The Art of Making: art in public spaces

Celebrating creativity in public places and the public art journey - from concept to completion. 10 Dec 2021 to 30 Jan 2022

The Art of Making: art in public spaces
Emily Floyd | Literary Parrot, Poll | 2017 | cast aluminium, automotive paint | 140 x 94 x 136 cm | Courtesy of the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery

Caloundra Regional Gallery has collaborated with Urban Art Projects (UAP) to create a survey-style exhibition that heroes finished public artworks alongside conceptual processes.

The exhibition features drawings, designs, maquettes and sculptures, as well as images of large-scale and site-specific installations. The works celebrate 28 years of UAP producing and advocating creativity in public spaces around the globe.

LocationDate and Time
Caloundra Regional Gallery10 December 2021 to 30 January 2022

Free entry.

About UAP

UAP believes that incredible things do not just happen; they are created, nurtured and believed in. Arts, culture, and creativity have always played a vital role in bringing people together. UAP continues this tradition with an enduring belief that creativity can inspire incredible possibilities.

Established in 1993 by brothers Matt and Dan Tobin, their modest Brisbane practice has evolved into a global art and design studio and workshop. In August 2019, UAP acquired the 60-year old foundry, Polih Tallix, making UAP one of the most significant art foundries in the world. Its network comprises three key studios and facilities in New York, Brisbane, and Shanghai, and seven worldwide satellite offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Chengdu, Shenzhen, Singapore, Sydney, and Riyadh.

From the design studio to the factory floor, UAP works across all aspects of the creative process. From commissioning and curatorial services, concept development, and design assistance to engineering, fabrication, and installation. Its diverse team of creative specialists, strategists, and practitioners share an enduring vision for the future with an ingrained culture of collaboration. By pairing exceptional strategies and manufacturing capabilities with the team’s unrivaled dedication to excellence, UAP ensures that our generation creates timeless and relevant objects, ideas, and places that will inspire and connect people for generations to come. As a company, this is the common ground on which it moves forward.

UAP has serviced globally renowned artists including Judy Watson, Robert Andrew, Fiona Foley, Nicole Eisenman, Sanford Biggers, Lindy Lee, Sarah Sze, Maya Lin, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Florentijn Hofman, Kehinde Wiley, Ai Weiwei, Idris Khan, Joel Shapiro, Jeff Koons, Emily Floyd, Reko Rennie, Sui Jianggou, Arnaud Lapierre, Tom Otterness, Cao Fei amongst others. UAP has also delivered projects for BVN, SHoP Architects, Kohn Pedersen Fox, Tishman Speyer, Hines, SL Green, and Zaha Hadid Architects.