Nicki Lemon


Welcome Jordyn Foss, Director of Performing Arts! The Paramount is excited to welcome Jordyn Foss! Jordyn will be working hard to bring exciting shows and events to the Paramount Stage, as the new Performing Arts Director. Originally from Colorado, theatre has always been a big part of her life; from performing on stage, directing in both


Welcome Walter Napiorkowski, Technical Director! Please help us welcome Walter Napiorkowski tothe Paramount Team! Joining us as the new Technical Director, Walter brings significant experience in the theatre world, working behind the scenes to ensure that all of the lights and sound are just right! In addition to connecting with a myriad of talented people

Meet The Artist – Donna Jarve

Donna Jarve – Watercolor Artist Artist Biography: Born and raised in northern Minnesota I was constantly surrounded by the beautiful sights of nature. It’s what has always inspired me and I never get tired of it. There is such beauty in just a simple little weed or a magnificent sunset over one the awesome lakes.

Meet The Artist – Donna Kuhl

Donna Kuhl – Fiber Artist and Quilter Artist’s Bio : Doll clothes were my first stitching endeavors. It ran in the family: my father sold Singer sewing machines and taught my mother to sew. She then sewed everything but shoes. I now sew by hand and by machine, layering various fibers and mediums. I alter the

Meet The Artist – Mary Ellen Schutz Gutknecht

Mary Ellen Schutz Gutknecht Artist Statement: I believe that a piece of the artist exists in everything that they create in a very real way, and I find it very soul-filling when my artwork speaks to–and moves–someone else. Everyone has a touch of artist in them…we can all embellish our own little corner of the world! Artist Biography:

Announcing the Paramount’s New Executive Director

The Paramount Center for the Arts (St. Cloud, MN) announces the appointment of Gretchen Boulka as its new Executive Director. Following a rigorous national search and interview process, the Paramount Board of Directors recognizes Gretchen’s expertise and passion, and her skills will undoubtedly contribute to the continued advancement of the historic organization’s mission. Gretchen begins

Meet The Artist -Dede Leither

Paint Artist  Painting, for me, is the choreography of ideas, perceptions, skills and curiosity. While I work predominantly in oils, I am fickle and often mix my media using decoupage, patterned paper and metallic acrylics. Plein-air is a direct and all-consuming mode of work. It is the springboard of the majority of my paintings. However,