ArtPop, an organization that turns average, ordinary streets into galleries lined with stunning, thought-provoking and inspirational works of art.
12 winning works in the 5th annual ArtPop Billboard Competition presented by ArtPop Street Gallery, Adams Outdoor Advertising, Pocono Arts Council, ArtsQuest and Kutztown University. The winning artists, selected via a juried competition, will have their work displayed on Adams Outdoor Advertising billboards on major thoroughfares in the region from the week of Jan. 7 through the end of December 2019.
Such An Honor
I am so thrilled to be a part of the class of 2019 ArtPop Street Gallery. Congratulations to all the winning artists. Thank you to the founder of ARTPOP Wendy Hickey, Adams Outdoor Advertising Eastern PA, Banana Factory/ArtsQuest, as well as The Jurors for Choosing My Art Werk
– Nichole Smith, Graphic Designer, Adams Outdoor Advertising
– Wendy Hickey, Executive Director, ArtPop Street Gallery
– Stacie Brennan, Senior Director of Visual Arts, ArtsQuest
– Susan Randall, Executive Director, Pocono Arts Council
– Erin Anderson, ArtPop Lehigh Valley Class of 2017
– Judith Moeller, ArtPop Pocono Class of 2017
– Theo Anderson, ArtPop Lehigh Valley Class of 2015
– Jason Williamson, ArtPop Pocono Class of 2017
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW UNDER A NEW NAME
‘THE CREATIVE DRIVE"’ to Feature Seven Artists on Billboards for Entire Year
BETHLEHEM, PA—Eastern Pennsylvania’s popular artist billboard competition is evolving for its sixth year with a new name and a renewed focus on showcasing the region’s talented creative community. ‘The Creative Drive,’ inspired by the ArtPop competition, is a public art initiative that features the works of area artists on Adams Outdoor Advertising billboards for an entire year. Submissions for the 2020 program are now being accepted, with artists allowed to submit their works through Dec. 2.
Started by Hickey in Charlotte, N.C., ArtPop Street Gallery is a national arts initiative designed to highlight local artists and the important roles they play in the community by showcasing their work on outdoor advertising space. ArtPop Eastern Pennsylvania, now in its fifth year, is a partnership between Adams Outdoor Advertising of the Lehigh Valley, the national ArtPop Street Gallery, Pocono Arts Council, ArtsQuest and Kutztown University.
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