Case Studies

November 4, 2014

Case Study: Permanent Public Art

High School Students and artist Randy Walker design a permanent public art installation for Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis

Roosevelt High School – Minneapolis, MN: Between 2012-’14 Forecast Public Art partnered with teachers and students at Roosevelt High School in the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood of South Minneapolis, MN along with artist Randy Walker, to design and place an interactive public art sculpture on school grounds. Forecast was interested in helping the school community become more aware … Read More

August 20, 2014

Case Study: STEAM

Environmental stewardship through the design and creation of public art in a rain garden

Eagan, MN: Throughout May and June 2014, environmental designer Carrie Christensen and ceramicist Anna Metcalf worked with students at Glacier Hills Elementary to transform the school’s landscape with public art.  During the residency, students, artists and teachers applied engineering design and the artistic design processes to come up with a feasible way to incorporate functional public … Read More

July 31, 2014

Case Study: Civic Engagement

Activating student civic engagement through graffiti art mural

Graffiti Art Activates Student Civic Engagement   Gordon Parks High School – Civic Engagement/Graffiti Art Saint Paul, MN: Forecast Public Art continued to develop Public Art in the Schools through their partnership with Gordon Parks High School, a partnership in it’s second year. In 2013 and 2014, the Mardag Foundation supported Forecast Public Art in a second and deeper iteration … Read More

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July 11, 2014

Case Study: Multi-Media

Students create documentaries and public art billboards

High school educators + media artist + high school students   = Objects of Home, student documentaries and public billboards on home and migration.   Minneapolis, Minn. – Gordon Parks High School worked with media artist Deacon Warner of IFP MN to create a series of documentary films called Objects of Home complemented by live digital billboards in downtown Minneapolis courtesy of ClearChannel Outdoor. See the complete log … Read More

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