P.A.I.N.T. Project

Saturday, October 22, 2011, 10 AM – 4 PM, the Center For Neighborhoods and volunteers came to the Garden to build and dedicate the P.A.I.N.T (Producing Art in Neighborhoods Together) project, GOAT(desic) DOMES: Exploring Our Connections by artists David Bibelhauser and Lauren Argo.  The geodesic domes will create an ideal space in the garden for the gardeners, neighbors and community to socialize, meditate, learn and relax.  “When you involve the community in creating a piece of art, its members are more connected to the work and are more likely to make it part of their lives.”  

There were informative workshops, refreshments by Red Hot Roasters, and kids’ activities.  A Food Truck was on site to purchase lunch.

Workshop Schedule: (each workshop was 30 minutes. approx. plus Q & A session)

11 AM – Composting

12 PM – Bee Keeping and Harvesting Honey

1 PM –   Growing a Community Garden in YOUR Neighborhood

2 PM -    Harvesting Rain Water

4 PM - GOAT(desic) DOMES Dedication with Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh

Event sponsors:  Dropseed Nursery, Sherwin-Williams Paints, Ale8 Soft Drink Co and Center for Neighborhoods

Attached below are the Project Proposal, Dome Sketches and the Certificate of Appropriateness from the Landmarks Commission.

Click the link below to see a video of the event produced by Amanda Arnold from Along the Trail Productions, a supporter and friend to Center For Neighborhoods.  http://youtu.be/tIA32vh1Nxk.

 Assembling the lower dome

 Assembling the upper dome with canvas triangles

Mayor Greg Fischer stopped by to help plant the trumpet vines around the lower dome



San Diego Sandwich Works truck sold food to the volunteers

 Virginia Forest helps hold the pieces together

Artists David Bibelhauser and Lauren Argo

Mayor Fischer with the Artists


Mayor Fischer tests drives the Electric Goat


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Pam Vetter,
Oct 17, 2011, 12:30 PM
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Pam Vetter,
Oct 1, 2011, 7:59 AM
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Oct 1, 2011, 7:56 AM
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Oct 1, 2011, 8:58 AM
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