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CALL for 2013 Gloucester MA HarborWalk Public Art Challenge
Register/Submit: Saturday, February 09, 2013

Open to artist/s and/or artist team(s) nationally.

Deadline to apply: February 8, 2013

Open to all media; artists working in all creative art forms

Budget: $47,000

The Gloucester Committee for the Arts, on behalf of the City of Gloucester, MA, is seeking professional artist/s and/or artist team(s) for 3 new public art commissions. Artists are asked to submit proposals to design, create and complete new public art work in downtown Gloucester for our 2012 designed HarborWalk. The total project budget is $47,000 which will be distributed as follows:  $20,000 for one (1) permanent project; two (2) additional prizes will be awarded totaling $27,000, at least one of which must be temporary. The minimum project budget is $7500.   Note: this is a two-stage process requesting concepts and full proposal to select a short list of semi-finalists.  

We are delighted to announce that the panel for selection of the 3 finalists will include, among others, these distinguished jurors:

Andrée Bober, Landmarks Director, The University of Texas, Austin, TX; Trevor Smith, Curator of Contemporary Art, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA; and Peter Sollogub/Chris Muskopf, Architects, Cambridge Seven Associates, MA

VISIT http://ghwalk.org to view/download the complete Call. From there, artists wanting to apply will submit their entry in digital format through CaFE™ at www.callforentry.org   Artists will create a profile page on the CaFE site and upload artwork images and input artwork details. There is no fee to apply, nor to create a profile on CaFE. Following successful set up, all interested applicants will be granted full access to our detailed application; simply click on “Apply to Calls” and click on “Gloucester HarborWalk Public Art Challenge”. Your account information and images will be saved for your convenience and easy access when applying to future calls using CaFE.

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