Shortlisted concepts available for review in Plains Road public art project
— Concepts for a public art piece on a Plains Road median near the intersection at Francis Road will be available for review and comment until early August at several locations throughout the area, as well as online.
A community jury has selected three art proposals to move forward to the short list and be developed into preliminary design concepts.
Residents can view the concepts online at www.burlingtonpublicart.com (until Aug. 14); at Burlington Public Library-Aldershot branch and Fortinos on Plains Road (to Aug. 8) or the Aldershot GO station (until Aug. 9).
The artists shortlisted are Karl Ciesluk, Studio F Minus and Xiaojing Yan.
The information collected from residents will inform the jury’s final decision.
For more information, visit www.burlingtonpublicart.com.
“Engaging residents and businesses on public art in their neighbourhood is an important step for arts and culture in the city. It’s important to install meaningful art to help beautify our streetscapes,” Angela Paparizo, the city’s manager of Arts and Culture, said in a release.