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Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2016 – Call for Artists

Castlegar Sculpturewalk is a year-long outdoor exhibition of sculptures, located in Castlegar British Columbia, The Sculpture Capital of Canada™.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 31 Oct 2015

The 2016 opening is on May 14th, and we pay up to $500 shipping costs and cover your accommodation. In 2015 we showcased 32 sculptures from international artists. We accept completed sculptures and design proposals.

We offer $25,000 in Awards – the winner of The People’s Choice award (voted via ballot) has their sculpture purchased for up to $15,000, and there is an additional $10K in cash prizes available.

Castlegar is a small town in beautiful British Columbia, yet within just six years Castlegar Sculpturewalk has become one of the premiere arts event in Canada, attracting entries from across the world.

For more information, contact joy@castlegarsculpturewalk.com.

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Sight Unseen: Touchable Sculpture – Call for Artists

Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens presents Sight Unseen, a sculpture exhibit based around the concept of touchable, hands-on, 3-Dimensional art.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 30 Oct 2015

How would you imagine something you have never experienced before? Selected works must be made to safely withstand visitor touching and encourage interaction. Local physically challenged communities and organizations will be invited to participate, including the blind and vision-impaired, and the State Organization on Arts and Disability – The VSA of Florida. Blindfolds will be available for visitors with sight to use to experience your art with heightened sensory awareness, so please keep that in mind as you create your concept. Selection will be based on the artists’ aesthetics, concept, portrayed sensory experience as well as their ability to embrace the theme.

All sculpture mediums accepted including textile works, hanging pieces, mixed-media, bas relief, as well as traditional casting/sculpting materials. Gallery installation pieces and collaborative works welcome. Outdoor entries will also be considered, but please note how outdoor works will installed safely on our grass sculpture garden lawn. Out-of-state submission are encouraged, with the understanding the artists is responsible for the cost of shipping sculpture to and from the Museum.

Exhibition runs Tuesday, December 7, 2015 – Sunday, April 17, 2016.

Artists are presented with the challenge of communicating a meta perceptual experience that goes beyond the visual perception.

There is no entry fee, and artists have the opportunity to present their work for sale at their listed price. If you would like the opportunity to sell, you must agree to share proceeds with the Museum. The Museum is entitled to a 30% commission for any art sold from its gallery. The artists will receive a check for 70% of the retail value. Please indicate the retail value, adjusting for the split proceeds. The artist sets the price.

Selected artists will have the opportunity to display their works in the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens which is only 1 of 32 Historic Artist homes and Studio galleries in the United States of America, and the only one in the State of Florida.

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens (APM) is the home of Czech-American Sculptor Albin Polasek (1879-1965), a prolific sculptor whose works can be seen throughout the United States and Europe in both public works of art and in private collections. He retired to Winter Park, FL, after being the Head of the Sculpture department of the Art Institute of Chicago for nearly 30 years. In Winter Park he created a studio and home where he could continue his passion for sculpture. In 1961 he established The Albin Polasek Foundation, allowing generations to enjoy his collections and the beautiful sculpture gardens. The APM is listed on the National Register of Historic places and is member of the National Trusts’ Historic Artists Homes and Studios.

The Gallery at the Albin Polasek Museum is a rotating exhibition space dedicated to promoting arts in Florida and showcasing the work of talented local, regional and national artists.

For more information, contact rfrisby@polasek.org.

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Miscellanea ll – Call for Artists

Artizan Gallery open call for artists for Miscellanea II.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Nov 2015

8th December – 24th December

Spaces available in this mixed exhibition.

Gallery up to 60x60cm £15 per piece. Larger than 60cm x 60cm £20 per piece plus 30% commission on anything sold.

Café up to 60cm x 60cm £10 per piece plus 30% commission on anything sold.

There are also browsers which can be hired for unframed work – these are priced at £10 per week for up to 10 pieces and the same commission applies on any sales.

Window slots can be booked and work will be rotated during the 3 weeks (an additional £5 per piece will be charged.

Artizan Gallery runs short exhibitions throughout the year and provides encouragement and support to artists. We aim to provide a warm, relaxed and welcoming space both for our artists and customers.

For more information, contact juliebrandon@artizangallery.co.uk.

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MacDonald Drive Public Art Project – Call for Artists

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo seeks to review qualifications of artist or artist teams who specialize in site specific public art installations.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 28 Sept 2015

MacDonald Drive is a site that boasts strong cultural and historical significance and is situated on the edge of both the Athabasca and Snye rivers. Macdonald Drive is also the main artery to allow traffic into Canada’s largest community recreation facility, MacDonald Island Park. This site is highly visible from Fort McMurray’s largest transportation and pedestrian bridge that passes over the Athabasca river connecting downtown Fort McMurray to its urban neighbourhoods. This project is funded by the percent for art reserve fund as per Municipal Public Art Policy (PRL-160).

