Monday, April 18, 2011

Call for Artists - Art on Main - Chattanooga. Deadline May 19 2011

Regional Art Opportunity

Public Art Chattanooga, TN is seeking proposals from artists for Art on Main. Since 2007, this temporary exhibition has placed outdoor sculpture along the sidewalks of downtown Chattanooga’s urban core and burgeoning art district. Up to 13 sculptures will be selected to be sited along the sidewalks of East and West Main Streets. Works will be on view for 24 months from August 2011 to August 2013. Each artist will receive a $5,000 stipend. At the conclusion of the exhibition a work or works from the exhibition will be purchased for inclusion in the City of Chattanooga’s permanent collection. Purchase budget is $60,000.

BUDGET: $5,000 stipend for selected artists; $60,000 purchase budget at end of 24-month exhibit.
DEADLINE: 4:00 PM (EST), Thursday, May 19, 2011
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all professional artists and artist teams over the age of 18, who currently reside in the Southeastern United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia).
INFORMATION: RFP attached or go to
For additional information contact Peggy Townsend, Director at 423-643-6096 or Elizabeth Carriger, Program Assistant at 423-756-6146.

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