REQUEST FOR OUTDOOR SCULPTURE PROPOSALS (selected pieces to be purchased)
deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 16th, 2021
The Community Arts Center invites artists to submit proposals for outdoor sculptures for placement in the gardens surrounding the great lawn area outside the exterior entrance to the Duke Gallery. (see diagram below.)
The CAC intends to acquire up to 5 sculptures.
Artists and artist teams may submit proposals for pieces with the following guidelines:
• Proposals may be for existing work or site specific pieces to be created for the space.
• Budget per piece must be between $500 and $6000, inclusive of the art, any necessary base such as a
concrete pedestal, delivery, and installation of the piece by the atist.
• Sculptures must be made with suitable materials and construction for long- term installation outdoors.
• Sculptures should be of suitable scale to the space, not to exceed 12 feet in height and 8 feet in length or
width, when installed, including any necessary pedestal. Pieces should be a minimum of 3 feet in height.
QUALIFICATIONS / ELIGIBILITY / ARTIST RESPONSIBILITY:
This call is open to all artists, including architects and designers. The selected artist(s) will enter into a contract with the CAC to produce, deliver and install the work of art at a mutually agreed upon time.
• SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 16th, 2021
• Selected artists notified by May 3rd, 2021
• Selected work installed no later than August 31st, 2021
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested artists should submit a proposal that includes the following:
1- Bio and resume or CV including exhibition/commission history
2- Description of the piece(s) submitted (Up to 3 pieces).
3- Image(s) of the piece(s) submitted. Please submit a photo if proposing existing work. If proposing new
site specific work please include concept sketch. You may also include photo or description of specific
spot on property the piece is intended for (optional).
4- Three to Five images of past work preferably including images of outdoor pieces installed. Images
should be in jpeg format at least 300 dpi.
5- Image list with the title, description, dimensions, materials used and year produced for each piece.
6- Proposed budget for each submitted piece, inclusive of the art, any necessary base such as a concrete
pedestal, delivery, and installation (not to exceed $6000). Selected artists will be paid 25% upon signing
of the contact and the remaining 75% within 30 days of installation.
Application materials may be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to the Community Arts Center, 414 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA 19086. If mailing, please include digital images on a CD or flash drive. Please do not include folders, binders, photographic prints, original art works, tear sheets, newspaper articles, etc. The Arts Center will retain all application materials and will not return any materials submitted.
Note: Priority will be given to proposals that make a strong connection to the space. Photos and a site map are included here. Prospective applicants are also welcome to visit the Community Arts Center to see the grounds in person. Community Arts Center reserves the right to decline from accepting any proposals.
If you have questions please contact Paul Downie, CAC Executive Director, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Arts Center visit: www.communityartscenter.org.