WTS-Boston, the Boston Chapter of WTS Advancing Women in Transportation, announced selection of three artists as finalists to develop public art showcasing women’s contributions to the transportation industry. The art work will be located within the MBTA South Station transportation hub.
The three finalists will create design concepts in the final round of a highly competitive artist selection process and present their concepts at a public meeting in January 2015. The work will be available for public review and online input. A winner is expected to be announced in February.
The artists selected as finalists include:
Beth Galston, Carlisle Massachusetts- creates immersive, site-specific environments for interior and exterior spaces.
Shane Allbritton and Norman Lee, Texas- co-founders of RE:site, create dynamic, multi-layered works that exist somewhere between art, architecture, and landscape.
Janet Zweig, Brooklyn, New York– creates public art works including a performance space in a prairie on a Kansas City downtown green roof and other works in New York, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Columbus, Orlando, and Pittsburgh.
To learn more, visit the project website at www.wtsbostonpublicart.com.
WTS is an international organization with more than 5,000 members and 48 chapters dedicated to building the future of transportation through the global advancement of women. WTS-Boston, founded in 1981, is one of the oldest and largest chapters with more than 300 participating members whose mission is advancing women in transportation by promoting the education of professionals employed in the transportation industry.
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