Public Art Survey of Ann Arbor

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A survey of public art in Ann Arbor

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Public Art Survey of Ann Arbor

  1. 1. The Ann Arbor Public Art Commission was founded in 1998.AAPAC’s mission is to bring to the City of Ann Arbor public art that improves the aesthetic quality of public spaces and structures, provides for cultural and recreational opportunities, contributes to local heritage, stimulates economic activity, and promotes the general welfare of the community.
  2. 2. Public Art in Ann Arbor Highlights
  3. 3. Urban Configurations • Decorative metal grates • 4th and Washington Parking StructureSponsored by the Downtown Public Art Committee and the Commission on Art in Public Places Irina Koukhanova
  4. 4. Untitled • Stoneware panels • 4th and Washington Parking StructureSponsored by the Downtown Public Art Committee and the Commission on Art in Public Places Barron Naegel and Yiu-Keung Lee
  5. 5. Frames • Glass tile mosaic mural • 4th and Washington Parking StructureSponsored by the Downtown Public Art Committee and the Commission on Art in Public Places Michael Hall
  6. 6. Umbororo Crossing • 2008 Golden Paintbrush winner Temporary installation • Ann Arbor City Hall Elshafei Dafalla Mohamed
  7. 7. Festifools • 2007 Golden Paintbrush winner Mark Tucker and Shoshana Hurand Photo courtesy Myra Klarman, myraklarman.com
  8. 8. Stainless steel sculpture • Donated by McKinley and Associates Restored and relocated to Pittsfield Township Library Branch David Lee Brown
  9. 9. Imagine/Align • Community-based art installation University of Michigan Nichols Arboretum Susan Skarsgard
  10. 10. TreeFORMSWest Park , Ann Arbor, Michigan 2011 Travis Pelletier
  11. 11. Fairy Doors • 2006 Golden Paintbrush winner Jonathan B. WrightCollaborators: Peaceable Kingdom • Voila • The Ark • Selo/Shevel • Sweetwaters • Red Shoes
  12. 12. Allmendinger Park PavilionTo be completed November 2012 Mary Thiefels
  13. 13. Great Lakes EcosystemsMosaic Murals 2009 Golden Paintbrush WinnerUniversity of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens Julia Hanansen and 47 volunteers of all ages
  14. 14. Ten • Hand-cut glass mosaic mural • 322 E. Liberty Street Commissioned by Denali Development Group David Chung
  15. 15. Mickey Mouse Parking Meter Sidewalk Paintings Stenciled faces were strategically positionedunder shadows cast fromdowntown parking metersOriginally created in 1985. Chris DunnChris died in 1986. Friends and family restored the paintings in later years. Pencil drawing: Elizabeth Postmus, courtesy the Ann Arbor Observer
  16. 16. Mott Children’s Hospital Ann Arbor, Michigan 2012 Paul Villinski
  17. 17. Enchanted Beanstalk •in publicly accessibleon windowand waiting areasdetail. ! clinic tower. ! Vinyl is applied to inside of windows 2012 Golden Paintbrush winner Enchanted Beanstalk, 2011. Adhesive vinyl corridors glass. External of theMott Children’s and Van Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, UM Medical Center Adhesive vinyl on window glass. Jim Cogswell
  18. 18. Sidewalk Chalk Drawings 2012Golden Paintbrush Winner Downtown Ann Arbor • David Zinn
  19. 19. Arch • Steel sculptureRestored and reinstalled at Sculpture Plaza, 4th Avenue and Catherine David Heberling

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