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Art On Fourth Sculpture Exhibition (Ketchum, ID) – Call For Artists

Art On Fourth Sculpture Exhibition (Ketchum, ID) – Call For Artists

The city of Ketchum, Idaho, announces a call for artists to apply for Ketchum’s summer sculpture exhibition, “Art on Fourth.” In its thirteenth year, Art on Fourth has become an exciting part of the city’s summer attractions, presenting 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.

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Deadline: 6 Apr 2020

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 2020. As part of Ketchum’s Downtown Master Plan, the Fourth Street Heritage Corridor was created as a pedestrian friendly street. Widened sidewalks feature benches and sites for artwork.

Selected artists will receive a $2,500 stipend for the exhibition of their work. The exhibition will be featured on the city’s website; the city’s newsletter, Word on the Street with a distribution list that includes over 5,000 subscribers; and shared with almost 2,000 followers on Instagram and over 3,300 followers on Facebook.

About the City of Ketchum

The city of Ketchum is located in the Wood River Valley in south central Idaho. Founded in 1880 during the mining boom, Ketchum is now regarded as one of the most popular destinations for winter and summer visitors due to its world-class skiing, mountain biking, fishing, hiking, restaurants, shopping, and sophisticated arts and cultural offerings.

In 2018, Ketchum was awarded designation by the International Dark-Sky Association as a Dark Sky Community. It is included in the Nation’s first International Dark Sky Reserve, one of only 13 in the world. The city of Ketchum hosts the famous annual Wagon Days Parade, held on Labor Day weekend, and numerous other year-round attractions. Ketchum is home to more than 10,000 full- and part-time residents.

For more information, contact lenourato@ketchumidaho.org.

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Permanent Outdoor Sculpture 2020 (Ketchum, ID) – Call For Artists

Permanent Outdoor Sculpture 2020 (Ketchum, ID) – Call For Artists

The City of Ketchum, Idaho invites professional artists, architects, and designers to apply for a permanent outdoor sculpture 2020 installation at a site on the City’s Fourth Street Heritage Corridor. Original artwork by one selected artist, architect, designer, or artistic team will be displayed on an outdoor pedestal beginning in July 2020 and will become a permanent part of the city’s art collection. Total budget for the sculpture (either new or existing work), including artist fee, design, materials, fabrication, shipping, and installation is $29,000. The sculpture will be featured on the city’s website and in various social media forums.

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Deadline: 3 Dec 2019

Following review of the request for qualifications submissions, the Ketchum Arts Commission (KAC) will select up to three semi-finalists to submit proposals for new or existing work. Each semi-finalist will receive $250 upon submission of proposal.

One artist or artist team will be selected after a juried process to evaluate the submissions for the permanent outdoor sculpture 2020. The chosen work will then be recommended by the KAC to the Ketchum City Council for final approval, fabrication (if not yet fabricated), and installation on an existing concrete pedestal on Fourth Street between East and Walnut avenues.

About the City of Ketchum

The City of Ketchum is located in the Wood River Valley in south central Idaho. Founded in 1880 during the mining boom, Ketchum is now regarded as one of the most popular destinations for winter and summer visitors due to its world-class skiing, mountain biking, fishing, hiking, restaurants, art galleries, and shopping. In 2018, Ketchum was awarded designation by the International Dark-Sky Association as a Dark Sky Community and is included in the Nation’s first International Dark Sky Reserve, one of only 13 in the world. The City of Ketchum hosts the famous annual Wagon Days Parade, held on Labor Day weekend, and numerous other year-round attractions. Ketchum is home to more than 10,000 full- and part-time residents.

For more information, contact lenourato@ketchumidaho.org.

Previous call for artists from the City of Ketchum

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17th Annual Juried Art Show (Boise, ID) – Call For Artists

17th Annual Juried Art Show (Boise, ID) – Call For Artists

Art Source Gallery announces a call for artists for the 17th annual Juried Art Show. Open to all fine artists – 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional (no video, crafts, or installation pieces). All work must be original and completed in the last three (3) years.

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Deadline: 31 May 2019

Labels must be attached to back of artwork: Artist, Title, Medium, and Price. All 2D work must be on a wire hanger with D rings (no sawtooth or eye hook). Any work received that does not match the submitted image will be rejected and not hung. You may not substitute anther piece once a piece is selected. Poor and unprofessional presentation and craftsmanship may also be cause for rejection.

