7th Ave Public Art Project  in Hendersonville, NC

Selected and funded by The Community Foundation of Henderson County as one of their 40th Anniversary 2022 Special Grants. This community art project runs from May 2022 until Summer 2025.  

Overview of this exciting project

This Public Art Project includes

  • yarn bombing on 7 trees & 12 lamp posts

  • 1-2 murals on local buildings

  • 1 piece of public art to be designed

We hope to complete 1 mural in 2023 and yarn bombing winter of 2022/23 if possible.

 

Other art to be completed in 2024/25.

  • Honor our diverse communities’ stories, cultures, & contributions in the past, present, & into the future

  • Engage the community in creating connection through art

  • Enhance the corridor for residents, businesses, & visitors

  • involve locally owned buidlings & businesses to participate

  • Share skills with community members

The Project Aims to:

Community involment includes:

  • Using local BIPOC artistis whenever possible

  • community voting on artwork

  • inviting local groups to participate

  • coordinating with city agencies and boards

  • community mural seletion panel

  • giving away art supplies to kids and adults 

  • publicizing events widely

  • honoring the culture and history of the communities

For more inf., to donate, or participate with us, please contact our chair at
828 388 0247.

Street art by David Zinn