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  •   Request for Proposals: Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts (BLCA) is pleased to offer opportunities for artists to exhibit their artwork within the historically significant Art Center building. Intimate, carefully lit gallery space allows for respectful and enjoyable public viewing.  BLCA is proud to serve as a significant source for accessible, quality arts experiences in the immediate geographic neighborhood, the larger Twin Cities metro area and beyond. BLCA offers exhibiting artists suppo…
  • Lann Briel updated the Opportunity RFP Call for Sculpture
    A Request for Proposals: Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts (BLCA) in Fridley, Minnesota is requesting proposals to select an artist for the design, fabrication, and installation of a sculpture to be permanently installed at the garden entrance of the art center.    Vision: The purpose of the project is to create a sculpture that represents the art center; with the final design being roughly 10 - 20% sign that describes the art center and roughly 80 – 90% sculpture. The sculpture will be vi…
  • Lann Briel updated the Opportunity RFP Call for Sculpture
    A Request for Proposals: Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts (BLCA) in Fridley, Minnesota is requesting proposals to select an artist for the design, fabrication, and installation of a sculpture to be permanently installed at the garden entrance of the art center.    Vision: The purpose of the project is to create a sculpture that represents the art center; with the final design being roughly 10 - 20% sign that describes the art center and roughly 80 – 90% sculpture. The sculpture will be vi…
  • Lann Briel updated the Opportunity RFP Call for Sculpture
    A Request for Proposals: Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts (BLCA) in Fridley, Minnesota is requesting proposals to select an artist for the design, fabrication, and installation of a sculpture to be permanently installed at the garden entrance of the art center.    Vision: The purpose of the project is to create a sculpture that represents the art center; with the final design being roughly 10 - 20% sign that describes the art center and roughly 80 – 90% sculpture. The sculpture will be vi…
  • Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, a community art center in Fridley, MN is located in a historic building on the Mississippi and features diverse programming in the literary and visual arts.  Housed in the same facility since 1988, BLCA is a vibrant place for artists from all walks of life to explore and express themselves through the arts.  To encourage and celebrate the literary arts and our community of writers, BLCA selects a Writer-in-Residence who makes the art center their writing home…
  • A Request for Proposals: Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts (BLCA) in Fridley, Minnesota is requesting proposals to select an artist for the design, fabrication, and installation of a sculpture to be permanently installed at the garden entrance of the art center.    Vision: The purpose of the project is to create an abstract sculpture that represents the art center; with the final design being roughly 10 - 20% sign that describes the art center and roughly 80 – 90% sculpture. The sculpture …
  • Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is looking for passionate artists and writers who wish to teach and share their craft or foundational skills to a full range of developing artists. We offer many different types of classes - from more traditional to contemporary, as well as literary arts for all skill levels. Primary duties: Provide class outlines, lesson plans, and materials lists to Educational Programs Coordinator. Organize and create lesson plans. Perform demonstrations for the class on tech…
  • Emily Gastineau posted a new Opportunity 2018-2019 Exhibitions
    Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts (BLCA) is proud to serve as a significant source for accessible, quality arts experiences in Fridley, the north metro, and Greater Twin Cities area. BLCA is now accepting proposals from artists for 2018-2019 exhibitions. BLCA offers exhibiting artists support in presenting their art work, including marketing and promotion efforts and installation needs. The work of emerging and established artists and artist groups is selected by a committee of artists, arts…
  • New work by Kit Leffler and Monica Sheets. Reaching Backward, Reaching Forward: Tracing Histories an exhibition featuring the work of BLCA Artists in Residence, Kit Leffler and Monica Sheets. The exhibit, on view from January 7 to February 4, presents works that capture characters and stories from both past and present as they build a narrative around our local community and its relation to a broader story of place and time. Reaching Backward, Reaching Forward: Tracing Histories uses images to …