The Arts and Culture Board for the City of Georgetown, TX is accepting qualifications from artists for the commission of a recycled street sign sculpture in the Texas Cultural District encompassing downtown Georgetown. The Board is seeking artists with demonstrated experience in repurposing used materials – including de-commissioned street signs and traffic signs– into sculptural works of art.
Application Deadline: April 15th, 2020
ELIGIBILITY: This opportunity is open to all professional artists over the age of 18.
BUDGET: Up to three finalists will be selected by the Georgetown Arts and Culture Board to develop concept proposals for this project. The total project budget for the selected commission is $7,500. Each finalist will be paid a $500 stipend for his/her proposal. The selected artist will be paid $6,000 for the commissioned work. Artist will be responsible for their own travel costs, housing, fabrication equipment, and personal liability insurance.
INSTALLATION DATE: Installation will take place by September 15, 2020.
APPLY: Applications will be submitted through Submittable.com; no application fee required: https://artsgeorgetown.submittable.com/Submit
SELECTION: The artists selected by the Georgetown Arts and Culture Board to present a design proposal will be notified by April 24th, 2020.
Full submission guidelines and timeline can be viewed here: https://arts.georgetown.org/files/2020/03/Call-to-Artists_RFQ_Street-Sign-Sculpture.pdf
Questions: Contact Amanda Still at 512-930-8471 or Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org
Exhibit proposals will be accepted from March 1-May 15, 2020 for exhibits to be held in 2021. For more information, visit the Georgetown Public Library website.
If you have questions please contact Dana Hendrix, Fine Arts Librarian, at email@example.com or 512-930-3624.