VISION 2030 Launches Public Arts Initiative

VISION 2030, a program of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce,  launched its Public Arts Initiative on April 23.

The mission of the VISION 2030 Public Art Committee is to enhancing the lives of every citizen and the community’s long-term economic vitality through exhibition of public artworks. Under the leadership of committee chairs, LeTrell Simpson of Con-sen-sus, and Frank Norton Jr. of The Norton Agency, the committee has been working on a Public Art Walking Tour and Map for over two years with many hours of research and cataloging of current public art inventory.

The Gainesville-Hall County free Public Art Tour provides the opportunity to view a selection of over 30 works of art in a variety of media using an easy to follow map.

Community Public Art Partners include The Arts Council, Brenau University and the Quinlan Visual Arts Center. Corporate sponsors are The Norton Agency and VISION 2030. VISION 2030 Public Arts Committee members are: Mark Alexander; Brenda Bahel; Sandra Bailey; Dr. Jack Burd; Katie Crumley; Karron Denaple; Deloras Diaz; Nancy Keleman; Jim Mathis; Jessica Tullar; Amanda McClure; John McHenry; Meg Nivens; Frank Norton, Jr.; Nichole Rawlings; Carl Romberg; LeTrell Simpson; Cindy Wilson; Gladys Wyatt.

View the Public Art Tour online:

For more information on the VISION 2030 Art Initiative and Public Art Tour or other programs, contact Meg Nivens, Executive Director of VISION 2030 at 770-532-6206 x 104. Email:

For a Public Art Tour of Gainesville-Hall County Brochure & Map, call the Greater Hall Chamber, 770-532-6206 or drop by the Chamber at 230 E.E. Butler Parkway in Gainesville

About VISION 2030

VISION 2030 is a community organization that grew out of a special leadership summit. It is composed of 100 diverse community leaders that are passionate about the community’s vision and are determined to complete this process for Gainesville-Hall County. VISION 2030 is a wide-range of innumerable projects that are being carried out to improve and grow the community of Hall County. From public art to educational awareness, Vision 2030 is becoming incredibly hands on in the community to help better the county as a whole. The compilation of these many grand ideas has become a comprehensive action plan known as The Big Ideas. VISION 2030 is a program of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce and funded through HALLmark 2015-2020.

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