• Posters for Parks 2022: Call for Artists

    by / June 15, 2022 /

    Interested in creating a poster for the 7th annual Posters for Parks show? Hop to it. The Call for Artists closes on Wednesday, June 22. The final artist roster will be chosen by jury and announced soon afterward.

    Please provide links to three samples that represent the style and the kind of work you love to do. Only artists who are selected for the show will be asked to create new work.

    The show will feature original works made by screen-printing, letterpress, [Read More]

  • MAKE and Hiebing Partner for Habush Habush & Rottier

    by / March 14, 2022 /

    The visual wizards at Minnesota-based MAKE partnered with Wisconsin-based Hiebing to create a video campaign to show people that they're more than just a number with Habush Habush & Rottier on their side.

    And what better way to showcase the warmth and trust of these personal injury attorneys than with a 2D animation piece, highlighting Habush Habush & Rottier's commitment to getting their clients full compensation for their losses.

    Got a little more than a minute to sp[Read More]

  • The Same, But Different: ARTCRANK Returns to Minneapolis for First Pop-Up Show Since 2018

    by / September 12, 2021 /

    How do you plan a bike poster show during a pandemic? The short answer is that you do the best you can to be ready for anything, and you make peace with changing your plans. A lot.

    More than 18 months after its original scheduled date, ARTCRANK Minneapolis will take place on Saturday, September 25 at Fulton Brewing in Northeast Minneapolis. The traditionally annual show of bike-inspired poster art will make its first local appearance since 2018 as part of a day chock full of happening[Read More]

  • Griffin Archer Is Making A Splash

    by / August 25, 2021 /

    It’s the advertising jingle you know you know. In fact, you can probably sing the words. You might even call it an “earworm,” since you can’t get it out of your head.

    Having been in business for 76 years, Eagan, Minn.-based Factory Motor Parts (FMP) knows the power of a jingle, which were once among the most common types of advertising.

    In fact, the recognizable, long-running musical ditty that accompanied its SPLASH brand of windshield washer fluid was heard on radi[Read More]

  • Billboards Call for Racial Equality

    by / June 30, 2021 /

    These are not your average billboards hawking cell phone service. Instead, the 30 new billboards across the Twin Cities feature thought-provoking art by two local Black artists/activists. Made possible by a grant from the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, the billboards aim to bring art to our streets and highways while promoting the call for racial justice. One artistic design on 30 boards.

    Who are the artists and what does their artwork convey?

    The arti[Read More]