I live in Minnesota and we have a reputation for being the land of ice and snow. And yes, the winters get long around here. I love winter but come March I’m very ready for spring. This is when being an artist has its perks because in my work I can make it whatever season I want, even when the view on my canvas does not at all match the view from my window. Here’s a look at some of the ways I’ve been surviving this winter through some art therapy.