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Hopkins Artstreet

Artstreet logoThe City of Hopkins, in partnership with the Hopkins Business and Civic Association (HBCA) and the Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts, is pleased to present Hopkins Artstreet. 

Hopkins Artstreet is an ongoing program established in 2010 to showcase original art works in an accessible setting. A collaboration among the City of Hopkins, the Hopkins Business & Civic Association and the Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts, this project is part of a long-term vision for incorporating public art into Hopkins and enriching the lives of its residents and visitors.

2015 Sculptures

These six new pieces will be in place for one year (May 2015–April 2016).

Vote for People's Choice: Pick up an Artstreet brochure with map and ballot at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, City Hall, Big Ten, or Frame Design, and then vote for your favorite. Voters age 14 and under can also pick their choice for a special children’s award.

Elk All in the Same Boat
Goddess of the Grapes Lost in Space
Eggcited Core

1 Elk
Jim Dehne, Newton, WI

2 All in the Same Boat
Kyle Fokken, Minneapolis
Painted steel

3 Goddess of the Grapes
Deb Zeller, Victoria, MN

4 Lost in Space
Judd Nelson, Wayzata, MN
Welded steel

5 Eggcited
Kimber Fiebiger, Minneapolis, MN
Cast bronze, steel, aluminum

6 Core (from the Voids Series)
James Bearden, Des Moines, IA
Patinated steel

Public Art in Hopkins

sculpture A “Shoo-Shoe Train”
Kyle Fokken, Minneapolis, MN
Painted Steel, Copper

Fokken of Minneapolis reveals his love of antique toys in his mixed media work, but always with an idiosyncratic and modern take—his sculptures combine nostalgia with futuristic fantasy. The sculpture in Hopkins is from a series based on locomotive forms and also includes a wooden shoe, a reccurring image in Fokken’s work that speaks to humble origins but to the idea of a mundane object that also possesses the power to sabotage. Donated in 2011 by Hopkins Business & Civic Association and

sculptureB "Like A Tree, Rooted in the Earth”
Richards D. Poey, Eden Prairie, MN

Poey, a resident of Eden Prairie, is known for both bronze and stone sculptures. This bronze sculpture depicts the “Tree Pose,” a balancing pose in yoga which focuses on concentration, clarity of thought, awareness and balance of mind and body. The sculpture portrays a human figure as growing upward like a tree from the planet earth, its arms like branches reaching for the sun. Donated in 2011 by Hopkins Historical Society

sculptureC "Books”
Michael F. Pilla, St. Paul, MN
Stained glass

Hopkins Library

sculptureD "The Wellness Monument"
Thomas Calhoun, Taylor Falls, MN
Aluminum, cedar trim

Hopkins Health & Wellness Center


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ArtStreet 2016
Call for Entries
November 1, 2015– February 12, 2016

You are invited to submit work for consideration for the sixth annual Hopkins ArtStreet exhibit....