Behind the scenes of a billowing biomass plant

[By Ken Avidor, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA]  There’s a building on West Kellogg Boulevard next to the Science Museum in Saint Paul, Minnesota with a big, white plume of steam coming out of it that recently became an art project. The building is home to District Energy, a private, non-profit company that turns waste fuel, also […]

3 Days Sketching at the Minnesota State Fair

[By Ken Avidor in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA] Every year, the Twin Cities Urban Sketchers gather at the Minnesota State Fair for a sketch-out. This year, I went to the State Fair on two additional days. I like sketching people and there’s no better place to sketch people doing lots of different stuff than the State […]

La crecida del río sigue amenazando barrios de Saint Paul y Minneapolis

By Ken Avidor Saint Paul, Minn. Day 1: Sunday, June 22, 2014 The Mississippi River is flooding in Saint Paul. We’ve been getting a lot of rain this year and all that rainwater is draining into the river. My wife Roberta and I have been sketching the changing landscape in Saint Paul as water replaces […]

Dibujando en el (gélido) país de los diez mil lagos

[Por Gabi Campanario en Duluth, Minnesota, EE.UU.] Con los pies en la nieve. Los dibujantes Daniel Green y Amber Sausen me dieron una calurosa bienvenida en su estado natal de Minnesota el mes pasado. Lo que no fue tan cálido fue el tiempo. Una mañana hice un esbozo cuando hacía 18 grados bajo cero. Había [...]