ART In Vail Press Releases
Patrick Dougherty Stickwork Installation 18 June 2018

Patrick Dougherty Stickwork Installation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Vail, CO) - After several years of planning, the Town of Vail’s Art in Public Places welcomes renowned environmental artist Patrick Dougherty to Vail on Monday, June 4. The artist will work daily (except June 16 & 17) through June 22 to create a monumental Stickwork installation in Ford Park. Nestled between the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater and the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, it will be highly accessible for all to enjoy.

Major Work by Artist Lawrence Weiner Donated 15 June 2018

Major Work by Artist Lawrence Weiner Donated

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Vail, CO) – The Town of Vail’s Art in Public Places (AIPP) Board recently accepted the generous gift of a major work of Contemporary art from the collection of Vicki and Kent Logan. Lawrence Weiner is one of the original figures of the Conceptual Art Movement from the 1960s and was amongst the trailblazing artists who presented art through language. His textual art has appeared in the permanent collections and exhibitions in every major museum around the world.

Patrick Dougherty Stickwork Environmental Installation 5 March 2018

Patrick Dougherty Stickwork Environmental Installation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Vail, CO) – The Town of Vail’s Art in Public Places is greatly anticipating the arrival of renowned environmental artist Patrick Dougherty to create a Stickwork sculptural installation in Vail’s Ford Park this June. For over 35 years, the public has been mesmerized by his whimsical sculptural creations in botanical gardens, museum grounds, universities, and other settings around the world. Dougherty has honed his craft at bending and weaving natural materials into over 285 monumental interactive sculptures for an unforgettable experience.

5 February 2018

Public Art at new Red Sandstone Elementary Parking Garage, Vail, Colorado

Call for Artists/Request for Qualifications

The Town of Vail’s Art in Public Places (AIPP) invites professional artists to submit their qualifications and images of integrated public art projects for consideration at Vail’s Red Sandstone Elementary Parking Garage. The total budget is $90,000 to commission public art for this project. AIPP has identified potential locations for this project including, but not limited to exterior wall locations, railing design, and a potential sculptural seating area. The selected artist(s) will work closely with the designers and Town of Vail design teams to create a cohesive pedestrian and vehicular experience where art complements design.

Donation of Rod Kagan Sculptures 31 January 2018

Donation of Rod Kagan Sculptures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Vail, CO) -- Enjoy a free one hour public art tour of Vail on the first and third Wednesdays of the month starting January 3rd through April 4th. Meet at 3:30 p.m. at the Vail Village Welcome Center on the top level of the Vail Village parking structure.

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