‘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.
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.
“I first knew of Jack Becker fairly early in the public art administrator phase of my career,” says Julia Muney Moore, director of public art for the Arts Council of Indianapolis. “He was one of the luminous names in the field—Jack Becker! He founded Forecast Public Art!
Ta-coumba Aiken's art saved from the demolition of Flyte Time Studios in Edina, MN.
Photographer Clifton Henri prepares his artwork for shipment at his studio in Chicago on April 28, 2020. He sells photographs at art festivals, but several scheduled for May and June have been canceled. He organized a flash sale of his work online. (Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune)
Story by Anitra Budd Originally posted on June 15, 2020 at https://mrac.org When Minnesota’s...
MRAC Executive Director Kathy Mouacheupao survived COVID-19, and she wants you to hear her story.
From connecting via Instagram Live to fine-tuning drawing skills, artists are being forced to get more creative.
The St. Paul Art Crawl, which usually takes place in the spring and fall at artist studios,...
Artist and St Paul Art Collective Member Heather Friedli is a land and heritage artist. She’s...
Listen to the interview on KBEM-FM as St. Paul artist Carly Swenson talks about her art and her process.
If you’re an artist in Minnesota, or someone who works for an arts organization, you’re familiar with the Minnesota State Arts Board (MSAB). You may be, have been, or hope to be a grantee. If you attend arts events in Minnesota, you have almost certainly experienced one or more that were supported by grants from the MSAB.
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