Daniel Austin

Gone Fishin’ for Arts and Culture: FISH FUSION

Connecting three community institutions – one artistic, one cultural, and one financial – across the river and through our streets with a bit of clay and a lot of imagination: that’s the concept behind Fish Fusion, an initiative taken up by The of Art & Gardens and their partners, and the , Jacksonville. Crafted during Cultural Fusion’s Year of the River, these imaginative pieces will link the two museum campuses to each other and to the broader community with site-specific installations coming soon. Children from the community have been invited to create the small clay fish at events like summer …

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Southbank Riverwalk Mural: Roux Art’s “Mirrored River” Inspires

A Dedication to Community and Our River The Renovated Southbank Riverwalk Gains the Newest Addition to the City Public Art Collection BY DANIEL AUSTIN, Communications Manager, Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville Here’s a bold new idea for Jacksonville: “We want to make this city a destination for mosaic art,” says , who, along with his wife , co-founded A business that focuses on creating “community mosaics,” Roux Art’s experience comes from Kate, a lifetime artist and a twenty-year Duval County Public School art teacher, and Kenny on the business side, who recently retired after 27 years with . For the …

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october, 2021

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