Vote for local artists in national contest

By Eve Hodgkinson 

Public art installations across Texas are among the Top 100 finalists for a prestigious CODAaward, given to those who successfully integrate commissioned art into interior, architectural or public spaces. Public voting is open now until July 31. 

Sculptor Brad Oldham and animator Brandon Oldenburg were the lead artists on the creation of a three-site installation called “The Traveling Man,” that has become an icon for not only the neighborhood of Deep Ellum but also for the city of Dallas.
Photo courtesy of the CODAawards

The two artworks that receive the most online votes will win a People’s Choice CODAaward. Texas represents 13 percent of the Top 100 finalists in this international competition, with installations in Austin, El Paso, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Huntsville and San Antonio. 

Vote for Texas artists, including Brad Oldham who created The Traveling Man, a monumental public art installation in Deep Ellum, at