Saturday, November 11, 2023

Live Painting and (Online) Art Auction for Forecast Public Art


Live painting (and silent/online art auction) by Muralists 
Jennifer Davis, Jose Dominguez, Julitte Perine Myers, Kao Lee Thoa and Xee Reiter

I've been invited to do some LIVE PAINTING at
REGISTER TO BID ONLINE for the finished artworks 
GET TICKETS to attend the party in person!

Thurs Nov 16, 2023
at The Lowlands, a stunning event space in St Paul (map)

"The Forecasst45 Anniversary Party will be a fun evening at The Lowlands with apps + cocktails, artistry, music and more.

Celebrate Forecast's commitment to more equitable public art with artists, supporters, and community leaders. Enjoy music, live-painting by local muralists, local dancers, specialty cocktails + delicious treats from Chelle's Kitchen.

The party is Thursday, November 16 — secure your tickets today—sales end November 15.

Beyond access to the party, your ticket includes delicious appetizers, great company, artist pop-ups, and music! Join us at this stunning new premier event venue located in the River Flats neighborhood of Saint Paul. Our party guests will enjoy an intimate space with cozy patio and a large outdoor terrace with beautiful views of the downtown Saint Paul skyline. 

You can look forward to a celebratory night filled with:

  • Live-painting + silent art auction with five local muralists: Jennifer Davis, Jose Dominguez, Juliette Perine Myers, Kao Lee Thao, and Xee Reiter (register now to bid remotely when the auction is live)
  • Delicious treats from Chelle's Kitchen. Chef Lachelle is the dynamo at the center of the Twin Cities’ African-American food scene and is known for cooking globally inspired comfort food that thwarts unhealthy stereotypes and fuses in global flavors.
  • Cash bar with specialty cocktails
  • Tunes from DJs Sci-Fi and QueenDuin
  • Comments from Maria Isa Perez Vega (Minnesota State House Rep), from Eleanor Savage (President and CEO, Jerome Foundation), and from Kathy Mouacheupao (Executive Director, Metropolitan Regional Arts Council)
  • Performance from world-renowned local dancer Lumhe Sampson (Mvskoke Creek/Seneca)
  • Special temporary art installation from local artist Marlena Myles (Spirit Lake Dakota/Mohegan/Muscogee) — a new large-scale projected animation and accompanying AR installation
  • Aerial performance from multidisciplinary artist and Vivid Black Paint founder, Nastaaja Johnson
  • Poetry readings from both Saint Paul-based social practice and visual artist Hawona Sullivan Janzen, and from Lao American playwright Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay
  • Great company in a beautiful venue space

Let's celebrate! Secure your ticket and support our mission to advance justice, health and human dignity in public art.