Adrian Quesada, Los Outsiders, Zell Miller III among artists chosen for city art project

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Adrian Quesada. Photo by Deborah Cannon/American-Statesman.

Musician Adrian Quesada, artist collective Los Outsiders, and performance poet Zell Miller III are among the 10 artists chosen for “Drawing Lines,” a public art project aimed to bring attention to Austin’s new single-member council districts.

Adrian Quesada. Photo by Deborah Cannon/American-Statesman.

Adrian Quesada. Photo by Deborah Cannon/American-Statesman.

Although the project was announced last year — as was its funding from a $256,500 grant from ArtPlace — Mayor Steve Adler announced the artists Wednesday at City Hall.

“Drawing Lines” is a the city’s Cultural Arts Division and GO collaborative in partnership with Public City and Fisterra Studio

Last year, Austin transitioned to a system in which city council members represent 10 specific geographic districts.

The “Drawing Lines” project will embed artists in each of those 10 districts to create something district-specific. The complete roster is

Artists will begin work immediately and continue through September. Each artist’s work will be showcased in their respective districts in the fall with a group exhibit of all projects in early 2016.

www.drawinglinesaustin.com


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