City to Install 23 Temporary Public Artworks Across Austin This Fall

The city of Austin's temporary public art program launches its sixth annual round of projects


Some 23 temporary public artworks will go on view across the city of Austin, thanks to the latest round of the city’s Art in Public Places TEMPO program.

One sculptural installation will go in each of the city’s ten council districts beginning next month and will be on view through early November. And, new this year, 13 murals will pop-up around town. Hand-painted murals, vinyl adhesive artwork or wall-based fiber art will be installed at locations across Austin including public parks, the Austin Bergstrom International Airpor tand other high-profile locales.

In November, in conjunction with the East Austin Studio Tour, all of the sculptural installations will be moved to Edward Rendon Sr. Park for a collective exhibition called “TEMPO Convergence.”

The artists commissioned to create sculptural installations are:

  • Adrian Aguilera and Betelhem Makonnen
  • Clare van Montfrans and Elizabeth Farrell
  • Lawrence Jolly
  • Allyson Lipkin
  • Nathan Nordstrom and Peter Krsko
  • Adam Owens
  • Rebekah Rauser
  • Agustina Rodriguez
  • Nick Schnitzer
  • Jamie Spinello
“Astron” by Nathan Nordstrom and Peter Krsko in Longview Neighborhood Park

The artists commissioned for two-dimensional murals around Austin are:

  • Matthew Briar Bonifacio (Govalle neighborhood)
  • Lance Bradley (Mabel Davis Skate Park and Pool)
  • Show Goat Mural Works (Eiland/Moss BMX/Skate Park)
  • Kel Brown (Rosewood Neighborhood Park)
  • Veronica Ceci aka Flash Collective (30th and N. Lamar)
  • Rebecca Rothfus Harrell (Jamie Odom Gazebo)
  • Jonathan ‘Chaka’ Mahone (Austin Public)
  • Jesse Melanson (Austin Nature and Science Center)
  • Christine Angelone and Alexander Bingham (Wood Hollow Drive)
  • Luis Angulo (Barton Springs Road)
  • Adreon Henry (Bartholomew Pool)
  • Rakhee Jain (Austin Bergstrom International Airport)
Christine Angelone and Alexander Bingham, rendering for “Sunset,” Location: 7600 Wood Hollow Dr.


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