Archive for January 2008

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North St. Paul Snowman by Lloyd Koesling

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

World's Largest Stucco Snowman Lloyd Koesling’s creation on the corner of Highway 36 and Margaret Street in North St. Paul is dubbed the world’s largest stucco snowman. It’s become the defacto symbol of North St. Paul and an icon in the Twin Cities.

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Peace House Mural by Angela Carlson Talle

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Peace House Minneapolis artist Angela Carlson created this mosaic mural on the west side of the Peace House in Minneapolis. She covered the side of the two-story building with tiles and mirror pieces donated by the Minneapolis Glass Company and the Tile Shop with the help of her mother, Cindy Carlson, and members of the Peace House Community.

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Freewheel Bike Mural by David Trinque

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Freewheel Bike In the fall of 2007, artist David Trinque painted this mural on the Freewheel Bike Shop in Minneapolis. This mural replace a previous mural that had been tagged several times.

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Child’s Play by Ta-coumba Aiken

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Child's Play by Ta-coumba Aiken This mural is on the wall of the Selby Commons building, a mixed-use redevelopment project with single parent housing on the upper level.

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Trinity Mural by Larry Rostad

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

Larry's Painting Larry Rostad painted this mural on the Trinity Lutheran Congregation’s office building in Minneapolis in 2005. The mural incorporates a number of Christian themes, including the disciples Matthew, Mark, Luke and John (and the respective animals that traditionally symbolize each), the act of communion, children and neighbors gathering together, and ancient Coptic murals of Ethiopia.

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Cedar Ave. Shell Station Mural by Elise Kyllo

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

it lights the whole sky In the summer of 2006 local artist Elise Kyllo, with the help of neighborhood volunteers, painted this mural on the side of a Shell gas station at 34th St. E. and Cedar Ave. S. in Minneapolis.

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The Astonishing Light of Your Own Being by Elise Kyllo

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

They grow on trees Local artist Elise Kyllo led a group of more than 50 adults and children in painting this mural on the side of the Modern Window Shade Company building at 34th St. E. and Cedar Ave. S. in Minneapolis in the summer of 2007.

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Nomad World Pub Mural by Isaac Arvold, Drew Peterson, Kristina Paabus, Mike Fitzsimmons and John Grider

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Nomad world pub mural This collaborative mural adorns the side of the Nomad World Pub in Minneapolis and was created in 2007 by Isaac Arvold, Drew Peterson, Kristina Paabus, Mike Fitzsimmons and John Grider.

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Cal Surf Mural by John Grider, Eric Inkala, Isaac Arvold, Mike Fitzsimmons, Drew Peterson and Gabe Combs

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Cal Surf Mural. Minneapolis. This collaborative mural by John Grider, Eric Inkala, Isaac Arvold, Mike Fitzsimmons, Drew Peterson and Gabe Combs is on the side of the Cal Surf shop on Lake Street in Minneapolis.

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Stella Salon Mural by John Grider

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Salon Stella Detail.. CityPages named John Grider one of their 2007 Artists of the Year and his unique stenciled work has been popping up across Minneapolis. This mural features “Billy” the goat (which makes frequent appearances in Grider’s work) and is on the side of Salon Stella in Minneapolis.

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