Seattle artist Norie Sato will discuss the field of public art and her practice on Wednesday, April 1, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sato has been active in the Seattle art scene since the 1970s, creating sculptures and two-dimensional works that utilize a wide variety of materials. Her works are located throughout the country. She has earned four coveted Year in Review Award from Americans for the Arts, served as a member of the Public Art Network Council and as a Seattle Arts Commissioner. Sato recently received the 2014 Public Art Network Award in recognition of her contributions to the public art community.
Seattle artist Dan Corson will discuss his public art projects, which straddle the disciplines of art, theatrical design, architecture and landscape architecture, Thursday, April 16, starting at 6:30 p.m. Corson’s projects have ranged from complex rail stations and busy public intersections to quiet meditation chambers and galleries. He has been honored with eight Public Art Network Year-in-Review National Awards and has partnered with architects and landscape architects for another seven awards. Corson is particularly interested in green design and new technologies. He currently is a Seattle Arts Commissioner and the current chairman of the Seattle Public Art Committee.
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