Parktacular Art Hunt 2021

All Artworks have been Found

                       Rainbow Bee found at Rainbow Park by Stella

                       Albino Bee found at Sunshine Park by Ashton, Nicole and Scott

                       Night Bee found at Willow Park by Remy

                       Earth Bee found at Westwood Nature Center by The Schlegel Family

                       Twins Bee found at Minikahda Vista Park by Jeffrey Hesteness

                       Zebra Bee found at Pennslyvania Park by Tesa and Ari 

                       Golden Bee found at Oak Hill Park by Sam Swisher

                       Pastel Bee found at Creekside Park by Mara and John Nordling 

                       Toys and Art Bee found at Blackstone Park by Riley

                       Vikings Bee found at Wolfe Park by Lauren and Ian Thon

Congrats to all the winners! Thank you to all of the art hunters especially during the intense heat. Please check out the photo gallery above to see photos of the winners, published and unpublished clues.

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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 14th annual art hunt), Minnesota, inviting everyone to find his art and win prizes! Visual photograph clues (seen above) are periodically released starting June 5th and ending June 20th (or when all the artwork is found). 

 

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

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



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PICTURES TO SUBMIT?

E-mail: william.hessian@gmail.com

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        Photo Galleries from Previous Years Parktacular Art Hunts

, 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
Basswood 3EASY.jpg

Basswood 3EASY.jpg

Cherry Blossom 1HARD.jpg

Cherry Blossom 1HARD.jpg

Cherry Blossom 2MEDIUM.jpg

Cherry Blossom 2MEDIUM.jpg

Cherry Blossom 3EASY.jpg

Cherry Blossom 3EASY.jpg

Cherry Blossom 4th clue if needed.jpg

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

Birch Tree 4th Clue if needed.jpg

Birch Tree 4th Clue if needed.jpg

Basswood 1HARD.jpg

Basswood 1HARD.jpg

Basswood 2MEDIUM.jpg

Basswood 2MEDIUM.jpg

Beech 1HARD.jpg

Beech 1HARD.jpg

Beech 2MEDIUM.jpg

Beech 2MEDIUM.jpg

Beech 3Easy.jpg

Beech 3Easy.jpg

Beech 4th clue if needed.jpg

Beech 4th clue if needed.jpg

Oak 1HARD.jpg

Oak 1HARD.jpg

Oak 3Easy.jpg

Oak 3Easy.jpg

Oak 2Medium.jpg

Oak 2Medium.jpg

Oak 4th clue if needed.jpg

Oak 4th clue if needed.jpg

Maple 1HARD.jpg

Maple 1HARD.jpg

Maple 2Medium.jpg

Maple 2Medium.jpg

Maple 3EASY.jpg

Maple 3EASY.jpg

Tamarack 1HARD.jpg

Tamarack 1HARD.jpg

Tamarack 2MEDIUM.jpg

Tamarack 2MEDIUM.jpg

Cypress 1HARD.jpg

Cypress 1HARD.jpg

Cypress 2MEDIUM.jpg

Cypress 2MEDIUM.jpg

Cypress 3EASY.jpg

Cypress 3EASY.jpg

Final Art Found
Final Art Found

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

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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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.

Auger Shell Hard Clue
Auger Shell Hard Clue

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

Shellfish Hard Clue
Shellfish Hard Clue

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

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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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!

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

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!

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

FINAL ARTWORK LEFT Released 6/13/2015 Easier Clue

Scallop Shell Clue 15
Scallop Shell Clue 15

FINAL ARTWORK LEFT Released 6/12/2015 Easy Clue

Parktacular Miniature Art Hunt 2015
Parktacular Miniature Art Hunt 2015

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

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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Muskie *FOUND*
Muskie *FOUND*

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

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!

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

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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MUSKIE WINNERS!
MUSKIE WINNERS!

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

MUSKIE WINNERS!
MUSKIE WINNERS!

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

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!

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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William Hessian

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