Posts Tagged: public art

Grow Food, Make Art

VoCA, Voices in Contemporary Art, OSS MH, Food

This week’s contributing writer, Amanda McDonald Crowley, is a New York- based Australian cultural worker and curator, operating as Public Art Action. She has a long history of working at the intersection of art, science, and technology, and over the last decade, also a deep interest in the intersection of art, food, and technology.   Juanli Carrión’s most… Read more »

Approaches to the Conservation of Contemporary Murals: An Introduction

VoCA Chicago Mural

Contributing writer Jon Pounds served as Chicago Public Art Group’s Executive Director for 25 years during which time hundreds of public art projects were created around Chicago. Pounds retired at the end of 2016, and currently enjoys the contradictions of planning and creating community-engaged, public art while not running an organization.   For 45 years,… Read more »

Making Public Art More Public

VoCA Public Art Archive

This week’s contributing blogger, Lori Goldstein, is the Public Art Archive Manager for WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation).   The public art field has greatly expanded as new partnerships and collaborative efforts bring public art to the forefront of mainstream culture. This growth has prompted the demand for a network of shared information about the incredibly diverse… Read more »

The Power of Public Space Symposium in Louisville

Tony Smith, Gracehoper

Tony Smith’s Gracehoper in Louisville, Kentucky On September 14th and 15th, 2012, VoCA co-hosted in The Power of Public Space, a two-day symposium in Louisville. Working closely with the Louisville Commission on Public Art and the Speed Art Museum, VoCA organized a panel discussion focused on “The Importance of the Artist’s Voice”. Our session was primarily devoted… Read more »

The Power of Public Art: VoCA Partners with COPA and the Speed Art Museum to Address the Conservation of Public Art

It has been a great year for contemporary art conservation and it’s about to get even better. This September, Louisville’s Commission on Public Art (COPA) and the Speed Museum of Art will join forces with VoCA to create the Power of Public Space, a two-day symposium with conservators, artists and the public at large. Free… Read more »