Art On Fourth – Call For Artists
The city of Ketchum, Idaho, invites experienced artists to apply for Ketchum’s summer sculpture exhibition, “Art On Fourth.” The call is open to all artists, regardless of their state of residence, creating original three-dimensional artwork suitable in scale and materials for public outdoor display. There is no entry fee.
Deadline: 18 May 2018
Original three-dimensional artwork by selected artists will be displayed in outdoor public spaces along Ketchum’s Fourth Street Heritage Corridor from June through October 2018. Artists will be participating in a popular exhibition in Ketchum, Idaho, a diverse mountain resort community adjacent to the Sun Valley Resort. In its eleventh year, Art on Fourth has become an exciting part of the city’s summer attractions. It presents artwork by diverse artists ranging from locals to those of national standing. Past exhibitors include Rod Kagan, Boaz Vaadia, Gwynn Murrill, Steve Jensen, Will Robinson and Robert Kantor, among others.
Selected artists will receive a $2000 stipend for the exhibition of their work. The exhibition will be featured in an annual arts brochure, the city’s newsletter, on the city’s website, and in various social media forums.
About The City Of Ketchum, Idaho
In 2012, ArtPlace named Ketchum one of the top twelve small-town arts places in the U.S. In 2014, Smithsonian Magazine named Ketchum one of the 20 best small towns to visit in the U.S.
The Ketchum community surrounds the Sun Valley Resort, which is known as one of the country’s premier ski resorts. It is noted for its European style terrain. Ketchum’s early roots were in mining and sheep herding. Today it is known for its outdoor recreational opportunities and its sophisticated arts and cultural offerings.
The Ketchum Arts Commission was established in 2007 for the purpose of stimulating awareness and appreciation of the importance of the arts as well as to follow the policy of the city to recognize the value of art in public places, beautify public areas, enhance the quality of life for Ketchum citizens, attract tourism, enhance art education, celebrate cultural heritage, and provide incentives to businesses to locate within the city.
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