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Community Public Art

On buses and at shelters, artists seek to bring ‘hope and happiness’ 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:43:00 PM
Artists Melodee Strong, left, and Timi Bliss, right, with their shelter artwork. When Timi Bliss wrote and illustrated her books “In Search of the Gingerbread Man” and “In Search of the Sandman,” she put her granddaughter Charlie at the [...]
Public Art

28th Ave. Mural Project features local artists' work 

Posted by John Komarek | Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:07:00 PM
Three new murals were recently installed in the stairwell at the METRO Blue Line's 28th Avenue Park & Ride (8100 30th Ave. S, Bloomington). The murals are expected to remain up for a few years to determine whether permanent installations [...]
METRO Blue Line Public Art

Big commitment brings ‘Small Kindnesses’ back to life 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, June 11, 2019 2:29:00 PM
Joe Scala firmly believes art supports individuals’ well-being. He also believes it should work properly. Those dual beliefs have been in evidence for the past 15 years as Scala has voluntarily and dutifully looked after nearly two-dozen [...]