Kjellgren Alkire

Office Phone
Monday through Friday – Lake City, MN 651-345-6808
Cell: 480-406-3155


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Kjellgren Alkire

Kjellgren Alkire serves the Lake City EDA full-time. He joined the CEDA team in July 2018.

In his previous work as full-time university faculty, his areas of research included development of rural cultural capital, placemaking, and public-private ventures. He completed his undergraduate degree in Community Development and Fine Arts at Concordia University in Saint Paul; his MFA is from Arizona State University. (Go Sun Devils!)

Kjellgren serves as the Wabasha County Representative for the Board of Directors of the Southeast Minnesota Arts Council. He runs Oakstreet Projects, an independent artist-run curatorial platform.

The goal of his work is to help Lake City, Minnesota thrive with creativity, clarity and strategy.