Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2020 (Castlegar, BC) – Call For Artists
Castlegar Sculpturewalk is looking for entries for the Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2020 season of outdoor sculptures. Enter up to three pieces for the 10th anniversary of this event.
Deadline: 31 Oct 2019
Selected artists for the Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2020 receive an honourarium of $500. They have opportunity to be voted the People’s Choice winner and have their sculpture purchased for up $15,000 CAD by the City of Castlegar. Artistic Merit award for 1st place receives $2000, 2nd place receives $1000, 3rd place receives $500. There is a shipping or travel allowance up to $250, two nights of free accommodation for the opening weekend in May 2020, and free dinner for the artist and a guest at the Awards Gala in November 2020.
Castlegar Sculpturewalk personnel help facilitate sculpture sales and leases at the end of the season. Through the program, 44 sculptures have been sold and 34 sculptures have been leased since 2010.
About Castlegar Sculpturewalk
Beginning in 2010, Castlegar Sculpturewalk created an international buzz, establishing their program as one of the premiere arts events in Canada. The support and vision of the City of Castlegar, local businesses, and the community made this happen. Castlegar Sculpturewalk holds the title of Sculpture Capital of Canada™. Each year grows in sculpture entries, sculpture sales and leases, sponsors, and community enthusiasm. Thirty to 35 sculptures are displayed each year in a variety of mediums such as bronze, steel, wood, textiles, glass, found objects, and LED lighting.
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