Speaker Spotlight

Heidi Jeub

Heidi is an abstract painter, bookbinder, and public artist. Having a background in architecture, she has an instinctual interest in creative problem solving, spatial design, and innovation. Her activation of community conversations through facilitation and event planning has brought her into a unique career path that includes her art practice in the studio, teaching in schools and public settings throughout Minnesota, and as an arts consultant for non-arts organizations and communities. Some of her accomplishments includes several grants with regional and statewide arts agencies. She is a National Arts Strategies Creative Community Fellow and a Creative Community Leadership Institute Fellow (with Springboard for the Arts). She has partnered with the City of Little Falls, Sprout-MN, and Five Wings Arts Council securing funding for placemaking programming from the National Endowment for the Arts. She loves teaching and mentoring youth and beginning artists. She is a teaching artist with COMPAS (MN), the Kennedy Center VSA program, Teaching Artist Project (NYC), and Central MN Arts Board (MN). She teaches online and in person. In 2019, she custom built the Tiny School of Art & Design, a 14’ x 8.5”w portable studio (funded by Sprout MN and the McKnight Foundation). She has both her Bachelors in Studio Art and Masters in Arts & Cultural Leadership from the University of Minnesota. She opened the Whit Gallery in downtown St. Cloud, MN in April 2021. She serves as an arts consultant for Art in Motion (Holdingford, MN), Avon Hills Folk School, Unite Cloud, and various youth-service organizations. Her studio is in St. Joseph, Minnesota.

⬅2022 Speakers