The Public Art Process: A Workshop for Artists05.04.2005
Durham, NC — Over the last two years, North Carolina municipalities and organizations advertised and held competitions for more than $5 million in public art commissions. To learn more, join experienced artists and public art administrators for a workshop on how to:
* Make the leap from the studio to public art
* Understand and interact with a community
* Collaborate with engineers, architects, other artist, et al
* Address project problems and find solutions
* Manage proposals contracts, budgets and other nuts & bolts public art stuff.
The program, "The Public Art Process: A Workshop for Artists," will be held May 21 from 9 AM-4 PM at the Durham Arts Council office, 120 Morris St., Durham, NC. It will provide valuable information for all artists, arts administrators, designers, architects, and other creative types.
Workshop presenters will include 1) Larry Kirkland ? Washington, DC-based public artist with over 200 completed public art projects; 2) Jean Greer, Vice President for Public Art, Arts & Science Council, Charlotte, NC; 3) Kathy Triplett, Asheville area ceramic artist with recent public art experience; 4) Janet Kagan, Board Member, Chapel Hill Public Arts Commission; 5) Kate Flory, Executive Director, Chapel Hill Public Arts Commission; 6) Jeffrey York, Director of Public Art & Community Design, North Carolina Arts Council.
Artists are invited to bring samples of their artwork (slides, CDs) for individual advice on making the leap to public art. (Please bring no more than 10 images.)
Cost is $10 (includes lunch and workshop materials). Pre-registration is suggested.
To register, call 919-715-0834, fax 919-733-4834 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For directions and parking instructions, visit www.durhamarts.org/facility_directions.html.
This program is sponsored by the North Carolina Public Art Network, a service of the North Carolina Arts Council, the Chapel Hill Public Arts Commission, and the Durham Arts Council.