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ART IN PUBLIC PLACES:
SCULPTURE PROGRAM

The Art in Public Places program brings art outside, adding character and beauty to our city streets and spaces.  The program includes an annually rotating, outdoor sculpture exhibition and a large-scale mural program that is entering its second year. The sculptures are installed in prominent locations throughout Knoxville, Oak Ridge, and Alcoa. Started in 2007 by Eddie Mannis and Bart Watkins, the Art in Public Places sculpture program has curated and installed over 240 works of art and gained national recognition as a platform for exhibiting world-class sculptors.

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CAST YOUR VOTE
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE SCULPTURE AND BE ENTERED TO WIN A YEAR'S SUPPLY OF SHARPIES!

 

2020 ART VENDORS

SCULPTURE 

PROGRAM

The Art in Public Places Sculpture is an annually rotating, outdoor sculpture exhibition that are installed in prominent locations throughout Knoxville, Oak Ridge, and Alcoa. There are currently sculptures installed in these locations:

  • Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

  • Cradle of Country Music Park (Downtown Knoxville)

  • ORNL (Northshore Branch)

  • ORNL (Oak Ridge Branch)

  • Emory Place

  • Zoo Knoxville

  • UT Gardens

  • Mcghee Tyson Airport

  • The Muse 

 

Started in 2007 by Eddie Mannis and Bart Watkins, the Art in Public Places sculpture program has curated and installed over 240 works of art and gained national recognition as a platform for exhibiting world-class sculptors. This year’s ambitious collection of sculptures created by artists from across the nation has been selected by sculptor John Douglas Powers

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2021-2022 EXHIBITION

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Orbit

Matt Amante

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$3,500.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Two Arcs

Matthew Baral

Location:

UT Gardens

Cost:

$5,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Phase #1

Hanna Jubran

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$30,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Anomie Exquisite

Andrew Light

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$25,000.00

Sponsor:

Artist Website
TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Outer Reach

Harry McDaniel

Location:

Mcghee Tyson Airport

Cost:

$11,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Reach!

Ben Pierce

Location:

Cradle of Country Music Park

Cost:

$25,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Transcendence

Hanna Seggerman

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$5,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

La Resistance

Joni Younkins-Herzog

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$7,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Butterfly 1

Mary Angers

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$15,000.00

Sponsor:

Artist Website
TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Effloresce

Nicole Beck

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$15,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Last Chance

Rollin Karg

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$3,900.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Saturnian

Steven Maeck

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$34,500.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Cutting Up

John Phillips

Location:

ORNL Federal Credit Union (Northshore Branch)

Cost:

$17,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Music

Richard Pitts

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$12,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Helix

Scott Strader

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$15,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Ruthless

Flaminio Antonio

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$12,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Sprout on the Run

Richard Herzog

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$12,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Half Moon

Ray Katz

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$36,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Flores de Muerta

Andrew Marsh

Location:

ORNL Federal Credit Union (Oak Ridge Branch)

Cost:

$85,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Allura

Nathan Pierce

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$18,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Revival

Abbi Ruppert

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$50,000.00

Sponsor:

TheRustedSpire_ChristopherKnight_AIPP202

Inspire

Jim Weitzel

Location:

Krutch Park (Downtown Knoxville)

Cost:

$15,000.00

Sponsor: