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Visiting Artist Matthew Mazzotta Presents: The Architecture of Space

by Rob White The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission welcomed its second visiting artist, Matthew Mazzotta, as part of the public art master plan process. Mazzotta received a Masters of Science in Visual Studies at MIT and has spent much of his career using art to provoke discussion about public space. Matthew’s lecture was on Wednesday,… 

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The Steering Committee Discusses a Public Art Ecosystem in Athens

by Rob White The Steering Committee for the Public Art Master Plan convened once again on the evening of December 1, 2015 to discuss the state of the process. Master Planner Todd Bressi took a moment to address that week’s plan of holding Outdoor Living Room art installations with visiting artist Matthew Mazzotta, as well… 

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Visiting artist will offer “outdoor living rooms” for Athens citizens

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission will present the second suite of a series of events to gather citizen input for the development of a master plan for public art in Athens, GA, Dec. 1–5, 2015. Coordinated by public art planner and consultant Todd Bressi — who has visited Athens twice before to advance the project… 

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Plan Maestro de Arte Público del Condado Athens–Clarke Cuestionario de Arte Público

La Comisión de Asuntos Culturales de Athens quiere saber qué piensa del arte público en el condado de Athens-Clarke – murales, esculturas y otras obras de arte que se pueden encontrar en los edificios y en los espacios públicos en todo Athens. Usted puede ayudar compartiendo su opinión sobre lo que hace de Athens un… 

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The Creative Economy Roundtable

By Rob White October 13, 2015 The afternoon of Tuesday, October 13th saw the first public roundtable designed to garner feedback about the public art master plan. Called the “Creative Economy Roundtable,” this meeting was focused on the current resources present in Athens, both artistic and entrepreneurial, and how those resources can be brought to… 

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The Steering Committee Discusses the Role of Public Art in Athens

By Rob White October 12, 2015 The conversation continued on Monday between public art master planner Todd Bressi and the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission’s Steering Committee, a group formed from local community leaders to help guide the master plan process. Todd began the discussion by introducing his associate Meridith McKinley. Meridith, a St. Louis-based public… 

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What Can a Visiting Artist Bring to Athens?

By Todd W. Bressi, public art planner The Athens Public Art Master Plan process includes a unique feature, three guest artists who will visit Athens for a week at a time to provide insight into opportunities for public art in Athens. How does bringing artists from St. Paul, Cambridge and elsewhere lead to a plan… 

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Blog post and lecture slides for “Can Art Ignite Change?”

Public art planner Todd Bressi gave a talk at the Athens-Clarke Library on August 27. A blog post and the slides from his presentation are now available here: http://bit.ly/1G4JBCw.


Two Artist and Creative Economy Roundtables

Two Artist and Creative Economy Roundtables, proposed by the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission How can public art help shape our community’s future? Join in the discussion with ACAC and the Master Public Art planner, Todd Bressi, on October 13 at 1 p.m. at Broad 9A (160 Tracy St. #10) and then again on October 14… 

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Athens radio appearances by public art master planner and visiting artist

These two radio appearances are part of a series of events and visits by Todd Bressi, public art master plan consultant, and Seitu Jones, visiting artist: Monday, October 12, tune into WUGA (91.7 and 97.9 FM or WUGA.org) at 2:20 p.m. for an interview with Todd Bressi and Seitu Jones as part of the Athens… 

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