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“Building Ideas: From Studio Concept to Public Art”“Building Ideas: From Studio Concept to Public Art”<div class="ExternalClassEF5B12CCE7724259937F21C70BECE9F0"><p>​</p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default ms-rte-paste-settablesizes"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><em>Workshop Sponsored by Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture </em></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><em>To Be Held Friday, March 11, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ballet Arizona</em></strong></p><p>The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture presents "Building Ideas: From Studio Concept to Public Art," a workshop for artists, March 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ballet Arizona, 2835 E. Washington Street in Phoenix.  The workshop is part of POAC's SAVVY professional development series, focused on bringing the business of art to the local community.</p><p>"Building Ideas: From Studio Concept to Public Art" offers a detailed overview of making the professional leap from studio to public art. Featuring artists, arts professionals and specific project examples, it will take artists inside the process of competing for, designing and fabricating works of public art. Topics will include developing strong submittals and proposals, budgeting, digital design, team collaboration, selecting and working with fabricators, and project management. </p><p>The program includes:</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><strong>Public Art: What to Consider and How to Apply </strong>led by the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Public Art staff.</li><li><strong>Creating and Building Successful Public Art Projects </strong>with Daniel Mayer, artist and creator of award-winning terrazzo and stained glass projects at the PHX Sky Train® Terminal 4 Station.</li><li><strong>Don't Go it Alone: Working with Fabricators, Contractors and Installers</strong>, featuring Greg Brockman, President of Magnum Companies; Bruce Thornham, Vice President of Advance Terrazzo; and Ed Wenz, Director of Operations at MarZee, Inc.</li><li><strong>Roundtable Lunch and Discussion </strong>with the presenters.</li></ul><p>A $25 Registration fee includes lunch provided by Zoe's Kitchen. Register here. </p><p>For more information on SAVVY workshops please visit here or on Facebook.<br></p><p>For more information on the SAVVY professional development program, <a href="mailto:ashley.hare@phoenix.gov?subject=SAVVY%20Program">email Ashley Hare</a> or call her at 602-262-6164.</p><p><strong>About PHX A+C:</strong> Celebrating its 30<sup>th</sup> anniversary, The Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission Public Art Program was established by the Phoenix City Council in 1986 to improve the design of the city's public buildings, spaces and infrastructure. For more information, visit the Office of Arts and Culture website. Follow the Office of Arts and Culture on Faceb​ook or <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1282580/4119508/13228/12/">on Twitter</a>.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div>3/4/2016 7:00:00 AMMatthew HamadaEd Lebow602-262-6213