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The Economics of Public Art in Rural Minnesota: A Conversation with Artist Aaron Squadroni

a series of radio segments about the physical/emotional/intellectual process of creating public art - tied to art in public space at KAXE’s studios - which will inspire and support local artists. Made possible by the arts and cultural heritage fund and the citizens of MN.

On this talk with Artist and Architect Aaron Squadroni he talks about his next project that he will
undertake for KAXE. He is working with John Bauer to create a piece of public art in a moving wind turbine to inspire and welcome people to the area there at the shores of the Mississippi River. The canoe pictured was created by Aaron Squadroniand Leah Yellowbird.

Aaron Squadroni pt 2_062422.mp3

Heidi Holtan is KAXE's Director of Content and Public Affairs where she manages producers and is the local host of Morning Edition from NPR. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North.
John has been listening to KAXE since the early days in 1976, and has worked as our Development Director from 1995-2022. Now semi-retired and writing, sculpting and enjoying the good life, you can hear him on the Morning Show Fridays.