We are open to any creative idea for improving our community and making Orlando a more AWESOME place. Our first award was in July 2013. Awards have gone to . . .
Panorama (disposable cameras randomly found by passers-by and returned with their views of life - photos printed for an exhibition) Burrow Press' 15 Views of Orlando (15 authors writing about Orlando and taking cues off of the other writer's story) MTS Crew (murals) Jazz on Edge Unplugged (pop-up musicians in outdoor public places) Light Up MSO (battery LED lights for the Maitland Symphony Orchestra) Fish Chairs (custom-designed chairs placed where people fish) Creative City Project (a night when Downtown Orlando is filled with art and performance) IDEAS for ARTS (pressure-washing artistic designs on dirty walls and sidewalks) Sing-Song, String-Along (instruments and teaching in classical music for low income student National Dance Day Orlando - free classes throughout downtown Orlando If Parramore Could Talk - kids creating 3 foot inspirational signs, photographing them in their low-income neighborhood and participating in the Brookly Art Library.
If you would like to discuss your idea to see if it meets the Awesome standard, feel free to call Dean Terry Olson, 407-836-5540