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Public Art CA Digital Media Collection Opening Celebration 5/25/22 LIVE online 6:30-8PM PST



Still, Califia: Fieldnotes, 2021, 2:34 secs Chris Christion and Jessica Wimbley


ABOUT THE COLLECTION

Dyson & Womack and the State of California announce the opening of a new collection of public art. Dyson & Womack curated this first-ever public digital art collection for the State of California. This inaugural collection heralds the opportunity for leveraging state resources to showcase public art and provide public art funds to a wide range of media artists. The commissioned artworks are on display now at the new Natural Resources Agency Headquarters in Sacramento, California.


EVENT PROGRAM

Opening Remarks

Anne Bown-Crawford, recent past Executive Director for the California Arts Council, and Amanda Martin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration and Finance for the California Natural Resources Agency

Screening

Dyson & Womack are proud to present this first-of-its-kind digital public art collection for the State of California and celebrate this landmark collection with a curated screening of work from all of the commissioned artists.

Works by Angelo Rosales, Chris Jordan, Chris Kallmyer, Danski Tang & Josh Shaffner, Elizabeth Leister, Gabriel Barcia-Colombo, Heidi Duckler Dance, Jessica Wimbley & Chris Christion, Kevin Cooley, Maru Garcia with Hye Min Cho & Maura Palacios Mejia, Miguel Arzabe, RIGER, and Sarah Rara.


Artists in Conversation

Commissioned artists Sarah Rara, collaborators Jessica Wimbley and Chris Christion, and the interdisciplinary group comprised of Maru García, Hye Min Cho, and biologist Maura Palacios Mejia Ph.D. join Dyson & Womack to discuss the impact of digital media in public art.



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