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The St. Paul Art Collective supports artists through
diverse and engaging artistic experiences.

Recognizing that art is essential for a healthy and vibrant community, the St. Paul Art Collective runs and supports projects, initiatives, and events that increase the awareness of artists, their work, and their cultural contributions. The Saint Paul Art Crawl has been the Collective’s cornerstone event since 1991.


Art is for everybody. 

Art connects and heals, lifts us up and inspires us to see the beauty in every day. Let us bring that inspiration to you! The 2020 Collector Edition Directory showcases our member artist’s artwork as well as the community, gallery owners, and businesses who support the St. Paul Art Collective.

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Saint Paul Art Crawl Returns

The St. Paul Art Collective is presenting a series of events in the Fall of 2021.   GALLERY PARTICIPANTS: Check with each gallery for specific dates and times. AZ Gallery LUA/ Lowertown Underground Artists Dow Art Gallery SOLIDARITY STREET GALLERY 2021/ArT at...

Storefront window exhibit ‘Wise, Gifted and Black’ opens at the M

posted from  The Magnificent Golden Agers. Who wouldn’t want to see what they’ve created? This group of women elders worked with teaching artists at the Hallie Q. Brown Community Center in St. Paul to create collages, written reflections, poetry and...

In Memory of Tracie Thompson

The St. Paul Art Collective is filled with sorrow as we report that Tracie Thompson passed away peacefully with her family on November 9, 2020. She fought a tremendous battle with cancer, and held a positive attitude the entire time from the diagnosis late in May 2019...

Art Hounds: Spaces for beauty and joy

“If Wishes Were Trees,” on exhibit next month at the Robbin Gallery in Robbinsdale’s “Extremely Minnesota” juried exhibit. Courtesy of Colleen Cosgrove

Fall Art Crawl expands to Art Month in St. Paul — all virtual, all the time

Instead of opening their homes and studios for a few days in October for the St. Paul Fall Art Crawl, east metro artists are showing off their work all month.
Virtually, of course.

3-Day Outdoor Art Festival – Payne Avenue

George Floyd’s death colors three-day outdoor Payne Avenue art festival led by artists of color Oct. 1-3

2020 Fall Art Crawl Goes Virtual

Fall art crawl cancelled but plenty of local artwork is still for sale!

Beyond Writing a Check – Wet Paint steps up

It can be difficult to turn left into the parking lot of Wet Paint Artists’ Materials and Framing — but that shouldn’t be a deterrent.

‘Mending’ traveling art exhibit features works dealing with anxiety of pandemic, death of George Floyd

The theme ties together work dealing with the anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic, the death of Floyd and even brokenness from personal tragedies.

Public Art Now: making the most of artists in your community | Jack Becker

What happens when you connect the ideas and energies of artists with the needs and opportunities of community? Jack Becker is founder of Forecast Public Art, a 40-year old, Minnesota-based nonprofit that connects the ideas and energies of artists with the needs and opportunities of communities.


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