ThesunBLOCK public art projects. - CODAworx

ThesunBLOCK public art projects.

Submitted by Aryana Londir

Client: The City of Phoenix, AZ

Location: Phoenix, AZ, United States

Completion date: 2022

Artwork budget: $3,000

Project Team

Developer of project

City of Phoenix

City o Phoenix, AZ

Project Manager

Barry Sparkman

City o Phoenix, AZ


The City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and Arizona State University’s Urban Climate Research Center partnered to produce the sunBLOCK public art projects. The projects, that were partially funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, were created as part of a campaign to promote awareness about heat and sun safety.


To create public awareness of heat and sun safety.


Artists were asked to create an umbrella design for use in public bus shelter areas throughout the city of pHoenix.