Regional Artists Development Series

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The Regional Artists Development (RAD) series is a workshop geared towards artists and art professionals who are interested in exploring the leap into the Public Art realm. This 1-day workshop serves as a guide and overview of the nuts and bolts of the field of Public Art, including but not limited to: introduction to the field, the life cycle of a typical public art project, how to read and respond to a call to artists, learning about budgets, contracts and planning. Additional areas of focus could include percent-for-art ordinances, public/private partnerships, community engagement and the role of site specific Public Art.  FAPAP will work with the host to best tailor the workshop to their needs.

What FAPAP Provides:

  • 1 full-day workshop providing an overview of the field of Public Art
  • 2-3 speakers who are seasoned professionals in the field.
  • Travel and accommodations for these speakers
  • Promotion of the event to members and social media followers

What the host should provide:

  • Venue for Workshop
  • Promotion for the event
  • The decision of the host city to charge for the workshop to underwrite the costs of venue, or to get sponsor

Additional host programming (optional)

  • Artist lectures by established Public Artists
  • Public Art collection walking tour
  • Regional Call to Artists launch
  • Vendor lists and Public Art resources

For more information, contact:
Melissa Davies, FAPAP President
City of Tampa, Art Programs Division

Christie Holecheck, RAD Chair & FAPAP Board Member
Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville

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