Harriet Island Flood Wave picture
Artist Name: Ann Klefstad and Jeffrey Kalstrom
Media: Bronze with dark brown, red and green patina; Mounted on concrete walls
Date Created: 6/30/2001
Location: Harriet Island Gateway
History: In 2001, the city commissioned this sculpture when redesigning Harriet Island to be a setting for large events.  This sculpture decorates a gateway in the levee system along the Mississippi River.  

Klefstad graduated from Saint Olaf College with a triple major in Art, English, and a self-designed major in philosophy and the aesthetics of metaphor.  She has received many grants and commissions, producing art not only around the Twin Cities, but also around the nation.  She presently writes reviews, editorials, and critiques of contemporary art for mnartist.org and teaches writing at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.  

Kalstrom, who hails from Minnesota, works as a metal sculptor. 

Last Edited: March 5, 2018