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Uptown Tree project

Uptown TreesThe Uptown Tree project, funded by the City of Greeley’s One Percent for Art program, will line the corridor along 8th Avenue between 10th Street and 16th Street with a variety of original “art trees” and serves to beatify the corridor between the University of Northern Colorado campus and downtown Greeley.  The trees will also serve to recognize the city’s “Tree City USA” designation. There will be about thirty tree installations over the next four years.

Art & Soul Marble Sculpture Dedication Scheduled for November 20

Art and Soul Marble SculpturesJoin the Greeley Art Commission as it honors the life and accomplishments of longtime Greeley arts activist Jil Rosentrater with the dedication of Art & Soul, a distinctive set of marble sculptures by Madeline Wiener.

The Art & Soul dedication will take place on Thursday, November 20, at 6 p.m., at the Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Avenue.

Art Panels Dedicated at Centennial Village

Centennial Village Art FenceThe latest panels on the Centennial Village Art Fence, 1475 A. St., were dedicated on Saturday, September 13. The panels depict the history of water and its impact on Greeley and were designed by local artist Lisa Cameron Russell.

“My goal is to come up with subjects that are important to the community,” said Russell. In the case of the art fence, Greeley archivists helped find images for Russell to recreate. The copy of each image is displayed next to each of Russell’s art pieces.

Watch our Amazing Video of the Greeley’s Sweethearts Installation

The City of Greeley is committed to public art. Each year, as part of the One Percent for Art Program, it commissions artists to create and install artwork that enhances the natural beauty of our public areas. The goal is to have the artwork outside and accessible to everyone.

Thanks to this program, pieces such as artist Amos Robinson’s Greeley’s Sweethearts kinetic bike sculpture can be installed and appreciated for generations to come.

Greeley’s Sweethearts was installed in August 2014 and is located in the Josephine B. Jones park, 52nd Ave. Ct. Read more about the sculpture on Greeley Unexpected’s blog.

Artists Encouraged to Visit Westaf Café Website for Requests for Proposals

Interested in learning more about and applying for one of the City of Greeley’s Public Art Program’s Requests for Proposals? Visit Westaf Café, to learn more. Artists are encouraged to check back often for new requests.