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Hunt County Public Art

Hunt County Public Art

Derek Price with Hunt County Public Art says the organization is seeking proposals from area artists for projects in 2019.  The organization pays artists to create works of art in public places.  

Hunt County Public Art, David Zvanut

Derek Price with Hunt County Public Art says the organization will hold its annual "Hearts for the Arts" fund raiser at the Emerald Ballroom in downtown Greenville Saturday night (February 10).  They'll be raising money for two new projects.  The latest to be revealed is a fused-glass window depicting a bois d'arc tree in the Commerce Public Library.  The window will be crafted by artist David Zvanut, who also created the bois d'arc sculpture in th

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Derek Price with Hunt County Public Art says the organization has approved a new mural for the L.P. Waters Early Childhood Center on West Lee Street in Greenville, and has tentatively approved a project for Commerce pending the approval of the Commerce City Council.  The L.P. Waters project is a mural titled "The Sky's the Limit" by artist Elisa Lane.  On a related note, Derek says the Greenville City Council has rescinded a moratorium on downtown art projects.

Hunt County Public Art, Debora Schubert Lytle

Derek Price of Greenshoot Media and Hunt County Public Art says the organization is accepting proposals for public art projects from local artists through Friday, September 29.  Hunt County Public Art pays the artists for the projects, which so far have included murals and sculptures.  One of the projects is a mural at the Hunt Regional Emergency Center in Commerce, a wildflower mural by Debora Schubert Lytle.

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Derek Price, the owner of Greenshoot Media in Commerce, recently produced a video for Hunt County Public Art using a drone. Derek is licensed to fly drones, and says the remote-controlled devices are becoming more and more practical in everyday life.

Hunt County Public Art

Derek Price, owner of Commerce's Greenshoot Media, discusses the 2017 projects for Hunt County Public Art, the organization that promotes new art projects in public places.  Joseph McCowan will paint a life and nature scene on an old metal sign at the corner of Washington and Stuart Streets in downtown Greenville.  Debora Schubert Lytle will paint a wildflowers mural in the Hunt Regional Emergency Center in Commerce.  The annual "Hearts for the Arts" fund raising event will be Saturday evening, Februar

Derek Price of Hunt County Public Art says the organization is taking applications for projects to be completed in 2017.  Artists will be paid for their work, depending on the size of the projects and the number of projects.  The deadline to submit an application is Friday, August 19.

Derek Price of Greenshoot Media and Hunt County Public Art says the second annual Commerce Artists' Studio tour takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 9.  Eleven artists' studios are on the come-and-go tour.  Coffee and muffins will be served at the Magnuson Hotel from 10 to noon.  And a closing reception will be held at the A&M-Commerce Art Gallery from 4-6 p.m.  Tickets are $10.

Hunt County Public Art
Hunt County Public Art

Derek Price of Hunt County Public Art says the "Hearts for the Arts" Gala at the Emerald Ballroom in downtown Greenville is set for 6:30 p.m., Saturday, February 6.  The organization is seeking donations of art and other items for the auction that is part of the event.  Hunt County Public Art is hoping to raise $50,000 in the event.  One of the new public art projects for 2016 is "Bridge Crossing" by J.J. Savage, to be located in the Commerce City Park (seen in the illustration).

Hunt County Public Art
Hunt County Public Art

The newest project of Hunt County Public Art, a mural in downtown Greenville by Pamela Edwards depicting the area's cotton history, will be dedicated at 4 p.m. Thursday.  Derek Price of Hunt County Public Art and Greenshoot Media discusses the project.

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Commerce Chamber of Commerce

Derek Price, the owner of downtown Commerce business Greenshoot Media, supports Chamber of Commerce manger Paul Voss' recent call for the enforcement of the building code on vacant downtown buildings, and the city's campaign of demolishing substandard houses.  But Derek says if the code was more strictly enforced on houses today, it might not be necessary to demolish them 10 years from now.  Derek, who is also represents Hunt County Public Art, says t

Hunt County Public Art
Hunt County Public Art

Derek Price with Hunt County Public Art says the organization has selected several locations for projects in 2016, and is now inviting artists to submit proposals for the locations.  The deadline to submit a proposal is November 20.

Derek Price of Greenshoot Media in Commerce is a volunteer with the trumpet section of the Commerce High School marching band as they get ready for the 2015 football season.  Derek is a former All-State trumpet player at Kilgore High School.  Derek says the CHS band is preparing a show called "Gypsy Caravan" based on the opera "Carmen" by Bizet.  As a member of Hunt County Public Art, Derek says new projects are continuing in downtown Greenville and in the Commerce City Park, and prop

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Derek Price operates Greenshoot Media in Commerce, and one of his many enterprises is writing a column on cars for newspapers around the U.S.  As a result, he receives a new car to drive every week.  He recently drove an exotic Italian sports car, the Alfa Romeo 4C, and rhapsodized about it in his column.  Derek also discusses progress on the new sculpture in Commerce City Park being designed by local artist David Zvanut as part of the Hunt Co

Hunt County Public Art
Hunt County Public Art

Derek Price of Hunt County Public Art discusses the new abstract sculpture made of bois d'arc wood being created by artist David Zvanut in Commerce City Park.  The project is funded by Hunt County Public Art and follows the completion of a large, lighted mural at the corner of Washington and Johnson Streets in downtown Greenville.

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