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Huntington Station Banners (Town-Sponsored)

Artist-designed banners installed in various locations within the Huntington Station Business Improvement District (BID) are documented in this section of the Public Art Inventory.  This project involved partnership of the Town's Public Art Initiative and the Huntington Station BID.  A total of 50 banners were printed with the project slogan - "Huntington Station: Moving Forward Together" - on one side and one of 5 different artist designs on the other (10 of each design).   To help support this project the BID offered local businesses and residents the opportunity to "sponsor" a banner, with each being recognized by their name printed below the "slogan"

Title:  Huntington Station: Moving Forward Together

Artist(s):  Ellen Fleury, Fleury Design (Huntington Station, NY)

Other Collaborators:  Commissioned by the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative in cooperation with the Huntington Station BID

Year of Creation:  2009 (Printed & Installed: 2010)

Medium:  Graphic design digitally printed on vinyl banners

Approx. Dimensions (HxWxD):  Printed on one side of 50 banners, each banner 60 x 30 in.

Description:  The project slogan - "Huntington Station:  Moving Forward Together" - is presented in block letters on a grid suggestive of the cross-ties and rails of railroad tracks on one side of all 50 banners.  In-between each cross-tie a selection of different bright colors help to provide visual excitement.  In a short panel at the bottom of the banner the BID logo is displayed in the right corner with the name of sponsor printed to the left. 

Markings/Inscriptions:  Each banner also included the name of the sponsor in the indicated space below the slogan.

Hamlet:  Huntington Station

Street/Site Location:  Various locations within the Huntington Station Business Improvement District

Owner/Administrator:  A collaborative partnership of the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative and the Huntington Station BID

Title:  Growing Together

Artist(s):  Cynthia Grimm (Huntington Station, NY)

Other Collaborators:  Commissioned by the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative in cooperation with the Huntington Station BID

Year of Creation:  2009 (printed and installed: 2010)

Medium:  Acrylic painting digitally reproduced on vinyl banners

Approx. Dimensions (HxWxD):  Printed on one side of 10 banners, each banner 60 x 30 in.

Description:  This artist-designed banner executed in a "na├»ve" style reminiscent of a child's drawing, depicts a diverse community of people gathering underneath a tree.             

Hamlet:  Huntington Station

Street/Site Location:  Various locations within the Huntington Station Business Improvement District

Owner/Administrator:  A collaborative partnership of the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative and the Huntington Station BID

 

Title:  Handprints

Artist(s):  Edward Ferrand (Huntington Station, NY)

Other Collaborators:  Commissioned by the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative in cooperation with the Huntington Station BID

Year of Creation:  2009 (printed and installed: 2010)

Medium:  Graphic design digitally printed on vinyl banners

Approx. Dimensions (HxWxD):  Printed on one side of 10 banners, each banner 60 x 30 in.

Description:  A variety of different-colored handprints suggest the ethnic diversity of the Huntington Station community. 

Hamlet:  Huntington Station

Street/Site Location:  Various locations within the Huntington Station Business Improvement District

Owner/Administrator:  A collaborative partnership of the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative and the Huntington Station BID

 

Title:  Huntington Station: Merge

Artist(s):  Irena Piechota-Wong (Huntington, NY)

Other Collaborators:  Commissioned by the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative in cooperation with the Huntington Station BID

Year of Creation:  2009 (printed and installed: 2010)

Medium:  Graphic design digitally printed on vinyl banners

Approx. Dimensions (HxWxD):  Printed on one side of 10 banners, each banner 60 x 30 in.

Description:  Different colored puzzle pieces, each labeled with a different community value (e.g. "home," "solidarity," "culture," & "teamwork") are depicted in the process of coming together to form an upward arrow against a stylized sun in the background. 

Hamlet:  Huntington Station

Street/Site Location:  Various locations within the Huntington Station Business Improvement District

Owner/Administrator:  A collaborative partnership of the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative and the Huntington Station BID

 
 

Title:  Access to Transportation

Artist(s):  Jack Pierce (Huntington, NY)

Other Collaborators:  Commissioned by the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative in cooperation with the Huntington Station BID

Year of Creation:  2009 (printed and installed: 2010)

Medium:  Graphic design digitally printed on vinyl banners

Approx. Dimensions (HxWxD):  Printed on one side of 10 banners, each banner 60 x 30 in.

Description:  Three stylized figures with different skin colors board a train with images of a tree, a utility pole and power line, and a building suggest the surrounding community. 

Hamlet:  Huntington Station

Street/Site Location:  Various locations within the Huntington Station Business Improvement District

Owner/Administrator:  A collaborative partnership of the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative and the Huntington Station BID 

 

Title:  Diversity & Community

Artist(s):  Jack Pierce (Huntington, NY)

Other Collaborators:  Commissioned by the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative in cooperation with the Huntington Station BID

Year of Creation:  2009 (printed and installed: 2010)

Medium:  Graphic design digitally printed on vinyl banners

Approx. Dimensions (HxWxD):  Printed on one side of 10 banners, each banner 60 x 30 in.

Description:  Stylized figures of different skin colors mingle while crossing a street. 

Hamlet:  Huntington Station

Street/Site Location:  Various locations within the Huntington Station Business Improvement District

Owner/Administrator:  A collaborative partnership of the Town of Huntington Public Art Initiative and the Huntington Station BID