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Platform Art

Platform Art, Inc., a non-profit cultural arts organization, enriches communities by providing forums for art experiences and supports the creation of public art. By commissioning nationally prominent artists to develop collaborative and multi-disciplinary projects, we transform the cultural life of Central Florida and increase cultural tourism and economic development.

Platform Art is responsible for many public art displays in Lakeland. Plan to visit a few of their projects during your next visit.

Platform Art Projects in Lakeland

Goddess Mural

Tom Pitzen, artist.

Platform Art Goddess mural

Location: Polk County Tax Collector, 916 N Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801

 

Tribute to Linemen

Becky Ault, artist and fabricator, Art Research Enterprises, Inc.
Maddie McDaniel; Gabby Thomas; Angel Rose, student artists Lakeland High School

Platform Art Linemen project

Location: Lakeland Electric, 501 E Lemon St, Lakeland, FL 33801

 

Service

Tom Monaco, artist fabricator, Fourth Wall Design Studio
Jenna Huffman, student designer, Lake Region High School

Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 141-199 Lake Beulah Dr, Lakeland, FL 33815

 

Sacrifice

Tom Monaco, artist fabricator, Fourth Wall Design Studio
Cierra Grenier, student designer, Lake Region High School

Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 141-199 Lake Beulah Dr, Lakeland, FL 33815

 

Honor

Tom Monaco, artist fabricator, Fourth Wall Design Studio
Maria Vazquez, student designer, Lake Region High School

Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 141-199 Lake Beulah Dr, Lakeland, FL 33815

 

Orange Street Ceramic Tile Mural

Beatty Marston, artist, Charlie Parker Studios, St. Pete, 2012
Vincent Sansone, artist Crealde School of Art, Orlando, 2014

Platform Art Orange Street bridge

Location: Orange Street Bridge at the RP Funding Center, 701 W. Lime St., Lakeland, FL

See more of what Central Florida has to offer.
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Platform Art

Platform Art has established itself as a trailblazer in creating and promoting public art projects. We continue to seek opportunities to present leading edge, contemporary art.
We are a non-profit cultural arts organization, enriches communities by providing forums for art experiences and supporting the creation of public art. We are a community-centered collaboration of artisans and art lovers  showcasing new and exciting talent in the fields of visual arts, film, fashion, music and performance.
To enrich communities by providing forums for art experiences and supporting the creation of public art.
Present socially-engaging art projects.
Public art representing multiple perspectives and genres opens the community to new ideas, cultures, and appreciation. Platform Art will seek out and support opportunities to showcase a diversity of art forms.
Create site-sensitive works that enhance public spaces.
Art ideally fits within its environment, sensitive to space, size, and surroundings. Platform Art will commission works of art that complement and enhance the spaces for which they are designed.
Commission nationally prominent artists to develop collaborative and multi-disciplinary projects that transform the cultural life of communities.
Showcasing unique artists of national stature will enhance the community’s cultural offerings and bring recognition as an arts destination. Platform Art will collaborate with the larger arts community to advance local appreciation of world class art.
Offer student artists opportunities to work in the public realm.
Young artists thrive when given opportunities to work with professional artists and to exhibit their work in new forums. Platform Art will actively support students seeking higher education and careers in the art field.
Provide a platform for relevant, contemporary public art.
Platform Art has established itself as a trailblazer in creating and promoting public art projects. We will continue to seek opportunities to present leading edge, modern art.
Serve as a resource and catalyst for public and private sectors to increase cultural tourism and economic development.
Cultural life plays a significant role in attracting business and visitors to a community, thereby supporting economic growth. Platform Art is committed to advocating for a vibrant arts community and Influencing public arts decisions and development.

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