February 1, 2024
ARTBOUND AND FULTON COUNTY PUBLIC ART FUTURES LAB ANNOUNCE CALL FOR 2024
ATLANTA - The
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) public art program,
Artbound, in partnership with Fulton County and Arts & Entertainment
Atlanta, is pleased to announce the opening of applications
for the Artist-in-Residence program at the Fulton County Public Art Futures
Lab, with Underground Atlanta serving as a hosting partner.
Artist-in-Residence program aims to support local artists who integrate
technology into their artistic practice. This residency offers space for
creative exploration and connects artists with a vibrant artistic community.
MARTA Artbound is partnering with Fulton County Public Art Futures Lab to
sponsor one of the three artist residencies.
The Public Art
Futures Lab, led by the Fulton County Public Art team, blends the latest
technology with public art to unlock new dimensions of cultural engagement. The
lab aims to break down barriers, empower artists, and foster inclusivity within
the artistic community.
Artbound Artist Resident will be tasked with leveraging 3D printing
technology found in the Public Art Futures Lab to create unique, collectible
MARTA-inspired artwork to give away each week in the Atlanta community. This
free art distribution should raise MARTA Artbound’s public profile as well as
disperse information about MARTA into the Atlanta community. See full application
will receive a stipend, access to dedicated space, and equipment for 14 weeks,
providing them with the necessary resources and time to explore and create
innovative works at the intersection of art and technology, enriching the
CALL FOR ARTISTS: 2024
Artist-in-Residence Public Art Futures Lab
Open to all artists in metro Atlanta areas
across various disciplines. Artists with a strong connection to Atlanta are
encouraged to apply. Applications due
Sunday, Feb. 25.
Fulton County Arts and Culture website
or @marta_artbound on
for more information.
One percent of MARTA’s annual budget is
allocated for its Artbound program which was developed to enhance the ridership
experience through visual and performing arts.