Artist Interview

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. 

Holding a Story - Elisa H. Hamilton on "Slideshow"

Holding a Story - Elisa H. Hamilton on "Slideshow"

An interview with Elisa about Slideshow -- what inspired her, what’s new, and what this piece of “analog” art has to do with a technology and innovation festival (hint -- Instagram wasn’t the original photo sharing platform). Read on to get an inside look at Slideshow and join us for the slide talks, starting Thursday October 12.

Art in Service: Who is it for?

Art in Service: Who is it for?

Five artists, curators and instigators answer the question: "Who is your practice for?" and their answers are as complex and generous as their work. With Che Anderson, Jennie Carlise, William Chambers, Elisa Hamilton, and Lori Lobenstine.

inMotion: Memories of Invented Play

We sat down with Amy Archambault, the BCA’s Summer 2015 Public Art Resident, on the eve of the opening of her first interactive public art work, inMotion: Memories of Invented Play, and chatted about how she’s successfully transitioning from the unconventional artist/builder to public artist.