Drop-in on the Walker hillside for a choose-you-own-adventure art-making experience! Local artists will be stationed across the hillside with materials and instructions for creative activities open to all ages and experience levels. Try kite-making, a meditative mandala coloring session, or create your own sculpture with natural materials. Instructions available in English and Spanish.
About the Artists
Cadex Herrera is a multidisciplinary artist who brings awareness to humanitarian, social, and environmental injustices by championing his culture, history, people of color, immigrants, and marginalized peoples. Herrera aims to create art that empowers the viewer and elevate the subjects and themes that he explores through his work.
Claudia Valentino is a freelance artist specializing in the co-creation of murals, painted and mosaic, that are driven by intensive community participation. Together with various artists, she creates systems and networks of connection with the community to express the desires, challenges, or messages that people want to express in each mural.
Fireweed Community Woodshop (Formerly known as Women’s Woodshop) fosters community and individual growth through woodworking classes, fabrication, volunteering, and celebration. Their inclusive and exploration-centered approach empowers women and nonbinary makers to build a new culture in woodworking.
Tachianna Charpenter grew up in Northern Minnesota and now spends much of her time advocating for voices and experiences not recognized as powerful. Charpenter makes art in many mediums including oil and acrylic painting, glass and ceramic tile, ink, sharpie, poetry, and digital art. She has a BA in anthropology from Hamline University.