The John Biggers Seed Project (Seed)

Seed is a public art and collaborative design effort that engages renowned African American artists in mentoring young emerging artists in placemaking by educating them about African American art and

Goals of the Seed project

 
  1. Teach young artists transferable skills
  2. Engage artists across generations
  3. Build an attractive connection between the North Side and downtown

The City of Minneapolis is partnering with the following organizations to complete Seed:

  • Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center
  • Obsidian Arts
  • Urban Research and Outreach Engagement Center (UROC)

Artists

Willis Bing Davis, Jon Onye Lockard, Seitu Jones, Ta-coumba Aiken, Mica Lee Anders, Jeremiah Ellison, Chris Carroll, Roger Cummings, Patrick Cunningham, Angela Davis, Loretta Day, Christopher-aaron Deanes, Adrienne Doyle, Christopher Harrison, Jordan Hamilton, Esther Osayande, Chris Scott

Contact us

Mary Altman

Public Arts Administrator

Community Planning & Economic Development

Phone

612-673-3006

Address

Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Public Arts Administration

Community Planning & Economic Development

Phone

612-673-3006

Address

Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415