Summit County can vote on public art
March 18, 2014
Six public art sculptures will compete for the People’s Choice Award in Coalville when online and paper ballot voting is conducted through April 15.
The City has pledged up to $3,500 to purchase one of the sculptures, which have been displayed on Main Street as part of the Summit County Artscape public art gallery.
Residents can cast their vote by visiting http://www.summitcounty.org/publicart .
Paper ballots are at Coalville City Hall and the County Courthouse in Coalville. There is one vote per person.
The artworks are as follows:
Coalville artist Cody Keetch won the "People’s Choice Award" last year with "Metal Mulley," a sculpture made of lots of small individually hand hammered pieces of mild steel and welded together into the shape of a monster buck.
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There are two openings on the Summit County Board of Commissioners created the Summit County Public Art Program and Advisory Board in April, 2008.
The volunteer Board of nine Summit County residents makes recommendations to the County Council and County Manager regarding public art and funding opportunities.
The mission of the Board is to celebrate and unite Summit County residents through art. Residents interested in serving on the Board should contact the County Manager’s office.
For more information, visit http://www.summitcounty.org/publicart.