Mural artist, Georgeta Fondos, has been awarded multiple public art projects throughout South Florida.
During the process, she has worked with artists consultants, city managers, and community people.
This public murals portfolio shows her versatility in both realistic and abstract styles,
but also in creating specialized design concepts for other venues. For instance, she created an abstract, tropical-themed design for a public children’s playground fence in Tamarac, Florida, coming in 2020. Her winning design concept for the Terrazzo Floor, called “Music”,
is featured in the main lobby of the Performing Arts Center of Lauderhill (LPAC).
PLAYERS TRUST LOGO MURAL
ABOUT PUBLIC ART
Public Art Definition
Public Art could be a large or small piece of art, such as mural, relief, sculpture, or installation, placed on public sites. This art is available to the public.
It’s purpose it to express community values, beautify our environment, transform a landscape, heighten our awareness, or question our assumptions.
Public art has experienced a dramatic growth in government and public buildings in the United States.
In the present public art can take any form and size and can be permanent or temporary.
This type of art is usually site-specific, which is art created in response to a specific place. Public art could be mural, sculpture, three-dimensional art, installation art, video art, etc. This form of art is usually managed by a municipal agency or a non-profit organization.
Art in public places is funded by governmental organizations, non-profit organizations (i.e. Public Art Fund,)
Percent for Art Program, grant programs, and other fund-raising methods. It can also be self-funded.
The process includes a request for Proposals or Request for Qualifications. The application process can take months or years.
The selected artists usually work with artists consultants, design teams, architects, or the community.
WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING…
“The Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Agency would like to thank Murals by Georgeta for being a vital part of our Riviera Beach Art and Branding Project. Georgeta had the daunting task of installing a great piece of artwork at the main intersection of our City. The design and the final product was truly something special. Her positive work ethic and consummate professionalism were also to be admired. We look forward to working with her in the near future.” – Riviera Beach CRA Leadership
“We hired Georgeta for a custom paint project on the keel bulb of a racing sailboat belonging to a client. She was very professional and worked with us to get the design exactly as we wanted it. She was also super flexible about using the marine paint that was required for the job. Once the work started, she was incredibly efficient and actually finished ahead of schedule. The result was excellent and was identical to the presented design. We would absolutely work with Georgeta again and highly recommend her for custom paintwork.” Brad Magovsky, AREA 51 Global Logistics
I have worked with Georgeta for three Public Art mural projects… I have had the privilege to witness her work ethic and ability to communicate and work with staff and stakeholders to achieve a consensus regarding the final mural. She is a tireless worker who constantly reworks her designs to accommodate all the opinions offered. I highly recommend Georgeta Fondos as an extremely creative artist, muralist, professional artist, and creative mind to execute a mural for you.” Beth Ravitz, Public Artist and Artist Consultant, Lauderhill, Florida
“Georgeta is absolutely AMAZING. She is able to take a verbal concept and transform it into an incredible tangible creation. We have had her paint several murals in our office and each one is phenomenal!! …Georgeta was AMAZING to work with. Her creativity knows no boundaries and her creations bring joy to all who view them.“ Teresa Miller, Vice President, Human Resources, Garden of Life, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
“Georgeta is very professional and reliable and spends a lot of time in doing research for the project. She provides very detailed designs. As a result, her murals are very complex and engaging.” George Gadson, Public Artist and Artist Consultant, Tamarac, Florida