by   February 12, 2012

The mission of is to improve the lives of Minnesota artists and provide access to and engagement with Minnesota’s arts culture. is an online database of Minnesota artists and organizations from all disciplines. It offers to Minnesota-based artists a central gathering place on the Web, and will grow to become a marketplace and community hub. It offers the public a new way to explore art and get to know artists. In addition to providing artists and organizations with a web page containing images and information, provides news and features about the local arts scene from a variety of sources. was developed as the result of a survey of Minnesota artists conducted by The McKnight Foundation. The survey revealed the survival struggles of individual artists. The McKnight Foundation partnered with the Walker Art Center's New Media Initiatives group to develop

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Minneapolis, MN 55403

Jehra Patrick, Program Director

Susannah Schouweiler, Editor-in-Chief

Emily Gastineau, Program Assistant

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News and Opportunities for Artists
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