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Public Art: South Fulton Makes Plans for a More Vibrant City
Arts, Government

Public Art: South Fulton Makes Plans for a More Vibrant City

South Fulton’s Public Art Commission is soliciting feedback on the future of public art in the city via an online survey available through September 30. Input from the survey will be incorporated into the city’s first public art master plan.  Input is sought from residents, city leaders and personnel, business owners, local artists, and other stakeholders. Feedback will help to guide future programming and funding priorities.  Two projects have been completed in South Fulton this year. A “paint by numbers” mural was produced by artist Vernon Robinson in collaboration with community members at Sandtown Park in April. Earlier this month, a four-panel sculpture created by artist Allen Peterson was installed in the roundabout at Campbellton Road and Boat Rock Road. Councilwoman Cathe...
Langston Hughes High’s Tenga Places 3rd in Congressional Art Competition
Arts, Schools

Langston Hughes High’s Tenga Places 3rd in Congressional Art Competition

Langston Hughes High School's David Tenga has placed third in Congressman David Scott's 17th Annual Congressional Art Competiton. Tenga's submission entitled "A Bit of Me" earned him a $3500 scholarship from The Art Institute of Atlanta, a $650 summer seminar scholarship from The Savannah College of Art and Design and a $400 scholarship from sponsors AT&T and Georgia Power. Additionally, Tenga's work will hang in the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s Youth Art Gallery for one year. "I am so very proud of all of the students from the Thirteenth District who participated in my 17th Annual competition," said Congressman Scott. "This year we had such an impressive level of talent displayed by our students.  I am truly honored to celebrate the artistic talents of our...

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