Rajine Williams

By Kiara Hohn | June 13, 2022

Rajine Williams is a visual multimedia artist and filmmaker based in the Twin Cities. Her work centers around  femininity, body and identity of Black women. Her artwork is an amalgamation of what it means to be a proud Black woman. She calls her aesthetic ‘Afrocentric Eclectic’. She plays with different mediums and textures as she…

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Emily Krumberger

By Kiara Hohn | June 13, 2022

Emily Krumberger is a media professional, teaching artist, writer & guest on Dakota & Anishinaabe land who believes in the power of storytelling and media to create and illuminate possibility. She helped create and founded Listen Up Youth Radio, a small local nonprofit, in 2018. She has taught young people about audio storytelling, radio, and…

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Morgan Kavanagh

By Kiara Hohn | June 13, 2022

Morgan is a multimedia artist and musician living in Minneapolis. Since graduating from The Evergreen State College with a degree in Visual Arts and Art Education, she has taught art and craft in wilderness camps, early childhood classrooms, and middle schools. She loves helping others to access their innate creativity. Currently, Morgan’s art practice centers…

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Sieng Lee

By efuelling | June 1, 2022

Sieng Lee is a visual artist. His work explores the intersection of his Hmong and American identity. He has a Masters of Fine Arts from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Lee believes that art and all its many functions should not be limited to formal aesthetics, but serve as a conduit for engagement…

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For the Love of Clay

By efuelling | April 14, 2022

How Nancy Saathoff Supports the Diversity of WBCA Nancy Saathoff has been involved with White Bear Center for the Arts since the 1970s, back when the organization was still the White Bear Arts Council. As an art teacher at Mahtomedi High School, Nancy was drawn to WBCA as a place where she could learn from…

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Jason Wang

By efuelling | February 16, 2022

Jason Wang is a ceramic artist and currently a resident artist at the Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis, MN. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, MO. Jason intends his vessels and sculptures to invoke a strong emotional response in order to further the dialogue about…

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Marc Anderson

By efuelling | February 11, 2022

Marc was born and raised in central Wisconsin in the Rockwellian town of Wild Rose. He has three brothers and much to his mother’s chagrin, no sisters. She wanted the Von Trapp Family, but what she got was closer to a cheesy barbershop quartet with excessive body odor. Nevertheless Marc’s parents were abundantly supportive of…

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Erin Ward

By efuelling | February 11, 2022

Erin Ward is an award-winning mosaic artist specializing in pet and animal portraits, whimsical scenes from nature and outdoor sculptures. She incorporates found objects and a variety of textures alongside more traditional art glass and ceramic pieces. Erin is inspired by the beautiful landscapes in nature, the love of animals and the fanciful humor of…

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Destiny Davison

By efuelling | February 11, 2022

Destiny A. Davison is a cartoonist, writer and multi-media artist from the Midwest. Her work has been featured in publications and exhibits throughout town, including Gamut Gallery, Err MPLS, and MN Billboard Project. Recent works include zines The Droll (2018), The Gist (2020), The Lot (2020), and McSpooky’s Holiday Horror Show (2021). For more of…

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Storytelling through Photography

By efuelling | January 5, 2022

Awa Mally Artist Highlight Photographer and artist Awa Mally grew up in north Minneapolis, in a neighborhood composed mainly of immigrant families. As an immigrant herself, having moved from Togo at the age of seven, she felt a strong sense of community with her neighbors. “I feel like my identity as an immigrant influences my…

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