Inside South Florida explores the public art program in the City of Pompano Beach and interviews Laura Atria, public art manager, about many of the spectacular murals, sculptures and mosaics that adorn our city.
Public Art Committee member Marie Johnson shares insights about her favorite piece of public art, "All Hands In," located at the Jan Moran Collier City Library. Marie then joins Laura Atria, Pompano Beach Public Art Program Manager, for a fascinating conversation about the importance of public art.
As we celebrate Water Conservation Month, Laura Atria, City of Pompano Beach's Public Art Program Manager, takes a moment to tell you a little bit about the art installation "OASIS" that was installed in 2017 in front of the Pompano Beach Oasis Reuse Water Plant. To learn more about the City of Pompano Beach's Water Reuse Program, go to http://icanwater.com/
On this edition of Public Art and the Artists Who Create It, we meet Michael Szabo, the renowned artist who created the impressive new sculpture "Current," which now resides in front of the Pompano Beach Cultural Center.
Shipwreck Park Pompano Beach recently added a new piece of public art to the Lady Luck, one of Florida’s largest artificial reefs which is located about a mile and a half off-shore and just over 120 feet below the surface! The City’s Public Art Committee worked with artist Donald Gialanella to create "Pirate's Treasure Chest", a 500-pound aluminum sculpture. We invite you to watch along and learn more about this endeavor and other Public Art located throughout the City of Pompano Beach!
The Pompano Beach Public Art Committee has tremendous insight into the outstanding pieces of art they commission throughout the City. In our new segment, Perspectives, we meet the members of this esteemed group, learn about their favorite pieces, and explore their artistic realms. This video features renowned artist Mimi Botscheller as she takes us to the Charlotte Burrie Center to view the mosaic piece, "Community," and then we visit her art studio to learn about her creative process.
Curious about how mosaic art is made? Follow this fast-paced and informative workshop led by Steven Lutz to learn all the tips and tricks of creating your own mosaic masterpiece. Steven is a member of the Mosaic Team which has created many of the wonderful Public Art works seen throughout the City of Pompano Beach.
Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the beautiful mosaic artwork that enhances The City of Pompano Beach. Public Art Manager Laura Atria talks with Mosaic Team members Sonata Kazimieratiene and Sandi Lazar about past and future projects, plus, we share a fun lesson you can do at home!
This video brings us behind the scenes of the creation of the Pompano Beach 9/11 Memorial. Artist Cherie Saleeby talks with Public Art Program Manager Laura Atria about the many months of planning that went into designing and fabricating this inspiring monument which honors the 343 first responders who died saving lives on September 11, 2001. The magnificent work, entitled Unbroken Spine, A book of American Heroism, was unveiled last year and is on public display at Founders Park.
Take a virtual tour of the stunning works of art that grace our city thanks to the City of Pompano Beach’s Public Art Program. Mosaics, paintings, sculptures and more. Learn the inside stories behind their creation.
In this interview, artist Greg Dirr discusses this intriguing topic with Pompano Beach Public Art Program Manager Laura Atria.
We hope these weekly talks will inspire you to think differently and appreciate the beauty around us.