Mural in downtown Blacksburg by BRAA member Ellen Morris
The Public Art Committee coordinates opportunities to engage artists in public art shows and art projects in the region. Linda Correll is the chair of the Public Art Committee. You can reach her at PublicArt@blacksburgart.org
If you have an idea for a public arts project, or are looking for support from BRAA, contact the public arts chair (PublicArt@BlacksburgArt.org) and/or complete the form (link below) to provide the committee with information about your project The committee looks forward to supporting community public art ideas.
Hey! hey! hey! hey!' by Roberta Sallee. Windows Project
Charlie Brouwer at the Hahn Garden. Stipend provided by BRAA
The Public Arts Committee of the BRAA provides encouragement, coordination, support, promotion and engagement for artists and public art endeavors in the region. The committee reviews requests from members and non-members for assistance for public art projects, and works with public entities to provide guidance, support and conversations to implement their public art ideas.
Public spaces that are supported include outdoor public spaces, public buildings (libraries) or locations (Community Centers) with no entrance fee
Ways BRAA can provide support:
Connections with artists to work with or lead projects
Promotion of the project
Materials collection through email communications with members
MCEAP pet mural, painted by a number of BRAA members