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Request for Qualifications:  South 8th Avenue Entryway

The City of Greeley’s One Percent for Art Program is requesting qualifications from artists to work as a Design Consultant for the inclusion of art in the re-design project of the South 8th Avenue Entryway near 22nd Street in Greeley CO. The City will retain the rights of the artwork design that may be incorporated into the project. Artwork at this location has been approved by City Council in the City of Greeley 2014 Art Master Plan.

RFQ Application

New Tointon Gallery Exhibit:  Space and Spirit - The Swirling Dance

Mars with Tails - painting


David Newton, a third generation Colorado native, captures the vastness of planets on canvas for this exhibit. His award winning paintings will be on display in the Tointon Gallery from March 21 – April 26.

On Friday, March 21 visitors have a chance to meet and talk with the painter at the artist reception from 5 – 7 pm. 

A self-taught painter of 40 years, David has received national recognition for his renditions of space art.  Newton has shown his work for years in Greeley, Estes Park, and Loveland, most recently at The Master’s Fine Art.

Catch David’s colorful artwork displayed as a slide show during the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance Gustav Holst’s The Planets, Friday, April 6 at 4pm.

Uptown Tree Application

The City of Greeley’s One Percent for Art Program is requesting proposals from artists to create artwork for the Uptown Tree program along 8th Ave. between 10th St. and 16th St. in Greeley, CO. The Uptown Tree program is a means to aesthetically enhance 8th Ave. with variety of original ‘Art Trees’ in recognition of Greeley as a designated ‘Tree City’. Interpretive “sculptural trees” will be purchased from artists and integrated into the corridor as permanent works of art.

Click Here for the Application

 

Rain Symphony Art Dedication

A Public Art dedication was held for the newest addition to Greeley's permanent art collection, Saturday, November 16. This sculpture can be found at the new Homestead Park and Open Space, 3699 29th St.

Artist Joshua Wienner created this sculpture of rain, inspired by the brilliantly sophisticated water system in Greeley.

 

CPRA Awards 

The Colorado Parks and Recreation Association awarded the Youth Enrichment division and Greeley Art Commission the "Columbine Award for Programming" for the Rodarte Community Center Bus Wrap project.  Read more about the award.

Read more about the Bus Wrap project below.

Mobile Mural

The Youth Enrichment Bus has been wrapped with art and is rolling. Learn how this mobile mural was a community effort and involved children from the Rodarte Community Center.


"Farr Sighted"

The larger than life commemorative bronze sculpture of W.D. Farr, titled "Farr Sighted", was created by artist Seth Vandable in remembrance of Mr. Farr's visionary leadership, including his contributions to the development of water resources in Northern Colorado.The sculpture was unveiled by Dick and Bill Farr on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at the Farr Library located at 20th Avenue and 65th St.

Click here to see the W.D. Farr commemorative bronze sculpture unveiling video.