Artist Statement

Anna Metcalfe stayed to live and work in Minneapolis, MN after receiving her MFA from the University of Minnesota in 2009. Interested in the junction of public art and craft, Metcalfe’s work is inspired by water, agriculture, food, and community. As a teaching artist, Metcalfe promotes collaboration and interdisciplinary learning environments between communities, artists, and scientists.

Metcalfe is a recipient of a Jerome Foundation Emerging Artists Project Grant for Public Art in 2009, a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, a Jerome Foundation Study and Travel Grant in 2013, and most recently a FY 2015 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant.

Anna Metcalfe is one of the exhibiting artists for Food Justice: Growing a Healthier Community.