News & Views
Floyd of Rosedale Ribbon Cutting
April 9, 2019
Join the Floyd of Rosedale Planning Committee in kicking-off the planning and fundraising efforts for the Floyd of Rosedale sculpture at a Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, April 18th at 4:00 p.m. at the North 32nd Street Roundabout! Learn more about the project and story, and hear remarks from Chuck Long, former University of Iowa Football Player; Matt Bemrich, Mayor of Fort Dodge; and Dave Flattery, Project Chair and City Council Member of Fort Dodge.
Seeking Proposals - Floyd of Rosedale Creative Interpretation
March 20, 2019
The Floyd of Rosedale Planning Committee is seeking to commission an artist to design and install a sculpture that serves as a creative interpretation of Floyd of Rosedale within an 85' diameter roundabout located near the historic site of the Rosedale Family Farm. Please review and respond to our Request for Proposals no later than 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
Seeking Donations - Floyd of Rosedale
January 1, 2019
The Floyd of Rosedale Planning Committee is working to tell the story of Floyd of Rosedale through the installation of a sculpture in Floyd of Rosedale Circle. The Committee is currently raising funds to see this project through and would like your help!
Guido van Helten Meet & Greet
December 3, 2018
Meet internationally renowned muralist, Guido van Helten. Mr. van Helten approaches mural projects using photography and community engagement to uncover the human stories and site-specific nature and connections to place, and has completed many works throughout the world. Come have an informal conversation with the artist and other attendees, and check out slideshows and videos of his past works.
The Grain Silo Mural Will Continue
October 31, 2018
From late-October to mid-November, Guido van Helten will take a break away from the Fort Dodge area, but work on the Grain Silo Mural is expected to continue the third week of November until the mural is complete.
Live Stream Now Available!
October 17, 2018
Guido van Helten is making incredible progress on the Northwest River District Grain Silo Mural. Check out our live feed and follow along as the mural comes to life!
Grain Silo Muralist Begins Work in Fort Dodge
September 21, 2018
The Fort Dodge Public Art Coalition is excited to announce that Guido van Helten has arrived in Fort Dodge to install the mural on the 110’ grain silo located in the Northwest River District! The initial stages of his time in Fort Dodge will consist of additional outreach to finalize details and photography for his design, which will then lead to the installation of the artwork over the following weeks.
Faces of Fort Dodge Coming to Life
August 3, 2018
The Fort Dodge Public Art Coalition is excited to announce that Guido van Helten will visit Fort Dodge near the end of August to install a mural on the 110’ grain silo located in the Northwest River District of Fort Dodge.
Grain Silo Mural Art Coming to Fort Dodge
The Fort Dodge City Council approved a contract with artist Guido van Helten at their regular meeting on Monday, June 11th. The project is one of several tactics established as part of the City’s Northwest River District Revitalization Plan.
Grain Silo Semi-Finalist Brent Holland Featured
Grain Silo Mural Semi-Finalist Brent Holland was recently introduced in Iowa State University’s College of Design magazine “inspire”.
The Grain Silo Mural Project is Seeking Funds!
The Grain Silo Mural Project will result in the installation of a life-like mural on the 110’ Grain Silo located along Hawkeye Avenue in the Northwest River District. Help us raise funds!