Announcing: A New CODAawards Partnership with ICON Magazine

By Matthew Bowden | June 1, 2022

CODAworx welcomes Jessica-Christin Hametner, Editor in Chief of ICON magazine, as a juror for the 10th CODAawards! Hametner is an expert wordsmith… Read More

CODAsummit Showcases Creative Revolutionaries

By Matthew Bowden | February 9, 2022

Creating a much-needed platform for artists working to change the world through placemaking art CODAworx, the hub of the commissioned art… Read More

CODAworx Announces First-Ever Summit on “Placemaking Art + Economic Development”

By Matthew Bowden | February 9, 2022

CODAworx, the hub of the commissioned art economy at the center of the global movement of creative activism, is hosting… Read More

CODAworx and Epson Announce Emerging Artist Awards

By Matthew Bowden | August 23, 2021

Recognizing the spirit of experimentalism at the early career stage CODAworx, the hub of the commissioned art economy, has announced… Read More

CODAworx Announces Publication of CODAweekly E-Newsletter

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | March 19, 2020

CODAworx is a leading authority on commissioned art and strives to connect all members of the industry to streamline the commission workflow process. Recently, CODAworx began publication of CODAweekly, a weekly e-newsletter that is an essential read for artists and arts commissioners. RFPs are front and center within the e-newsletter. Readers will find new and expiring calls for currently available commissioned Requests for Proposals (RFPs), as well as details about recent arts commission winners and industry reports that provide valuable insight into this growing industry.

Business Spotlight: Arts Business Transforms Spaces and Communities

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | March 6, 2020

Americans for the Arts interviews Toni Sikes, Co-Founder and CEO of CODAworx about her connection to the arts. “The arts can transform spaces (through public art), and they can transform lives. My company, CODAworx, has built a network of artists who create large-scale artworks that are designed for the built environment in which we live and work. We have seen firsthand how these kinds of artworks can transform spaces.”

CODAsummit Unites Top Artists and Technology Professionals

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | March 4, 2020

CODAworx, the hub of the commissioned art economy, announced today that it will produce this year’s CODAsummit in Denver, Colorado, on September 30-October 2, 2020. This third annual conference explores the intersection of art and technology, bringing together leading artists, fabricators, technology companies and thought leaders in art and design from around the globe. CODAsummit 2020 focuses on the paradigm shift in art enabled by technology and features artists who are using technology to create placemaking commissions.

Bright Layers of Transformation & Healing: Lea de Wit’s Illuminating Glassworks Inspired by Nature

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | February 19, 2020

Lea de Wit creates glass sculptures that glow and shimmer in tones that resemble gemstones and embers. “I love working with color. One of my first loves in art before glassblowing was painting. I approach color with my glasswork in a painterly manner. I layer color upon color to build intensity and vibrancy, playing with varying amounts of opacity and transparency to create depth and dimension. Additionally, my compositions tend to incorporate color transitions to add visual impact and activate the space for which the work has been designed.”

Art and technology intersect at El Paso CODAworx event

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | October 31, 2019

The 2019 CODAsummit, held at the El Paso Museum of Art downtown, drew hundreds of local and out-of-town artists, technologists, innovators, museum directors and others to share innovative ideas and brainstorm ways to combine art and technology in public installations making them immersive and interactive. Among the presenters at the event were internationally recognized artist and architect Guto Requena, who has won several awards, lectured and exhibited in more than 20 countries, and Mexican-born artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, who will unveil in November a cross-border light and sound project Border Tuner in El Paso and Ciudad Juarez.

Experiencing Space, Sound and Immersive Color: Christopher Janney’s “Urban Musical Instruments”

By CodaEditor CodaEditor | September 13, 2019

Trained as an architect and musician at Princeton and MIT, Janney creates works of art that can best be described as interactive spaces where patterns of changing sound and color stimulate the imagination.