The City of Coral Springs recognizes that public art creates a unique sense of place and distinction, enjoyment and pride for all citizens and visitors to our community. The goal of the Public Art Program is to create a stimulating environment that reflects are enhances the City's heritage, diversity and character through public artworks integrated in the architecture, infrastructure and landscape.
The Public Art Committee is the advisory board on matters pertaining to City's Public Art Program. The Arts Committee was appointed in November 2003. The Public Art Committee prepares the program guidelines, creates the public art plans, researches all public artworks for the City of Coral Springs and reviews and approves public artworks on private properties.
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Call to Artists
Mobile Interactive Icon for Downtown
The City of Coral Springs Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is requesting proposals for a commissioned interactive icon significant in size and that can move to different sites around Downtown Coral Springs. The interactive icon must provide great photo opportunities and serve as a branding and marketing tool for Downtown. The budget for this project is $55,000 and deadline is March 15, 2017. For more information and to apply to the Call, click the link below.
Traffic Box Wraps
The City of Coral Springs will wrap with digital version of artworks on five (5) traffic signal boxes located in the City. The goal of the program is to reduce blight along our corridors by transforming a utility box into a piece of art. This beautification effort will enhance the experience of all those visiting the corridors and will help to prevent vandalizing of boxes. Artists will receive $200 per design and the deadline is April 3, 2017. For more information and to apply to the Call, Click the link below.
Public Art Lecture Series
The City of Coral Springs’ Public Art Department and the Coral Springs Museum of Art are teaming up to bring well known artists to Coral Springs to speak on their art, process, inspiration and what it’s like to be a professional working artist in today’s society.
The City’s public art installations enhance our parks and other public spaces. Join us for a Public Art Lecture Series to learn more from the artists themselves. The lectures are from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. and are included with $6 Museum of Art admission. Guests may enjoy the Museum’s exhibits before or after the lecture. For a schedule of the speaking artists, please visit http://coralspringsmuseum.org/public-programs-3/workshops/.
|Cecilia Lueza: Saturday, February 11 • 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.||Claudia Jane Klein: Saturday, March 11 • 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.|
Temporary Public Art Installation
|Slices of Heaven
by Craig Berube-Gray
Location: 2855 Coral Springs Dr, Coral Springs, FL 33065
This vibrant sculpture, consisting of three orange peels created out of cement, will be on display in front of the Coral Springs Museum of Art until April 2016. You may recognize Mr. Berube-Gray’s name and work from the sculpture located at Whispering Woods Park, Rock-et Man.
Entryway Significant Sculpture: ArtWalk - NW 31st Court
The City of Coral Springs is pleased to announce the selected artist Zachary Knudson of The Glass Artist for a commissioned entryway sculpture for the NW 31st Court ArtWalk. Mr. Knudson will be received $100,000.00 to complete his sculpture Beyond which is a 13 foot tall infinity glass sculpture with powder coated aluminum and LED lights. The sculpture is a combination of several unique glass etching and lighting techniques that Mr. Knudson has perfected over the past ten years. The sculpture is constructed using multiple layers of specialty glass to create an infinite feeling for residents when viewed. Due to its size and technical aspects, Coral Springs is the first and only city in the world to have an infinity glass sculpture of this style and magnitude. Mr. Knudson is a Coral Springs native who graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. He currently works in his Studio which is located in Coral Springs. “It is truly an honor and a blessing to be given the opportunity to create such a prominent work of art in the center of town especially since I grew up here,” stated Mr. Knudson.
Broward 100: Faces of Springs
Coral Springs is a City in Broward County, Florida which is embarking on a year-long journey to celebrate 100 years of history through the arts and culture of its residents.
Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community, will bring diverse groups together to tell their stories, share experiences and make new connections.
On Friday, June 5, & Saturday, June 6, Broward 100 and Coral Springs installed the photo mural on the façade of the Northwest Regional Library, located at 3151 N. University Drive, Coral Springs, Florida.
The Community Development Division develops, coordinates and manages the City's Art in Public Places Program. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome. Please visit our City Help Desk or call 954-344-1114.