Parktacular Art Hunt 2022

Sam Swisher with Snocone
Sam Swisher with Snocone

Found at Carpenter Park at the Skateboard park!

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Stella with Bomb Pop and Bird
Stella with Bomb Pop and Bird

At Westwood Nature Center

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2022 First to Find
2022 First to Find

First Artwork Found!

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Sam Swisher with Snocone
Sam Swisher with Snocone

Found at Carpenter Park at the Skateboard park!

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Art Hunt has ended July 13th (began June 9, 2022) 

All 10 Artworks found/ Congrats to the winners

All unpublished clues have been released!

Winners

Slushie: Unnamed (First to Find) at Texa Tonka Park                     

Lemonade: Tesa and Ari (Second to Find) at Lilac Park                

 Root Beer: Jack at Roxbury Park                                                       

Popsicle: Nichol, Ashton and Scott at Center Park                         

Snowcone: Sam Swisher at Skateboard/Carpenter Park                 

Ice Cream Cone: Carrie and Mara at Cedar Knoll/Carson Field      

    Strawberry Shortcake: Schlegel Family at Wolfe Park                         

Lollipop: Emma, Austin and Selee at Twin Lakes Park                   

Watermelon: Unclaimed at Hampshire Park                                     

                Bomb Pop: Stella at Westwood Nature Center                                                

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A Free public miniature art hunt celebrating the wonderful parks of St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Winners keep the original art and win additional prizes! Check out the flyer to the left to see a list of parks and additional rules. 

  Artist William Hessian once again has hidden 10 original paintings in St. Louis Park (his hometown and 15th annual art hunt), Minnesota, inviting everyone to find his art and win prizes! Visual photograph clues (seen above) are periodically released starting June 9th coming fast furious and ending when all the artwork is found. 

 

All participants are invited to send in photos of their hunt to be published on this website. Make sure to also check out the awesome photo galleries from the last few years down below. Visit the Parktacular website for more info.

If you want to learn more about

William Hessian Art Hunt projects read more....​



FOUND ARTWORK?

Send a message!

 

PICTURES TO SUBMIT?

E-mail: ​william.hessian@gmail.com

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        Photo Galleries from Previous Years Parktacular Art Hunts

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, Miles & Lauren Find Art!
Art Hunting Team
Denly with Art at Ainsworth PArk
The Missing Butterfly
Sydney Finds Artwork in a Basketball
Miniature Art inside a basketball
Tesa and Ari Find Hidden Art!
Tesa showing off the location
Celebrating at Wolfe Park
Joe & Jeffrey Find Hidden Art!
Art Hidden Under a Tree Root
Joe and Jeffrey Hesteness
Close up of hidden art
Browndale Park Tree Root
Congrats Again!
Lidia finds a butterfly!
Lidia Ketola at Creekside Park
Team Miles, Denly and Lauren
Yellow and Pink Butterfly
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No Clue Needed
Art Found at Jersey Park
Schlegel Family finds art!
Ashton Wallin
Under the bleachers
Ashton at Twin Lakes Park
Blue with Yellow Butterfly
Ian and Lauren Thon find hidden art!
Congrats on a great find!
Showing off where it was hidden
A close up
The Kjaer Family finds the King Frog
The Kjaer Family finds the King Frog

The final frog was found to end the 2017 Parktacular Art Hunt! This was definitely a fun year with many of great hunters on the prowl!

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King Frog Found
King Frog Found

Clue 7: Hard Released: June 3rd, 2017 Found: June 9th, 2017 Found by The Kjaer Family At Minikahda Vista Park

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Lauren and Ian celebrate!
Lauren and Ian celebrate!

Just moments after crawling in the wood chips, we see master hunters Lauren and Ian up on the structure showing off their miniature artwork!

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The Kjaer Family finds the King Frog
The Kjaer Family finds the King Frog

The final frog was found to end the 2017 Parktacular Art Hunt! This was definitely a fun year with many of great hunters on the prowl!

