November 5, 2020

Does public art have to be made by local artists?

Last week, I wrote about my perspective around the new public art selection for the water tower in Fargo. But […]
October 26, 2020

Some perspective on the importance of public art amidst criticism

Last week, the Forum reported that the City of Fargo Arts and Culture Commission selected the new Fargo water tower […]
September 2, 2016

CenturyLink Launches Moorhead BoxArt Contest

Check out our video with interviews and details. Moorhead CenturyLink BoxArt Contest Details Description: CenturyLink wants an artist overhaul for […]
December 6, 2015

Publicly Funded Art is Good for the Community–All of the Community

Public art is getting a lot of attention in the metro lately. Fargo City Commissioner Tony Gehrig recently wrote an opinion […]
April 28, 2015

Imagine Grand Forks

Have an idea for a community art project in Grand Forks? Share it! From 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on April […]
March 24, 2015

“Performance, Parades, and Pageantry as Public Art” at Theatre B

Sandy Spieler, artistic director of In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre in Minneapolis, will give a talk […]
November 6, 2014

Fargo is one step closer to an Arts and Culture Commission

Earlier this week, the Fargo City Planning Commission enthusiastically and unanimously voted to send the newly proposed Arts and Culture […]
September 29, 2014

Del Val: Help keep public art by taking pride, stopping vandals

Public art is a great thing, right? It promotes community, encourages foot traffic, enhances a location and helps to define […]
January 20, 2014

Public art part of identity of a community

There’s been quite a bit of buzz lately around local public art. Earlier this month, the FMWF Chamber of Commerce’s […]
October 25, 2013

Behind-the-scenes video of the Alley Fair dumpster public art project

Earlier this summer, Alley Fair (a party and mini arts expo held in the alley behind the Fargo Theatre) commissioned […]