Category Archives: BenchMarks

Bench in Progress


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BenchMarks design approved by IC Downtown District

Good news comes to those who wait! Last week my roommate and I received an email from Ryan Bentzinger, a University of Iowa graduate of the Art School. He relayed the message that our bench design was approved by the … Continue reading

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Time to Get Personal!

I am in a class called Marketing, Promoting and Politicking Public Art. Each class we learn about public art monuments and sculptures that are all over the United States. We have spent much of our time learning about works ranging … Continue reading

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BenchMarks Slideshow

On a warm September afternoon I strolled through the pedmall to get this collection of photos of benches painted for the BenchMarks project downtown Iowa City.

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Painted Benches…

Who gets to paint them? Could I paint a bench? I would love to paint a bench. Do people have to get their design approved by the city or can they paint whatever they want? Wait where are these, I … Continue reading

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