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Arts Ambassador Talks Government Support For Public Art

Ann Wykell is a consultant to nonprofits and local government on public art.  She's been involved with many public art projects in the Tampa Bay area. 

She developed and managed the art plan for Sarasota National Cemetery’s Patriot Plaza and established St. Petersburg’s first Office of Cultural Affairs. She's currently advising the City of St Petersburg on art selection for the Pier Park project. 

She spoke with WUSF's Lisa Peakes about government support for public art and what makes for effective projects.

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