head and shoulders of Tobias Zikmund with short, messy, dirty blonde hair, black dot earrings, pale skin and a big toothy smile; wearing a green striped suit jacket and black tie

Program Manager

Fargo, ND


Tobias Zikmund became NDCA's Program Manager for Arts Across the Prairie - Placemaking in Rural North Dakota in late June 2024. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art and a minor in Art History from Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Tobias is active as a painter and a public artist, often addressing the significance of land and place through his work. His interests are in community building, rural vitality, language and cultural exchange, and leadership development for artists and youth. These interests have led him to work across politics, education, and community placemaking and events. A rural North Dakota native, Tobias is passionate about artists’ roles as dynamic community leaders and their essential role in creating a prosperous, vibrant future for all.