portrait of Holly (Miskitoos) Henning looking up and to the left

Holly (Miskitoos) Henning  // City Mischief Murals

2021 Mid-Career Project Grantee | $10,000

Mino Oski Ain Dah Yung (Good New Home in Ojibwe)

City Mischief Mural members will partner with the non-profit Ain Dah Yung Center to paint three murals with formerly homeless Native youth residing in Mino Oski Ain Dah Yung Center’s Permanent Supportive Housing Project, located in Frogtown Saint Paul.

Holly (Miskitoos) Henning is an enrolled member of Marten Falls Anishinaabe First Nation. She is an active visual artist utilizing art to elevate community voice, healing and advance change. She has been part of several community arts-based events and mural projects throughout the United States, Canada, Africa, and Mexico. She uses acrylic paint, aerosol, traditional Native American artforms and dance as a personal and political tool to address, explore and portray contemporary indigenous struggle.

The McKnight Foundation generously enables Forecast to provide Professional Development Grants for mid-career artists seeking to expand their work in the field of public art. 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.