Joe Kral

Artwork on display at 3M Design Center


I’m excited to be showing 12 original artworks at the 3M Design Center in St Paul, MN. This is the global headquarters of 3M. The makers of everything you use in life - Post-it notes, Scotch tape, Nexcare bandages, Filtrete filters, Command hooks, Scotch Brite cleaners, and a million other products.

Come on out to Art-A-Whirl!


I’m all set up at Mercury Mosaics for Art-A-Whirl. I have several original pieces on wood panels for sale. I also have signed & numbered prints available. Stop by and say hello.

Art-A-Whirl is this weekend! May 17-19, 2019


Art-A-Whirl is this weekend, May 17-19, 2019. I’ll be showing my artwork at @mercurymosaics along with 40+ other local artists and makers. Come on out to the largest open studio tour in the country.

Joe Kral at the St Paul Art Crawl!


I’m all set up for the St Paul Art Crawl. I’m at the Schmidt Artist Lofts in St Paul, MN. I’m in the second building, the Bottle House. I have several new original artworks available along with signed prints. There are 50+ artists set up in the Schmidt Artist Lofts buildings. Come on out and check out some art!

St Paul Art Crawl at Schmidt Artist Lofts this weekend, April 26-28, 2019


The Spring edition of the St Paul Art Crawl is this weekend, April 26-28, 2019. I’ll be set up at the Schmidt Artists Lofts at 900 7th Street W, St Paul, MN 55102. The historic building has been renovated to live/work artist loft apartments. You should come out just to see the building!

Two Pages Project: Minneapolis, MN USA

I contributed a spread to the Two Pages Project sketchbook that is traveling around Minneapolis, MN USA. There are 40+ artists/designers from the Twin Cities that are going to take part in the project. Find out more at

St Paul Art Crawl at Creators Space this Weekend, October 12-14, 2018


The Fall edition of the St Paul Art Crawl is this weekend, October 12-14, 2018. I’ll be set up at the Creators Space in Lowertown St Paul. There are 20+ other guest artists showing their work at this building over the weekend. Stop in and get your art on!

Creators Space is Completed. Check it Out!


The Creators Space renovation is completed. A total of 34,000 sq feet was transformed into a unique workspace. It includes a coffee shop, gift shop and commons area. You can also sign up for a membership to get access to photography studio, painting studio, conference center, yoga classes and a ton of other activities.

Showing my artwork at Pizza Lucé in Uptown, August 19-October 6, 2018


Stop by Pizza Lucé in Uptown to grab a slice and check out my artwork while you are there. It will be up from August 19 to October 6. All of the work is for sale. Send me a direct message if you are interested in a certain piece. Thanks!

AIGA MN: Make Design Weird Again at Minneapolis Institute of Art


Come on out to the Minneapolis Institute of Art tonight for the Third Thursday: Design Night with AIGA MN. The name of the event is Make Design Weird Again. It runs from 6PM - 9PM in the courtyard of the museum. Chank is doing a type workshop, a panel discussion with several local designers, button making stations with Pantone chips, a live band and an ice cream truck.

New work in progress


I built five 36” x 48” cradled wood frames and I’m working on some new artwork. Here’s a few photos from the work in progress.

Come on out to the Powderhorn Art Fair, August 4-5, 2018


I have a booth at the Powderhorn Art Fair this weekend, August 4-5. All of the artist booths are set up around Powdernhorn Lake. A big storm just came though last night and thankfully my booth is still in one piece. Original art and prints will be available.

Old Record Sleeves as New Art Canvas


I bought a bunch of old used records from The Salvation Army and cut up the sleeves to use for some new artwork. I’m going to paint on top of them and create something new. They will be framed in 12” x 12” black metal frames with glass. It should be an interesting project.

I'm at the Edina Art Fair, June 1-3, 2018


I have a booth at the Edina Art Fair this weekend. The show runs from Friday, June 1 - Sunday, June 3. I’m selling original art on cradled wood panels and signed and numbered prints. It looks like it’s going to be a beautiful weekend.

St Paul Art Crawl at Creators Space, April 27-29, 2018


I’ll be selling my original artwork and prints at the St Paul Art Crawl, April 27-29, 2018. I’m located in the main room at Creators Space in lowertown St Paul. There are 15+ artists showing their work in this building. There are several other buildings in lowertown to visit over the weekend. Stop in and say hello.

Signed and Numbered Prints Available


I have some signed and numbered prints ready to go. Each print is an edition of 25 and is signed and numbered in pencil below the image. They are printed on 110 lb. ultra smooth acid-free white paper. They will be available at upcoming art fairs and on my website.

Creators Space Renovation in Progress


I stopped by Creators Space in Lowertown St Paul over the weekend to check out the progress on the renovation. They will be having a grand opening for the St Paul Art Crawl on April 27-29. I'll be showing and selling my artwork there along with 10 other guest artists. Stop by and check it out!

Glam Doll Donuts Art Exhibit, March 4-April 8, 2018


I'm showing 25 pieces of art at the Glam Doll Donuts Eat Street location at 2605 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN. My art will be on display from March 4-April 8. Stop by and grab a donut or a coffee and check out the artwork. Thanks!

RAW Artists: Envision Event at The Pourhouse downtown Minneapolis, Feb 14, 2018


I'm a featured artist at the RAW Artists Envision Event at The Pourhouse in downtown Minneapolis on February 14. The popup event features artists in the fields of visual art, fashion, live music, film, hair & makeup, and photography. I will be selling some original pieces and signed & numbered prints.

AZ Gallery: Fire & Ice, A Winter Carnival Art Show, Jan 11-Feb 18, 2018


I have three pieces in the AZ Gallery Fire & Ice, A Winter Carnival Art Show. It runs from January 11 - February 18, 2018. The gallery is located in Lowertown St Paul, Minnesota. The show features art by a variety of local Minnesota artists and coincides with the St Paul Winter Carnival at the state capital.