We told you HERE about a job opening for the City of Orlando’s Public Art Coordinator position and it looks like they’ve found an OG art dude to take the role.
Pat Greene, a name ubiquitous with the Orlando art scene either as an instigator or an admirer, has been tapped to take the reigns as the new Public Art Coordinator for the City of Orlando, a job that includes overseeing two public galleries in City Hall, The Garden House Gallery at Leu Gardens, supporting the Public Arts Advisory Board, and coordinates with other City departments in a variety of arts-related tasks, including assisting with professional calls for the One Percent For Art Program.
Greene, a former non-candidate for Orlando Mayor, is currently in the midst of a number of his own arts-related initiatives, including the pending launch of this year’s Billboard Art Show in January and his new Cube Gallery in Parramore.
Greene’s professional career has included stints with Orlando’s original coworking space, Urban ReThink, he was the founder of pop-up art festival Art in Odd Places Orlando. and served as the Gallery Director at Gallery at Avalon Island for a number of years.
Greene’s first day at work is Wednesday, December 28.