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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.

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Art On Fourth 2019 – Call For Artists

Art On Fourth 2019 – Call For Artists

The city of Ketchum, Idaho, invites experienced artists to apply for Ketchum’s summer sculpture exhibition, Art on Fourth 2019. 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 2019.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 1 Apr 2019

In its twelfth 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.

The call is open to artists creating original three-dimensional artwork suitable in scale and materials for public outdoor display. Artists may enter up to ten sculptures for consideration. There is no entry fee.

Selected artists for Art on Fourth 2019 will receive a $2,500 stipend for the exhibition of their work. The exhibition will be featured on the city’s website and various social media forums.

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.

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. 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.

For more information, contact lenourato@ketchumidaho.org.

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Interactive Art Sculpture – Call For Artists

Interactive Art Sculpture – Call For Artists

The City of Ketchum, Idaho invites experienced artists to apply for a new, long-term interactive art sculpture installation for a site on the City’s Fourth Street Heritage Corridor. Original artwork by one selected artist (or artist team) will be displayed on an outdoor pedestal beginning in late August 2019.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 3 Dec 2018

The Heritage Corridor spans four blocks, which have 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. The selected artwork will enhance the city’s visual environment and provide viewers with an interactive experience that reflects the historic character of the Heritage Corridor.

Following review of the Request for Qualifications submissions, the KAC will select three finalists to submit proposals. Each finalist will receive $500 upon submission of proposal.

Interactive Art Sculpture Artist Benefits

One artist or artist team will be selected to design an interactive sculpture that responds to the history of Ketchum. That piece will then be recommended by the Ketchum Arts Commission (KAC) to the Ketchum City Council for final approval, fabrication, and installation on an existing concrete pedestal on Fourth Street between East and Walnut avenues. The selected artist will receive a budget of $25,000, inclusive of artist fee, design, materials, fabrication, shipping and installation. The sculpture will be featured on the city’s website and in various social media forums.

About the City of Ketchum

Ketchum is a diverse mountain resort community adjacent to the Sun Valley Resort. Sun Valley Resort 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.

2012: ArtPlace named Ketchum one of the top twelve small-town arts places in the U.S.

2014: Smithsonian Magazine named Ketchum one of the 20 best small towns to visit in the U.S.

In its eleventh 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, among others.

For more information, contact lenourato@ketchumidaho.org.

Previous call for artists from the City of Ketchum

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Art On Fourth – Call For Artists

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.

Click here for the application / registration

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.

For more information, contact lenourato@ketchumidaho.org.

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Art On Fourth Ketchum Idaho – Call For Artists

The city of Ketchum, Idaho, invites experienced artists to apply for Ketchum’s summer sculpture exhibition, Art on Fourth Ketchum Idaho.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 10 Mar 2017

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. Original three-dimensional artwork by selected artists will be displayed in outdoor public spaces along Ketchum’s Fourth Street Heritage Corridor from May through October 2017.

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.

Selected artists will receive a $2,000 stipend for the exhibition of their work. The exhibition will be featured in an annual arts brochure, the city newsletter, on the city website, and various social media forums.

City of Ketchum is a tourist community and the artwork will be viewed by visitors from around the world. In 2012, ArtPlace named Ketchum one of the top twelve small-town arts places in the US. In 2014, Smithsonian Magazine named Ketchum one of the 20 best small towns to visit in the US.

Ketchum is a diverse, mountain resort community adjacent to the Sun Valley Resort. Sun Valley Resort is one of the country’s premier ski resorts 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 sophisticated arts and cultural offerings. In its tenth year, Art on Fourth Ketchum Idaho has become an exciting part of the city’s summer attractions, presenting artwork by diverse artists from locals to those of national standing. Past exhibitors include Rod Kagan, Boaz Vaadia and Gwynne Murrill, among others.

For more information, contact sarms@ketchumidaho.org.

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Driggs Plein Air 2015 – Call for Artists

Driggs Plein Air seeks artists for Plein Air Event in Driggs, Idaho on the West side of the Tetons.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 29 Jul 2015

Artists will contend for over $4000 in awards in various categories and events. Winner will receive a cash prize and an ad in Plein Air Magazine. Gallery open daily.

Downtown Driggs Idaho is a budding community that is popular for tourism of all types, particularly in the summer. Situated on the scenic Yellowstone-Teton Loop Driggs is a central location to wide range of beautiful mountain landscapes and winding rivers.

For more information, contact events@downtowndriggs.org.

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Modern Art – Call for Artists

The Modern Hotel is once again opening its rooms for artists to display, show, create, or perform their work. 8th Annual Modern Art Event, May 7th, 2015, Boise, Idaho.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 9 Mar 2015.

Artist are encouraged to present work that relates to a hotel environment. This is a one day event. Artists must agree to open their rooms for public viewing from 5-10 p.m. on May 7th, 2015. Artwork must be installed and removed by the artist. Check in- 2pm, May 7th, check out 12 noon, May 8th. Fees apply to all rooms and run from $90 to $130 depending on the space. Sale of artwork is permitted and encouraged. There is no commission.

This has been a wildly successful event in each of the years we’ve done it. Last year over 4000 people passed through the hotel in just five hours. Most artists are assigned rooms but there are also some outdoor spaces (courtyard and outer walls) plus lobby and bathrooms which have been used for art, performance and music. In the past, the most successful art has had some relationship to the hotel environment or has been a clever use of the space. Due to the short run time, most of the artist have come from the Pacific Northwest but we’ve also had artists from Europe and California.

For more information, contact modart@themodernhotel.com.

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