Flossmoor’s sculpture collection is likely to see several key changes in 2024 after the village board approved a proposal from the Public Art Commission at the Dec. 18 board meeting. Public Art Commission Chair Nancy Burrows presented the plan, which includes one sculpture move, one removal, and three new pieces.[Read More…]
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Flossmoor is moving forward with the recommendation of its Public Art Commission to change the sculpture collection for 2022, despite some apprehension from village board members. The village board voted 5-1 Monday, April 18, to approve the 2022 sculpture collection update. Trustee George Lofton cast the sole dissenting vote. The[Read More…]
The Flossmoor Public Art Commission is seeking artists and photographers to submit digital images of original artwork to be printed on outdoor flags. The printed flags will be on display on lampposts lining the streets of downtown Flossmoor throughout the summer and available for public auction culminating at Flossmoor Fest on[Read More…]
Sculptor Ed McCullough took the Flossmoor Public Art Commission members and guests on an aesthetic journey on Saturday as he described the ideas and inspirations for his work. His metal sculpture, Crossing #5 was dedicated as the newest piece in Flossmoor’s sculpture garden.
Flossmoor’s newest addition to its Sculpture Garden, Crossing #5, will be dedicated on June 3 at Flossmoor Park, 2423 Flossmoor Road. Sculptor Ed McCullough of Chicago will speak at 2 p.m. and is bringing four models of his work to the dedication ceremony. Activities are planned at the park between[Read More…]
Following a unique fundraiser last weekend, nearly 30 art-lovers went home with treasures specially created for the event. And they may even be able to sit on them. “Pull Up a Chair,” sponsored by the Flossmoor Public Art Commission, was deemed a major success that attracted 129 attendees and raised[Read More…]
Art lovers who “Pull Up a Chair” next month will help support Flossmoor’s Sculpture Garden and other public art. But they may also walk away with a work of art that’s a unique piece of furniture.
Editor’s note: This story originally was published as the cover story in the September 2016 print edition of the Chronicle. The young girl, frozen in time, looks skyward. She may be gazing at stars, or watching a sparrow in the trees. She is filled with hope and innocence but also[Read More…]