The new public artwork will be installed at 65 N. Lexington Ave.,
a spot adjacent to several retail establishments.
A kick-off with presentations by the artist finalists for the Lexington Avenue Public Art Project was held from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at Lexington Avenue Brewery, 39 N. Lexington Ave. Four artist/artist team finalist provided an overview of their proposals for this project.
The Lexington Avenue Public Art Project is intended to reflect the neighborhood identity of Lexington Avenue and to celebrate the community’s century-old storefronts and architectural treasures.
This project is a partnership with the Asheville Downtown Association Foundation, which raised $40,000, and the City of Asheville and the Public Art & Cultural Commission.
Where will it be put and why on Lexington Avenue? The public art is designated for installation at 65 N. Lexington Ave., a spot adjacent to several retail establishments, near Downtown Books & News and Shady Grove. You can view the location here.
Asheville residents will have an opportunity to weigh in on the final selection through an online survey to launch Oct. 23.
Want more information?
For more details on this project, contact Brenda Mills at 828-259-8050 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City’s public art collection includes the Urban Trail, which is a walkable tour downtown highlighting the unique architecture, people and historic events of the City and runs through many mediums, including the last piece, called The Daydreamer. For information about the City’s public art collection, visit the City of Asheville’s Public Art Program webpage.