The Heron

The Heron

Turnpike Art Group By Turnpike Art Group

Renowned Street artist ATM to highlight endangered British birdlife with a large scale artwork placed in the urban environment.

City of London Delivery stage

18
backers
£288
pledged of £288
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This project was funded on 28 Jan 2015!

The Turnpike Art Group have placed artworks by British Street Artist ATM in a number of local sites. For this new piece, we have been given permission to create a two-storey depiction of the Grey Heron - as a symbol for the plight of our threatened indigenous bird life.

What we'll deliver:

  • Create a unique artwork on the side of a London residential house.

Why it's a great idea:

TAG champion the natural world. And through skilled artists such as ATM we can draw focus on the ever-diminishing bird life which once existed in abundance in both rural and urban landscapes. As we claim more and more green spaces for concrete developments, wildlife suffers.

The vision of a graceful heron flying overhead to a new watering spot has all but disappeared.

ATM's Heron artwork will be both beacon for change, and a trigger for education.

Steps to get it done:

  • Engaging the artist to spend 2-3 days painting directly onto the urban infrastructure.

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Location City of London

City of London has £147,200 in potential grant funding

About the space

urban

Council

Haringey

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How will the money be spent?Total £288

Alloy tower hire (1 week) - £108 (38%)
Artist fee - £100 (35%)
Art materials - £30 (10%)
Masonry paint - £21 (7%)
Other - £29 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

38%
Alloy tower hire (1 week)
£108
35%
Artist fee
£100
10%
Art materials
£30
7%
Masonry paint
£21
10%
Other
£29
  • Transaction Fees
    £13
  • Spacehive fees
    £10
  • VAT
    £3

Total £288

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