"Nordic Bloom" by Michelle Carlson

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  • Regular price $800.00

Artist: Michelle Carlson

Guitar Specs:

  • Keith Urban Gibson Acoustic
  • Condition: good, no major flaws

Mediums Used: Oil paints, clear coat

Price: $800

About the Artist:

I have been a traditional Rosemaler for 30 years living in Northern Minnesota. My studio is full of unique Norwegian styled woodenware including tines, grautambars, clocks, corner cabinets and plates of all sizes. I work with oil paints. 

 This folk art originated in Norway over 250 years ago and then brought to America with immigrants in the early 1900s. The many Norwegian rosemaling styles originate from the valley where they were painted. Rosemaling designs were also used to decorate the dark interior walls and ceilings of the homes.  My guitar was painted in the Telemark style of rosemaling. This style is asymmetrical and painted with Acanthus styled scrolls, fanciful flowers and lots of decorative line work.  Telemark is one of my favorite painting styles because of the free-flowing colors and design. 

I am thrilled to be able to create a guitar for Operation Art Strings and be a part of this great cause.  Tusen Takk! 


*This guitar will not ship until after October 23, 2022. Please email tori@guitarsforvets.org with any questions