The Art of Community

Your contribution will directly support this creative project of artist Darrell Anderson in partnership with CherryArts and Saunders. This project is about bringing the City together with works of art created by young minds and community neighbors. Utilizing the trees removed from City Park Golf Course in a creative application to have a positive everlasting effect.

Renowned artist Darrell Anderson will work with 10-15 local schools to create art from the City Park trees. Each school will receive 30-50 pieces of wood for up to 20 participants. 

Each student will be asked to create a piece of art with the wood they have received that represents “The Art of Community.” The program will culminate with a jury of the work created, prizes for the top artwork and the grand prize winner will have their piece displayed in the new clubhouse for the grand opening of the City Park Golf Course.

SCHOOLS
The below is a list of schools in the immediate vicinity that will be reached out to for participation in the program.
- First Tee
- Columbine Elementary
- East High School
- St Elizabeth School
- Wittier K-8
- Manual High School
- McAuliffe Manual Middle School
- Stedman Elementary
- Blessed Sacrament Catholic School
- Park Hill Elementary School
- The Goddard School
- Inner-City School
- Harrington Elementary School
- Clayton
- Emily Griffith

PROGRAM
The program will supply each school with 30-50 pieces of wood for up to 20 participates. The school will decide how they choose the students that will participate.

Each student will be asked to create a piece of art with the wood they have received that represents “The Art of Community”. The piece must be no larger than 12” x 12” x 12”. Each artist may use any other materials or methods to create their pieces.

TIMELINE
The program will work with schools during the 2018 and 2019 school year. Each student will have a month to complete their project. The school will display the pieces until it is time for the judging.

The first round of judging will be done by the school and with Darrell to ensure the judging at each school is consistent. Each school will award 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and student’s choice by March of 2019. The pieces will remain on display at the school until the final judging.

The 1st place winner and student choice from each school will go to the finals which will be held in April of 2019. The first prize winner will have their piece displayed in the new clubhouse for the grand opening of the golf course.

PRIZES
For each school: 1st Prize - $100 gift card to Need Art Sponsor and entry into the final contest
2nd Prize - $50 gift card to Need Art Sponsor
3rd Prize - $25 gift card to Need Art Sponsor
Student Choice - $50 gift card to Need Art Sponsor

Final Round of Judging: 1st Prize - $200 gift card to  art display at the new clubhouse
2nd Prize - $100 gift card to Need Art Sponsor and art display at Sponsor Number 1
3rd Prize - $50 gift card to Need Art Sponsor and art display at Sponsor Number 2

PANEL OF JUDGES
A panel of seven judges will be selected by Darrell Anderson for the final judging. Panel members will include:
- A member from the Art community
- A member from the City and County of Denver, Parks and Recreation
- A member from the Community
- A member representing Historical aspects of the Park
- A member of CherryArts
- A member from Arts and Venues
- A member from the Design-Build team for City Park Golf
- A member of City Council Member

Donations

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  • Teena Bergstrand 
    • $25 
    • 17 mos
  • Bryon Adinoff 
    • $100 
    • 17 mos
  • Leslie Fangman 
    • $200 
    • 17 mos
  • Anita Sayed 
    • $250 
    • 18 mos
  • Saunders Inc. 
    • $1,500 
    • 18 mos
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Organizer

Cherry Arts 
Organizer
Denver, CO
Cherry Creek Arts Festival 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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