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Tear down those walls….for public art!

The Cornelius PARC Department is accepting submissions for the 4th Annual Beyond Walls public art exhibit. The selected works will be installed at Robbins Park and will be on exhibit May through January 2019.

Beyond Walls is open to artists from across the country who create artworks for public spaces. The opening reception on Saturday, May 5, will include a walking tour with exhibiting artists. Artists can submit up to three pieces of art for consideration. The winner of the People’s Choice Award, voted on by the public, will receive a $1,000 cash prize in addition to the $1,000 stipend. Submissions are due Friday, Feb. 9. Info: www.cornelius.org/parc/PublicArt or call Mindi Ellison at 704-896-8823.

PHOTO: Jim Weitzel discussing his piece, “Loop,” at the Beyond Walls opening reception
in 2015. Natalee Susan Photography.