Creative crosswalk project excites Macon artists

Creative crosswalk project excites Macon artists



some creative crosswalks are strolling into Macon soon Sabrina Birsa visited the College Hill neighborhood to find out details about the crosswalk art project some Aiken artists are gonna be filling in the gaps at crosswalks like this one Rachel Haller with bike walk Macon says she's working with startup studios to hire artists to paint their work at crosswalks in hopes of bringing safety and personality to the city streets painter Colin pen Dorf hopes to get involved he says art is a powerful tool to help slow down drivers both promotes the art and the artwork that's there the artist that's there but also really does I mean allow a safer space for pedestrians to cross bike walk Macon will choose four designs for for creative crosswalks at Appleton Avenue in Columbus Street and Ross Street and Columbus Street near Marseilles Academy they've been implemented all over the United States we see them in a lot of big cities hollar says each artist will receive $1,000 for their work you can apply at bike walk making calm and see a list of guidelines for submissions pen Dorp says he's excited for what the project could mean for Megan's future it just changes the way that we view ourselves as a town but also how Outsiders view what we're capable of producing and doing here in town in Macon Sabrina verse 13 WM a Zee News if you'd like to apply to be an artist on this project the deadline is this Wednesday bike walk Macon expects to complete the creative crosswalks by August to 7

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