The MacDonald Drive Project is open to local, national, and international artists.

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) intends to commission an artist or artist team to design and install the regions first large scale public art piece that showcases Wood Buffalo’s vibrant culture, rich heritage and natural beauty. Being situated in the Northern Hemisphere, lighting elements are essential in order to exhibit the piece during the dark winter months. In addition to this, artists and artist teams are encouraged to focus on designs that offer community engagement opportunities during the creation and/or fabrication of the design.

Applicants to the MacDonald Island Park Project will be subject to a 3 phase selection process:

  • Phase 1: Request for Qualifications – Artists and artist teams have 3 weeks to submit qualifications for review by a Public Art Selection Panel.
  • Phase 2: Request for Proposals – Three successful applicants will enter into a design competition and will be awarded 4 weeks to submit a proposal for the project.
  • Phase 3: Public Review and Voting – Design proposals will be circulated for public review and voting over 3 weeks. Feedback from the public will be used in the scoring process for the final selection panel evaluation of the proposals.

Total Awarded Budget: $250,000.00 (CAD Inclusive)

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) is a government organizations that aims to provide a balanced future with opportunity for all. The RMWB seeks to continually improve the quality of life within our communities by providing valued services.

For more information, contact recreationandculture@rmwb.ca.

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City of Coral Springs Municipal Complex Integrated Art

The City of Coral Springs Public Art Committee is accepting submissions from artists for a public art opportunity in the new Municipal Complex. The budget for this project is $125,000.00.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 2 Oct 2015

It is desired that the finished project be a series of integrated artworks within the building’s interior or site structures (i.e.: building floor, pillars, hanging art from walls or ceiling, wall fountain, water feature, chandeliers, kinetic or interactive structures). Design of the building has begun and the selected artist will work with the facility architect, Song + Associates, Inc. to create an impactful, integrated project that will reflect the Municipal Complex’s over-all look. The selected artist will be expected to engage with City staff, the project architect and area residents to develop the concept for their work. The artwork should assist in creating an appealing design that addresses and welcomes neighborhood residents to the City’s new Municipal Complex and creates a sense of unity in the community as well as the City’s mission, “To be the premier community in which to live, work and raise a family.”

The City of Coral Springs Municipal Complex will be the center piece of the downtown core and encompasses the City’s vision for the future of the Community. The Complex is located on a 5.72 acre site, located between Sample Road to the North, NW 32nd Street to the South, NW 94th Avenue to the east and a canal to the west. The Site includes a new +/- 68,000SF City Hall Building, and a +/- 220,000 SF four level parking garage with 600+ parking stalls all connected by an interior driveway, sidewalks, plaza and promenades.

Coral Springs, Florida is located in Broward County in Southeast Florida, approximately 20 miles northwest of Ft. Lauderdale and 10 miles southwest of Boca Raton. Coral Springs was founded in 1963 as “the city in the country.” Today, approximately 121,000 people live in this city in Broward County. The community can be generally described as young, family-oriented residents with emphasis on education.

For more information, contact latria@coralsprings.org.

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Art in Public Places Knoxville – Call for Artists

Art in Public Places Knoxville (AIPPK), now in its 9th year, is a featured presentation of Dogwood Arts. In partnership with the City of Knoxville, Art in Public Places Knoxville is a juried exhibition of large-scale sculptures created by exceptional local, regional and national artists.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 29 Jan 2016

The 2016-2017 Exhibition will feature up to twenty (20) sculptures. The selected works will be exhibited from April 1, 2016 to March 10, 2017. oVER $30,000 in awards and stipends will be granted to artists.

  • January 22, 2016: Early Application Deadline [$35 fee]
  • January 29, 2016: Late Application Deadline [$45 fee]

Art In Public Places beautifies our streetscapes, contributes to civic pride, and identifies Knoxville as a growing arts destination. By displaying sculptures outdoors, we celebrate not only the art but our natural beauty during this year-round exhibition. 15 million residents and visitors will be exposed to the selected sculptures.

Awards and stipends:

  • $3,000: Best of Show
  • $2,000: 2nd Place
  • $1,000: 3rd Place
  • $1,000: People’s Choice Award
  • $500: Two (2) Honorable Mention awards

Total: $8,000

In addition, all finalists whose works are installed will receive a stipend of $1,500.

Dogwood Arts is a 12-month celebration of the thousands of artists who share their talents and of our mission to promote and celebrate the region’s arts, culture, and natural beauty. And whether you call this great city of Knoxville home, or you have joined us from hundreds of miles away, we welcome you and hope you will join us in exploring all that Dogwood Arts has to offer!

For more information, contact kcreason@dogwoodarts.com.

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