Totem Books, 620 W. Court St., Flint, MI
Flint Public Art Project will host a mural competition at Totem Books in Flint, Michigan in September of 2018. Three artists or artist teams will be selected as finalists from contest applicants by the staff at Totem Books. The public will then be able to vote for their favorite of the three finalists.
In August 2017, the fifth annual Free City festival will address themes of ecology and technology, inviting collaborations between artists, designers, scientists, ecologists, and engineers that explore environmental remediation, interactive installations, citizen science, organizing tools, wearable technology, DIY robotics, and other emerging fields at the intersection of art, ecology, and technology.
Each summer, Flint Public Art Project partners with community organizations to creatively transform under-appreciated sites into neighborhood attractions.
Flint Public Art Project is accepting applications for fall and winter 2016 residencies at Stone Street Coop, a program providing free or low-cost housing to students, artists, designers, community leaders, and teachers to pursue short-term projects in Flint, Michigan. Applications are reviewed on a rotating basis.
Flint Public Art Project has launched another eight-week after-school art program in two Flint elementary schools. In direct partnership with the Crim Foundation, FPAP has engaged longtime community partner Gallery on the Go to lead students at Doyle Ryder Elementary (K-6) and Durant-Tuuri-Mott Elementary (K-8) in an eight week after-school course in genre-specific art exploration.
Download the How to Make a Public Art Event poster and Flint Public Art Project Guide to the City, designed by Jay Rowland, including a guide to installations commissioned by FPAP throughout the city..
Flint Public Art Project presents a series of Neighborhood Art Parades in Flint, Michigan for six months during the spring and summer that bring residents together to reclaim the streets, activate vacant buildings, connect people and places, amplify the local community, and help transform the image of the city. Video by Eric Hinds.
This fall Anya Sirota and Jean Louis Farges of Detroit- and Ann Arbor-based Anya Sirota + AKOAKI will begin a collaboration with FPAP and Metawanenee Hills Neighborhood Association to instigate programming for Cook School, at the northern end of Grand Traverse Street.