Closing our second year of the ArtAround Roswell Sculpture Tour, Roswell Arts Fund is thrilled to gift three sculptures to the City of Roswell. Reception, Sweet Pops of Brilliance, and Sentience will all remain permanently in Roswell thanks in part to generous donations by local businesses and residents. Steady has also been purchased by The Hagan Family Foundation.
Infrastructure is the connective tissue of most places. How we get from here to there, whether that journey is five miles or five hundred miles. Today, we are witnessing a trend in transportation departments that places the user’s experience critical to the planning process, a movement to not just build, but build more livable communities with a focus on improved quality of life.
In 2005, Public Art Saint Paul, a private non-profit collaborated with the City to launch the City Artist in Residence Program (CAIR). Artists in Residence are employees of Public Art Saint Paul and work across City agencies. City Ordinance states that artists shall be involved in the design, implementation and integration of art in public projects including preparation of plans by private consultants. The CAIRs presence at the earliest stages of new thinking ensures a systemic impact on the city’s infrastructure, water, forest, daily function and use of public spaces.