HOME GR/OWN 2017 completion of three major public art installations at 3 Amani neighborhood pocket parks
Thank you to artists Ann Wydeven, Blanche Brown and Marina Lee, along with sponsor Brico Fund for creating and installing these wonderful additions to our Carter Park and Amani Community Orchard! These pocket parks were built in 2015 as part of our Partners for Places public/private partnership.
The artists worked with Amani residents to design and fabricate create these site-specific artworks over the course of 2016 and 2017.
Three new public art installations at HOME GR/OWN parks in the Amani neighborhood
|Alderman Khalif Rainey standing next to artist Marina Lee's A M A N I letters at Carter Park, 24th Place and Burleigh
||Resident creators of Amani planters @ 22nd & Locust under lead artist Ann Wydeven
||Blanche Brown gives new life to an old message board located at Carter Park
Blanche Brown 24th Carter
Marina Lee's A M A N I letters project
Amani Public Art 2017
How You Can Help
Funds donated to HOME GR/OWN will be used to support City-owned vacant lot projects which coincide with the following HOME GR/OWN objectives:
- Increase access to local, healthy food
- Revitalizing/engaging communities
Find HOME GR/OWN on Instagram:
- Brico Fund
- Lynn Lucius
- Dominican Center
- Marina Lee
- Ann Wydeven
- Blanch Brown
- Amani Neighborhood Residents
- Marek Landscaping
Plan a visit: Both art installations are very close to each other!