Free Wall

A free intro to aerosol painting summer camp

Learn about graffiti art in this introduction to aerosol writing and street art. Free Wall is offered in the summer months of June, July and August.

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The Northside is a community of makers and doers that are the future of the creative community in MPLS.

Deanna Cummings

CEO, Juxtaposition Arts

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A free wall intro to aerosol painting summer camp

Free Wall is a FREE introductory 3-week summer camp in which students learn the history and techniques of aerosol writing with local masters of the medium. Students practice letter composition and present a final piece at the end of the session. Open to youth ages 8-21. All supplies and materials provided; no previous experience necessary.


Summer 2020 session dates:

Session #1: June 9th – June 25th
Tuesday – Thursdays, 9am – 12pm 

Session #2: July 7th – July 23rd
Tuesday – Thursdays, 9am – 12pm

Session #3: Aug 4th – August 20th
Tuesday – Thursdays, 9am – 12pm


Alex Smith
Textiles & Screen Printing Lab Lead and Free Wall Instructor
Founder of Nice City Clothing and Minnesota Vice
Started at JXTA in 2001
Ezra Wilson-Nausner
Free Wall Instructor
Started at JXTA in 2014


Enrollment opens in the spring and is first-come, first-served. Enrollment priority is given to Northside residents.