Author Archives: Urbana Public Art

2012 Urbana Arts Grant Recipient: C-U Pride Festival

The 3rd Annual C-U Pride Fest, put on by The UP Center of Champaign County, kicks off on September 7! The festival received Urbana Arts Grant support for the first time this year. We spoke with Kevin Bowersox-Johnson, President of The UP Center and … Continue reading

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2012 Murals on Glass: Artist Larry Steinbauer

Today is the final installment of our Murals on Glass series. All three murals are installed in downtown Urbana. You should go look at them, they are amazing! Today we talk with Larry Steinbauer, whose work Abe in the Grass, … Continue reading

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2012 Murals on Glass: Artist Lisa Kesler

Here we are today with another Murals on Glass selection for you to admire. This one, entitled Fiesta 3, is displayed on the south side of the Parking Deck on Main Street.  This piece was created by Lisa Kesler, and here’s … Continue reading

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Join us in a Celebration!

Please join us in dedicating a plaque celebrating the historic architecture of Urbana High School, as designed by Joseph W. Royer – Urbana’s most noted and recognized architect. When: Saturday, July 28, 2012 Where: Urbana High School – 1002 W. … Continue reading

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2012 Murals on Glass: Artist Kelly Eddington

Hello Urbana! This post is part of a series about the artwork selected for the Murals on Glass project. Murals on Glass is a public art project that displays local artists’ work on windows throughout downtown Urbana. Each artwork chosen is reproduced by the city … Continue reading

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2012 Urbana Arts Grant Recipient: Outta the Mouths of Babes Radio Project

Have you ever wondered what kids think about arts and cultural events they attend? One 2012 Urbana Arts Grant-funded project, the Outta the Mouths of Babes Radio Project, seeks to give local youth a voice using the format of a 12-week … Continue reading

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2012 Urbana Arts Grant Recipient: REsonance: Touch here. Listen.

Today, we highlight another Urbana Arts Grants-sponsored project: REsonance: Touch here. Listen. This project, created by Grant Bowen, aims to foster an appreciation for all the ways in which we listen to the world. REsonance is an installation exploring the act … Continue reading

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