James Brown Mural The online, public voting for the James Brown mural that will be painted on the side of the building located at 879 Broad Street ended on Friday, March 13 at midnight. The winning design is “The Spirit of Funk” by Cole Phail with 35% of the vote. Cole Phail is an experienced
Gateway Sculpture Theme Input Sessions We are working on the creation of two major gateway sculptures on the side of Riverwatch Parkway at Alexander Drive and at Sand Bar Ferry Road near the Bobby Jones Expwy. As we promised the Commission; the Arts Council and City Recreation and Parks are hosting Community Input Sessions to be
James Brown Mural Update We are working on a mural to feature James Brown on a privately owned building on the corner of 9th and Broad. The Public Art Advisory Panel has reviewed and narrowed the applications to the top 4. The Arts Council Executive Committee and the building owner approved the 4 images this
CALL TO ARTISTS Date Call Opens: January 21, 2020 Application Deadline: February 20, 2020 at 11am Award amount: $1,000 per artist/artist team (3 projects will be selected at $1,000 each) The 1970 Augusta Riot Observance Committee is seeking three (3) artists or artist teams to be part of the 50th Year Observance of the riot
The City of Augusta, is commissioning the creation of three large-scale sculptures at three gateways to the City. The two finalists in the competitive call for artists for this Gateway Sculpture Project will present their concepts to the public August 27, 6-8pm at the Municipal Building at 535 Telfair St. This is an open meeting, and all are encouraged to attend.