The hounds talk up a former insane asylum, artists daydreaming on the job and two throwback singer songwriters who’ve updated their sounds. Read more →
Jessica Paxton is a radio host and show promoter/booker in Northfield. She’s excited to see Nick Sinclair’s new exhibit: This Saturday, Aug. 31 from 6-9 p.m., local artist Nick Sinclair will present “Lost Souls Found Art,” a new exhibit at High Noon Tattoos and Gallery in Northfield. In the exhibit, Sinclair (an established ‘hot rod’ Read more →
Perhaps artist Barbara Cummard was channeling her ancestors when she set out to create her latest sculpture — a mandala. Cummard, an English born sculptor and photographer, said the mandala reminds her of her Celtic forefathers who established standing stones and ancient circles as a part of the British landscape. “Mandala is a Sanskrit word Read more →
Steve Dietz tells a story about the first Northern Spark. It was three years ago, and as artistic director he was scheduled to say a few words to open the event. The problem was, he didn’t know if anyone would be there to listen to what he said. “We had no idea,” he said. “So I was Read more →
New works commissioned for the Union Depot will take you on a trip… without ever leaving the station.
We’ve asked our Art Hounds to tell us about their Minnesota arts and culture highlights of 2011. Here are the music and visual art highlights that we didn’t have to get to on air.
Amanda Lovelee and Sarah West are joining Marcus Young in bringing an artistic sensibility to city planning and management.
The acclaimed sculptor was working in his studio in the World Trade Center on 9-11-2001; Franconia has recast one of his sculptures and is dedicating it tonight.
This week’s hounds put their stamp of approval on a haunting singer-songwriter from the Northwest, a fiber artist whose oversized pieces are as detailed as photographs, and giant bird houses that books fly in and out of.
The $50,000 award for a mid-career public art project is the largest of its kind in the country.