August 13, 2016

'Chucks' to be auctioned

From Heather Cassaro, City of Redmond
City announces rock chuck sculpture auction,
Summer public art display to end


Spokesman photo


  On Thursday, August 18, from 5 – 7 p.m., the Redmond Committee for Art in Public Places will host a rock chuck sculpture auction, finding new homes for twenty handcrafted rock chuck sculptures transformed by local artists. The creative ‘Chucks’, as they are now called, have been on display at participating businesses throughout Redmond for the ‘Chucks in Public Places’ art installation since June 15. The auction is free to attend and will take place outside of Redmond City Hall, at 716 SW Evergreen Ave.

Redmond Rock Chuck Sculpture Auction
   Thursday, August 18, 2016
   5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
   Redmond City Hall – Outdoors on Evergreen
   716 SW Evergreen Ave.
   FREE to Attend


  The auction will bring together all twenty ‘Chucks’ for one final viewing before they are auctioned off, and will feature live music and no host bar/food by Dawg House. Proceeds from the auction will benefit future RCAPP programs. For more information on the event and/or to view RCAPP’s rock chuck sculpture gallery, please visit www.ci.redmond.or.us.


The Redmond Committee for Art in Public Places was created on May 23, 2006 by City Ordinance No. 2006-08. Its purpose is to introduce art into select public locations and situations in order to create a unique sense of place and enhance community identity throughout Redmond.

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