38 Public Art Works Chosen From 260 National Entries

Friday, June 17, 2016

Americans for the Arts honored 38 outstanding public art projects created in 2015 at its Annual Convention in Boston through the Public Art Network (PAN) Year in Review program. Now in its 15th year, PAN is the only national program that specifically recognizes the most compelling public art and is designed to provide services to the diverse field of public art and to develop strategies and tools to improve communities through public art

At the PAN Year in Review conference session, three independent public art experts presented their choices for the most exemplary, innovative permanent or temporary public art works created or debuted in 2015. The 2016 PAN Year in Review jurors were Lucas Antony Cowan, public art curator of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy in Boston; Constance Y. White, lead creative of SLDcreative in Dallas, Texas; and Franka Diehnelt, co-owner of merge conceptual design in Santa Monica, California.

The 38 public art works, which were selected from 260 entries around the country, can be viewed here. The 2016 PAN Year in Review presentation, which includes photos and descriptions of these works, is available for purchase through Americans for the Arts’ store.

Read more about the program and honorees in the press release.