All shipped entries for 17th Annual Juried Art Show are due at the gallery from June 24th to June 28th. Artists are responsible for all shipping costs. Work must be sent in a container acceptable for return shipping by major carrier (UPS, FedEx, or USPS) and clearly marked with the artist’s information. All artwork must have a prepaid return shipping label. There is no arrangement for COD shipping. Please do not use packing peanuts. Mailing address: 1015 Main St., Boise, ID 83702. All possible care will be taken with your work while in our Gallery. However, Art Source Gallery and it’s agents will assume no liability for damage or loss. You are advised to carry your own insurance on your work. Any claims against the shipper are the responsibility of the artist.

17th Annual Juried Art Show Artist Benefits

There is $1000 available in prize monies. Best of Show for 2D receives $400, Best of Show for 3D receives $400, First Place receives $200, Second Place receives $100, and Third Place receives $50. People’s Choice award is a ribbon. Art Source Gallery takes a 30 percent commission for any sales from the artists work. Artist gets 70% of sale of their artwork. This show occurs in Boise, ID which is the fastest growing community in the US and the art gallery is the longest established (25 years) art cooperative in the area.

About Art Source Gallery

Art Source Gallery is a Boise, Idaho, artist-owned fine art gallery featuring the works of about 40 Idaho artists. The gallery opened in 1993. It has been running successfully for 25 years. The gallery offers quality yet affordable paintings, sculptures, jewelry, pottery, and glass art with two locations – one downtown and one at the Boise Airport. Each month, the gallery features an artist from the gallery or special benefit shows for the community such as the Emerging Artist Show, providing a real gallery experience for young high school students. It provides them the experience to show their works in a working gallery. Additionally, the gallery holds on benefit shows. Most recently, the gallery put on a special featured show in support of the Women’s and Children’s Alliance Center (WAC). The show brought in over $5000 in monies for the WAC.

For more information, contact artsourcegallery@gmail.com.

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Interactive Sculpture – Call For Artists

Interactive Sculpture – Call For Artists

The City of Ketchum, Idaho, invites professional artists, architects, or designers to apply for a new, long-term interactive sculpture for a site on the City’s Fourth Street Heritage Corridor. The original artwork selected will be displayed on an outdoor pedestal beginning in late fall 2019. It will become a permanent part of the city’s art collection.

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Deadline: 25 Mar 2019

The selected artwork will enhance the city’s visual environment and provide viewers with an interactive experience that reflects the character of the Fourth Street Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans four blocks. It has been improved with wider sidewalks, benches, street trees, chess tables, bike racks, and rotating art installations. Anchored in the heart of Ketchum by Town Square, the pedestrian walkway now boasts increased outdoor dining options. It is home to many events during the summer and fall months.

Following review of the submissions, the Ketchum Arts Commission (KAC) will recommend three semifinalists to Ketchum City Council. Upon Council approval, each semifinalist will be asked to submit proposals for the design of an interactive sculpture that responds to the history or character of Ketchum. Each semifinalist will receive a stipend of $500 upon submission of its proposal.

After review of the three semifinalist proposals, one finalist will be selected and recommended by KAC to the Ketchum City Council for final approval. The finalist will receive a budget of $29,000, inclusive of artist fee, design, engineering, materials, fabrication, shipping and installation.

About The City Of Ketchum

The City of Ketchum is located in the Wood River Valley in south central Idaho. Founded in 1880 during the mining boom, Ketchum is now regarded as one of the most popular destinations for winter and summer visitors due to its world-class skiing, mountain biking, fishing, hiking, restaurants, shopping, and sophisticated arts and cultural offerings. In 2018, Ketchum was awarded designation by the International Dark-Sky Association as a Dark Sky Community and is included in the Nation’s first International Dark Sky Reserve, one of only 13 in the world. The city of Ketchum hosts the famous annual Wagon Days Parade, held on Labor Day weekend, and numerous other year-round attractions. Ketchum is home to more than 10,000 full- and part-time residents.

For more information, contact lenourato@ketchumidaho.org.

Previous call for artists from City of Ketchum

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