If These Walls Could Talk

If These Walls Could Talk

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This podcast explores the process and best practices for creating successful mural projects.
City Art Success Story with Chris Beth (Ep. 7)
Feb 26 • 35 min
Chris Beth, Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Redwood City, shares how his town went from a ghost town to the most vibrant arts destination on the peninsula, reviving the downtown businesses and community engagement and vibrancy.
The Benefit of a City Master Plan with Amanda Golden (Ep. 6)
Jan 31 • 37 min
In this episode Amanda Golden, Principal of Designing Local discusses the benefits of having a city master plan, including identifying various sources for funding the public art, having a plan that individuals or businesses can participate in, the pull of…
Artist’s Perspective with Paz de la Calzada and Shannon Geis (Ep. 5)
Jan 28 • 38 min
Lunch break on the job site with artists Paz de la Calzada and Shannon Geis. We interview each other and cover money, the benefits of working with other artists, the challenges artist are facing in San Francisco and the benefits of painting over each…
Public Art as a Catalyst for Social Change with Brad Maihack (Ep. 4)
Dec 2, 2018 • 31 min
Brad Maihack is on the board of zero1.org and founder of Social Venture Café. The topics covered in this podcast include: the importance of protecting the experimental, incubation phase of the creative process, the importance of collaboration and…
Supporting the Art Community in the City of Palo Alto with Elise Demarzo (Ep. 3)
Dec 1, 2018 • 25 min
Part Two of an Interview with Elise DeMarzo, Director of the Public Art Program for the City of Palo Alto. In this episode, we will discuss how Palo Alto supports its artist community and how they plan years in advance to integrate artwork into to the…
Engaging the Community in the Public Art Process with Elise DeMarzo (Ep. 2)
Nov 30, 2018 • 27 min
Interview with Elise DeMarzo, Director of the Public Art Program for the City of Palo Alto. We discuss how to ensure artwork is site specific and relevant while avoiding design by committee, the trend of including a “selfie moment” in mural art, whether…
One City’s Journey to Pass a “1% for Art” (Ep. 1)
Nov 29, 2018 • 31 min
Maddie McBirney and Paula Rini served as city art commissioners for the Bay Area community of Los Altos. During their tenure they were able to secure a budget for future art, through a 1% tax on future development projects, as well as develop a master…
Trailer
Nov 29, 2018 • 1 min
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