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Please join Mayor Eric Genrich, Public Arts Commission Chair Kelli Strickland, Kaurie Mihm representing the Sustainability Commission, along with local artist David Windey to celebrate Green Bay’s newest sculpture and promote the importance of pollinators within our community.
DATE: Monday, April 26th, 2021
TIME: 11:00 AM
PLACE: Green-space located on the corner of Webster Avenue and Harvey Street behind the Green Bay Metro Station and the Green Bay City Fire Station 2.
The piece titled “A Convenient Inconvenience”, was funded using Community Development Block Grant dollars from the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Green Bay. The 12-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture depicts several stages of a dandelion’s development and is the newest addition to the green-space which houses several other pieces of public art. The original unveiling was scheduled to take place on Thursday, February 4th, 2021 but was canceled due to weather.
About David Windey
Local artist David Windey has had experience working in metal fabrication and installation for over 30 years. Evolving from a family-owned custom metal shop, Windey currently works at his studio located at 1940 Hwy PP, De Pere, WI 54115. To learn more and see some of Windey’s past work visit his website.
About Sustainability Commission
The Sustainability Commission is dedicated to the protection, stewardship, and improvement of the environment in the interest of the health, prosperity, and welfare of the Green Bay community for present and future generations.
About Green Bay Public Arts Commission
The Green Bay Public Arts Commission is made up of community representatives, arts professionals, and city staff. The group exists to fund artistic activities and support cultural programs that integrate and advance arts and culture as an essential part of life in Green Bay. They focus on the creation and preservation of public art in Green Bay and ensuring equal access for all to enjoy and interact with public art.
For further information contact Public Arts Coordinator, Laura Schley at 920-448-3142 / email firstname.lastname@example.org.