Art in City Hall, By Greg Preslicka

Press Release Greg Art

12 Paintings in 24 Hours in Scott County

PRESS RELEASE INFORMATION

Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity

For Immediate Release:

In November, Greg Preslicka took on a challenge to paint 12 paintings in 24 hours. He donated 6 of these works to various organizations. Two in Jordan were the City of Jordan and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Jordan. The event was created in order to spur some recognition and awareness to an art Show Greg had in his home. Greg has been a life long resident in Scott County, and grew up in New Prague.

For more info about his art for sale or to schedule a private viewing call or email 612-875-6630

heidi@preslickastudio.com or go to www.preslickastudio.com/fineart

MORE ABOUT GREG:

Graphic Design

www.preslickastudio.com

Twenty years ago my wife and I opened a graphic design business and have been doing that business ever since. I have doing graphic design for many large companies like General Mills, IDQ, Malt-O-Meal and more. My work includes logos, package design, signage, point of sale materials, and ads.

The Big Picture Murals www.thebigpicturermurals.net

In 2008 we started a business doing wall murals. This business gave me the opportunity to get out from behind my computer. I thoroughly enjoy the whole process of mural creation – from the initial meetings, to brainstorming, to illustrating on the computer, to finally when the paint hits the wall. I enjoy developing a learning component with the project and involving community members and students. The hands-on process adds even more value to a project. I enjoy painting for all ages and for all types of spaces – libraries, community centers, environmental learning centers, schools, daycare, psychiatrists office and many more. I enjoy coming up with a “solution” to the space to achieve my client’s goals. Each mural is carefully concepted and designed before painted. The murals are designed to work with the space and enhance the environment.

Fine Art

I have been a landscape painter (painting en plein air) for nine years. I started as a way to better understand the light in nature so as to be a better studio painter. I paint for the experience. Finding a location. Choosing the view. Setting up. Braving the elements. Dealing with changes in light and weather. Feeling a part of the scene I am painting. These are all an integral part of my paintings. Many times I will look at one of my paintings and have only a faint recollection of how I went from a blank board to the finished painting. I will however have an intimate memory of the way the wind was blowing and how many clouds passed by. When someone views one of my paintings I hope they in some way experience what I did. I want them totally unaware to the way I applied the paint or the composition or the colors I chose. I would much rather hear someone say about a painting, “It sure looks cold there” than say, “I love the color you used for the sky.”

Greg and his wife and business partner Heidi both grew up in New Prague and have lived in Scott County their whole lives.

 

 

Business of the Week, January 12, 2017

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Business of the Week:  That Girl MPLS Photography

New business in the old brewery building located at 415 Broadway Street South.

Local Photographer, recently moved from Uptown. I shoot onsite mostly, but have now added a studio location in the old historic brewery. (I also shoot in LaCrosse, WI, Rochester and St. Cloud MN, as well as Phoenix, AZ and around the Houston, TX area for travel charge, waiving lodging- as I have family in those areas.)

Family, kids and baby tend to be most popular, but I also shoot boudoir, pinup, seniors, maternity, fashion, editorial, avant garde, portfolio, wedding, headshots, engagement, product…..pretty much everything 🙂 

I have been published in:
Twin Cities Scene Magazine
Lake of the Isles Living Magazine

Clientele Include: 

Mona Williams store-MOA
Aurora Spa-Uptown
Salon Sa Bel-Uptown
Shine On-Online Store
Showroom-Uptown
DJ Shannon Blowtorch
Mistress Victoria DeVille
Nocturna Lee Mission
Laydee Swallows
Lucy Furr

Also a licensed cosmetologist, I work for a few onsite bridal companies, as well as rent chairs at a salon in Uptown and in Shakopee; allowing in-house hair and makeup services as well as ability to accommodate wedding parties, girls night out, pin-up parties and bachelorettes.

Business of the Week January 3, 2017

Business of the Week:  Nathan’s Barber Shop

In historic downtown Jordan, Nathan’s Barber Shop established in 2003 is a full service barber.  There is plenty of on street parking out front or off street parking behind the building with handicap accessibility.  Generous hours to help meet your busy schedule.  Call ahead to get an appointment that works for you.  Open Saturdays for walk-ins.  Fast, friendly, professional small town great barbershop!

Hours:  Tuesday thru Friday open 9am to 5pm.  Saturday’s 9am to noon.

952-492-6722

 

  

Business of the Week December 28, 2016

Business of the Week:  Water Street Antiques

An old fashioned multi dealer antique store in the heart of historic downtown Jordan, MN.  The business had its grand opening under new owners this summer.  They have done some great remodeling to the building and have all new merchandise.  Stop in at 240 Water Street and check it out.  We think you will find something you like and need to come back again and again.

Email us at:  240waterstreet@gmail.com or call Kathy at 612-916-9467 or Chris 612-669-8818

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business of the Week December 22, 2016

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Business of the Week:  Penney Family Chiropractic

Welcome to Penney Family Chiropractic and congratulations on your first step to better health!  Here at Penney Family Chiropractic, we see you as an individual with your own unique set of health needs.  Chiropractic is a system of health care that is different than today’s medical care.  As chiropractors, we look to find the underlying cause of each individual’s problem, and a way to correct that cause without drugs or surgery.  By doing so, we help retrain the body to regulate and heal itself.

“There is a vast difference between treating effects, and adjusting the cause.”
-D.D. Palmer – The Founder of Chiropractic

While serving the Jordan, MN and surrounding communities, we at Penney Family Chiropractic believe that each individual was born to be healthy.  By ensuring that your spine and nervous system are functioning properly, we can help you to start enjoying more of your life, with less pain, and more vitality.  Contact us today, and let our friendly and experienced team help you start living your life to its full potential.

