Celebrating Public Art in Oneida County, NY
After a year’s research, members of the ArtOneida team have found over 150 works of public art across the county, representing over 130 years of history. You can see 50+ of these works highlighted in their new book, titled ArtOneida, available at local sellers or to order online.
This companion website also shares more photographs and information about all the artwork, including an interactive map.
This project is sponsored by Sculpture Space, in Utica, NY, as a part of their 40th anniversary, with funding from the Oneida County Partners in Prosperity initiative.
Featured Artwork: Alley Oop
In the 1940's, a 15 foot tall Alley Oop stood guard outside the barracks at the Griffiss military base, first dressed as an Army soldier, then as a member of the Air Force. He had been created by some…