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The 5 cculptural installations will be on display from 30 days to no more than one year, depending on the project.
The 5 cculptural installations will be on display from 30 days to no more than one year, depending on the project. Images: https://srcity.org/2915/Fire-Response. Composite by Ceylan Crow

Art Project Installations
for Fire Response
Round Two

Dec 21, 2019

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The City of Santa Rosa Public Art Program is excited to announce the installation of five temporary projects selected for Fire Response – Round Two:

•  Teresa Camozzi: Sonoma Fire Aftermath

Large mobiles of photos depicting fire aftermath and recovery digitally printed on chiffon, currently on display at the Finley Community Center Cedar Lobby through February 2020

•  Alejandro R. Torres & Theresa Pisani: Dawn of a New Day

Spherical painting of the re-growing landscape suspended by steel frame, to be installed in the Finley Community Center Courtyard in January 2020

•  Adrian Litman: Splash & Fire

Painted steel sculpture representing an iconic image of water splashing over fire, to be installed at the Santa Rosa Fire Department on Sonoma Avenue in January 2020

•  Ashleigh Riggs: Beacon Obelisk: Life Grid

Steel structure showcasing painted glass panels featuring children’s artistic renderings of their life experiences since the Tubbs Fire, to be installed in the Finley Community Center Courtyard in Summer 2020

•  Luba Zygarewicz: Risorgere (to rise again)

The sculptural installation comprised of hundreds of remnants from the Sonoma Fires of 2017, location and dates to be determined

Installations will be on display from 30 days to no more than one year, depending on the project.

This opportunity was open to artists or artist teams to create and install temporary art installations addressing the 2017 Northern California Wildfires.The first round of funding ( see below end of article for recap ) supported four temporary projects — each with a maximum budget of $4,000—that took place between October 2018 and April 2019. The same level of funding was made available for the second round of the project, with the goal of continuing to support artists to produce and present community-based projects in response to the fires that activate public spaces.

Please visit www.srcity.org/2915  to find out more about the Fire Response projects.

Questions can be directed to the Arts Coordinator at (707) 543-4512 or tthompson@srcity.org .

The City of Santa Rosa Public Art Program selected five projects for Fire Response – Round Two, an opportunity for artists, or artist teams to create and install temporary art installations addressing the 2017 Northern California Wildfires. Project goals include supporting artists to produce and present community-based projects in response to the fires that activate public spaces. All projects are temporary installations that are in public places or within public view for 30 days up to one year.  This was the second round of funding with a maximum budget of $4,000 for each selected project, totaling $16,000.

ROUND TWO – SELECTED PROJECTS – Location & Date of installation

Teresa Camozzi Sonoma Fire Aftermath Currently on display through February 2020 at Finley Community Center, Cedar Lobby, 2060 W. College Avenue, Santa Rosa Teresa Camozzi Proposal Image
Alejandro R. Torres & Teresa Pisani Dawn of a New Day To be installed January 2020 at Finley Community Center, Courtyard, 2060 W. College Avenue, Santa Rosa Dawn of a New Day Proposal Image
Adrian Litman Splash & Fire To be installed January 2020 at Santa Rosa Fire Station 1, 955 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa Adrian-Splash-and-Fire-Proposal
Ashleigh Riggs Beacon Obelisk: Life Grid To be installed in Summer 2020 at Finley Community Center, Courtyard, 2060 W. College Avenue, Santa Rosa Beacon Obelisk Childrens Drawings for proposal
Luba Zygarewicz RISORGERE (to rise again) Location and installation dates to be determined Luba Zygarewicz_RISORGERE_2

 

Round One -Temporary public art opportunity in late 2018

The City of Santa Rosa Public Art Program selected four projects for Fire Response – Round One, a temporary public art opportunity in late 2018. The Public Art Program issued a Call for Artists seeking temporary art installations addressing the 2017 Northern California Wildfires. This was the first round of funding for the project and included a fast-paced timeline to allow for projects before the end of the year. For Round One, the maximum budget was $4,000 for each selected project, totaling $16,000.

Roman Cho Ashes Fell Like Snow: Large format photographs of community members impacted by the fires, displayed on custom stands. Courthouse Square exhibit was on display December 3 - 30, 2018. Roman-Cho
Jane Ingram Allen Living Quilt for Santa Rosa: Ecological public art installation using handmade paper with wildflower seeds. Includes community workshops. Rincon Ridge Park workshops and installation in November, 2018. Still on display. Photo: Timothy S. AllenPhoto: Timothy S. Allen
Carol Mancke & Trena Noval The Land and Me: Traveling neighborhood-scaled public conversation and community performance.  Workshops and events in February and March, 2019.  Photo: James GouldthorpePhoto: James Gouldthorpe
Stefanie Nagorka & Aileen Cormack Web of Dreams: Site-specific community-based project with 100+ students providing a healing experience for the community. Santa Rosa High School Front Lawn, on display February & March, 2019. Web-of-Dreams

 

BACKGROUND

This opportunity was open to artists, or artist teams to create and install temporary art installations addressing the 2017 Northern California Wildfires. In proximity to the one-year anniversary of the wildfires, this funding is to support artists to produce and present community-based projects in response to the fires that activate public spaces. Projects will be temporary installations that are in public places or within public view for as little as one day or up to 3 months.

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