The Saint Paul Public Library will be closed May 27-29.

The Rondo Library will be closed for renovations, beginning June 1.

Skateboard Art

Join artist Mike Rivard for FREE two-hour skateboard art seminars. Mark will discuss the artistic process, illustration on skate decks, his own professional art career, all while inspiring students to dream big! Best for ages 12-18. Space is limited, so register online or at your library. All materials provided, including blank skateboard decks, Sharpies, and custom Rivard Skateboard Drawing Templates. Take your art home!

About Mark

Mark Rivard is a professional fine artist, writer, educator, and entrepreneur.  Working out of Minneapolis, MN, Rivard runs a private art gallery and studio space.  He has shown his work globally and been involved in internationally recognized projects.  He is the creator and visionary behind “Inspiration In Motion” Rivard Art Education, a program that focuses on motivating and inspiring young minds through the use of art and the modern cultural tool; a skateboard.

Register online starting on March 1, 2017 (limit of 10 per workshop):

  • Rice Street: April 3, 4-6 p.m. (event is full)
  • Merriam Park: April 4, 2-4 p.m. (event is full)
  • Arlington Hills: April 5, 4-6 p.m. (event is full)

This series was made possible by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.