SculptureWalk Chelsea Call for Art 2019-2020

Project Description

SculptureWalk Chelsea is a rotating, outdoor sculptural exhibition showcased in historic downtown Chelsea, MI. The chosen artists will receive an award, a year-long highly visible platform throughout historical downtown Chelsea, as well as the opportunity to sell accepted work by means of strategic marketing put forward by the Chelsea Area Festivals and Events organization in collaboration with community partners. Artworks are selected by a jury and displayed for one year. Twelve works of original art will be accepted into 2019-2020's rotation, marking the tenth year adorning this beloved city landscape.

Benefits

  • Each selected artist receives a $750.00 award
  • 70% of sale price goes to the artist
  • Placement in highly-visible sites
  • A year-long marketing campaign promoting the artists
  • Online and walking map brochures produced and available free to public
  • Guided docent tours throughout the year

Requirements

  • Application fee is $15
  • Open to all artists 18 years of age and older
  • Only original and completed works of art will be accepted, no proposals for work
  • Entries must meet standards of public safety and durability of design and materials for outdoor placement
  • Hardware must be provided by artist (tools and equipment needed for unloading and placing artwork will be provided)
  • Selected works must be installed on installation date (TBD) and remain in place and purchasable for the full year of the exhibition
  • Artist must be present during the installation and removal times

Timeline

  • Application deadline: February 17th
  • Selections made and artists notified: March 25th
  • Installation of accepted work: May (dates/times to be assigned)
  • Kick-off and Open House: June (in conjunction with Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights)
  • Removal of exhibition: May 2020

*Specific dates subject to change

 

Questions can be directed to [email protected]

 

Deadline for Application is February 17th

SculptureWalk Call for Art

  • e.g., Joanna Smith
  • If you promote your artwork under a business name, please include here. (e.g. "Platinum Designs by Joanna")
  • We will correspond with you via email. Please ensure you enter your email correctly.
  • Sculpture #1

    The following information must be completed and correlated accurately to the image files submitted. Files must be JPG, PNG, or PDF and no larger than 2 MB. If you have any problems sending files, please email [email protected]
  • All materials used in Entry
  • Height x Width x Depth (in inches or ft)
  • Please also signify whether or not price is negotiable (Neg/Non)
  • Please give a bit of contextual information.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, tif, tiff, png, pdf.
    Attach Entry #1 image files here. First image uploaded must be of the piece in it's entirety, and the following must be detail shots. Names of files must be in this format: Title.LastNameEntry#, TitleDetail.LastNameEntry# Ex: CloudGate.Kapoor1, CouldGateDetail1.Kapoor1 etc
  • Sculpture #2

  • All materials used in Entry
  • Height x Width x Depth (in inches or ft)
  • Please also signify whether or not price is negotiable (Neg/Non)
  • Please give a bit of contextual information.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, tif, tiff, png, pdf.
    Attach Entry #2 image files here. First image uploaded must be of the piece in it's entirety, and the following must be detail shots. Names of files must be in this format: Title.LastNameEntry#, TitleDetail.LastNameEntry# Ex: CloudGate.Kapoor2, CouldGateDetail.Kapoor2 etc
  • Sculpture #3

  • All materials used in Entry
  • Height x Width x Depth (in inches or ft)
  • Please give a bit of contextual information.
  • Please also signify whether or not price is negotiable (Neg/Non)
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, tif, tiff, png, pdf.
    Attach Entry #3 image files here. First image uploaded must be of the piece in it's entirety, and the following must be detail shots. Names of files must be in this format: Title.LastNameEntry#, TitleDetail.LastNameEntry# Ex: CloudGate.Kapoor3, CouldGateDetail.Kapoor3 etc
  • Price: $15.00