Remembering Joan Mondale
Joan Mondale passed away on Monday, February 3, 2014 at the age of 83. Joan, sometimes known as “Joan of Art,” was a leader in the Minneapolis and national arts and crafts world. She was instrumental in the development of the Minnesota Textile Center and the Northern Clay Center and served on such boards as the Walker Art Center, Minnesota Orchestra, American Craft Council (now headquartered in Minneapolis), and the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts and National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC. She was also appointed chair of the Hiawatha Light Rail Transit Public Art & Design Committee.
Photo: Cover of ARTnews magazine, September 1978.