Better take one last look-see at all your favorite Art on the Streets downtown.
Downtown Colorado Springs and Community Ventures just announced the 11 works that will be up June through May, 2015. Looks like pieces by two local artists — Sandy Friedman and Andrew Tirado — were selected.
Dee Briggs, Pittsburgh, PA
Timothy D. Cassidy, New York Mills, MN
Steven Durow, Fruitland, MD
Atomic Elroy, Petaluma, CA
Sandy Friedman, Colorado Springs, CO
Steven Huffman, Ottumwa, IA
Suzanne Kane, Las Cruces, NM
James Alan Murray, South Portland, ME
Michael Shewmaker, Hilo, HI
Andrew Tirado, Colorado Springs, CO
Adina Ana Vomisescu and Juliana Morar, Toronto, Canada
Local jurors selected the winners, and included Blake Milteer, museum director and chief curator for the Fine Arts Center; architect Michael Collins and visual artist Jimmy Descant. Artists receive a $1,000, and are in the running to win a $10,000 Juror Award and a $1,000 People’s Choice Award.
I, for one, will miss the current piece up by Plaza of the Rockies that says hello in a bunch of different foreign languages. A friend and I stood there for quite awhile one beautiful early summer evening last year pressing the button over and over.