mural

Public Art is About Learning in Public

Public Art is About Learning in Public

Making public art has its own unique qualities. The creative process is vulnerable as people can comment and judge before the work is finished. And yet, its very openness at this delicate stage is, in turn, more dynamic in that it constantly sparks interactions with local inhabitants. 

Four months after the inaugural celebration of the mural See Her, artist Ann Lewis and Kate Gilbert, to debrief with Martina Tanga about the successes and stumbling blocks of the project. 

"A vision of what women artists can do for our city..."

"A vision of what women artists can do for our city..."

With each new Year of the Woman project, we seek to bring people who have traditionally been left out of the art world into the spotlight. Both Ann and Silvia bring the voices and perspectives of marginalized groups into their art. This, of course, means bringing themselves into the work as well.