Archive for July 2008

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Inspired by Leo Lionni by Webster Magnet Elementary Students Led by Jan Louise Kusske

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Inspired by Leo Lionni by Webster Magnet Elementary This large scale mural hangs on the side of the Ordway in downtown St. Paul and was created by students from Webster Magnet Elementary School led by Jan Louise Kusske.

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La Nuova Vita (The New Life) by Estanisiao Contreras

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

La Nuova Vita (The New Life) by Estanisiao Contreras Estanisiao Contreras created “La Nuova Vita (The New Life)” in 1983.

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Uniforge by Geoffrey Clarke

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Uniforge by Geoffrey Clarke Geoffrey Clarke created “Uniforge” in 1967 for the Farm Credit Banks (now Agribank). It’s located in a plaza in the middle of the block that’s accessible from either 6th Street or Robert Street.

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Shunyata by Steven Woodward

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Shunyata by Steven Woodward Local artist Steven Woodward created this numerical sculpture for the Minnesota Department of Revenue Building near the State Capitol in 2001.

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Bell of Two Friends by Karen Sontag-Sattel

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Bell of Two Friends by Karen Sontag-Sattel Local artist Karen Sontag-Sattel created “Bell of Two Friends” in 2001. It sits on Nicollet Island in Minneapolis and was commissioned by Ibaraki City, Japan (Minneapolis and Ibaraki City are sister-cities).

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Hamline Ave. Bridge Mural by MartinJohn Heubach

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Hamline Ave. Bridge Mural by MartinJohn Heubach Local artist MartinJohn Heubach painted this mural in 2003 on the southwest side of the Hamline Avenue bridge over Ayd Mill Road.

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Man-Nam by Paul Granlund

Friday, July 18th, 2008

Man-Nam by Paul Granlund Located on the grounds of the Governor’s Mansion on Summit Avenue, “Man-Nam” was created in 1970 by sculptor Paul Granlund.

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Jimmy Lee the Coach by Seitu Jones

Friday, July 18th, 2008

Jimmy Lee the Coach by Seitu Jones Local artist Seitu Jones painted “Jimmy Lee the Coach” on the side of the Jimmy Lee Recreation Center in St. Paul in 1982.

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Mississippi Guardian Birds by Douglas Freeman

Friday, July 18th, 2008

Bird Sculpture 1 The “Mississippi Guardian Birds” are four large, bronze sculptures of birds created by Douglas Freeman in 2005 and located in Upper Landing Park on the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul.

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Leif Erickson by John K. Daniels

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Memorial to Leif Ericson by John K. Daniels Sculptor John K. Daniels created this 13-foot monument to Norwegian explorer Leif Erickson in 1949.

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