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Basswood 3EASY.jpg

Basswood 3EASY.jpg

Cherry Blossom 1HARD.jpg

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Cherry Blossom 3EASY.jpg

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Cherry Blossom 4th clue if needed.jpg

Birch Tree 1HARD.jpg

Birch Tree 1HARD.jpg

Birch Tree 2Medium.jpg

Birch Tree 2Medium.jpg

Birch Tree 3EASY.jpg

Birch Tree 3EASY.jpg

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Birch Tree 4th Clue if needed.jpg

Basswood 1HARD.jpg

Basswood 1HARD.jpg

Basswood 2MEDIUM.jpg

Basswood 2MEDIUM.jpg

Beech 1HARD.jpg

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Beech 2MEDIUM.jpg

Beech 3Easy.jpg

Beech 3Easy.jpg

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Beech 4th clue if needed.jpg

Oak 1HARD.jpg

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Oak 3Easy.jpg

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Oak 2Medium.jpg

Oak 2Medium.jpg

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Oak 4th clue if needed.jpg

Maple 1HARD.jpg

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Maple 2Medium.jpg

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Maple 3EASY.jpg

Maple 3EASY.jpg

Tamarack 1HARD.jpg

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Scallop Shell Clue 16 (FINAL CLUE)
Scallop Shell Clue 16 (FINAL CLUE)

FINAL ARTWORK LEFT Released 6/13/2015 Easier Clue

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Scallop Shell Clue 15
Scallop Shell Clue 15

FINAL ARTWORK LEFT Released 6/12/2015 Easy Clue

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Parktacular Miniature Art Hunt 2015
Parktacular Miniature Art Hunt 2015

Find a hand drawn shell by William Hessian and win prizes!

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Scallop Shell Clue 16 (FINAL CLUE)
Scallop Shell Clue 16 (FINAL CLUE)

FINAL ARTWORK LEFT Released 6/13/2015 Easier Clue

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Final Art Found
Final Art Found

Eli Schmelzer found the last hidden artwork of the oak tree this morning at Louisiana Oaks

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Final Art Found inside a decoy duck
Final Art Found inside a decoy duck

Eli Schmelzer found the last hidden artwork of the oak tree this morning at Louisiana Oaks

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Final Art Found
Final Art Found

Eli Schmelzer found the last hidden artwork of the oak tree this morning at Louisiana Oaks

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Muskie *FOUND*
Muskie *FOUND*

Easy Clue: Released July 10th, 2014 FOUND by Ashton and Raquel at AQUILA PARK on July 10th, 2014!

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Muskellunge Clue 12 *FOUND*
Muskellunge Clue 12 *FOUND*

Medium Clue: Released June 5th, 2014 FOUND by Ashton and Raquel at AQUILA PARK on July 10th, 2014!

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Perch Clue 3 *FOUND*
Perch Clue 3 *FOUND*

Hard Clue: Released May 30th, 2014 Found by the Weinrich Family on May 30th at BRONX PARK

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Muskie *FOUND*
Muskie *FOUND*

Easy Clue: Released July 10th, 2014 FOUND by Ashton and Raquel at AQUILA PARK on July 10th, 2014!

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Isabel at Sunshine Park
Isabel at Sunshine Park

Dave and Isabel found the Auger Shell hidden at Sunshine Park. The original miniature painting was created by William Hessian for the Parktacular Art Hunt, which has happened annually for the last nine years.

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Auger Shell Hard Clue
Auger Shell Hard Clue

Released: 6/5/15 FOUND by Dave and Isabel 6/11/15 at Sunshine Park

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Shellfish Hard Clue
Shellfish Hard Clue

Released: never FOUND by Hesteness Family 6/5/15 (without any clues)

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Isabel at Sunshine Park
Isabel at Sunshine Park

Dave and Isabel found the Auger Shell hidden at Sunshine Park. The original miniature painting was created by William Hessian for the Parktacular Art Hunt, which has happened annually for the last nine years.

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MUSKIE WINNERS!
MUSKIE WINNERS!

FOUND by Ashton and Raquel at AQUILA PARK on June 10th, 2014! The FINAL ART WAS FOUND!

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MUSKIE WINNERS!
MUSKIE WINNERS!

FOUND by Ashton and Raquel at AQUILA PARK on June 10th, 2014! The FINAL ART WAS FOUND! Close up

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Small Mouth Bass Winner
Small Mouth Bass Winner

Savannah and Isabel found hidden art at Center Park. It was even the first park they went to!

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MUSKIE WINNERS!
MUSKIE WINNERS!

FOUND by Ashton and Raquel at AQUILA PARK on June 10th, 2014! The FINAL ART WAS FOUND!

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