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Support local! Join artist Darryl Ratcliff and the Horne Street Public Art team for the Como Small Business Crawl event on Saturday, November 25!  During this come and go event, the team will be visiting a number of businesses along Horne Street to meet neighbors and learn more about “Como’s Main Street.”

Join us in celebrating Seed the Future on Saturday, December 9, beginning at 9:00am! Immediately following the program, artist Karla Garcia will give an artist talk about her larger studio practice in connection with this public artwork. The sculpture is located at the north edge of Trail Drivers Park (2502 Guenther Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76106) near 28th Street.

Join us for the next regular meeting of the Fort Worth Art Commission on Monday, December 11, 2023, at 5:30 pm, at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street, 76107.  An agenda will be posted by Thursday, December 7th.

Calling all artists! The City of Richardson, Texas is interested in commissioning artists for four upcoming opportunities related to facility renovation projects as part of the 2021 Bond Program. Each is open to US-based artists with the capacity to successfully complete design and installation/fabrication of the project within the timeline. Up to three (3) finalists will be selected to develop concept proposals for each of these four opportunities. The budgets for the projects range from $45,000 to $300,000. Submissions are due December 11, 2023. Follow this link for more details.


Elizabeth Akamatsu’s landmark sculpture for the new Diamond Hill Community Center is inspired by the strength of neighbors, all of whom left an unforgettable impression on the artist. Her concept stems from the idea of planting a seed, setting roots, and growing a bountiful life.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT | Will Rogers Memorial Center Plaques

A series of 14 plaques will be added to the Will Rogers Memorial Center including two introductory plaques to provide context for the tile murals and describe the 1936 design process as well as twelve scene-specific plaques with text would provide a balanced and more accurate cultural history.



Area C Projects’ artwork entitled Fabled draws upon the library’s role as a teller of stories and stories as creators of place. The artists suggest that what people know about a place comes from the stories it tells about itself. Area C Projects partnered with the Fort Worth Public Library to collect pictures, video and stories from residents of Fort Worth over several months.


Susan Narduli

Narduli was recently selected for the Fart Northwest Library Public Art Project. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, a Masters of Architecture and is a licensed architect. As Principal and Creative Director, Narduli guides the conceptual evolution of the work for her award-winning studio. She is also the Director of Experiential and Interactive Projects for Cheeky Films. Visit her website to learn more!