NEW ARTIST SELECTIONS
District 10 Senior Center: Dixie Friend Gay has been selected and approved for the District 10 Senior Center. Dixie is based in Houston, Texas and has completed projects all over the state and beyond. She will be working alongside project architect’s RVK to create a concept for review and approval in summer 2014.
Tezel Road/Great Northwest: A new artist was selected for the new streetscape project and will be announced after Public Art Board approval on June 18, 2014.
RECENT DESIGN APPROVALS
Eastside Parks: Douglas Kornfeld’s concept design was approved by the Public Art Board on May 21, 2014. The artist envisions an outdoor sculpture entitled, “Open Hand Open Mind,” that will consist of ‘bookend’ placements at Pittman-Sullivan Park and at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park.
Pearsall Park: Buster Simpson’s final design was approved on May 21, 2014. The artist will move into the fabrication phase of two installations.
Hausman Road: Barbara Grygutis presented her final design to the Public Art Board on May 21, 2014, and will begin fabrication summer 2014.
Hemisfair Park Play Escape: Artist Stuart Allen presented his concept design that included proposals from eight San Antonio artists for the new Yanaguana Gardens in Hemisfair, and was approved by the Public Art Board in March.
District 2 & District 9 Branch Libraries: Concept designs are being developed and will be presented to the Public Art Board in summer 2014.
X Marks the Art: New rotation of X Marks the Art installations completed in June and on view through the end of summer 2014.
Temporary Exhibits: A new rotation of Temporary Exhibits artwork will be installed summer 2014 featuring work by PreK4SA students.