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Fire Hydrant Art Project Seeks 20 Local Artists Inspired by Andy Warhol Exhibit at College of DuPage

Fire hydrants in downtown Wheaton, IL will be brightly decorated as part of a project inspired by the Andy Warhol exhibit at College of DuPage. Lisa Marie Farver, Patch Staff Posted Fri, Mar 24, 2023 at 11:13 am CT

WHEATON, IL — Local artists are being sought to revamp the fire hydrants in downtown Wheaton with bold colors and creative designs inspired by Andy Warhol. The public art project coincides with College of DuPage's current Andy Warhol Portfolios: A Life in Pop exhibit, which opens June 3.

In total, 20 artists will be selected to decorate fire hydrants in a paid commission. Each artist's work can be sponsored by local businesses and organizations for $250. Artists have until April 15 to apply to decorate a hydrant.

For more information, interested applicants can email Laurie Swanson at Businesses can click the link to learn more about sponsoring a fire hydrant.


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