What We Do
Since its launch in August 2018, Focalpoint(!) has implemented a series of public workshops and temporary exhibits. A few highlights include:
Public workshops taught by “photographers-in residence” at 2018 and 2019 Sherman Arts Festival, and in summers 2019 and 2020 in partnership with Sherman Parks & Recreation
Temporary exhibits of selected images displayed in downtown Sherman businesses
September 2019 - First major photography exhibit set up at Arts Festival 2019; creation of “Mosaic Mural” and two outdoor banners installed in downtown Sherman featuring multiple photos
January 2020 – Photo competition in partnership with primary partner City of Sherman/Sherman Tourism for new City website photos
March 2020 – Second major exhibition, “Life of the Ghost Town,” opens with project partner Ghost Town Arts Collective. Closing reception was in June 2020.
July 2020 - Community vision planning workshop, facilitated by staff from Arts Council of Fort Worth, to establish a public art plan