ART AND THE CITY: ANTHONY SHUMATE
Sara Kellner, Director of Civic Art + Design
Anthony Shumate is the epitome of a civic-minded artist. His public installations are well known throughout our city – from Houston’s East End to the Warehouse District – with all serving the greater purpose of allowing Houstonians to engage art in their daily lives.
Monumental Moments, his latest work and an environmental addition to Buffalo Bayou Park, will allow passersby to explore, reflect, emerge and observe in unexpected spaces. In this introductory podcast series, Houston Arts Alliance’s Sara Kellner discusses the “word sculptures”, Shumate’s emergence as a local artist and the nature of creating art for public use.