Are you an artist thinking about a public art project, wanting to get into the field, or in the middle of a public art project? Are you an organization that wants to reach more people through public art? Consider signing up for a free Conversation and Consult session with Colleen Sheehy, Executive Director of Public Art Saint Paul. Thirty-minute sessions will take place on Friday, October 5th at Plains Art Museum in its Presentation Center.
Colleen Sheehy leads Public Art Saint Paul, a private non-profit that collaborates with the City of Saint Paul and many organizations to produce and commission public art in Minnesota’s Capitol City. Some of the organization’s key programs include City Artist Program, Western Sculpture Park, eARTh Labs for youth, Sidewalk Poetry, Pop Up Meeting, and The Art of Food in Frogtown and Rondo. Prior to this position, Sheehy was Director and CEO of Plains Art Museum from 2008 – 2015, where she completed the capital campaign for the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity and the commission of James Rosenquist’s North Dakota Mural. She also served as Director of Education at Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities for 15 years.
Session Times: Friday, October 5
To sign up for a session, contact Colleen Sheehy at email@example.com. Sessions will be filled on a first-come, first served basis.
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