Bemidji Sculpture Walk Announces 2020 Winners
Sixteen sculptures have been chosen winners in the 2020 Bemidji Sculpture Walk competition. The winning sculptures will be displayed at various locations in downtown Bemidji beginning in late May. This year’s winners include artwork made from wood, steel, brass, aluminum, rocks and recycled tools, farm equipment and auto parts. This marks the twenty-first year of the Bemidji Sculpture Walk competition.
- Tim Adams, Webster City, Iowa; Title: Seda; black and stainless steel, native stone and a center piece that turns in the wind.
- Brian Berle, Shakopee, Minn.; Title: Invasive Species; powder coated metal, stainless steel and brass.
- Mark Hall, Kasota, Minn.; Title: Abundance; steel, glass and silicon.
- Tim James, Good Thunder, Minn. and Aidan Demarais, Janesville, Minn., two sculptures; Title: Outer Limits; steel; Title: Eclipse; steel and found objects.
- Roger Loyson, Bemidji, Minn.; Title: Seahorse; aluminum and steel.
- Sunghee Min, Roseville, Minn.; Title: Triangle Play; painted steel.
- David Montague, Brooklyn Park, Minn.; Title: Large Steel Mobile #1; Lake Superior rocks, welded stainless steel rods and high-strength stainless steel components.
- Tim Nelsen, Bemidji, Minn., two sculptures; Title: Joyride; recycled steel, tools and farm equipment; Title: Gearfish; recycled tools, steel and auto parts.
- James and Ryan Pedersen, Walker, Minn., three sculptures; Title: Whirlwind; buffed and ground steel; Title: Reflective Traverse; steel, stainless steel and brass; Title: Emergence; welded, cut and ground steel, and brass.
- Craig Snyder, Plymouth, Minn.; Title: Drip Edge; steel.
- Jamie Weinfurter, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; Title: Amalgamation; welded steel and paint.
- Molly Wiste, Hackensack, Minn.; Title: Spirit of the Water; white pine, acrylic paint and deck stain.
The Bemidji Sculpture Walk is a nonprofit organization founded in 1999 that seeks, selects, acquires (on loan), displays and maintains sculptures in downtown Bemidji in the interest of public arts and cultural promotion and in support of downtown businesses.