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Public Art

Posted by Matthew Steele |
Call for submissions: More than $20k available for Iowa City muralists

The ICDD will pay you cash money to make the north wall of the US Bank something worth looking at. -- image via Iowa City Downtown District The Iowa City...

Posted by Thomas Dean |
UR Here: Creating community through communal creation of meaning

“Meet me by the Buddha statue.” If you’re from the Iowa City area, quite a lot of you would know our rendezvous point immediately if I said this to you....

Public Art in downtown Iowa City
Posted by Tim Taranto |
New deal: Interactive public art installation comes to downtown

Colorful ribbons adorn Washington Street's construction fence. -- photo by Tim Taranto When it became clear that a sewer renovation project on Washington Street in downtown Iowa City would obscure...

Posted by Tonya Kehoe |
Gnats, rain, paint and pattern: An interview with artist Meggan Fisher

Tis the season to see the latest iterations of artist “BenchMarks” benches in downtown Iowa City. Now in its third year, the public art program is sponsored...