The City of Austin Art in Public Places (AIPP) program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Development Department seeks to commission a permanent exterior public artwork that reflects the culture and people of the Burnett “Blondie” Pharr Tennis Center and the surrounding community in an energetic and inspiring way. The proposed artwork should be integrated into the space of the tennis center.
Artists who are at least 18 years old and live inWilliamson, Travis, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Burnet, and Blanco counties are eligible. Artists who are familiar with the Pharr Tennis Center and surrounding community and/or intimately connected to the history and heritage of the area are highly encouraged to apply.
A virtual Artist Information Meeting for this project was held on Wednesday, September 23 at 6-7 p.m.
Watch a recording of the meeting below:
Deadline: Rolling application period with selection based on project availablity
Interested in a career in public art? Through the LaunchPAD program, AIPP pairs established public artists with visual artists moving into the field of public art to gain expertise while providing services benefitting a public art project for the City.
(Image: LaunchPAD artist Christine Angelone at work on her project with New American Public Art.)