Amanda Lovelee

Parks Ambassador, Metropolitan Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Amanda Lovelee is a visual artist currently working as the parks ambassador for the Metropolitan Council based in the Twin Cities. Amanda acts as a translator between government and community with the goal of building places where everyone belongs. Amanda focuses on civic engagement through both her projects Pop Up Meeting, a city popsicle truck, and Urban Flower Field, a vacant lot turned gathering space/live science project. She is interested in how people connect, and the spaces in which they do so, within contemporary society. She has an M.F.A. in visual studies from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and a B.F.A. in photography from the University of Hartford.

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