2024 Early-Career Project Grantee | $8,000
Hibaaq aims to recreate the look and feel of nature through a 3D woodworking mural made primarily of reclaimed wood that would otherwise end up in a landfill.
Hibaaq is a muralist and designer living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her work focuses on the intersection of the natural world and human design. Hibaaq is inspired by the bold colors in nature and architectural structures. She uses large-scale murals to place the viewer into an intentional setting; mimicking the way nature and human-made landscapes surround us.
Forecast has been offering early-career artist grants supported by Jerome Foundation since 1989. In addition to funding, Forecast is dedicated to providing professional development and learning opportunities designed to assist emerging artists as they experiment/ hone their practices, and cultivate careers in the field. Forecast mid- and early-career grants are designed to support independent projects, leadership development, professional development, risk-taking, multidisciplinary approaches, and collaborative problem-solving in the field of public art.