2017 On-Ice Program Artists Announced

Art Shanty Projects fosters construction of artist driven temporary communities that explore the ways in which relatively unregulated public spaces can be used to create new and challenging artistic environments.

The On-Ice Program, 10am-4pm Saturdays and Sundays February 4-26 in White Bear Lake, provides a unique opportunity for artist-audience interaction in an un-intimidating, non-gallery environment. Shanty Artists and Performers, as well as 2017 staff, have been selected create the eclectic structures and engaging performances to invite thousandes of visitors to expand their notions of art and artist.

For those of you who can't wait until February for Art Shanty Projects, please join us in a Celebration of Shanty Memories at Soo Visual Arts Center for one night only on January 7, 2107. Curators David Pitman and Jan Elftmann are collecting photographs, materials, and memories to put our history on display.