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Public Art Program seeks panel participants, submissions

Original post made on Jul 28, 2017

The Palo Alto Public Art Program is putting out calls for art submissions for its upcoming projects, which include the California Avenue parking garage and Fire Station No. 3.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, July 28, 2017, 10:53 AM

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Posted by Orin Bailey
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jul 28, 2017 at 3:40 pm

Hopefully this new commission will have better tastes in art than the last ones.

Who can forget the wooden spiral 'unicorn' horn on California Avenue and the steel 'Jungle Jim' sculpture? Or those 'big people' from Sweden that used to sit over by the bowling lawns?

Outsiders have often mentioned at times that PA seemingly has no concept of art.

Posted by Interested Artist
a resident of Midtown
on Oct 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm

So what about amateurs who wish to work free of cost? I would love to paint on the drab utility boxes on Middlefield, for example - I have looked into city restrictions for temporary artwork, but who would I have to convince? And how long would it take? Sounds like a win-win to me...

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