Artist’s Biographies

Artists Ned Kahn, Tristan Al-Haddad, Blessing Hancock and Regina Flanagan were selected through a nationwide open call and interviews with the Minneapolis Arts Commission.

Ned Kahn is designing and creating a large-scale iconic artwork for the Mall.

Tristan Al-Haddad is designing and creating a key feature, transforming the Mall’s Theater in the Round into a work of public art.

Blessing Hancock is collaborating with local writers to create a series of luminous suspended lanterns composing the Light Walk.

Regina Flanagan is working to curate/integrate public art into the Mall’s design and creates content for this web site and blog.

Their biographies follow…