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2014 Pedestrian Paver Project
The Fort Collins Art in Public Places Program is requesting designs from artist, ages 3 to 18 years old. The selected drawings will be sandblasted into granite pavers and incorporated into the City's sidewalks. The City requests black & white line drawings, either representational or abstract concepts, with the theme: "Celebrating Fort Collins 150th Birthday and what makes Fort Collins unique". Submission materials and drawings are due March 21, 2014.
Art in Public Places Program Seeking Artwork for Storm Drain Markers
The City of Fort Collins Art in Public Places Program (APP) is requesting designs for artwork that will be made into storm drain markers. The theme for this year's markers is "local animals that drink or swim in our rivers and streams." The markers are used to help educate the public on the land/water connection and to maintain water quality in local streams. This project is in collaboration with the City's Utilities Department.
The competition is open to anyone that resides or currently attends school within Fort Collins city limits. Designs can be drawn or digitally created. Selected artists will receive an honorarium of $50.
All submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on April 4, 2014.
2014 Pianos About Town Project
The City of Fort Collins Art in Public Places 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 on working pianos. The artists will be required to paint the piano in Old Town Square or an APP determined interior location in Fort Collins. The intent of this project is to create a downtown attraction of an artist working on site in Old Town Square, Fort Collins, CO and to place painted pianos around the Fort Collins area. The artists/teams are required to develop and submit a preliminary visual concept for the mural to be painted on a functioning piano. Murals should reflect a theme relating to "Celebrating Fort Collins 150th Birthday." The Selection Committee will select multiple artists for this project. Submission materials and piano concept are due April 7, 2014