MCAD at the Art Shanty Projects 2016

The Art Shanty Projects on White Bear Lake is the perfect way for Minnesotans to get outside in the winter instead of staying cooped up inside. The icy village features 19 elaborate art installations created by 125 artists, including several MCADians. Each shanty, converted from an ice house, represents how the artist(s) interprets winter in Minnesota.

MFA students Julie Benda, Kelsey Bosch, and Kathryn Miller's Sound and Vision shanty creates a phenomenological experience of sound, light, and ice that lead participants to reconfigure and deepen their relationships to winter in Minnesota.

MCAD Professor Lynda Monick-Isenberg, Continuing Education Instructor Shannon Brunette, and student Chelsea Novotny will be hosting Drawing with Mittens, a plein-air drawing session this Saturday, February 20, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Faculty member Michael Gaughan is making a car out of snow in Snow Car Parking Lot.

Sallie Malmstrom ’85 is involved in Quick Paint from Outdoor Painters of Minnesota. 

And finally Jeff Berg ’97 also has a shanty worth visiting, called the Ouija Totter, which was featured recently in a video and article by CBS Minnesota.


Art Shanty Projects
Saturdays and Sundays in February
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
North Shore of White Bear Lake

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