Local artist Priscilla Briggs showcases work in St. Paul
By Anthony James, Staff Writer
Narrow hallways of the were packed on a sweltering Friday evening in the IFP headquarters, a local non-profit that supports local artists. On one of the painted white walls hung a photo of a brassiere billboard within one of China’s largest factory district. While the juxtaposition and tone of the ad signify modernity and life, the streets below it were stained with shoddy shantytowns along a trash-ridden highway.
By Mike Xiong, Staff WriterIt was over fours years before Master Lei, Yixin, commissioned artist for Martin Luther King Jr. sculpture to be installed in National Mall of Washington DC, was able to meet, hug and toast with his artist friends again in the newly remodeled Tea House restaurant during the welcome dinner hosted by Public Art St. Paul on July 18, 2010.