Are you ready to rock? With headphones, a boombox, or back and forth in a rocking chair on the front porch?
For the second year, Plum Creek invites artists, groups and individuals from across Central Texas to participate in Rock the Porch - a public art initiative inspired by the music that rocks you. Whether it’s a genre of music, or a particular song, artist or instrument, Plum Creek invites people to “Rock the Porch” by creating sculptural and artistic music-inspired rocking chairs that will beautify the area and spark conversations throughout the community.
1. Apply to be an artist.
2. Rock those creative juices for two months to create a music-inspired rocking chair.
3. Chairs are due at Hootenanny on the Hill (October 11th) where they’ll be revealed to and voted on by the public at a live concert.
4. The winner will select a local charity from a predetermined list and Plum Creek will donate $500 directly to the charity of choice.
5. The 20 chairs will be distributed in pairs to 10 highly-trafficked locations around Plum Creek and Kyle.
Click on an artist to read more.
"Classic Rock" - Mark and Anna Boling
New Haven Assisted Living & Memory Care
"Rockin' with H-E-Buddy" - H-E-B plus! Kyle
"Letters Home" - PAWS Shelter
"Gypsy Jazz" - Christina Fajardo
"The Roots of Music Evolution" - Jen Cronin with J&T Art Studio
"Fast Cars and Hot Guitars" - Keith Kelso
"Rocking Warhorses" - The Warhorses
"Stuck on Rock" The Claes 4 - Sean, Jodie, Marlee and Harper
"A Tribute to Santana" - Anne Pond
"Punk Rocking Chair" - Joseph Ellis
"Heavenly Day" - Julie Albertson
"AMERICANA" - Gary M. van der Wege
"Instrumental to the Porch" - Sara Allen
"Reserved for a Hero" - Jana and Gordon Wybo
"Texas Blues" - Karen Abrahams
"Childhood Memories of Switzerland" - Veronique Hahn
"Rockin' the Community" - Cristina White-Jones
"The Zazen Chair" - Dawn Conley
"The Supernatural Rocker" - Jen Netherton
Activity related to Rock the Porch will continue throughout the summer and early fall. Throughout, we’ll be sharing photos and updates from the artists here and via social media to chronicle the Rock the Porch process. Check back for more information and be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, too.
If you’d like more information or have questions about Rock the Porch, please contact Kelsey Kemper at lookthinkmake or give us a ring at 512.402.6861. We’d love to hear from you.