The Fairmount Park Art Association announces the appointment of Charles Moleski and Robin Redmond to the positions of Program Coordinator for New•Land•Marks: public art and the meaning of place. New•Land•Marks is a public art program which will engage artists and community organizations throughout Philadelphia to plan and create innovative public art projects that promote and celebrate the community through aesthetic enhancements and revitalization efforts. New•Land•Marks is supported by a generous grant from the William Penn Foundation.
Charles Moleski, a Philadelphia native, most recently served as the Education Coordinator at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts and is the founder of YuHu!, an arts education organization serving children living in homeless shelters. Robin Redmond, a graduate of the Arts Management program at Carnegie Mellon University, was most recently Assistant Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Settlement Music School, and has worked as an artist-in-residence at the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Chartered in 1872, the Fairmount Park Art Association is the nation’s first private non-profit organization integrating public art and urban planning. The Art Association works to promote the appreciation of public art through programs and advocacy efforts which commission, interpret, and preserve art in Philadelphia. The Art Association also serves as a resource for artists, architects, community groups, and civic leaders.