Hopkins Art Street 2016

Minnesota Art on Loan Program Deadline Approaching

Pictured above are the sculptures that were displayed for Hopkins ArtStreet 2015

Summary: Hopkins ArtStreet is an ongoing program established in 2010 to showcase original art works in an accessible setting. A collaboration among the Hopkins Center for the Arts (a facility of the City of Hopkins), the Hopkins Business & Civic Association and the Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts, this project is part of a long-term vision for incorporating public art into Hopkins and enriching the lives of its residents and visitors.The goal of Hopkins ArtStreet is to build a collection that over time will come to celebrate the diverse community and vitality of Hopkins, Minnesota. Artworks are on loan to the project for the duration of the exhibit (approximately one year).

Budget: Selected artists will be paid a stipend of $500 to offset the cost of transportation of their artwork and any other incurred travel/hotel expenses.

Other awards include:

  • Judges’ Award: $1,000
  • People’s Choice Award: $300
  • Children’s Choice Award: $300
  • Purchase Award: A panel of jurors may choose one of the pieces for purchase for the ArtStreet permanent collection.

Deadline: February 12, 2016

How to apply: CaFÉ

Eligibility Requirements: open to established and emerging artists of all backgrounds, working in all media that can withstand outdoor public display. Each eligible artist may submit up to three original artworks.

Special Notes: Selected works must be ready for installation to concrete slab or pedestal or ready for installation to brick wall (for 2D works) when delivered to site. Artists must be present at the installation of their work.

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Hopkins ArtStreet 2015

1 Elk
Jim Dehne, Newton, WI

2 All in the Same Boat
Kyle Fokken, Minneapolis
Painted steel

3 Goddess of the Grapes
Deb Zeller, Victoria, MN

4 Lost in Space
Judd Nelson, Wayzata, MN
Welded steel

5 Eggcited
Kimber Fiebiger, Minneapolis, MN
Cast bronze, steel, aluminum

6 Core (from the Voids Series)
James Bearden, Des Moines, IA
Patinated steel