Official Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics & Boston Art Commission “30 Second Cinema” winner

I was selected to display a short film on the 14’x48′ digital display outside Fenway Park on Lansdowne & Ipswich!

Read more here:

“BOSTON – The Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics (MONUM) and Boston Art Commission are proud to announce the winners of “Fenway’s 30 Second Cinema,” a digital art competition which gives Boston-area artists the opportunity to display their work on a prominent digital sign next to Fenway Park.

MONUM and the Boston Art Commission asked artists to submit their digital art, such as motion graphics and short films, up to 30 seconds long. Representatives of MONUM and the Mayor’s Office of Arts + Culture judged the submissions

“Fenway’s 30 Second Cinema competition is a terrific opportunity for Boston-area digital artists to showcase their work to thousands of residents and visitors in a high-visibility public space,” said Mayor Martin J. Walsh. “The high quality of these submissions speaks to the overwhelming talent and creative vision in the City of Boston that will make one of Boston’s most beloved streets even more dynamic.”

Twelve winners were selected and will have their pieces displayed on the Orange Barrel Media digital sign at the intersection of Ipswich and Lansdowne Streets starting today. The winning submissions will be displayed every hour for 30 seconds between regular advertising programming on the digital sign (14 feet high by 48 feet wide). In addition, the City will award the winning artists $300.

“Fenway’s 30-Second Cinema” is part of a host of initiatives from the City of Boston to engage and highlight Boston’s creative community in public spaces. Recent activities include the Boston Art Commission’s Pop-Up! Dudley Connections (http://www.cityofboston.gov/news/Default.aspx?id=14764) a pop-up art series in Dudley Square, and the Public Space Invitational (http://www.cityofboston.gov/news/Default.aspx?id=10651), a civic design competition that invited artists, designers, and engineers to rethink Boston’s public spaces.

To view “Fenway’s 30 Second Cinema” winners, visit: http://fenway2014.newurbanmechanics.org/     The 12 Winning Submissions:

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Sarah Gay-O’Neill’s “In the Crowd”

Gay-O’Neill is an artist and educator based in Boston. She can be found teaching animation and digital media at MassArt and Harvard University. Gay-O’Neill is a long-time contributing member of Rifrakt Artist Collective who participated in a show at Boston City Hall regarding three family homes in Boston proper. In March 2013 she received a glowing review from Artscope Magazine as well as a Maker’s Mark Award at the 2013 MassArt Auction. Her animations have screened at a number of festivals garnering awards along the way.

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Showing work at the Atlantic Warf gallery in Fort Point

Swing by Fort Point tonight to see my ‘Happy Camper’ series showing with the Parks & Recreation show juried by Guest juror: Lexi Lee Sullivan, Assistant Curator, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.

Original for sale (prints available as well)

Original for sale (prints available as well)

Original for sale (prints available as well)

Original for sale (prints available as well)

Original for sale (prints available as well)

Original for sale (prints available as well)

Original for sale (prints available as well)

Original for sale (prints available as well)

 

Original for sale (prints available as well)

Original for sale (prints available as well)

About the juror: Lexi Lee Sullivan is currently working on a large-scale exhibition tracing walking as a radical artistic practice that will open at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in May 2015. She curated Lesley Dill and PLATFORM: 13 Roberley Bell currently on view at deCordova, and recently curated BRINKv1 at the Mills Gallery at the BCA as well as The 2013 deCordova Biennial, Retreat: Jean Shin and Brian Ripel, PLATFORM 10: Dan Peterman, second nature: abstract photography then and now, and Rachel Perry Welty 24/7 at deCordova. Sullivan previously worked at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and was a co-founder of the event series PopRally. She received an MA from Tufts University and a BA from Williams College.

“Bikes Bring Boston Together” poster in Christies auction

My ARTCRANK Boston poster was invited to be part of the “Life in Public” auction in NYC:

Life in Public is an art exhibition & benefit auction celebrating New York City’s vibrant street life & public spaces, with artwork from some of the city’s most celebrated artists working in the public realm, from sculptors to street artists to photographers to cartographers of imaginary landscapes.

The event benefits Transportation Alternatives, New York City’s leading transportation advocacy organization. “

Life in Public

 http://artcrank.com/boston

http://artcrank.com/boston