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Proposed design for Bloomington Center for the Arts, with Marilyn Lindstrom & Lori Greene (proposal not approved), 2003.

Bloomington Site

Model, Detail


Night Render
"Hand to Heart," Mosaic for Jeremiah Program, 1510 Laurel Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403, 612.692.8711, fax 612.692.8712. Commissioned by the City of Minneapolis & Jeremiah Program. Lead by Marilyn Lindstrom and Mali Kouanchao, with architectural firm, Collaborative Group and Gary Lindahl as consultants, 2003.

Pillar 1, all four sides

Pillar 2, all four side

Pillar 1, overview

Pillar 3, all four sides

Pillar 4, all four sides

Pillar 3, overview

Marilyn & Gary, installation 6/03

"Hand to Heart," close-up

Hand to Heart, overview

Marilyn & Gary applying adheshive

Marilyn, Shafali & Maranda

Gary Lindahl
"Harmony" mural. Osseo Junior High School summer art & diversity workshop, 2002.


Transfering image

Transfering Image

Image Transfer Completed

Mali & Students

Fieldtrip to Walker Art

Sculpture Garden

Sculpture Garden


Hope Community Mosaic Conversation, Intermedia Art's People, Places, Connection, lead by Marilyn Lindstrom & assistant Mali Kouanchao, 2002

Sunflower Earth

Turtle Island


Preparing Workshop

Group Process

Mali, Maria & her son

Mali, Marilyn & Marlon

Measuring Group

Snacking Directors

Anna & Moona


Closing Music
"Integrity," Fresco Community Outreach, Eden Prairie School Districts, Marilyn Lindstrom w/ Mali Kouanchao, 2002.
December 2001-January 2002 - Santiago de Cuba, funded by Asian American Renaissance Jerome Foundation's Career Development Grant, in collaboration with Jose "Chino" Seoane (Cuba), Compana Tamayo (Cuban), Nejla Gur (Turkey & Germany), and German artists Susan Hesch, Sigi Torinus, and the late Georg Kiefer, "Lavanderia"
October 2001 & October 2000- Resident Artist at Guadalupe Alternative Program in West St. Paul, worked closely with Renato Lombardi, the Art Director, on Days of the Dead Celebration. During 2001, the ofrendas evolved into memorials to those died during 9/11 WTC attack and those who were victims of other wars - Vietnam, Bosnia, Cambodia, Iraq... The prior year's work focused on visualizing ways in which ancestors are honored in Southeast Asian cultures. October 2002 - assisted Renato once again with Days of the Dead. Materials from previous year (latterns & transparent photos of 9/11 WTC victims) were re-used during procession. Note: picture of Renato hanging photos of fire fighters killed during 9/11.
"Sol y Mariposa," Dec. 2000-Jan. 2001 - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, resident artist at Casa Hogar de Ninos - orphanage.
"Pagina del Tiempo" and "El Cayo," December 1999-January 2000 - Santiago de Cuba, funded by Jerome Travel & Study Grant, in collaboration with Jose "Chino" Seoane (Cuban), Amy Sanaman (USA), and Posco (Haiti). Assisted by: Bien Veld (Holland), Idelio Tamayo (Cuba). The last mural was created during a two day jam session by Chino, Amy and Mali on an island several miles from Santiago.
"Segregation," 1999 - supported by Shulman Law Firm. Assisted by: Ernest Bryant & Piravong Sun.
1997 - Rosevelt High School Mural, Phyllis Wheatley Community Center, Makaria, Neighborhood Safe Art and Roosevelt High School students 1995 - Neighborhood Safe Art & Harborview Center, Lead Artist: Marilyn Lindstrom, Mentor Artist: Mali Kouanchao & Carlos Menchaca, Youth Artist: Constanza Carballo, Intern: Rick Garfield
1996 - Phyllis Wheatley Community Center Mural, Youth Against Violence
"Faces of the Future, Reflect Our Past," 1995 - Neighborhood Safe Art, Lead Artist: Marilyn Lindstrom, Mentor Artist: Mali Kouanchao, Carlos Menchaca & Chris Darso, Youth Artist: Aerin Vanhala, Constanza Carballo, Jose Curbelo, Brett Stately.
Works created during High School and College (1989-1994)
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