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Morning Breakfast with Speaker   8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

“The State of Public Art in Arizona’     Speaker:  Greg Esser

Break Out Sessions   9:45 – 11:15 a.m. 

A selection of educational presentations, with attendees choosing from two of these 45-minute sessions:

  • Mary Lucking, How to Get Started in Public Art
  • Carrie Brown, Demystifying the Application Process
  • Jana Weldon, Behind the Scenes – The Selection Process
  • Maria Salenger, The Ins & Outs of the Design Team Process

Lunch with Moderated Panel of Speakers   11:30- 1 p.m.  

Art Projects in Arizona 2023 / 2024

Topics of Discussion:  Artists & Business, Credibility / Visibility of Artist Projects (local and out of state), Upcoming Projects In Arizona, and Where to Find Out About Upcoming Projects

Moderator:  Mary Neubauer, Shemer Art Center Board Member/Arizona artist


  • Valley Metro (light rail): MB Finnerty
  • Tempe: Rebecca Blume Rothman
  • Scottsdale: Kati Ballares
  • Phoenix: Carrie Brown
  • Avondale: Greg Esser
  • Flagstaff: Jana Weldon
  • Tucson: TBD

Break Out Sessions  1:15 – 3:15 p.m.

A selection of educational presentations, with attendees choosing from two of these one-hour sessions:

  • Magnum, Steel & Architectural Fabrication
  • Advanced Terrazzo, Dealing with Plane Hardscapes or Interior & Exterior Floors
  • Bollinger Atelier, The Role of Founderies and Fine Art Casting
  • Progressive Hardscapes, Surface & Sidewalk Artscapes

Closing Cocktail Reception  3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Attendance Rates:

Artist / Adult – Early Bird Registration (Before 9/30!)  $40
Artist / Adult – Regular Registration (After Sept. 30)  $50
Student – With Current ID $25
Business Sponsor $100
Breakfast or Event Sponsor $250
Lunch or Event Sponsor $500
Reception or Event Sponsor $1,000
Event Sponsor  $2,500
Event Presenting Sponsor  $5,000  SOLD!

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