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11th Annual SculptureWalk Chelsea

A rotating, outdoor sculpture exhibition placed throughout the heart of Chelsea, Michigan.

 

Project Description

SculptureWalk Chelsea is a rotating, outdoor sculptural exhibition showcased in historic Chelsea, Michigan. The chosen artists will receive an award, a year-long highly visible platform throughout Chelsea, as well as the opportunity to sell accepted work by means of marketing efforts provided through Chelsea Area Festivals and Events organization in collaboration with community partners. Thirteen works of original art will be accepted, via a juried process, into 2020-2021’s rotation, marking the eleventh year that the sculptures will be adorning this beloved cityscape.

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

  • Completed application and $15 application fee
  • Open to all artists 18 years of age and older
  • Only original and completed works of wart 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 a TBD installation date anticipated to be late May 2020 and remain in place and purchasable for the full year of the exhibition
  • Artist must be present during the installation and removal of the sculpture

Timeline

  • Application deadline: February 18th
  • Selections made and artists notified: March 25th
  • Installation of accepted work mid-late May 2020, specific dates/times TBD
  • Kick-off and Open House: June 4th to coincide with the kick-off for Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights
  • Removal of exhibition Mid-May 2021

*Specific dates subject to change

 

Questions can be directed to [email protected]

 

Deadline for Application is February 18th

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 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 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