Superior Storm Drain Art 2014

Update June 16, 2014

Here are the final art pieces made by the six local artists.

1. Jeredt Runions.
Location:  Banks Ave., just below Belknap

2. Falyn McCotter.
Location: South Tower Ave, beside Webster Park.

3. Chelsey Miller. 
Location: 28th St. and Lamborn Ave.  Entrance to Northern Lights Elementary.

4. Holly Bounting and Josh Viig.
Location: 21st St near Catlin Ave.

5. Colin James Wiita.
Location: 5th St. and 22nd Ave. E.

                                                                  6. Tom Rep.
                                                                  Location:  3931 E. 2nd St.  Belgian Club.

Six local artists have been chosen:
Tom Rep, Jeredt Runions, Falyn McCotter, Colin James Wiita, Holly Bounting with Joshua Vig, and Chelsey Miller.

  The placement of the artwork next to a drain is to draw attention to storm drains.  Superior has over 3000 inlets that drain water from streets.  The goal for the healthiest rivers and lakes is to have only rain go down these drains.  By picking up litter, keeping cars maintained, picking up pet waste, and keeping the drains free of even natural debris like grass clippings we can help protect our streams and lakes.  What goes down a storm drain in most cases in Superior goes out to the streams without any treatment. 

We had an art opening June 14 from 2-4 p.m. at the Superior Council of Arts Gallery in the Red Mug Building.    The art exhibit will be up through July 12.  The gallery is open Tuesdays, Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pick up a Map Brochure
Map brochures are available at the Wisconsin Visitor Center in the Bong Heritage Museum, Government Center, Fairlawn Mansion, Superior Wastewater Treatment Plant, and the Superior Public Library.

If you have questions, call 715/394-0392.

This project was funded by the Community Opportunity Fund of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.  Thank you to Sherwin-Williams for donating paint and supplies.

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