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Twitter Takes Home Platinum OBIE Award

Twitter Takes Home Platinum OBIE Award

May 19, 2017

OAAA presented 48 awards this week at the 75th OBIE Awards Show, held during the 2017 OAAA\Geopath National Convention + Expo in New Orleans, LA. Twitter was honored with the first Platinum OBIE Award for its in-house #What’sHappening campaign.

Heads up: ArtPop is back with new artists' work on billboards

Heads up: ArtPop is back with new artists' work on billboards

April 24, 2017

For the second year, the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is raising art to new heights while sprucing up the roadways in and around Winston-Salem with five billboards featuring local artwork.

Five local artists selected to have work installed on area billboards

Five local artists selected to have work installed on area billboards

April 19, 2017

A series of billboards around Columbus are not advertising a particular product, but are instead sending a message about the city's art community.

Four ArtPop Peoria winners chosen, People’s Choice Contest now open

Four ArtPop Peoria winners chosen, People’s Choice Contest now open

March 17, 2017

Vote for the fifth piece of art in ArtPop Peoria People's Choice Contest. The public can vote through April 2 on five pieces chosen by the judges.

You could design a giant new billboard coming to the Queens waterfront

You could design a giant new billboard coming to the Queens waterfront

February 28, 2017

Ever wanted to create an landmark to compete with the iconic Pepsi Cola sign in Long Island City? Dream on, but you can still maybe make your mark along the East River, courtesy Socrates Sculpture Park.

A Drive-Thru Art Show Appears on Billboards in LA

A Drive-Thru Art Show Appears on Billboards in LA

December 27, 2016

Now, instead of absorbing the messaging of budget beer brands and insurance companies, LA car owners can appreciate art history in the making with the works of artists such as Paul McCarthy and Alex Prager.

Former teacher shows love for her students with a literal billboard

Former teacher shows love for her students with a literal billboard

December 21, 2016

Can you imagine loving a group of people so much that you would put it on a billboard?

Marian Sims, a former teacher from Lexington, Kentucky, who is nearly 70 years old, did just that. She put the billboard up to honor and thank 46 years worth of her students.

Liberty High School student's art among those to be featured on area billboards

Liberty High School student's art among those to be featured on area billboards

December 20, 2016

Liberty High School's Olivia Lunger will have her artwork displayed on a Lehigh Valley billboard, one of eight winners in the third annual ArtPop Billboard Competition announced Tuesday at Adams Outdoor Advertising in Bethlehem.

2017 ArtPop Billboard Winners Announced

2017 ArtPop Billboard Winners Announced

December 06, 2016

Now in its fourth year, the ArtPop program continues to put local artists' work on area billboards. On Tuesday night (Dec. 6), the latest slew of 20 artists was announced. 

A Billboard Art Show For The Masses And The Homeless

A Billboard Art Show For The Masses And The Homeless

December 01, 2016

Throughout December, 45 billboards gracing some of the busiest intersections around Los Angeles will become a digitally connected citywide art gallery of works from established and emerging artists from seven countries.

Main Street Bank sponsors student artwork billboards

Main Street Bank sponsors student artwork billboards

December 01, 2016

Main Street Bank is awarding students in local counties for their talents in arts by placing their creations on billboards.

Local artists have a chance to win major exposure

Local artists have a chance to win major exposure

November 23, 2016

The second annual ArtPop Beaufort is a collaboration of the Beaufort Arts Council and Adams Outdoor Advertising. Ten artists' submissions will be chosen by a panel of judges to appear on area billboards for a year, starting in February.

Charlotte Art Students Are Using $20,000 In Billboard Space To Create Charlotte’s Largest Drive-By Gallery Crawl

Charlotte Art Students Are Using $20,000 In Billboard Space To Create Charlotte’s Largest Drive-By Gallery Crawl

June 01, 2016

ArtPop, a marketing collaborative for local artists, has organized a partnership between the Arts & Science Council and Adams Outdoor Advertising to launch a massive outdoor, drive-by gallery crawl in Charlotte.

Arts council picks ArtPop works for outdoor display

Arts council picks ArtPop works for outdoor display

April 08, 2016

“Art has no boundaries,” said Jim Sparrow, president and chief executive of the arts council. “By partnering with out of home advertising, we can take art to travelers on public highways."

Art Lives

Art Lives

March 28, 2016

This unique sustainability campaign gives artwork and billboards a second life as repurposed, one-of-a-kind backpacks and accessories.
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