The Artists

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  • Rachel Jendrzejewski

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    Rachel Jendrzejewski is a writer and interdisciplinary artist, most often investigating awareness, embodied experience, and the complexities of “community.” Her… Continue Reading Rachel Jendrzejewski

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  • The Steadfast Allstars

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    Art has brought meaning and joy to our lives, and we are inspired to create the opportunity for others.

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  • David Luke

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    David Luke is an interdisciplinary artist and photographer based in Minneapolis, MN.

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  • Esther Ouray

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    Access to laughter is free and available to all regardless of age, ability, ethnicity, gender, wealth.

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  • Jeff Cords

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    Jeff Cords is a commercial photographer who has been shooting professionally for nineteen years.

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  • Adam Croft

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    Adam Croft is a sculptor, industrial designer, and fabricator based in the Seward/Longfellow neighborhood of Minneapolis. He creates work in metal, wood, glass and other media ranging from public art works, multi-media sculpture, to functional commercial and residential commissions.

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  • Stephanie D. Morris

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    Stephanie D. Morris is a photographer and a scientist.

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  • Christopher-Aaron Deanes

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    Christopher-Aaron creates images that challenge the perception of what is presented through examining urban abstract lines and ambiguous imagery.

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  • Rakhi Bisen

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    With this project, Rakhi hopes to be a channel through which her creativity can flow. As art is her voice, it is her personal quest to reunite art and the spirit.

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  • Sabreen Hasan

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    Sabreen Hasan is a textile artist who is looking forward to creating an outdoor art experience.

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  • Esther Osayande

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    A community artist, Esther Osayande is anxious to participate on a project aimed at reviving the legacy of creativity that dwells in our neighborhoods and its diverse populations.

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  • David Green

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    David Green loves this city and the forward thinking community it has.

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  • Powderhorn365

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    Each year, weekly photographers have committed to each taking a picture one day a week so that we will have a picture a day for an entire year of the people and places that make up our home.

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  • Andrew Broder

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    Andrew Broder is a Minneapolis-based painter whose interior and exterior work aims to create thoughtful, mature murals that have appeal to the entire community and help define a neighborhood.

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  • Michael Hoyt

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    Michael Hoyt maintains a varied art practice grounded in community and participatory engagement.

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  • Kelly Brazil

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    Kelly Brazil is a queer Minneapolis-based emerging artist who was born and raised in Faribault, MN, and now lives in community with other activists and artists in the Powderhorn Park neighborhood, a neighborhood Brazil has called home for over 10 years.

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  • Molly Van Avery

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    Molly is an educator, poet, and performance artist dedicated to creating spaces where creativity may thrive. Interested in making or sharing art in non-traditional venues, Molly is thrilled to use Chicago Avenue as a writing studio and give each house one page of an unfolding anthology of poetry inspired by Powderhorn.

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  • Forrest Wozniak

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    Forrest Wozniak is your local Sign Painter.

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  • Eric Rieger (HOTTEA)

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    HOTTEA is the artist name of Eric Rieger, a critically acclaimed installation artist and designer who creates street art with skeins of yarn in the Twin Cities and internationally.

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  • Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center

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    The Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center’s mission is to inspire hands, hearts, and minds through art forms produced by heat, spark, or flame.

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  • Loretta Day

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    Loretta Day uses the arts to communicate and bring people together.

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  • Barbara Ann Thomas

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    Barbara Ann Thomas is a fine artist that produces original works of two-dimensional acrylic paintings and pencil drawings, primarily abstracts and images of everyday life in the community.

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  • Natasha Pestich

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    Natasha Pestich is a local Minneapolis artist, educator and community artist.

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  • Wing Young Huie

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    Whether in epic public installations or international museum exhibitions, Wing Young Huie's intent is to create up-to-the-minute societal mirrors of who we are, seeking to reveal not only what is hidden, but also what is plainly visible and seldom noticed.

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  • Stephanie L. Rogers

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    I explore the complexity of urban detritus by depicting the uneasy co-existence of the natural and the man-made, using photography to draw attention to scenes we see every day but rarely notice or avoid stepping on.

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  • Pillsbury House + Theatre

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    Pillsbury House + Theatre (PHT) is proud to be a professional theatre unlike any other. In partnership with Pillsbury United… Continue Reading Pillsbury House + Theatre

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  • Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association

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    The Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA) works to enhance the quality of life in the Powderhorn Park neighborhood by facilitating… Continue Reading Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association

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  • Upstream Arts

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    Upstream Arts integrates individuals with cognitive, developmental, emotional, behavioral, and physical disabilities into arts programming designed to develop social and… Continue Reading Upstream Arts

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  • Journey Gosselin

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    Local developer Journey Gosselin will open City Foods Studio at 3722 Chicago Avenue South in early 2013. The project will provide… Continue Reading Journey Gosselin

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  • Peter Haakon Thompson

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    Peter's mediums are participation, interaction, and conversation. He uses art as a method and means for pursuing his curiosity about the world and interest in people.

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  • Patricia Savanick Anderson

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    Artist Patricia Savanick Anderson trusts the patterns in artwork to provide insight into the matrix of life. She has emerged as an artist through the development of her Collage Collaborative™ in which she collaborates with people of all ages and abilities to create community-promoting public art in Minnesota.

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  • StevenBe/StevenBe Creative Community Foundation

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    Knitting, crochet, and fiber arts fill our participants with a sense of accomplishment and integrity, and has proven a most amenable vehicle for translating inner vision to outer reality, leaving no continuous strand unknit.

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  • Dylan Fresco

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    Dylan Fresco is an artist who invites connections between people and communities by sharing himself through story and song.

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  • Michelle Barnes

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    A native of south Minneapolis, Michelle Barnes is a spoken word poet, visual artist, theater artist, and musician. She uses… Continue Reading Michelle Barnes

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  • Masanari Kawahara

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    Masanari Kawahara is a performer and educator who incorporates puppetry, mask, and movement into his work.

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  • Andrea Steudel

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    Andrea Steudel is an artist, cultural events producer, and project manager.

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  • Drew Anderson

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    Drew Anderson is an artist who uses technology to create public installations and outdoor performance instruments.

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  • Jenny Schmid

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    By utilizing a variety of media both traditional and contemporary I find new connections between animation, printmaking, photography, public art and non-linear computer technologies

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