Public Art Projects

Previous Public Arts Endeavors

The Temple Terrace Arts Council routinely seeks opportunities to raise arts and cultural awareness including the support of artists, public art projects, donations to arts & cultural activities, youth arts programming. and scholarships. 

The generosity of Sponsors and Friends have enabled us to:

  • Present art scholarships to high school art students;
  • Commission artist Charles Fager (USF) to create a multi-colored sculpture Origami, which was installed at the Family Recreation Complex and donated to the city;
  • Commission painting of several murals at the Temple Terrace Library children’s section;
  • Commission a set of murals at Riverhills Elementary School;
  • Purchase a kiln for Terrace Community School;
  • Install outdoor electrical lines at Riverview Park;
  • Provide an annual grant to Temple Terrace Leisure Services in support of summer art programs;
  • Refurbish the Origami sculpture on the facade of the Family Recreation Complex;
  • Give an art project grant to Blake High School;
  • Assist Masque Theater in the production of local performances;
  • Foster Participation in the arts via the Fish on  the Fence project, a permanent outdoor display at Greco Middle School;
  • Produce the Public Pollock Project;
  • Produce the Arts and Crafts Festival each November since 1973;
  • Produce an annual fundraiser Art en Blanc in April since 2012;
  • Sponsor Fresh Views, an annual Kindergarten through 5th Grade art exhibit and contest which the Council displays at the Arts and Crafts Festival.

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