancer surviving teenager.  Lucas and his family are on a mission to “Do Good With Food” through his non-profit Chef Lucas Foods.

FaithfulArt Guild was founded by Jon & Renee Hickman and Eric Bjorlin.

ART-A-WHIRL® is an open studio tour in Northeast Minneapolis showcasing the work
of NEMAA members. ART-A-WHIRL® is a federally-registered trademark of


7th Nationwide Juried Catholic Arts Competition – October 28 through December 2, 2018

Eric’s painting Return has been chosen for the 7th Nationwide Juried Arts Exhibition at St. Vincent Gallery at St. Vincent College In Latrobe, PA  by art juror Dr. Elizabeth Lev Ph. D.

Dr. Lev will give a lecture Catholic Art of the Modern Age: New Images for an Ancient Story Sunday October 28 at 2:00 pm. The Opening Reception is 3:00-6:00 pm. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Since its inception, the Competition and Exhibition has received national attention and has blossomed with global interest, spurring submissions and artworks for exhibition from South America to all across Europe. The competition has worked to foster a relationship between artists working in the Catholic Arts.