Monday, April 7, 2008

regional public art opportunity - Memphis, TN: Deadline: May 7, 2008

Regional Public Art Opportunities
(1) UrbanArt Commission (UAC) in Memphis, TN is seeking an artist to create a fun and unique public art enhancement for Countrywood Park, soon to be renamed Fletcher Creek Park. The top three residential priorities for the installation include: promoting community interaction and bringing people of all ages together, linking the project with the surrounding environment, and including an innovative educational aspect. The location within the park and nature of the enhancement is to be left up to the artist.
ELIGIBILITY: All artists who live in the tri-state area, which includes Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi
BUDGET: $50,000
DEADLINE: 4:00 PM on Wednesday, May 7, 2008

INFORMATION:, or call Laura Caroline Johnson, Project Coordinator, at 901-525-0880.
Monday, April 7, at 5:30 PM a WORKSHOP will be held at the UrbanArt Commission office at 8 S. Third St., Suite 100, and is open to all artists who wish to learn more about the project and its guidelines.
(2) Riversculpture in Asheville, NC is seeking submissions for the Third Annual Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition at French Broad River Park. The exhibition runs from September 1, 2008 to November 31, 2008 and includes interdisciplinary arts events on each weekend in September and October. The 14-acre park is located on the French Broad River, across from Asheville's River Arts District.
ELIGIBILITY: All sculptors from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia
BUDGET: Stipend of $500 per sculpture plus insurance coverage
DEADLINE: May 31, 2008

PROSPECTUS: For additional questions e-mail or contact Robert Winkler at 828-225-3766

1 comment:

UrbanArt said...

Thanks for posting this! We'd love to see some Nashville artists apply!