Who we are

Mission Statement

Support and develop artistic nature and lifestyle of artists to allow the abundance of thought and creative projects to flourish. Defend the artistic environment and culture by encouraging thoughtful development of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District.

Current Arts District Board Members
- Josh Blanc – President
– Dougie Padilla – Vice President
– Karen Wilcox – Secretary
– Herman Milligan – Treasurer
– Betsy Gabler
– Leslie Palmer-Ross
– Mary Cassidy
– Michael Rainville

Arts District Advisers

Aldo Moroni
Dawn Williams
Deborah Woodward
Heidi Andermack
Jennifer Young

Site Credits

Current Arts District Committee
– Josh Blanc, Clay Squared to Infinity – Interim Director
– Angela Lundberg, Northeast CDC
– Aldo Moroni, Artist
– Ale Pelinka, NEMAA
– Jennifer Young, California Building
– Dougie Padilla, Artist
– Betsy Gabler – Community Member
– LeslieĀ Palmer-Ross – Art Force

Logo Design
- Donovan Design

Many thanks to our past Arts District Committee members:
– Kelly Hettwer
– Martha LeDuc
– Daphne Koop
– Thomas Menke
– Ingrid Restemayer
– Jamie Schumacher
– Sean Tubridy
– Debbie Woodward

Many thanks to Sean at Blue Over Blue for your initial work on our first website and all of your continued support. Thank you also to Debbie Woodward for your continued encouragement, leadership, and tireless dedication to the Northeast Arts community!