PASEO Project (Taos, New Mexico) – Call For Artists
[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] The PASEO is a festival dedicated to bringing the art of installation, performance, and projection to the streets of Taos, New Mexico. This two-day outdoor event, set in the high desert of Taos, New Mexico, is in its tenth year, and is scheduled for Friday and Saturday evening, September 15th and 16th, 2023.
The PASEO is seeking artwork that is immersive, participatory, and/or will make a dynamic impact within the Taos Historic District of Taos during this evening festival, scheduled to start at sunset and run to 11 pm. PASEO 2022 brought thousands of people to the streets of Taos to experience this annual celebration.
Additionally, artists are encouraged to share their process of art-making with the Taos community. As part of the application process, artists are invited to submit proposals for adult and youth workshops, lectures, and forums.
Apply by: 31 March 2023
The PASEO is seeking 20 installations for 2023. They provide stipends ranging from $500 to $3,000 (with larger projects funded at $5,000 to $15,000). Stipend is contingent on size, complexity, and anticipated festival impact. The PASEO provides funds for the shipping of artwork, but artists are responsible for the installation. The festival will provide staff and volunteers to assist.
The PASEO festival brings in thousands of locals and tourists alike to Taos, New Mexico, for this free event.
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About The PASEO
The PASEO started in 2014 as an outdoor arts festival connecting the 40th annual Taos Fall Arts Festival in the Downtown Historic District of Taos, New Mexico. In its tenth year, The PASEO has become the anticipated art event of the year. Taos is a centuries-old art colony and home to Taos Pueblo, a UNESCO protected site and the oldest continually inhabited community in North America. Home to artists for centuries, The PASEO holds to the tradition of bringing artists from around the world to both inspire and be inspired.
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