Famous Minnesota Artists

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“Every artist was first an amateur”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are a lot of Great Artists in Minnesota such as Animators, Actors, Comedian, Filmmakers, Painters, Photographers, and Sculptors. It only shows that Minnesotans are indeed in love with art. There are many Theaters and Museums in Minnesota. Here are some Great Artists in Minnesota who shared their talents and contribute to the states' history.

Great movies can be enjoyed at home. If you have a chance to build a mini home theater that would even a better idea. A minor renovation if you have an extra room that is not used you can turn it into a movie small theater and for best results hire a cleaner to do the post construction cleaning after the renovation to complete the look of your movie theater at home.  

Now here are the talented artists and great movies that you will surely love:

EARL ARTHUR BELLAMY

Bellamy was an American television and film director that was born on March 11, 1917. He started working as a messenger for Columbia Studios after he received a degree from Los Angeles City College. He received a Golden Boot Award in 2002 by the Motion Picture and Television Fund.

He was the Director of the Movies: Speedtrap (1978), Sidewinder 1 (1977), Against a Crooked Sky (1975), Walking Tall Part 2 (1975), Seven Alone (1975), Sidecar, Racers (1975), Backtrack! (1969), Incident at Phantom Hill (1966), Munster, Go Home (1966), Gunpoint (1966), Fluffy (1965), Stagecoach to Dancers' Rock (1962), and Toughest Gun in Tombstone (1958). TV Shows like Alfred Hitchcock Presents Role, The Andy Griffith Show, Bachelor Father, CHiP, Code Red, Crusader, Daniel Boone, Desilu Playhouse, The F.B.I., Fantasy Island, Future Cop, Get Smart, I Spy, Isis, The John Forsythe Show, Laramie, Laredo, Leave It to Beaver, The Lone Ranger, M Squad, M*A*S*H, Matt Helm, McHale's Navy, Medical Center, The Mod Squad, The Munsters, My Three Sons, Perry Mason, The Quest, Rawhide, S.W.A.T., The San Pedro Beach Bums, Starsky and Hutch, To Rome with Love, Trapper John, M.D., Wagon Train, Young Dan'l Boone, Tales of Wells Fargo.

TV Movies such as Fire!, Flood!, Castaways on Gilligan's Island, Desperate Mission, Desperate Women, The Pigeon, The Trackers, and Valentine Magic on Love Island. TV Specials: Knight in Shining Armour, O'Connor's Ocean, Stranded and also TV Series like Partners and Sixth Sense.

He Also became the Assistant Director of It Should Happen to You (1954), From Here to Eternity (1953), and Shockproof (1949).

Bellamy died of a heart attack when he was 86 in Albuquerque, New Mexico on November 30, 2003.

Nothing beats a great movie night with your family. But it would be even best if you do it on your cozy clean condo. You can start having all of your time for your loved ones by hiring a cleaner that is expert in condo cleaning. So your condo will be presentable and you can even invite friends and go for a movie marathon on a weekend.

ETER HANS DOCTER

Docter is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer, voice actor, and chief creative officer of Pixar. He describes himself as a "geeky kid from Minnesota who likes to draw cartoons" Docter was born on October 9, 1968, in Bloomington, Minnesota. He is from a family of musicians but Docter was not particularly interested in music although he learned to play the double bass and played with the orchestras for the soundtracks of Monsters Inc. and Up. He planned to work for Disney Corporation but ended up working with Pixar. Here are his Creations and Productions.

Movies: Winter (1988), Palm Springs (1989), Cranium Command (1989), Next Door (1990), Toy Story (1995), Geri's Game (1997), A Bug's Life (1998), Toy Story 2 (1999), Monsters, Inc. (2001), Mike's New Car (2002), Boundin' (2003), Howl's Moving Castle (2004), Presto (2008), WALL-E (2008), Partly Cloudy (2009), Up (2009), Dug's Special Mission (2009), Let's Pollute (2010), La Luna (2011), The Muppets (2011), The Blue Umbrella (2013), Monsters University (2013), Party Central (2013), Lava (2014), Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014), Inside Out (2015), Riley's First Date? (2015), Sanjay's Super Team (2015), Lou (2017), Bao (2018), Purl (2019), Toy Story 4 (2019), and Onward (2020).

