Entries by Jen Dolen

Public Art Opportunity—Sumner Library, Hennepin County

The Hennepin County library and Forecast Public Art seek to commission an artist//team for a permanent artwork. The selected artist will carry out a public engagement process that will inform the design and implementation of the final artwork.

Announcing Forecast’s 2024 Early- and Mid-Career Grant Recipients

We are incredibly proud of the talented group of artists selected to receive Forecast grant funding in 2024. Seventeen artists are recipients of Forecast’s 2024 early- and mid-career grants. A total of $86,000 will support thirteen independent projects, leadership and professional development, risk-taking, multidisciplinary approaches, and collaborative problem-solving in the field of public art.

Free for the Rich?

Irish artist hacks a gallery’s admission policy in gentrification protest | Kerry Guinan, Dublin

Meet the Artist Liaisons for the Rice Street Visioning Study

The Artist Liaison team for the Rice Street Visioning Study do deep community engagement work along the Rice Street corridor in Saint Paul, Minnesota. We are thrilled with the success of this award-winning, artist-lead engagement. These projects and inclusive practices invite and honor the full expression of people and place, and will lead to the redevelopment of Rice Street.

2023 Saint Paul Cultural District Downtown Mural Project

We’re collaborating with City of Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, the Department of Planning and Economic Development, and the Saint Paul Downtown Alliance on a free workshop for muralists and 7 mural commissions.

Open to muralists based in Saint Paul. Preference will be given to artists who are connected to a Cultural Destination Area in Saint Paul.

Chroma Zone 2023 artists, continuing to disrupt the mural festival status quo

As an artist selection facilitator, Forecast provided the Creative Enterprise Zone with a list of pre-qualified artists for the festival’s 4th year. A part of our role with Chroma Zone is to disrupt the mural festival status quo. In line with our values, we thoughtfully select and recommend artists through the lenses of racial and gender equity.

Public art opportunity—Hennepin County Hosmer Library

This Public Art commission is open to all artists, or artist-led teams that live in the Central neighborhood (zip codes 55407, 55408, or 55409) or have a demonstrated connection to the Hosmer Library and/or Central community. Applicants must be 18 years or older and have proven experience with public art.