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2024 Painted Traffic Boxes Contest


The Town of Amherst Arts & Culture in Public Places Board (ACPPB) is excited to announce the 2024 Painted Traffic Boxes Contest. This is our fifth year painting the Town of Amherst’s traffic boxes. All artists interested in making their mark in the Town of Amherst should apply! Wouldn’t it be great to have an intersection identified by your painted traffic box design? The theme for our contest is Amherst is Arts and Culture. The deadline for design submission is April 7, 2024. The ACPPB will select the six lucky submissions. Please click the links below for more information.

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Posted on Jan 20, 2024 by the Arts and Culture in Public Places Board.

Meeting Dates

Tue., January  16, 2024,  07:00 PM

Tue., February  13, 2024,  07:00 PM

Tue., March  12, 2024,  07:00 PM

Tue., April  9, 2024,  07:00 PM

Tue., May  14, 2024,  07:00 PM

Tue., June  11, 2024,  07:00 PM

Tue., July  9, 2024,  07:00 PM

Tue., August  13, 2024,  07:00 PM

Tue., September  10, 2024,  07:00 PM

Tue., October  8, 2024,  07:00 PM

Tue., November  12, 2024,  07:00 PM

Tue., December  10, 2024,  07:00 PM


Meeting Location

Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221

To verify, please call (716) 631-7013.


Mission Statement

To promote public art and culture within the town and to collaborate and cooperate with various and appropriate individuals, groups, associations, organizations and institutions concerned with art and culture to promote, ensure and enhance the function, object and mission of the visual and performing arts in the Town of Amherst.


Projects & Initiatives


Pictured from left to right are Barbara Pickelhaupt, Marketing; Deborah Doucette and Sharon Seamans, Co-Chairs; Maureen Cilano, Treasurer; Mary Jo Kahley-Wolf, Recording Secretary.

The Town of Amherst Arts and Culture in Public Places Board (ACPPB), a wholly volunteer organization, established in 1998, celebrates 25 years of service to the community. The ACPPB provides free concerts, solicits the artists who paint the beautiful traffic signal boxes in town, has the dynamic speaker series - Let's Do Lunch, and provides Art stART for children at the Williamsville Farmers Market. Plans to add more ACPPB projects are in the works for 2024. The Board meets on the second Tuesday of the month at the Town Hall Council Members' conference room, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville at 7:00 PM. Town of Amherst residents are encouraged to attend/join. Pictured from left to right are Barbara Pickelhaupt, Marketing; Deborah Doucette and Sharon Seamans, Co-Chairs; Maureen Cilano, Treasurer; Mary Jo Kahley-Wolf, Recording Secretary. Absent from the picture, Board Members: Burton Merriam, Michael Russo, Jenni Colwell, Judge Penny Wolfgang, Advisors: Sharon Rich and Joy Testa Cinquino, Town Liaison: Jacqui Berger.


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Liaison

Jacqualine G. Berger, Councilmember


Members

Deborah Doucette (CC)  term expires  12/31/2025

Sharon Seamans (CC)  term expires  12/31/2025

Mary Jo Kahley-Wolf (S)  term expires  12/31/2025

Maureen Cilano (T)  term expires  12/31/2025

Jennifer Colwell (M)  term expires  12/31/2025

Burton Merriam (M)  term expires  12/31/2024

Michael E. Russo (M)  term expires  12/31/2025

Joy  Testa Cinquino (M)  term expires  12/31/2026

Penny Wolfgang (M)  term expires  12/31/2025

Sharon Rich (O)  term expires  12/31/2023

Key

(C) Chairperson
(CC) Co-Chairperson
(M) Member
(O) Resource Person
(S) Secretary
(V) Vice Chairperson

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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