Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Public Art is Blooming All Over

We've got a busy calendar of public art celebrations coming up this Fall and next Spring all over Memphis! Follow our UrbanArt blog for details on dedication ceremonies in the coming months for the interactive lighting of the Court Avenue Pedestrian Bridge by Electroland, Bert Ferguson Park book maze by local wunderkind Brooke Foy, local hero Anthony Lee's athletic court benches at Pierotti Park, metal maestro Chris Fennel's enchanting entryway for the Levitt Shell at Overton Park, nationally recognized muralist extraordinaire Josh Sarantitis' large-scale work at Central High School produced with the students there, Vinnie Bagwell's stately bronze monument to the history of Memphis at Chickasaw Heritage Park, Tim Upham's installation of 'family trees' at University Place, local legend Carol DeForest's whimsical sculptures at the new Auto Inspection Station, Deborah Brown's tile mosaics at the new Animal Services Center, Tootsie Bell's show of local love for Legends Park, and Walter Kravitz's sculptures for the new MATA South Terminal in the Aerotropolis.

PLUS, outdoor video projections co-produced with the Center City Commission every Friday from 10 September to 08 October by local artists Brian Dixon, Jill Wissmiller, Alex Harrison, Chris Reyes and Sarah Fleming, Erik Jambor and Indie Memphis, Matt Ducklo, Chris Miner, and special guests Matthias Mueller and Christoph Giradet from Germany! Thanks to First Horizon's Innovation Award for making this series entitled 'Curious Pictures' possible!

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