These projects are currently developing or evolving with the active creativity of the Arts Council and artists. Follow the CAC for updates on the newest installments.
“Love Where You Live” Heart Project
The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville | Douglas County (CAC) in partnership with the Douglasville Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is proud to present the new public art project, “Love Where you Live.” Inspired by the new public art project which seeks to celebrate the bond between the community and local businesses, fiberglass hand-painted hearts will roam the Douglasville l Douglas County community, all with creative designs from artists. These colorful, original sculptures were designed as an artistic focal point reflecting the community’s values, history, and bond. In addition, these sculptures will be a tourism driver and a selfie destination spot in high traffic areas. This public art project features 14 fiberglass heart sculptures, displayed throughout the community, and painted by local artists.
Jeremy Adams, heart located at Fowler Field, 3270 Chapel Hill Road
Chaney Billips, heart located at Jessie Davis Park, 7775 Malone Street
Chaney Billips, heart located at Stallings Insurance, 6588 Church Street
Grete Carder, heart located at Dog River Library, 6100 Highway 5
Ann Cockerill, heart located at Connally, Jordan, and Associates. 8483 Campbellton Street
Ann Cockerill, heart located at Anchor Heating and Air. 6556 Adair Place
Ellen Downing, heart located at the Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive
Brittany Gilbert, heart located at Fire Department, 6774 Church Street
Brittany Gilbert, heart located at O’Neal Plaza, 6700 Church Street
Rachel Grant, heart located at Boundary Waters, 5000 Highway 92
Sheryl Knight, heart located at the Cultural Arts Center, 8652 Campbellton Street
Misty Lackey, heart located at Hunter Park, 8830 Gurley Road
Gennell McCoy, heart located at Douglas County Library, 6810 Selman Drive
Sharanda Wilburn (SAW), heart located at Wellstar Pediatric Emergency Center, 8954 Hospital Drive
“Love Where You Live” is a bold, inventive way for business owners to help the CAC continue to support and promote public art within the community of Douglasville | Douglas County. This project offers an opportunity to be a part of an exciting campaign that champions the arts, energizes the community, and makes a statement throughout the region. It is a chance to help create a world of unfettered opportunity where the best and the brightest can make their marks, impact their local communities and contribute to a more competitive Douglasville | Douglas County. This project is funded by grant monies requested by the Douglasville CVB through the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the CAC’s Public Art Fund.
Pick up a map and more information at the CAC or the Douglasville Welcome Center (CVB)
Art On Loan
The CAC works with local businesses to provide a transitional gallery for the public. Individual artists loan collections of their work to various locations so they can be enjoyed and viewed by the community as they were intended.
Current Exhibits include: SAW Art (Sharanda Wilburn) featured at Douglasville/ Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority, Bradford Dorsey (Country Boy!) featured at City Hall, and Carol Collins featured at the Lithia Springs Senior Center.
Support for the Art On Loan program is generously supported by Georgia Council for the Arts
The Cultural Arts Council (CAC) Douglasville/ Douglas County will be installing a permanent interactive mural on the back of the City Hall (in the alleyway behind Fabiano’s). This selfie spot will bring additional public art to downtown Douglasville for both visitors and residents to enjoy.
A new Public Art Bench at the Rosalyn Carter Butterfly Garden at the Woodie Fite Senior Center.
Inspired by Little Free Libraries, the Free Art Boxes are a place to give and receive free art and supplies. The community will be invited to drop by one of the locations to explore the Cultural Arts Council’s newest art installations. Our hope is that these Little Free Art Boxes will inspire the love of art, provide opportunities to create and meet someone new, and encourage appreciation for the arts in Douglasville/Douglas County.