Art Opening

Life Is Art: Works by Connie Minowa

Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy, Friday, October 11, 2019

La Crosse, WI—Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy (129 6th St S, La Crosse, across from the Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman) announces a new exhibition: Life Is Art: Works by Connie Minowa, opening Friday, October 11, and running through November 8, 2019.

Life Is Art is a body of work that represents Connie Minowa as an artist. The work is based in storytelling about our spiritual and emotional journey, defining beauty and awe in nature, and exploring abstract and impressionist realms to symbolize states of being.

About Connie Minowa

A graduate of the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Connie’s passion started at an early age, focusing on the arts and humanities in her early years. Themes of her paintings and jewelry include the natural environment, philosophy, and the human conditions of love, loss, hope, and gratitude. Her work focuses on the deep emotional and spiritual realms of human existence in two-dimensional form. “Even though I work intentionally, from life, tradition, and innovation, I feel creatively at my best when I focus on a heart/mind to hand communication guided by the unconscious and the energies that be.”

Connie has been featured on National Public Radio, Minnesota Parent, and the Wall Street Journal. When not creating in the studio, Connie is with family or working on environmental health and sustainability issues through her own non-profit organization, the Earthology Institute and Retreat Center, and can be found working as a live painter and performer with the internationally known band Cloud Cult. Learn more about Connie at

What: Life Is Art: Works by Connie Minowa
When: Opening Friday, October 11, 2019 | 5 – 8 p.m.
Running October 11 – November 8, 2019
Where: Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy – 129 6th St S, La Crosse, WI 54601
Gallery Hours: Friday 5 – 7 p.m. & Saturdays 10 a.m. – Noon, or by request

Proceeds from the show will be donated to the Earthology Institute.

About Earthology Institute
Using advocacy, science, and the arts, Earthology Institute provides resources and an action network that disseminates critical, forward thinking and practical tools for the advancement of human health, sustainability, and the environment.

Earthology Institute advocates positive environmental change with a focus on sustainability, environmental toxins, human health, ecological integrity, proactive and positive living in the 21st century, advocacy through the arts, and tools for green living.

About Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy
Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy provides services to individuals of all ages and backgrounds, offering traditional counseling services related to anxiety, depression, and grief, and specializing in the practice of art therapy.

For more information on individual and group counseling, visit

Melissa Fannin, MA, LPC, ATR
Fannin Counseling & Art Therapy
129 6th St S
La Crosse, WI 54601