New Entryway Sculpture on East Atlantic Blvd.
Coral Springs is pleased to announce it's newest commissioned art piece, ColorPlay, created by Ohio based artist Stephen Canneto. The artwork is in celebration for the City's 50th Anniversary. This artwork was inspired by Coral Springs' strong family values; the multicolored glass disks symbolize the City's diversity. The artwork is located at the City's east entryway on Atlantic Blvd.
For more information on the artist, Stephen Canneto, please visit his website at www.CannetoStudios.com.
Dedication Ceremony set for ColorPlay
A dedication ceremony will be held on Wednesday, November 20 at 4:30 p.m. for the installation of ColorPlay, the new sculpture celebrating the City’s 50th anniversary. The piece will be located at the City’s east entryway on Atlantic Blvd.
ColorPlay was inspired by Coral Spring’s historically strong family foundation. The sculpture’s meaning and energy reflects the joy and vitality of people coming together to create, work and play in their community. ColorPlay’s cotemporary, sleek, stainless steel figures evoke the timeless traditions of people joined together across generations in work and play. Themulticolored glass disks symbolize the City’s diversity and look forward to the array of life’s challenges as opportunities for growth. "My goal is to unite people with one another, the landscape and architecture in which we live, work and play, by creating works that energize and spark feelings of connection and pride, " artist Stephen Canneto said.
New Temporary Installation
Above: Artist Craig Berube-Gray posing with his sculpture "Rock-et Man" during installation.
The City's Public Art Committee selected "Rock-et Man" by Craig Berube-Gray as its latest installation on Sample Road. The installation was completed on March 8 and will be on display at the southeast corner of Sample Road and Coral Hills Drive until March 2014.
"On behalf od the City and the Public Art Committee, we would like to welcome this new piece of artwork to the City and look forward to having it on display in the upcoming year," said Jim Hickey.
For more of Craig Berube-Gray's work, please visit his website at www.crgraystonecarver.com
Two New Sculptures Purchased Through Sculpture on Sample 2012
"Cosmological Principle" by Hanna Jubran. Completed in 2010. 9'x7'x19". Created out of steel and automobile paint. Located at 9530 W. Sample Road.
"HD" by Kimber Fiebiger A.K.A. Joan of Art. Completed in 2003. 3.5'. Created out of bronze. Located at 3350 NW 94th Ave.
Public Art Consultant
For information on the Public Art Consultant, click here.
Public Art Ordinances
The City Commission adopted the Public Art ordinance on November 18, 2003. To view the ordinance use this link below:
Please click on the image to view our Sculpture on Sample Brochure (.pdf)
Public Art Program Ordinance 2003-114
Public Art Program Ordinance 2008-100