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Canvas Convergence is a life long dream of having a brick and mortar creative hub that brings the community together.  I've always believed in the motto of "The Fabric of the Community creates Beauty in Togetherness".   

               -Shawn McCann, owner

Canvas Convergence is an immersive art space that features 3D interactive mural paintings, a gift shop, and a classroom. We believe that art should be immersive, interactive, and accessible to everyone. Our focus is on the 'Beauty of Winter' and the importance of finding togetherness in the fabric of the community. Our immersive art exhibits will take you on a journey through the beauty of winter, with stunning 3D art that will transport you to a winter wonderland. Our Gift Shop features unique art pieces that you won't find anywhere else, so you can take a piece of the experience home with you. And for those who want to learn more, we offer a classroom where you can learn about the art, the artists, and the techniques behind our immersive exhibits. Come join us at Canvas Convergence and let us help you find the beauty in togetherness.

Shawn McCann

Professional mural artist Shawn McCann, founder of Canvas Convergence

As an artist, Shawn McCann is one who loves to explore the relationship of art, space, and interaction. Having graduated the Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a BFA, Shawn has grown into a multi-media, multi-disciplinary artist whose work explores color, texture, form, and content. This approach has led to the many areas in which Shawn’s work has encompassed including; street painting, murals, fine art, children’s books, installation art, temporary and permanent art and commercial illustration.

He has been featured at numerous street painting festivals throughout the us and overseas and has worked on projects such as Exhibition sized pieces and corporate clients. His work has won numerous awards, been a NEA grant recipient, and is held in private and public collections, and has also been featured twice at the LA Times Festival of Books as a featured illustrator. Shawn is lead artist or the numerous ceiling murals at the Minnesotas Largest Candy Store. Shawn was also one of the few American artists chosen to participate in the Dubai Canvas, one of the most prestigious street art festivals in the world, and currently organizes 10 street art festivals throughout the midwest .  Shawn was also Modelo Beers Artist of the summer in 2022.

Shawn has also been on the Board of Directors for the Minneapolis College of Art and Design Alumni and also the Minnesota Center for Book Arts.

You can see more of Shawn's work on his websiteInstagram and Facebook

Naomi Haverland

Professional mural artist Naomi Haverland

Naomi Haverland's lifelong passion for art has led her to become an expert of both large sale murals and street painting, which she has been creating since 2011. Her unique style combines humor and hyper-realism to create stunning, lifelike images that capture the imagination of her audience. Her works have been commissioned by renowned companies such as Harley Davidson, 7eleven, Amazon, Microsoft, Coors and Skittles. Although originally from Denver, Naomi has recently relocated to Florida, where she continues to create works of art.

You can see more of Naomi's work on her website or Instagram

Allison Severson

professional mural artist Allison Severson

Allison Severson, the owner and operator of Creative Alley LLC, is a painting business that adds vibrant hues and artistic flair to any surface. With an array of mediums and substrates at her disposal, she breathes life into interior and exterior walls, ceilings, streets, parking lots, fences, sculptures, canvas, and so much more.

Allison has assisted with many large scale ceiling murals at Minnesota’s Largest Candy store in Jordan, MN, most recently a 6,500 square ft mural, designed and painted an entryway mural for the clients of PROP in Eden Prairie, MN, created Community Art in Eden Prairie, and most recently assisted on a mural in St. Paul for Pet Evolution on Grand Ave, a Water Park in New Hampshire, and a building in both Hazen and Wahpeton, ND.

You can see more of Allison's work on her website and Instagram

Chris Carlson

Professional mural artist Chris Carlson

Chris Carlson is a professional street painter from Denver, Colorado. Chris specializes in anamorphic 3D artwork and has been practicing this artform around the country for over 10 years. He creates temporary street art with tempera paint and pastel chalk. His permanent work is created with acrylic paint. Chris’s murals have been featured in 3D illusion galleries in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Puerto Vallarta. Chris’s art is influenced by aliens, bulldogs, video games and comic books. He always hopes to surprise viewers with his characters and interactive 3D designs.​


You can see more of Chris's work on his website and Instagram 

Leeana Wurzer

Professional artist Leeana Wurzer

LeAnna Wurzer is a mom, a farmer, and a self-taught artist and freelance oil painter from Delano, MN. She provides a wide range of original oil paintings, genuine archival-quality prints, and many varieties of custom artwork to clients, as well as farm-fresh chicken eggs and a bale of hay or two.

She fully believes that within one’s own gifts and skills, there is always room for improvement, no matter how talented they may be, and that challenging those skills are the key to betterment. However, she also believes that improvement will never be achieved without displaying kindness, modesty, and gratitude.

Within the last year, LeAnna took a giant leap out of her comfort zone and dove headfirst into the colorful world of street art, chalkfests, and muralism without a second thought, and continues to “wow” herself by successfully doing what she assumed she couldn’t. Her biggest tackle this season looks to be the tomato crop.

You can see more of LeeAnna's work on her website and Facebook.

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