The Movement Imprinted: Music of the Revolution

The artwork in the exhibit was created by UMD Graphic Design students. 50% of proceeds will go towards the Duluth NAACP. Bidding ends on Friday, February 23 at the Freedom Fund Dinner. More details using the link below.

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Keynote Speaker

Seitu Ken Jones

Integrating art, nature and place, Seitu Jones has created over 30 large-scale public artworks. He was Millennium artist-in-residence for 651 Arts, in Brooklyn, NY and was the City of Minneapolis’ first Artist-in-Residence. Working with his neighbors, Trust for Public Land and the City of St. Paul he helped create Frogtown Farm, a 5-acre organically certified farm located inside a new 12-acre park St. Paul. Seitu was awarded a Forecast Public Art Grant to build a floating sculpture to act as a research vessel for the Mississippi River. He is the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Artist Award from the McKnight Foundation. A 2013 Joyce Foundation Award allowed Seitu to develop CREATE: The Community Meal, a dinner for 2000 people at a table ½ mile long that focused on access to healthy food. His 2017 HeARTside Community Meal for 250 people in Grand Rapids, MI was awarded the Grand Juried Prize ($200,000) for ArtPrize Nine. Seitu has a BS in Landscape Design and a MLS in Environmental History, both from the University of Minnesota and was a 2002 Loeb Fellow in the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is also a product of the Ramsey County Master Gardener program and is currently working toward his baking certificate at St. Paul Community College. Seitu recently retired from the faculty of the Goddard College MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program in Port Townsend, WA.


Emcee

Ramona Marozas

Minnesotan Ramona Marozas joined the CBS 3 Duluth newsroom as a Multimedia Journalist in September 2013, and became the Morning Producer that same month. She works as the evening TV newscasts and has also contributed reports. Marozas is a member of the largest Chippewa reservation in Wisconsin, which is the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians Reservation. Marozas graduated from St. Cloud State University (SCSU) in 2012 with a degree in TV broadcast journalism and a minor in American Indian studies. She is also a 2010 and 2011 American Indian Journalism Institute (AIJI) graduate. Marozas has been a proud member of the Native American Journalist Association (NAJA) since 2008. As a student of NAJA, Marozas understands the importance of Native storytelling. Marozas has experience filming, editing, producing, anchoring and reporting. She also has experience emceeing and speaking at multiple events.


The Movement Imprinted: Music of the Revolution

The artwork in this gallery, 44 pieces, is now for auction! Bidding ends on Friday, February 23 at the Freedom Fund Dinner. More details using the link below.