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Public art representing multiple perspectives and genres opens the community to new ideas, cultures, and appreciation. Platform Art provides forums for art experiences and supports the creation of public art. Select the MAP link for directions.

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friends of freedom

Veterans' Memorial Park, Lakeland 

Designed and created by Becky Ault

Cast Bronze, 2022

 

in partnership

with Polk County Veterans Council

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standpipe

Green Mills' MidTown Lofts, Lakeland 

Designed and created by Matthew Mosher

Steel, 2021

 

An enterprise public art commission

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sound wall

Harrell Family Botanical Garden

Bonnet Springs Park, Lakeland

Designed and created by Becky Ault

PLaura Prazdnicane and Lucy Jiayun Zhang

Stainless steel, glass, mixed media, 2020

 

in partnership

with Polk County Schools

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tribute to linemen

Lakeland Electric, Lakeland 

Designed and created by Becky Ault 

Maddie McDaniel, Gabriella Thomas, and Angel Rose

Stainless steel, 2018

 

in partnership with Polk County Schools

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the goddess mural

Tax Collector for Polk County, Lakeland 

Designed and created by Tom Pitzen

Ceramic tile, 2018

 

An enterprise public art commission

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the florida scrub jay

"it takes a village"

Designed and created by Paula Allen

Polk County Students 

Animated film, 2017

 

in partnership with Polk County Schools

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lotus garden

Burlington Place Apartments, St. Petersburg

Designed and created by Tom Pitzen

Ceramic tile, 2017

 

An enterprise public art commission

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service

Veterans' Memorial Park, Lakeland

Designed and created by Tom Monaco

Jenna Huffman

Steel, paint, 2016

 

in partnership

with Polk County Schools

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sacrifice

Veterans' Memorial Park, Lakeland

Designed and created by Tom Monaco

Cierra Grenier

Steel, stainless steel, 2015

 

in partnership

with Polk County Schools

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honor

Veterans' Memorial Park, Lakeland

Designed and created by Tom Monaco

Maria Vazquez

Steel, glass, 2014

 

in partnership

with Polk County Schools

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spirit of entrepreneurship

Dixieland Mall, Lakeland

Designed and created by Bump Galletta

Steel, 2015

 

An enterprise public art commission

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l'hermione mural

The Mahoney Group, Lakeland

Designed and created by Tim Haas

Paint, 2015

 

An enterprise public art commission

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bicycle racks

Lake-to-Lake Trail, Lakeland

Charlie's Auto Imports, Lakeland

Designed and created by James Lasley

Steel, bicycle parts, mixed media, 2015

 

An enterprise public art commission

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orange street bridge

RP Funding Center Orange Street Bridge, Lakeland

Designed and created by

Beate Marston & Vincent Sansone

Ceramic tiles, steel, 2012-2014

 

in partnership

with the City of Lakeland

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community in motion

Imabari City Library, Imabari, Japan

Designed and created by Paula Allen

Polk County Students

Handmade paper, colored pencil, mixed media, 2010-2011

 

in partnership

with Sister Cities International

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