2018 Call for Sculpture Art: Transit Center Sculpture Garden
March 20, 2018
The City of Moscow is seeking submissions for the Transit Center Sculpture Garden. Sculpture artists are asked to submit images of up to three existing sculptures. A jury panel will select up to five sculptures to be displayed at the Transit Center Sculpture Garden for approximately one year. A reception will occur on June 15, 2018 (Moscow Artwalk) at the Transit Center Sculpture Garden starting at 4:00 p.m.
This call is open only to individuals 18 years of age or older who live in Latah County, Nez Perce County, Asotin County, Whitman County, Nez Perce tribal members, or Coeur d’Alene tribal members.
Deadline for submissions: by 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 7, 2018
Please note the following:
1.A jury panel will select up to five (5) sculptures.
2.Artists are encouraged to visit the Transit Center Sculpture Garden. Please note that the site is visible by all types of commuters and is situated across from a Day Care.
3.Works do not have to be transit related in theme.
4.Artists are encouraged to use color!
5.All works must be structurally sound and able to withstand the elements.
6.The City of Moscow will incur all cost of installation. All works will be securely welded to steel plates. Plinths range in size. Artworks need not be constructed from steel, if such a case arises, hardware should be/will be fabricated in order to properly secure the work.
7.There is no award or stipend for selected artists. Works may be offered for sale. The City of Moscow will collect a twenty percent (20%) commission from all sales. All sales will be handled by the City of Moscow.
8.The winning art will be installed beginning May 10, 2018. A reception will take place with the Moscow Artwalk opening receptions on June 15, 2018 at the Transit Center.
9.Selected artist(s) will release original work for display at the Transit Center Sculpture Garden May 10, 2018 through May 31, 2019. Works are to remain for the entire length of the display.
Applications are available for download at: www.ci.moscow.id.us/DocumentCenter/View/8509; pick-up at Moscow City Hall (1st floor); or email firstname.lastname@example.org.