Columbia Design League Hosts Jon Pounds For Lecture
Corner of Main and Hampton Streets
20 March 2009
The Columbia Design League, a non-profit philanthropic organization of the Columbia Museum of Art, will be hosting Executive Director of the Chicago Public Art Group, Jon Pounds for a session.
The Chicago Public Art Group was first formed as the Chicago Mural Group by a group of artists concerned with the relationship of art to society, the founding mission was to establish creative partnerships between artists and communities in an effort to transform and enhance the lives of residents in urban Chicago neighborhoods.
Pounds will present a history of Chicago Public Art and highlights examples of the group’s public art installations in Chicago. He will share methods to engage the community successfully in producing large-scale public art projects and comments on the funding partnerships that have helped sustain CPAG’s work over the years.