One element that distinguishes the field of public art from other artistic endeavors is the amount and complexity of the agreements involved in a robust public art practice. This webinar uses a hypothetical public art commission to discuss and explore the various legal questions that a public artist might encounter over a career.
Jim Grace from the Arts & Business Council and Cedric Douglas discuss public art projects with community interaction and using the environment as inspiration.
Patricia Walsh from Americans for the Arts and Jim Grace from the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston discuss Americans for the Arts and the Public Art network, an organization dedicated to the advancement of public art in America. Featured image: Convergence by Ralph Helmick
Christina Lanzl from the Urban Culture Institute and Jim Grace from the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston discuss the process by which a public art piece and artist are chosen, including the challenges (and opportunities) such an artist would face.
Like contracts, insurance issues are a standard element of public art projects. Led by Chris Hawthorne of Cleary Insurance Inc., this webinar focuses on the myriad liability issues that arise and the kinds of coverage available.
This artist-presented webinar will review some of the practical challenges faced by public artists in the execution of their work, specifically working with a fabricator. Paolo Salvagione and Neal Ambrose Smith, moderated by Jim Grace
This session covers the creation of public art project budgets for small, mid-sized, and large projects. The speakers cover line items, artist fees, accounting for unexpected expenses, budget management during the project, and other key issues artists need to keep in mind when embarking on a public art project, citing real examples. Artists Douglas Kornfeld and Sarah Rodrigo Moderated by Jim Grace of the Arts…
This webinar provides an overview of public art in the U.S. It shows diverse works of public art in an effort to help broaden the perspectives and definitions of what it can be. It introduces public art as a distinct field of professional activity, reviewing its origins and process elements.
Understand the public art process through the lens of the RFP/RFQ process. Presented by Public Art Consultant Ricardo Barreto, the presentation covers the difference between an RFQ and an RFP, the various types of calls to artists, and what artists need to know about the panel process.