Art in Motion in Holdingford and Fergus Falls artist on postcards April 28
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Nancy XiaoRong Valentine is a Chinese-American aquatic medium artist who grew up in Fergus Falls. Securing an artist loft studio above the Kaddatz Galleries in downtown Fergus Falls helped launch his emerging career as a full-time artist. Editor Kevin Russel weaves the interview captured by the Postcards team into this compelling portrait of a young artist exploring her Chinese heritage and her physical and mental health. “I really care about the future of rural communities,” Valentine said. “Part of that is making this area more inclusive for people like me.”
Producer Dana Conroy and videographers Kristofor Gieske and Ben Dempcy compose the award-winning postcards. The program is made possible by contributions from Minnesota voters through a statutory appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. The program’s production sponsors include Shalom Hill Farm, Explore Alexandria Tourismthe Lake District Arts Council and KRAM 96.7.
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