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IN FLUX temporary public art installations coming to Tempe

Post Date:10/25/2017 9:30 AM

The City of Tempe will feature four temporary public art installations as part of IN FLUX Cycle 7. The artworks range from sculptures on plinths in public parks to large scale installations that scale public buildings. Each project is temporary and created in response to the site.  

IN FLUX is a public art installation program that brings together cities and towns to provide opportunities for local artists to create site-specific, temporary public art installations. IN FLUX Cycle 7 will be in nine locations across four partner cities. Artworks will be installed throughout October and November 2017. The artists and locations for Cycle 7 are: 

City of Tempe art installation locations

Location: Tempe Beach Park, 80 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, Ariz. 85281
Artist: Danielle Foushee 

Location: Daley Park, 1625 S. College Ave., Tempe, Ariz. 85281
Artist: Perrin Gilbert 

Location: Edna Vihel Center for the Arts, 3340 S. Rural Road, Tempe, Ariz. 85282
Artist: Amanda Blake 

Location: FABRIC, 132 E. 6th St., Tempe, Ariz. 85281
Artist: Saskia Jorda

Partner city locations

City of Chandler

Location: Corner of South Arizona Avenue and East Boston Street, Chandler, Ariz. 85225
Artist: Eli McGlothern 

Town of Gilbert

Location: Heritage Depot Plaza, 202 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, Ariz. 85234
Artist: Jennyfer Stratman 

Scottsdale Public Art

Location: Northeast corner of Oak Street and Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85257
Artist: Nancy McIntosh 
Location: Northeast Corner of Roosevelt and Scottsdale roads, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85257
Artist: Rossitza Tordorova 
Location: Miller Plaza, 7620 E. Indian School Road, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85251
Artist: TBD


IN FLUX is a temporary public art installation initiative that brings together greater Phoenix-area cities and towns and property management organizations to provide opportunities for local artists to create site-specific temporary public art installations. This program provides a new perspective on the connections among community organizations, city governments, local businesses, artists and audiences through public art.


The IN FLUX initiative, currently operated through the strategic partnership of four organizations in Chandler, Gilbert, Scottsdale and Tempe was launched by Scottsdale Public Art in 2010 as an initiative for temporary installations in vacant storefronts. It has since continued to expand and gain momentum, increasing its positive impact on our communities and our Arizona artists.

Learn more about IN FLUX at INFLUXAZ.com

IN FLUX Cycle 7 is operated through the partnership of four organizations: Chandler Arts Commission, Town of Gilbert, Scottsdale Public Art, and Tempe Public Art.


TEMPE MEDIA CONTACT: Melissa Quillard, 480-350-8805, Melissa_quillard@tempe.gov

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