This two-sided door-hanger has a special place in my heart. It features a cameo from Heat Miser (from Rankin/Bass’ 1974 children’s television special The Year Without a Santa Claus). This City-issued health notice had express permission from Warner Brothers to use the character’s likeness for this project, which was printed and circulated to residents during […]
Baltimore Office of the Mayor
Frank was the Art Director from 1999-2007. The following examples and accomplishments were developed during this period.
The City of Baltimore was distinguished for its energy saving campaign in local government buildings and courthouses. Posters were displayed prominently in lobbies and near elevators, and e-mail campaigns were shared with all employees. Bright ideas help lower Baltimore’s energy bills, Baltimore Sun : Enter Tighty Lighty, a cartoon light bulb and energy-saving superhero that […]
In 2005, dozens of fiberglass crab sculptures were adorned by artists throughout Baltimore, raising money for City School refurbishments. Last seen outside School Headquarters on North Avenue (I waived my commission.) More from the Sun Gallery >
The Baltimore Sun By Justin Fenton June 14, 2005 When Baltimore officials needed help bringing down the city’s energy costs, they turned to a cartoon light bulb and common sense. Everyone knows it’s wise to turn off the lights when leaving a room, but city officials say this was a new concept to some city […]
Launched in 2001, BaltimoreCity.gov was the city’s first unified web portal to aggregate all municipal information online. It included cross-departmental directories of city services, neighborhood information, and department officials. The goal in 2001 was easy access to information and unprecedented government transparency. The following year, BaltimoreCity.gov was ranked tops among “Best Local Government Sites” by […]
Baltimore City implemented a 311 system in 2001. But this wasn’t just a call center, it also included citizen web reporting. Over 75 public services, from streetlights and potholes to water breaks and missed trash collections were cataloged, and tracked for results by the CitiStat program. According to About.com: In 2001, Mayor Martin O’Malley launched […]