Community Artists' Collective

The Park at Palm Center

The Collective added playground artwork to the new park at Palm Center, which was dedicated in April 2013.  Ann “Sole Sister” Johnson, Anthony Backstrom and Michelle Barnes added the visual touches.

The Bike Rack Project

Charles Washington, right, designed this new bike rack installed at Cuney Homes in the Third Ward. This is the second bike rack that Washington and The Collective have installed for the Houston Housing Authority as public art. Tory Gunsolley, president and CEO of the HHA, left, and Michelle Barnes, center, admire the new addition.

Charles Washington, left, designed this bicycle rack for the The Houston Housing Authority’s Forest Green Development.  Bobbie Figures, HHA board commissioner, second from left, and Michelle Barnes, third from left, cut the ribbon at the dedication.  Tory Gunsolley, HHA president and CEO is at right.