Chiropractic is simple, safe, and very effective; but all chiropractors are not the same!  Come check out our unique approach to chiropractic, and learn how chiropractic care can help improve your health.  We can’t wait to meet you and assist you on your journey to greater health!

952-492-5253
Located at : 401 Broadway St. S, Jordan

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Business of the Week December 14, 2016

At Quatmann Auto Service, we provide full maintenance and repair services for all vehicles. Our team has proudly serviced the Jordan area for a number of years. We are proud to offer you “Peace of Mind” Warranty for service and repairs for 12 months or 12,000 miles. There is no greater peace of mind than knowing you have one less worry by having your vehicle serviced by professionals

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Call Today
952-492-2397

Business of the Week December 7, 2016

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Business of the Week:  Radermacher’s Fresh Market

At Radermacher’s Fresh Markets they pride themselves on offering their customers the best in Produce, Meat, Deli, and Bakery. Treat your family to one of their many signature deli recipes, premium Angus Farms beef, Hormel Natural Pork, fresh baked breads and buns, and the freshest produce of the season, all brought to you in bright clean stores that feature the best of small town service and convenience.

It is their goal at Radermacher’s Fresh Markets to treat you better than anyone else can, from the best customer service to the freshest products available, they want your shopping experience to be quick, friendly, and convenient. Whether you want to browse their aisles at your leisure or run in for a quick dinner, trust Radermacher’s Fresh Markets to provide all the best for your family.

Remember to Shop Local!

Holiday Open House:  in Jordan, this Friday, December 9th, 4:00 – 7:00 PM

Radermacher’s Fresh Market Jordan

502 2nd Street W.

Jordan, MN 55352

952-492-2044

Hours: 7am to 10pm Monday thru Sunday

http://radermachers.com/

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Business of the Week November 30, 2016

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Business of the Week:  Jordan Junker

Affordable unique painted furniture, re-purposed, antiques & more! Shop, sell, consign & enjoy … you never know what you might find at The Junker!

Set in the historic picturesque town of Jordan, Minnesota. The Jordan Junker provides a vast collection of antiques, primitives, antiques, collectibles, furniture, garden items, pottery and an ever changing inventory of the best “picks” we can find. 

With inventory constantly changing you never know what you might find at The Jordan Junker! Located conveniently off of Highway 169 on Water Street. Plan to spend the day in Jordan visiting all the amazing shops it has to offer!

Holiday event this Saturday from 10am to 5pm with the Shops of Jordan

Remember to Shop Local!

Jordan Junker
209 Water St
Jordan, Minnesota
Call (952) 358-1970

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Business of the Week November 23, 2016

Business of the Week:  Workout24/7 Jordan

Comfortable, clean Community Oriented gym to take classes, workout and tan in (showers too for your convenience). Personal Training has flexible scheduling and Bev & Vicki are very helpful and passionate about the gym and how it’s helping the community. NEW: Kickboxing & Senior Classes! All Classes open to members and the public. Check it out today!

We are OPEN to members 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week. Perfect for your schedule!

Remember to Shop Local!

Workout 24/7 Jordan

380 Seville Drive

Jordan, MN 55352

(952)-492-7773

Workout 24/7 Jordan on Facebook

 

 

 

Business of the Week November 16, 2016

Business of the Week: Block Paper Scissors, Crafts by Kristen

 

Host a craft party for you and all your friends in your home or at their workshop. They will do all of the planning and prep work while you have all of the fun!

If you’ve ever gone to a craft show and thought to yourself, “I can do that!” you’ve come to the right place. Now you can host a craft party and invite all your friends to get creative with you! Block Paper Scissors will do all of the planning and prep work while you have all of the fun! Choose a pre-made craft design or let them customize one for you. Message Kristen today to book your own craft night!

Remember to Shop Local!

Block, Paper Scissors, Crafts by Kristen

219 Water Street

Jordan, MN  55352

Email: blockpaperscissorscrafts@gmail.com

Welcome to Block. Paper. Scissors.

 

 

 

Business of the Week November 9, 2016

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Business of the Week:  Wolf Motors

There are plenty of places you can go to buy a car near Shakopee, Carver, Prior Lake, New Prague, and Chaska, but when you’re looking for a better selection and a more personalized process, come to Wolf Motors. We have an amazing selection of new Fords, including the biggest selection of Super Duty trucks in the state of Minnesota. If you’re trying to find a reliable pre-owned vehicle, we have plenty of affordable used options as well.

The team here at Wolf Motors has been in the community of Jordan, MN for a long time, and we consider our customers friends and family—because many of them are! Since we first opened our doors in 1955, we’ve been and continue to remain a family-owned and operated business. Stop into our dealership today to experience a highly personalized, friendly, and upfront auto buying process.

The Wolf Motors family is committed to helping you find, purchase, and maintain the exact feel you’re looking for. We’ll also offer you a competitive price on your trade in. If you ever need to have your vehicle serviced, simply schedule an appointment online and we’ll take care of your oil change, tire rotations, filter replacements, transmission repairs, and everything in between. We even have a body shop onsite where our experts can manage cosmetic damage from collisions and much more.

Our dealership is open Monday through Saturday, and we’re easy to reach online or by phone at (952) 492-2340. Feel free to come see us at 600 2nd St. W. in Jordan, MN. We look forward to serving all your auto needs for many years to come!

Remember to Shop Local!

Wolf Motors

600 2nd Street W.

Jordan, MN 55352

952-492-2340

http://www.wolfmotors.com/

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