Articles and Reviews


2020 Lori Ann Reinhall, "Back to his roots: Tom Maakestad's painting reflects the beauty of Minnesota's Nature;" The Norwegian American, June 12, 2020


2016 Caron, Katie. "Marine on St. Croix Artist Tom Maakestad Paints Local Landscapes" St. Croix Valley Magazine, January 2016

2015 Abbe, Mary. "Flights of Fancy," Review in Variety Section, Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 29.

2015, Bahr, Bob, Plein Air Magazine Collector, "From the Ground to the Plane," April, 29

2015, Dierberger, Jane, Stillwater Gazette, "Museum Quality, The Honor Is All Tom Maakestad's, February 18

2104, Nerhaugen, Ruth. Red Wing Republican Eagle, "Maakestad's view changes the landscape," March 23

2013 Bock, Phillip. Country Messenger, April 9

2012 Thomas, Dylan. "Art Beat: No Place Like Home," Southwest Journal, of Minneapolis, December 31.

2011 Abbe, Mary. "Art Spotlight: Tom Maakestad—In Season," Minneapolis Star Tribune, October.

2011 Studio Visit Magazine, Vol. 14

2010 Harlow, Tim. "An Arts Revival in Marine on St. Croix," Minneapolis Star Tribune, December 11.

2009 Abbe, Mary. "Review, Minnesota vistas and vignettes," Minneapolis Star Tribune, October

2009 "Landscape of Change," Minnesota Monthly, October.

2008 Visual Art Guide, New Best of Pastel Vol II.

2007 Lubovich, Wendy. "Artist: Land Beholder," Marq Magazine, Minneapolis.

2005 "Destination Minneapolis," American Art Collector Magazine, December.

2005 Favre, Jeff. "Minnesota Goes to Norway," The Lutheran, April, magazine.

2005 "Maakestad Art to Oslo" News of Norway; Norway.Org, March

2003 Lee, Maggie. "Mill City Museum," Northfield News, November 26.

2002 "Alumni News," Luther College Magazine, Winter.

2002 Abbe, Mary. "Double Exposure," Artnews, February.

2001 Winegar, Karin. "The Land We Are Losing," Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 9.

2001 Abbe, Mary. "Artist Edits Sprawl to show farmsteads," Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 9.

1999 Becker, Amy. "The Color of Weather," St. Paul Pioneer Press, October 1.

1998 Iverson, Tim. "Color Temperature: A Question of Degree," The Artist Magazine, September.

1993 "Landscapes at Chosy," Wisconsin State Journal, February.

1992 Abbe, Mary. Review, Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 29.

1987 Chiverton, Hugh. "Art at the American Club of Hong Kong," American Club News, Hong Kong, July.

1987 Chiverton, Hugh. "Art at the American Club of Hong Kong," Dimensions In Living, Hong Kong, June (magazine)

1986 "Three Approaches," South China Morning Post, Extra, April 21, (newpaper)

1985 "Clay and Paper," Hong Kong Standard, April, (newpaper)