Art Connects Us - June 2020 Artists
Thanks to the generous support from the Minneapolis Foundation’s OneMPLS Pandemic Response Grant, Hennepin Theatre Trust and Clear Channel Outdoor were thrilled to extend the “Art Connects Us” billboard initiative through the summer. Funding supported the commissions of 30 Minnesota-based artists from diverse communities who have been impacted by COVID-19, including the 10 featured artists in the month of June.
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Participating artists in June 2020 include:
Daniel Brevick is an artist, photographer and peacemaker combining commercial art and fine art to create a unique voice of personal exploration and expression.
Daniel Reiva is an artist who devises theatre workshops and creates digital art with displays at North Hennepin Community College.
Regan Golden is a multimedia artist and writer whose works depict ecological change in the American landscape.
Heather C. Lou
hclou is a St. Paul-based artist self-described as multiracial, disabled, cisgender, queer and anxious womxn of color.
Jayda Joy Mc
She is a young, African American, 13-year-old artist who loves to paint, draw and develop cartoon characters. Jayda hopes to publish a diverse cartoon series in the future.
She is a multidisciplinary artist and designer whose work is rooted in realism but deconstructed into abstracted and conceptual aesthetics.
Steven Premo is a self-taught illustrator, muralist and graphic designer; reservation and inner-city raised, he is a strong indigenous advocate.
Emily Victory is an artist obsessed with pattern and color who loves combining math and art.
Gregory T. Wilkins and Levi Janssen
Gregory is a mixed media artist reflecting on the environment and social justice, Levi is a photographer – both residing in Mankato