Heart Berry is so excited to announce we have been awarded the Native Presence Mural for the new Springboard Arts building
Our project will launch in Dakota territory in St Paul! We decided to bring a collaboration forward with the incredible ledger artist Holly Young and photographer Nedahness Greene. Artists Howes and Young will collaborate on a piece bringing the story forward about the relationship between Dakota and Ojibwe people. Greene will create a series highlighting the tribal communities in Minnesota.
Stay tuned for updates and photos!
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One year ago, this feature on the Ordean Building Window Murals brings back great memories and we still love to drive by seeing our Ojibwe Florals in this place, the center of all good things.
It's time for the ROLLOUT! We are stooooked at Heart Berry to bring your a new Winter Comfort Collection. We see you out there, trying your best. We are on the zoom meeting, out hiking, helping our kids with their schoolwork, and making the best of this time. We also love comfy, cozy, functional clothing. We are bringing you a new head to toe collection this November for gifts and for you. Our small Native owned business is working hard to get ready for the holidays 2020. Life may be different now, but as Native artists we keep pushing on into the future. Our first piece is the HB Work Shirt! Perfect for the zoom to the home work out. This rich burgundy warms the...
Why is Native Art from Native Artists Important?
Now there is an alternative to buying "native inspired" art like Pendleton and similar brands. As the first Native company to bring you wool blankets, our partnership with Eighth Generation has changed the conversation around why is Native Art Important and Why should Native artists be a part of business by creating the Inspired Natives Project which has lifted Heart Berry and other artists such as John Pepion up into bringing our own businesses and art to the market.
From our first blanket the Wool Renewal
To the Woodland Throws Made in the US
Read the Dwell article "The Pendleton Problem"
Heart Berry's artist Howes spent much of 2020 early on working with the architecture team from DSGW and the Turtle Mountain Band to create a series of a large scale murals for their new water park. We are so excited to reveal them alongside the team! Ground has been broken on the facility and we cannot wait to see these in action.
More reveals to come. Miigwech to Kim Kroeker for her design assistance on this project and for DSGW Architecture's Michael Lavendure for bringing us into the team.
Nookomis and her girl also part of the largest mural yet to be revealed! Stay Tuned!