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“Art and Love,” a lecture by Seitu Jones

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission invites the public to meet Seitu Jones, a public artist from St. Paul, Minn., who will discuss his award-winning work in a lecture on October 13 at 6 p.m. at the Athens-Clarke County Library, Appleton Auditorium. Jones will discuss his work as a visual artist who creates large-scale public artworks —… 

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Athens Public Art Survey

You can now help Athens’ public art master plan process by sharing your thoughts about what makes Athens a unique place, and how public art can be part of its future. Follow this link to a brief and simple questionnaire that will help give the master plan consulting team deeper insight into Athens, its valued… 

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Can Art Ignite Change?

By Marc Beechuk Todd Bressi, master public art planner, spoke to a captive audience in Athens, GA on Thursday, August 27th in the auditorium of the Athens-Clarke County Library. He described the Philadelphia Mural Arts program, the ways it has evolved, has changed the practice of public art and has returned agency to communities in… 

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First Meeting of the Public Art Master Plan Steering Committee, August 26, 2015

By Rob White The Steering Committee is a group of individuals assembled by the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission to guide and to inform our public art master planner: Todd Bressi. The committee members represent aspects of Athens ranging from business to government to the arts. Tonight marked the first meeting of that committee and curiosity… 

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Process of the Public Art Master Plan

By Leara Rhodes Welcome to the record of how information is gathered during this 10-month process of developing a Public Art Master Plan. Articles on the process provide information on all the meetings and discussions surrounding the process of creating a master public art plan. With Todd Bressi guiding the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission and… 

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Flagpole: Public Art Master Plan Moves Forward and More Art News

This article by Jessica Smith appeared in Flagpole Magazine, Sept. 2, 2015. Find the full article here. PUBLIC ART: The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission’s newly appointed public art master planner, Todd Bressi, took a preliminary step towards creating a long-term strategy for local, creative place-making during an introductory public lecture, “Transforming the City, One Community… 

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ABH Article: Public art planning different for every city, consultant tells Athens audience

This article by Jim Thompson was originally published on 08/28/15 in the Athens Banner Herald. “Don’t ask me what I think about Athens yet,” said Philadelphia-based urban designer and public art consultant Todd Bressi as his presentation to a crowd of several dozen people gathered in the Athens-Clarke County Library auditorium wound down Thursday. Bressi,… 

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ABH Article: Athens-Clarke’s public art planning process begins tonight

This article by Jim Thompson was originally published on 08/26/15 in the Athens Banner Herald. Development of a public art master plan for Athens-Clarke County, a process expected to take several months, begins tonight at the Athens-Clarke County Library with a lecture from the urban designer and public art consultant hired to guide the process. Todd… 

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Public art planner to deliver a lecture on the importance of public art – Thursday, August 27

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission will present a lecture by Todd Bressi, public art consultant, on August 27 at 6 p.m. at the Athens-Clarke County Library auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. Entitled “Transforming the City, One Community at a Time,” the lecture will launch the beginning of Athens-Clarke County’s public… 

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ABH Article: Public art consultant set to begin work in Athens

This article by Jim Thompson was originally published on 08/15/15 in the Athens Banner Herald. The consultant hired to help Athens-Clarke County develop a master plan for public art begins his work in the community later this month, with an Aug. 27 lecture at the Athens-Clarke County Library. Todd Bressi, a Pennsylvania-based urban designer and public art… 

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