Page 2 of 2 Previous

Continued: Public art in spotlight at Eagan's Harvest of Art

  • Article by: LIZ ROLFSMEIER , Special to the Star Tribune
  • Last update: August 31, 2013 - 4:49 PM

Smith, who has a sculpture in St. Paul’s Western Sculpture Park and installations all over the county, said that when his wife told him about the call for entries, he jumped at the opportunity to display in Eagan.

“I just wanted a piece of my work here,” he said. “That was key.”

“He really has a heart for the community and seeing the arts grow here,” Andersen said.

Liz Rolfsmeier is a Twin Cities freelance writer.

  • related content

  • Eagan artists Rose J. Smith and Melvin R. Smith stood next to his statue “Lamar,” which is modeled after his brother, in front of their Eagan home. Smith is shown at right with his work “Metamorphosis.”

  • Star Tribune file Artist Melvin R. Smith posed with a model of his "Metamorphosis" sculpture at this year's Eagan Art Festival in June.

  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions


Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters