Monday, July 28, 2014

StudioMAIN issues call to artists for public art in SoMa

Posted By on Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:36 AM

click to enlarge Public art can help define an area by creating an entryway.
  • Public art can help define an area by creating an entryway.

The StudioMAIN design cooperative is seeking artists to create sculpture for Main Street between 12th and 17th, work that will be funded by a matching gift of $45,000 from the John and Robyn Horn Foundation, the Quapaw Central Business Improvement District No. 5 and Bernice Garden and Esse Purse Museum founder Anita Davis.

StudioMAIN says its Public Arts Master Plan will "refine current fixtures and infrastructure, invigorate the streetscape with public arts projects and connect South Main with the greater downtown district." There will be three art exhibit spaces along the identified blocks.

A call to artists goes out Aug. 1, and site information will be released at that time. StudioMain is located at 1423 Main St., Suite C (72202). For more information on sculpture guidelines, contact James Meyer, southmainpublicart@gmail.com or 374-5300, or go to www.southmainpublicart.com.

Tags: , , ,

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Leslie Newell Peacock

  • Remember the women, state Rep. Flowers says

    State Rep. Vivian Flowers (D-Pine Bluff), speaking today at a press conference called by the Arkansas Coalition for Reproductive Justice to praise the work of Planned Parenthood, said she feared that "we forget how critical women's health is to families in Arkansas," and said she wanted to be a voice for those "forgotten women."
    • Aug 26, 2015
  • 'Truth Squad' PAC targets Huckabee

    TruthSquad2016,  a super PAC formed by a Seattle widow to oppose Mike Huckabee's run for the Republican presidential nomination, went live today with its website today, featuring links to articles in the The Seattle Times about Kim Renninger, whose husband was shot to death by an ex-con who had his sentence reduced by Huckabee.
    • Aug 21, 2015
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • 2nd Friday Addendum: StudioMAIN

    Oops! I somehow overlooked tonight's 2nd Friday event at StudioMAIN, 1423 Main St.: The unveiling of this year's UA architecture students designs in the annual Main Street Design Competition. Students were to design a SoMa Community Center and natatorium, aka a swimming pool, for the corner of South Main and Daisy Bates, according to StudioMAIN's Facebook page. Visitors tonight can vote on their favorite design.
    • Jun 13, 2014
  • Lost Forty Brewing to open in mid-December

    Lost Forty, the much-anticipated brewery from Yellow Rocket Concepts and the people who brought you Big Orange, Local Lime and ZaZa, should open by mid-December with a grand opening to follow in the spring, according to co-owner Scott McGehee. Large scale brewing is scheduled to begin this week in Lost Forty's 19,000-square-feet space at 501 Byrd Street in the warehouse district east of Interstate 30. Meanwhile, McGehee is prepping the menu for Pint and Pantry, the brewery's tap room restaurant.
    • Nov 3, 2014

Most Shared

  • Hutchinson's dilemma same as Beebe's and his GOP affiliation doesn't help

    Ernest Dumas writes about the difficulties faced by Gov. Asa Hutchinson in matching the achievements of Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe, even though he, like the majority of the legislature is a Republican. In short, Hutchinson needs Obamacare money, though his party rests on a foundation that hates Obamacare.
  • Visionary Arkansans 2015

    They make an impact.
  • Brantley: South toward home

    A two-week cruise from Vancouver to Alaska was nicely timed for the August heat wave. It dipped into the 40s during my visit to the Hubbard Glacier, loudly "calving" with mighty booms of cracking ice. Here's a brief politically tinged travelogue.
  • New York Times fails again

    If one were of a low and suspicious nature regarding the New York Times' historically inept Washington Bureau, one might suspect yet another example of the "Clinton Rules" — that is, a shaky allegation unsupported by facts.

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

Slideshows

 

© 2015 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation