City Canvas was a one-time initiative bringing mural-based public art into downtown spaces throughout the state of Connecticut. The initiative aimed to enhance public spaces using visual arts as a devise to connect various urban regions of Connecticut through a statewide placemaking initiative. Participating Cities included:
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- Created vibrant and energizing artworks around the state and imbedded them into major urban areas.
- Created an opportunity to commission artwork by Connecticut artists for highly visible exterior locations in city spaces.
- Created artworks that resonated with the community for which they were created.
- Created either permanent or temporary works of art which varied in media based on the needs of the community and the space.
Program Guidelines: PDF (for information only)
Misc. Press and/or video links
For more information, contact
Rod Frantz at 860-256-2736 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Margaret Bodell at 860-256-2738 or via email at email@example.com
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