Flat Rock Dam – Artist-Designed Fence

Flat Rock Dam – Artist-Designed Fence

deadline: Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program, through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) announces a $400,000 competition to commission an artist-designed fence adjacent to the Flat Rock Dam. This commission is part of the Flat Rock Dam renovation project by the Philadelphia Water Department and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. Click here for more information

Cynthia Back makes relief and intaglio prints. She also uses these, combined with gouache paint, to create collages. Her work focuses on nature, especially water and trees.
Cynthia Back

Cynthia Back makes relief and intaglio prints. She also uses these, combined with gouache paint, to create collages. Her…

Cynthia Back makes relief and intaglio prints. She also uses these, combined with gouache paint, to create collages. Her work focuses on nature, especially water and trees.…

Cynthia Back makes relief and intaglio prints. She also uses these, combined with gouache paint, to create collages. Her work focuses on nature, especially water and trees.…

Alice Gonglewski's work explores the symbolism of home both through her stick figure constructions, and meditative still life paintings.
Alice Gonglewski

Alice Gonglewski's work explores the symbolism of home both through her stick figure constructions, and meditative still…

Alice Gonglewski's work explores the symbolism of home both through her stick figure constructions, and meditative still life paintings.…

Alice Gonglewski's work explores the symbolism of home both through her stick figure constructions, and meditative still life paintings.…

My art speaks to my preoccupations – the railroad and women.    I love the history and romanticism; the industry and vast scope; the genius; the engineering, the maps, the way the tracks scar the earth. 
Jocelyn Gabrynowicz Hill

My art speaks to my preoccupations – the railroad and women.   I love the history and romanticism; the industry and vast…

My art speaks to my preoccupations – the railroad and women.   I love the history and romanticism; the industry and vast scope; the genius; the engineering, the maps, the way the tracks scar the earth. …

My art speaks to my preoccupations – the railroad and women.   I love the history and romanticism; the industry and vast scope; the genius; the engineering, the maps, the way the tracks scar the earth. …

A Philadelphia born artist, whose paintings seek to portray the textures, personalities, stories and design of weathered urban walls from the surrounding city landscape.
Stephen Haigh

A Philadelphia born artist, whose paintings seek to portray the textures, personalities, stories and design of weathered…

A Philadelphia born artist, whose paintings seek to portray the textures, personalities, stories and design of weathered urban walls from the surrounding city landscape.…

A Philadelphia born artist, whose paintings seek to portray the textures, personalities, stories and design of weathered urban walls from the surrounding city landscape.…

“Having found her voice as a sculptor, Michelle Marcuse builds on a modernist paradigm of the found object. While hedging on global issues of repurposing and recycling materials she makes use of discards. With the inclusion of formal elements of composition; she seems to invite close scrutiny of the rough-hewn quality of the construction, even emphasizing that aspect.” 

"As a mature artist, Marcuse plays with formal elements of composition; however, she seems to invite close scrutiny of the rough-hewn quality of the construction, even emphasizing that aspect.”

“She has found a material that transcends its humble origin in an attempt to create works that are substantial and nuanced and that move toward the monumental. Marcuse is definitely onto something that greatly expands her visual vocabulary!"
Michelle Marcuse

“Having found her voice as a sculptor, Michelle Marcuse builds on a modernist paradigm of the found object. While hedging…

“Having found her voice as a sculptor, Michelle Marcuse builds on a modernist paradigm of the found object. While hedging on global issues of repurposing and recycling materials she makes use of discards.…

“Having found her voice as a sculptor, Michelle Marcuse builds on a modernist paradigm of the found object. While hedging on global issues of repurposing and recycling materials she makes use of discards. With the inclusion…

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