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Sculpture Tucson JOY Exhibit - Call -For- Artists

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CALL TO ARTISTS

 

JOY Sculptural Exhibit

Sculpture Tucson is currently accepting applications to exhibit 15 large-scale sculptures that are about, inspired by, provoke, awaken, or instill JOY.  All works must be original 3-dimensional sculptures and will be juried. Selected sculptures will be on exhibit in the Sculpture Tucson Sculpture Park, 3420 East River Road from November 1, 2022 – May 1, 2023. Sculptures will be available for sale with 30% commission to Sculpture Tucson and must remain on-site during the entirety of the exhibit. 

 

THE JUROR
The juror for our 2022-2023 JOY show is Kim Boganey, Director of Public Art for Scottsdale Arts, which manages the City of Scottsdale’s public art program as well as the nationally recognized annual event, Canal Convergence. Kim Boganey served on the panel of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s symposium, “Elevating the Arts” and recently served as a member of the 2021 International CODA Awards Jury. Kim also curated the retrospective exhibition, “Beverly McIver: Full Circle,” currently on view at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.

 

 

Selected entries will receive a $1000 honorarium and up to $500 toward the cost of shipping.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 16, 2022  APPLY NOW>

REQUIREMENTS TO SUBMIT
• Sculpture Only

The only art form accepted for the JOY exhibit is sculpture (3-dimensional artwork) deemed appropriate by SculptureTucson.
• Artists must submit their own work.
• There is no fee to apply.
• Artists are responsible for transport of all sculpture to the site.

 

ELIGIBILITY
Applications are open internationally to all sculptors. Local and regional sculptors are particularly encouraged to apply. Travel, transportation, and accommodations are the responsibility of the artist.

 

TIMELINE
APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS            May 16, 2022                                     
APPLICATION PERIOD ENDS          July 16, 2022 11:59 PM PST            
ARTISTS NOTIFIED OF RESULTS         August 16, 2022 (week of)                
DELIVERY OF WORK                             October 21 - 22                                  
WORK INSTALLED                                 October 22 - 23 2022                       
OPENING OF JOY EXHIBIT              November 1, 2022                             

 

SUBMISSION
Artists are required to submit a completed application online no later than 11:59 PM PST, July 16, 2022.
To apply you must include the following:
1. Completed Online Application Form
2. Up to 3 Images
3. Image List including dimensions and materials used
4. Artist Statement: No more than 3 sentences
5. Artist Resume

 

SELECTION
All applications will be reviewed and juried by Sculpture Tucson’s juror. 
All applicants will be notified of the Juror’s decision the week of August 16, 2022.

Prize Summary: 
Win $1000 honorarium and up to $500 toward the cost of shipping. All Sculpture will be offered for sale with the Artists receiving 70% commission.
Prizes Details: 

Selected entries will receive a $1000 honorarium and up to $500 toward the cost of shipping. 

All selected sculptures will be available for sale.

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Sculpture Tucson Sculpture Garden 3420 East River Road Tucson, AZ 857218
Deadline: 
16/July/2022

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
FEES Sales of any JOY EXHIBIT will be processed by SculptureTucson who will retain 30% commission. Sales of any JOY EXHIBIT made within 90 days after the close of the show will also be processed by SculptureTucson who will retain 15% commission. S
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"Bird Houses and Nests” Exhibition at the Tucson Botanical Garden

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SculptureTucson (ST) and Tucson Botanical Gardens (TBG) are hosting a joint exhibition of outdoor sculpture related to “Bird Houses and Nests.”

All work will be on display in outdoor garden spaces, so artists are encouraged to create work that is large-scale in size.  While there is no maximum size restriction, works smaller than 5 feet high will not be considered, unless the piece is mounted on a base, and the entire sculpture plus base is equal to 5 feet.  Sculptures must be secured to the base.

To be considered for this exhibition, artists are invited to submit digital images of previously completed works.  Based on those images, artists will be invited to create a new work for the exhibition. 

ELIGIBILITY

The “Birdhouses and Nests” Call to Artists is open to artists 18 years and older working in all sculpture media. All works must be original works of art.

DEADLINE

All completed applications must be received by ST by 5:00 p.m., May 25th, 2020.

Selected artists will be notified on June 1st , 2020.

SALES

All sculptures selected will be available for sale with the artist receiving 70% of the sales price.

DROP-OFF OF ARTWORK

Entrants are responsible for delivery and installation of their work prior to the show as well as, deaccession and return following the show. ST will cover up to $250 of the expenses involved in returning unsold work.

Works must be exhibition ready, appropriately free-standing and ready for display.  TBG will not accept works that are damaged.

All accepted work must be delivered to the Tucson Botanical Gardens by Wednesday, September 23rd, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

TBG will exercise professional care in handling accepted artwork. Works delivered in good condition will be insured by the TBG during the exhibition from time of delivery until the pick–up deadline.

PICK-UP OF ARTWORK

SculptureTucson will not be responsible for works left after the pick-up deadline and will charge a $10 per day storage fee. Only artists who have made previous arrangements have the option of leaving their work at ST headquarters for up to a year.   If an artist sends a representative to pick up his/her work, TBG must be notified in advance.

PUBLICITY

SculptureTucson reserves the right to use all images for publicity and/or educational purposes.

CALENDAR

May 25th:          Entry form and images must be emailed to ST no later than 5:00 p.m.

