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Guest at: Sociable Cider Werks

1500 Fillmore St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
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You can find us in person during the Minnesota State Fair at Sideshow Gallery in West End Market.  We’re across Dan Patch Avenue from the midway, right next to Foci’s glass blowing demonstrations, near Lulu’s Public House and the restroom building.  Thank you for visiting my marketplace!    

Sue Christensen

612-382-5948 (texts preferred)




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Sociable Cider Werks Collection link to this group

These paintings are on display in the small taproom at Sociable Cider Werks, 1500 Fillmore Street NE, Minneapolis.  All are available for purchase.

New Additions December 2023 link to this group

Recently made small framed oil paintings

Herculon Rising: Burning Furniture Series link to this group

First I paint them, then I set them on fire.  It never gets old.  Own the thrill of unauthorized fire without the risks of real life pyromania!

Minnesota State Fair Themed Paintings link to this group

My Church Homes Series link to this group

I had leftover magenta, orange and green paint and an hour left in my work day.  We had just visited our friends’ new home, a deconsecrated Presbyterian church.  I painted a wild-colored little picture of it and loved it, so I painted every church I have ever called home, from childhood, through Pentecostalism into adulthood and… deconsecration.  I learned (from my friends in the ex-church, who are painters) that this style is called Fauvist, from the French word Fauve, meaning wild beast.  Perfect.

Seed Series link to this group


Every year in the Crop Arts room at the state fair, I admire the dried corn while I’m waiting in line to see the seed art.  Last years I took pictures so I could make these paintings.


A friend gave me seeds that grew bright red-orange flowers and huge, delicious purple and grey variegated beans.  One of the plants produced peach flowers and cream and brown beans.  Each year I pick out the best beans to save as seed and I make chili with the rest.  Last fall they were so beautiful that I had to paint them, amplifying the colors ever so slightly.


Various Subjects link to this group

Urban Saw Series link to this group

I cleaned out the basement of a house where a carpenter had lived and got to keep a bunch of rusty saws.  I like to paint them with scenes far removed from the country scenes usually depicted on saw blades; things like midways and urban scenes.

Sunbelt Series (Aerial Lifts) link to this group

Archive of Sold Pieces link to this group

I can create something similar for you by request.

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