Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) has announced the 12 sites and sculptures selected for ARTsites 2013, its second public art initiative in Howard County, MD. The sculptures will be installed in April 2013 and will remain in place for one year.
ARTsites 2013 is a year-long outdoor public art exhibit that will take place at 12 sites throughout Howard County. The goal of ARTsites 2013 is to place sculpture throughout Howard County in order to engage the community and enhance public spaces. The sculptures will create visual anchor points and increase community accessibility to the arts. The multi-site exhibit will also serve as a visual celebration of HCAC's more than 30 year history of fostering the arts and bringing the arts to community life.
The ARTsites panel selected the host sites and narrowed down the artwork submissions to 30 finalists. The individual sites then selected the work to be installed at their location from among those finalists. The panel consisted of Randy Clay, Howard County Planning & Zoning; Lucas Cowan, Maryland State Arts Council; Thomas W. Fahs, Corporate Office Properties Trust; Mary Kay Sigaty, Howard County Council; and Coleen West, HCAC.
Artwork and Host Sites Selected:
The Big Scoop by Kevin Vanek at the George Howard Building, Howard County Government
Kinetic 2 by Paul Steinkoenig at Central Branch, Howard County Library System
Hope by Charlie Brouwer at East Columbia Branch, Howard County Library System
Continuum by Jodi Hollnagel-Jubran at Elkridge Branch, Howard County Library System
Music of the Squares by Bob Turan at Gary J. Arthur Community Center, Howard County Recreation and Parks
Getting the Band Back Together by Ed Kidera at North Laurel Community Center, Howard County Recreation and Parks
Outrigger by Bobby Donovan at Aida Bistro, Corporate Office Properties Trust
When the Stars Begin to Fall by Charlie Brouwer at Wincopin Lakeside Building, Kincade, LLC
Autumn Amber by Glenn Zweygardt at Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College
Sentinel by Jim Paulsen at The Arc of Howard County
Bud by Carl Billingsley at Howard County General Hospital
Appalachian Spring by Charles Pilkey at James and Anne Robinson Nature Center
To learn more about Howard County Arts Council exhibits and programs, visit www.hocoarts.org or call 410-313-ARTS (2787).