(From left) Leanne McIntee of John Howard

New public art installed at Community Centre

A partnership between the Campbell River Arts Council, John Howard Society, the Coastal Community Credit Union and the City

A new public art piece has been installed at the Community Centre.

A partnership between the Campbell River Arts Council, John Howard Society, the Coastal Community Credit Union and the City created the program that brought together artist Jill Banting and the youth of John Howard to create a vibrant piece of public art.  Working together, Banting and a number of youth representatives from John Howard designed a window art transfer intended to bring vibrancy and energy to a popular, yet otherwise dull and colourless, part of the city. The public artwork sends a positive message that local youth are taking pride in their city and using art to revitalize our collective downtown space.

The process is an example of how partnerships between local business, social services, the Arts Council, youth groups and the City can combine to envision projects that make our downtown core a more attractive place.  Epic Design did the print job on the window.