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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.still@georgetown.org

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