2015-2016 Avenue of the Arts
Three local artists receive a total of $1,750 cash awards.
The public has selected their favorite Avenue of the Arts artwork. The two-month voting period, that ended on June 24, resulted in three artworks winning cash awards.
1st place, “Seed” by Steve Blackwood - awarded $1,000
2nd place, “Alley Dudes” by Beju LeJobart - awarded $500
3rd place, “Tortuga Jack” by Joe Hernandez - awarded $250
Eleven artworks, by nine artists, are installed along the streets of East Ocean Avenue. This is the 9th year for the Avenue of the Arts outdoor exhibit.
Artists in South Florida and from Virginia, North Carolina, New Jersey and New York submitted their artwork to the Arts Commission who selected the eleven sculptures of artwork for this year exhibits. Sculptures, and custom made installations, range from recycled materials to interactive to artwork sprouting from the ground. Funky names, such as Pac MAN, Alley Dudes, Seed, Invasive Species and Zig Zag Boogie Woogie will entertain visitors.
The year round exhibit can be visited 24/7. All sites are lit and have plaques that include the artist and sculpture names, a description of the art piece, medium utilized, and a QR code linked to the interactive map below where visitors can learn more information.
Click the image above to open the Avenue of the Arts Interactive Map.
Download Avenue of the Arts brochure (.pdf)
International Sculpture Day is April 24
International Sculpture Day, or IS Day, is an annual celebration event held worldwide on April 24 to further the ISC's mission of advancing the creation and understanding of sculpture
and its unique, vital contribution to society.