Vote Scheduled for Art in Harrison Park

The Harrison West Society invites Short North Area residents and business owners to vote for the next two sculptures to be installed in Harrison Park, our newest riverfront park, located along the Olentangy River.

Through a competition coordinated by the Harrison West Society and the faculty and administration of the Columbus College of Art and Design, CCAD students have been working up proposals for the next two sculptures to be installed in Harrison Park. The Society’s Park Committee will present their designs at a community-wide open house from noon to 8 p.m. on April 23, 2011 at the Harrison Park Community Center. Drop in, review, the proposals, and vote for the two designs you would like to see added to Harrison Park. Residents and business owners are also is invited to a reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. to celebrate the completion of the project.

Winners will be awarded $3,000 for their designs. Money for the awards is being raised through grants and private donations. If you would like to contribute to the Harrison Park Art Fund, mail your check to the Short North Foundation / 120 W. Goodale / Columbus, OH 43215. Checks should be made payable to “The Short North Foundation” and should include a notation that the money is intended for the Harrison Park Art Fund. The Short North Neighborhood Foundation is a registered not for profit organization as described in section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Please check with your tax advisor for the deductibility of this gift for your own personal tax situation.

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