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New Mural at Springboard!

On a steamy 98 degree day, over 24 volunteers, 4 youth hired artists, and Heart Berry’s Giizh Agaton Howes created the Mazini-Miikana (Painted Trail) a large scale mural on the Spingboard for the Arts building in St Paul.  Colorfully painted with trillium, berries, our beloved wild rice, oak leaves, and the vine that connects all covers the entrance to this dynamic artist hub. “Celebrating our beautiful foods and art with this outpouring of support really shows how powerful our art is.  Community, art, and entrepreneurship, is the heart of what Heart Berry is about” Giizh, Heart Berry Following the collaboration with Holly Young (Standing Rock) wrapping the whole building with a stunning art installation of Dakota and Ojibwe women sharing...

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Springboard Public Art Installation!

New Public Art by all Native Team!   Heart Berry is so excited to finally reveal the new installation by Heart Berry's Howes, Holly Young (Dakota), and Nedahness Greene (Ojibwe).  The team won the Native Presence Commission and has finally realized this vision to brighten University Avenue in St Paul.   More than just a land acknowledgment: Springboard for the Arts is committed to acting on their values and thus prioritized a Native Presence Installation for the predominant place on their building.  Installed across 25 windows surrounding the building, our team brings together ledger, beadwork, and photography in this stunning, large scale collaboration.    Dakota territory: Our team knew we needed to collaborate with a Dakota artist, and are thrilled ledger...

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