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City of Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA2013 Gloucester MA HarborWalk – Public Art Challenge
Open to artist/s and/or artist team(s) nationallyDeadline: February 8, 2013Open to all media; artists working in allcreative art formsBudget: $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 tosubmit proposals to design, create and install new public art work in downtown Gloucester for our 2012 designed HarborWalk. The total project budget is $47,000 which will be distributed asfollows:$20,000 for one (1) permanent project; two (2) additional prizes will be awardedtotaling $27,000, at least one of which must be temporary. The minimum project budget is$7500.Visithttp://ghwalk.orgto view/download the complete and full CALL, and visit CaFEon Line to apply. Note: this is a two-stage process requesting concepts and full proposal to selecta short list of semi-finalists. We are delighted to announce thatthe panel for selection of the 3finalists will include, among others, these distinguished jurors:Andrée Bober,
Landmarks Director, The University of Texas,Austin, TX http://landmarks.utexas.edu/
Curator of Contemporary Art, Peabody EssexMuseum, Salem, MA http://www.pem.org/
Peter Sollogub/Chris Muskopf,
Architects, Cambridge SevenAssociates, MA http://www.c7a.com/
to view/download the complete Call.
Apply online with all materials submitted in digital format throughCaFE™ at
There is no fee to apply.
ABOUT THE GLOUCESTER COMMITTEE FOR THE ARTS
Made up of citizen volunteers appointed by the Mayor and City Council, The Committee for theArts was established by City ordinance in 2000 to promote and celebrate Gloucester’s culturalheritage. The Committee recently has worked to preserve and increase awareness of Gloucester’sWPA murals and other City-owned art. Additionally, the Committee develops and promoteseducational programs and establishes awards and honors to recognize local artists. It implementsa city-wide public art policy.