Lucas Koski

Director of Property Development, Artspace, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Lucas Koski is a director of properties at Artspace Projects Inc., USA's leader in the art's sector real estate development. He is a former resident of Artspace's Tilsner Artists' Cooperative in Saint Paul, and is a multidisciplinary artist who balances big picture concepts with detailed minutiae, explores mise en place with produce and protein, programs in pseudo-public places, and loves the business side of art. He is a proud graduate of Carleton College and has lived a professional and artistic life through creative and professional event production, dynamic installations, and functional art, often using cuisine as metaphor. As a board member of the Creative Enterprise Zone, Lucas helped the organization establish earned revenue streams through the creation of a real estate department that helps place creative businesses in Saint Paul; he also helped guide the creation of Creative Enterprise Zone's mural festival, Chroma Zone (a first of its kind in Minnesota). He is happy to talk at length about whether you should parboil potatoes in an alkaline or basic bath.

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