He also has Awards and Nominations under Academy Awards, Annie Awards, and Other awards.

Academy Awards: Up (2009) and Inside Out (2015) both won the Best Animated Feature Award.

Annie Awards: Toy Story (1996) Best Individual Achievement in Animation, Toy Story 2 (2000) Outstanding Achievement in Writing, Up (2010) Directing in a Feature Production, and Inside Out (2016) Directing in a Feature Production and Writing in a Feature Production.

Other Awards:

WALL-E (2008) - Nebula Awards (Best Script) and Hugo Awards (Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form)

Up (2009) - Critics' Choice Movie Awards (Best Animated Feature), Golden Globe Awards (Best Animated Feature Film), British Acadamy Film Awards (Best Animated Film)

Inside Out (2015) - Golden Globe Awards (Best Animated Feature Film), Critics' Choice Movie Awards (Best Animated Feature), British Acadamy Film Awards (Best Animated Film), and Satellite Awards (Best Animated or Mixed Media Feature)

He also has 8 Oscars nomination and 37 other nominations. Docter is a father of 2 children is married to Amanda Docter.

These animated films are perfect for your kids. Why not set up a mini movie theater in your kids room for just a day? First have it cleaned and hire a professional cleaner that offers green cleaning to ensure the safety of your kids. Don’t forget about the carpet too. So kids can freely sit on it without worrying about dirt, mites and dust that may cause skin problems and allergies.

ANNIE GRIFFITHS

Griffiths is an American photographer known for her work at National Geographic and a founder of Ripple Effect Images. She was born in 1953 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 1978, Griffiths was hired at National Geographic and she was one of the first female photographers for the magazine.

She was named one of the “Best of the Best Speakers” by the World Presidents’ Association. Griffiths has received awards from the National Organization of Women, the National Press Photographers Association, The University of Minnesota and the White House News Photographers Association, and the Associated Press. She was also the producer of the book Last Stand: America’s Virgin Lands, in 2002. She published her photo memoir, A Camera, Two Kids and a Camel in 2008 which described her life as a traveling mother with her two children. She edited National Geographic's archive under the theme of beauty in October 2010 to create the book, Simply Beautiful Photographs.

VINCE VAUGHN

Vincent Anthony Vaughn is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and comedian that was born on March 28, 1970. Vaughn grew up in Illinois where he graduated High School in 1988. He was introduced to musical theater at a young age and became an actor in 1987. He started dating Jennifer Aniston in 2005 but they broke up in November 2006. He was married to Canadian realtor Kyla Weber in 2010 and have two children. He began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2016 and received his blue belt in February 2018. Here are the films he made.

For the Boys (1991), Rudy (1993), At Risk (1994), Just Your Luck (1996), Swingers (1996), The Locusts (1997), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Clay Pigeons (1998), A Cool, Dry Place (1998), Psycho (1998), Return to Paradise (1998), The Cell (2000), The Prime Gig (2000), South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000), Domestic Disturbance (2001), Made (2001), Zoolander (2001), Blackball (2003), I Love Your Work (2003), Old School (2003), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004), Paparazzi (2004), Starsky & Hutch (2004), Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004), Be Cool (2005), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Thumbsucker (2005), Wedding Crashers (2005), The Break-Up (2006), Fred Claus (2007), Into the Wild (2007), Four Christmases (2008), Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland (2008), Couples Retreat (2009), The Dilemma (2011), Art of Conflict (2012), Lay the Favorite (2012), The Watch (2012), A Case of You (2013), Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), Delivery Man (2013), The Internship (2013), Unfinished Business (2015), Hacksaw Ridge (2016), Term Life (2016), Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017), Dragged Across Concrete (2018), Fighting with My Family (2019), and Against All Enemies (TBA).

Gladys Perez