“From the world’s quietest room to the Honeycrisp apple, from the humble sticky note to the Artist-formerly-known-as-Prince glyph, this collection offers a sampling of what makes Minnesota a hotbed of inventive and creative design.” That’s how the Walker Art Center is introducing Minnesota By Design, a showcase for the unique character of Minnesota’s varied designs.
It took more than a year and a half, but six new murals are now on display at the historic Union Depot in St. Paul. Each mural depicts a significant time period in the history of the railroads, the City of St. Paul and the Depot itself.
Now that the weather’s feeling a little more like summer, it’s time to start looking forward to “The Great Minnesota Get-Together!” The State Fair’s 2014 Official Commemorative Art was unveiled Wednesday on the fairgrounds. St. Paul artist Emily L. Taylor was selected to create the official artwork.
The city of St. Paul is seeking artists to deck out the stadium and fulfill an ordinance that requires one percent of certain project costs to go for public art. In this case, the grant pool is $170,000 and there’s a Monday deadline for artists to make their pitches.
In the fashion world, being a “Guess Girl” is a huge honor. Models like Claudia Schiffer, Anna Nicole Smith and Drew Barrymore have all represented the iconic denim brand. Valerie Carpender of Forest Lake made it to the top five in a contest to be the next Guess Girl.
A St. Paul man has been sentenced for filing a false insurance claim for artwork he had reported as stolen.
The jagged lines, the vibrant colors and the intimate details of a beloved neighborhood or skyline — it doesn’t take much to positively identify a Michael Birawer painting.
It’s hard to imagine it’s been 31 years since John Lennon’s death, but his legacy — in more ways than one — continues to live on.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is now accepting artwork for the 2012 wild turkey stamp contest.