The Bagg’s Square mural is a 76-foot historical timeline of Utica’s past. In Utica, New York, a $250,000 grant was awarded from National Grid to the Bagg’s Square Association, which enabled the association to develop a large Dibond paneled mural, designed by Michelle Truett. The installation features 110 historical elements including people, places and events that made the city what is today.
In an exhibit featured in early 2016, photographer Robert Rodriguez Jr. included his recent landscape works at the Bank Square Coffee House in Beacon, NY. The exhibition presented a series of 11 large format prints onto 1” thick Gatorfoam board.
3A Composites USA To Showcase Full Lines Of Rigid Substrates For Corporate Identity Programs At GlobalShop 2017
3A Composites USA will be focused on creating identity from the inside out with its full lines of interior rigid substrates and exterior aluminum composite materials at GlobalShop 2017 to be held March 28-30 in Las Vegas.
The University of Colorado Denver’s College of Architecture and Planning’s Design Build Program is gaining recognition in the architecture world for their world-class student works. In a recent project the students collaborated with the Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC) to complete the Next Stage Collaborative Gallery. The DPAC houses all of the city’s performing arts theaters under one roof.
Renowned German contemporary artist, Albert Oehlen, completes his most ambitious United States exhibition, featuring 45 acclaimed works. The exhibit, created with the Cleveland Museum of Art, showcases the extraordinary artistic range of Oehlen, who has made his mark on the art world since the 1970s. Featuring both new and seen works, the artist showcases his pieces from the last 30 years.
Liganova, a retail branding company, has worked with some of the top retailers in the world to include Adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, and Mercedes-Benz. The company, back in 2012, was responsible for designing and producing a mobile store for HUGO BOSS.
Contemporary figurative painter Shana Levenson from Albuquerque, NM finished her Masters of Fine Arts from the Academy of Art University in May of 2016. Levenson has been painting in a full-time capacity for the past five years, but has always had an interest and special acclivity for art.
One of Dibond’s more common applications is as a printing substrate. The material is often used by print shops for photography and other artistic prints.
New Mexico Appleseed is a nonprofit organization responsible for the creation of the Parade of Playhouses, an annual design event aimed to raise funds for hunger, child malnutrition, family homelessness and poverous families in New Mexico. The nonprofit was instrumental in passing legislation for children to receive free and reduced meals in local schools, which has proven effects on student academic performance.
Dibond’s use as a direct painting substrate continues to grow in popularity amongst artists. Christine Mercer-Vernon is a narrative artist who paints out of a small dedicated space in her home. In an interview with 3A Composites Graphic Display USA she describes herself as a narrative artist, “Every natural object has a story, from where it begins to where it ends. Life and Death. I see poetry in the stark contrast between the two.”