Entries by Jen Dolen

Artist Call: PLACES Research & Design Fellowship

The PLACES Research & Design fellowship invites an artist/designer to participate in a community engaged creative process that combines research, graphic design, visual narrative development and public art development. The Fellow will engage in creative collaborations as part of the PLACES initiatives connecting the SWLRT corridor communities through art and culture.

Forecast Founder Jack Becker Retired After 42 Years

After 42 years, Forecast founder Jack Becker will officially retire on June 30. Jack has been integral to the field of public art evolving from the commissioning of objects and wall treatments into the sophisticated and nuanced practice it is today.

Public Art water projects take shape in West Des Moines

The City of West Des Moines hired Forecast to facilitate a three-part public art project around water awareness, watersheds, and how our actions affect the water around us, as part of the city’s Public Art Advisory Commission’s Water Quality Community Service project.