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Art in Public Places Program


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Current Competitions

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2017 Pedestrian Paver

The City of Fort Collins Art in Public Places (APP) Program is requesting designs from artists aged 3 to 18 years old. The drawings will be sandblasted into 16" x 16" granite pavers and incorporated into the City's streetscape. The artists are required to reside and/or attend a school within the City of Fort Collins Growth Management Area. Deadline March 1.

2017 Pianos About Town

The City of Fort Collins Art in Public Places (APP) Program, in cooperation with community partners Bohemian Foundation and Downtown Development Authority, seek to involve local artists/teams by commissioning them to work with the Pianos About Town Project team to paint murals or otherwise artistically decorate working pianos. Deadline March 6.

2017 Transformer Cabinet Murals

The City of Fort Collins Art in Public Places Program (APP) seeks to commission multiple artists/teams to develop concepts for murals to be painted on transformer cabinets located in Fort Collins, Colorado. The murals are intended to help mitigate graffiti, as well as create artful objects within the public sites. This project is open to all artists/artist teams that reside, own a business, or have a current studio space within the City of Fort Collins Growth Management Area. Deadline April 7.

2017 Community Transformer Cabinet Murals

The City of Fort Collins Art in Public Places Program seeks to involve local non-profit organizations by commissioning them to work on murals for transformer cabinets in various locations in Fort Collins, Colorado. The murals are intended to help mitigate graffiti, as well as create artful objects within the public sites. This project is open to all tax-exempt, non-profit organizations located within the City of Fort Collins Growth Management Area. The APP Program may select one or more organizations for this project. Deadline April 7.