At JXTA more client work equals more jobs for talented youth artists. Our five social enterprises service hundreds of customers annually with:
Surdna Foundation centennial logo, 2016
JXTA provides design solutions that leave a lasting impression. Our savvy, vibrant and distinct designs aim to delight our clients and bring a fresh look and feel to their materials. We create logos, brochures, signs, window clings, and anything that employs creative design to enhance our client’s message.
Break Dancing Bike Racks designed for North Mpls Hub, 2014
We partner with residents, businesses and local stakeholders to transform vacant lots and spaces between buildings into beautiful “pocket” parks and pedestrian friendly spaces. Our designers craft bike racks, benches for bus stops, planter boxes for corners and other art for public spaces.
Textiles & Screen Printing
Apprentice Nasra printing a t-shirt design for the performance venue First Avenue, 2017
The Textiles & Screen Printing Lab provides reproduction services via screen-printing, and heat press transfer for custom apparel, primarily items such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, tote bags, and jerseys/uniforms.We also print paper invitations, thank-you cards and more.
Murals & Commercial Art
In-door mural for Unison Comfort Technologies by JXTA artists Jeremiah Bey & Jordan Hamilton, 2014
JXTA murals embody the movement, color and energy of an urban environment. Our murals range in style and can be found in Minneapolis hot spots like Barrio and the Chambers Hotel.
Research and Urban Planning
Zine reporting the results of community engagement work around creative traffic calming at Broadway and Emerson Avenues, 2016. Made possible with funds from Blue Cross Blue Shield Center of Prevention and the support of West Broadway Coalition.
Our Tactical team combines art and design with urban planning, research, community building and engagement to create needed interventions in public space and talk with people about issues affecting them in that space. We also collaborate with local and national planners, designers, community organizers, artists and engineers.
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