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Two Artist and Creative Economy Roundtables

Written on October 4, 2015 at 12:27 pm, by

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

Written on October 4, 2015 at 12:22 pm, by

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 at 2:20 p.m. for an interview with Todd Bressi and Seitu Jones as part of the Athens… 

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“Art and Love,” a lecture by Seitu Jones

Written on October 4, 2015 at 12:04 pm, by

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 Questionnaire

Written on September 22, 2015 at 9:12 am, by

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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Athens Cultural Affairs Commission seeks 3 new members

Written on September 15, 2015 at 7:18 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is seeking 3 qualified candidates to each fill a 3-year volunteer position. The mission of the ACAC is to foster the development and enjoyment of performing, visual, cultural and other arts in the Athens-­Clarke County community; to make recommendations to the Mayor and Commission on development and promotion of… 

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Process of the Public Art Master Plan

Written on September 4, 2015 at 12:48 pm, by

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

Written on September 2, 2015 at 8:09 am, by

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

Written on August 30, 2015 at 7:21 am, by

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

Written on August 16, 2015 at 4:55 pm, by

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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Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Administrative Assistant job opening

Written on May 11, 2015 at 4:26 pm, by

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Administrative Assistant Job Description This is a contract position paid hourly at a rate of $15 per hour for a total of 8 hours per week for 4 weeks from June 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015 for a total of 32 hours or $480 total. The contract is renewable for additional six… 

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