Carbon Sink http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en UW’s Public Art Policy Formalized http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-s-public-art-policy-formalized <p>The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has formalized a public art policy that's been informally in effect since 2012. The policy creates the President’s Public Art Committee, which is made up of five members from art and non-art departments on campus. The Committee is responsible for reviewing art works proposed for installation on and around campus, and providing recommendations. The UW President, in consultation with the President of the Trustees makes the final call.</p><p></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:56:07 +0000 Irina Zhorov 53956 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW’s Public Art Policy Formalized Documents Show Artwork Removed Early Due to Pressure http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/documents-show-artwork-removed-early-due-pressure <p></p><p>A sculpture, called Carbon Sink, installed on the University of Wyoming campus, has generated a lot of controversy in the past couple of years. It was a pin wheel of charred logs that sought to draw a connection between coal, global warming, and increased beetle kill. Wyoming Public Radio’s Irina Zhorov reports that this supposedly anti-carbon message certainly got the attention of law makers, donors, and those in industry.<br>&nbsp;</p><p>IRINA ZHOROV: The piece was installed in 2011 and was removed in May of 2012, a year earlier than expected.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:05:19 +0000 Irina Zhorov 30762 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Documents Show Artwork Removed Early Due to Pressure