Call for Artists : New Art the Box opportunity at Gould’s Corner in historic Summerville neighborhood. Deadline August 17. The new design should reflect the historic nature of the Summerville area. Information and application packet on this post.
The Greater Augusta Arts Council will host a community input session on public art Tuesday, August 8, for local Augusta artists to share their thoughts on future public art projects and community involvement. The forum will take place in the Linda Beazley Conference room at the Augusta Richmond County Municipal Building, 5:30-7, with a networking reception to follow.
The Arts Council is currently taking applications and mock-ups from local artists for inventive designs for the Art Cart, a new piece of public art that gives a nod to Augusta?s golf ties ? while offering the community a place to view local art, a shaded place to sit, and even a charging station for their phone. Deadline June 16.
The free Aspirations for Artists workshop program will return this summer as a three-part workshop dedicated to doing business as a professional artist. These three workshops, hosted by the Greater Augusta Arts Council, will share vital information for running an arts business.
The Sunday edition of the Augusta Chronicle featured public art in Augusta in their article, “City seeks to improve culture… by augmenting public art.” Reporter Damon Cline covers the newly finished Public Art Master Plan for the Augusta River Region, as well as the importance of public art in economic development.