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Mills 50’s next street art project: beautifying Dumpsters

May 14, 2014

Submission from Chris Tobar Rodriguez for Mills 50’s Dumpster beautification project

This just in from Mills 50’s email newsletter: The newest art project the main street district is embarking on is beautifying its Dumpsters and alleys. In conjunction with the city of Orlando, the new project will give 15 Dumpsters a makeover.

Mills 50, in conjunction with the City of Orlando, is sponsoring another Public Art Project, in order to create an environment which depicts the community’s diversity, creativity, commerce and neighborhoods.  Fifteen (15) City of Orlando dumpsters located in Mills 50 will be transformed into art boxes during Phase I of the project.
The call for artists was issued in March with the deadline for submissions on Friday, April 25.  Mills 50 received forty eight (48) submissions from thirty two (32) artists.
The artists chosen for this round of work are:
Kelly Berry
Winter Calkins
Jeremy Carrus
Shannon Carrus
Crummy Gummy
Soco Freire
Chris Kretzer
Cynthia Kuffel
Daniel Perry
Chris Tobar Rodriguez
Danny Rodriguez (Danny Rock)
Patty Sheehan
Randall Smith
Megan Steward
Painting will begin this week and should be complete by the end of June.

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