UrbanArt Commission (UAC) will celebrate public art projects created over the last 20 years with Revisiting, a series of temporary, site-specific responses to existing public art projects created by Memphis-based artists.
The City of Memphis and UrbanArt Commission (UAC) commissioned Memphis-based artist Terry Lynn to create a large-scale sculpture as apart of the South City redevelopment.
March 22, 2018 - The Commercial Appeal released an article and video about Artist, Jamond Bullock’s, Art + Environment Initiative in Frayser. Bullock is one of two selected artists to create a public art project in response to community and resident feedback in Uptown and Frayser around environmental issues, which will influence and shape their subsequent public art project. Khara Woods is embedded in Uptown to address environmental opportunities and challenges.
Check out the article here.
To learn more about the Art + Environment Initiative, go here.
Artist Team announced to create sculpture at Historic Cossitt Library.
The District Mural Training Program provides mural training and professional development from MuralArts Philadelphia and culminates in each artist creating their own $30,000 mural project in each of the seven Council districts. The seven artists were selected back in March 2018, but we wanted to gain more insight into each artist’s background and intent to apply for the District Mural Program. So we gathered around our table at UAC and asked them a few introductory questions, so we could get a “behind the scenes” into the Seven artists for the DMP.
Emily Rooker of UrbanArt Commission is Honored in the Memphis Flyer!
"Is this just another study?" The question brought a hush to the proceedings.
There's an open opportunity for local Memphis artists to participate in a district mural program!
Memphis based artist Arnold Thompson collaborates with MLK Prep students to liven up a Frayser apartment complex under development.
Kong Wee Pang to add some shine to a downtown Memphis underpass.
Tad Lauritzen Wright is a Memphis-based artist whose work will be featured at the upcoming MEMFix event at Film Row on Saturday, September 24th from 11-5.
Lawrence Matthews III is a Memphis-based artist whose work will be featured at the upcoming MEMFix event at Film Row on Saturday, September 24th from 11-5.
Khara Woods is a Memphis-based graphic designer whose work will be featured at the upcoming MEMFix event at Film Row on Saturday, September 24th from 11-5.