May 29th:          ST selects works.

June 1st:            Notification of selections sent.

August 31st:       Accepted artists receive first half of their $500 honorarium.

Sept. 23rd:         Sculptures delivered to TBG from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sept. 26th:         First day open to the public, opening reception. Artists receive second half of their $500 honorarium.

January 3rd:       Last day of exhibition.

January 5th:       Artist pick up of all works, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Prize Summary: 
$500 will be provided to support your artwork
Prizes Details: 

Each chosen artist will receive a $500 honorarium. This is a financial gesture, in addition to a possible exhibition sale, and should not be expected to cover the cost of fabrication.

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25/May/2020

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None
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“Bird Houses and Nests”

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CALL TO ARTISTS

“Bird Houses and Nests” Exhibition September 26th – January 3rd, 2021

SculptureTucson (ST) and Tucson Botanical Gardens (TBG) are hosting a joint exhibition of outdoor sculpture related to “Bird Houses and Nests.”

All work will be on display in outdoor garden spaces, so artists are encouraged to create work that is large-scale in size.  While there is no maximum size restriction, works smaller than 5 feet high will not be considered, unless the piece is mounted on a base, and the entire sculpture plus base is equal to 5 feet.  Sculptures must be secured to the base.

To be considered for this exhibition, artists are invited to submit digital images of previously completed works.  Based on those images, artists will be invited to create a new work for the exhibition. Each chosen artist will receive a $500 honorarium. This is a financial gesture, in addition to a possible exhibition sale, and should not be expected to cover the cost of fabrication.

ELIGIBILITY

The “Birdhouses and Nests” Call to Artists is open to artists 18 years and older working in all sculpture media. All works must be original works of art.

DEADLINE

All completed applications must be received by ST by 5:00 p.m., May 15th, 2020.

Selected artists will be notified on June 1st , 2020.

SALES

All sculptures selected will be available for sale with the artist receiving 70% of the sales price.

DROP-OFF OF ARTWORK

Entrants are responsible for delivery and installation of their work prior to the show as well as, deaccession and return following the show. ST will cover up to $250 of the expenses involved in returning unsold work.

Works must be exhibition ready, appropriately free-standing and ready for display.  TBG will not accept works that are damaged.

All accepted work must be delivered to the Tucson Botanical Gardens by Wednesday, September 23rd, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

TBG will exercise professional care in handling accepted artwork. Works delivered in good condition will be insured by the TBG during the exhibition from time of delivery until the pick–up deadline.

PICK-UP OF ARTWORK

SculptureTucson will not be responsible for works left after the pick-up deadline and will charge a $10 per day storage fee. Only artists who have made previous arrangements have the option of leaving their work at ST headquarters for up to a year.   If an artist sends a representative to pick up his/her work, TBG must be notified in advance.

PUBLICITY

SculptureTucson reserves the right to use all images for publicity and/or educational purposes.

AGREEMENT

Submitting an entry constitutes an agreement with all conditions of this prospectus.

CALENDAR

May 15th:          Entry form and images must be emailed to ST no later than 5:00 p.m.

May 22nd:          ST selects works.

June 1st:            Notification of selections sent.

August 31st:       Accepted artists receive first half of their $500 honorarium.

Sept. 23rd:         Sculptures delivered to TBG from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sept. 26th:         First day open to the public, opening reception. Artists receive second half of their $500 honorarium.

January 3rd:       Last day of exhibition.

January 5th:       Artist pick up of all works, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

HOW TO CONTACT US

Questions regarding the application and exhibition process should be sent to: sculpturetucson@gmail.com

THE FINE PRINT STUFF

Only complete applications will be reviewed by SculptureTucson. Incomplete or partial applications will not be considered.

SculptureTucson has the right to accept or reject any/all applicants.

Submission of an application does NOT guarantee or constitute acceptance to participate in the  show.

SculptureTucson does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

ABOUT SculptureTucson

SculptureTucson.org is a non-profit organization committed to being a hub for the creation, visibility, and appreciation of sculpture. Proceeds from the annual SculptureTucson Festival Show & Sale are used in part to purchase, donate and exhibit sculpture in public settings. Our education programs foster engagement, dialogue, and appreciation of sculpture for the public and access to professional opportunities for artists.

Our goals include sustaining the annual Sculpture Festival; establishing a public sculpture park; placing art in public spaces; creating hands-on art education programs; and becoming a resource for diverse artists and patrons, local and international communities.

Prizes Details: 

Each chosen artist will receive a $500 honorarium. This is a financial gesture, in addition to a possible exhibition sale, and should not be expected to cover the cost of fabrication.

 

Deadline: 
15/May/2020

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2019 SculptureTucson Festival Show & Sale

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SculptureTucson is accepting submissions for the 2019 SculptureTucson Festival Show & Sale—the largest juried outdoor sculpture festival in Arizona held on April 5,6, & 7, 2019. Regional, national & international sculptors working in a variety of media, i.e., glass, wood, bronze, clay, metal and other materials are encouraged to apply. Selected sculptors will each have their own 10' x 15' space under a large-scale communal tent. Only original sculpture and 3-dimensional works of art will be considered. There is no fee to apply. Deadline for submissions is November 15, 2018. Apply online at CaFÉ: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5933 

Or download application packet from our websitewww.sculpturetucson.org/call-to-artists/

Deadline: 
15/November/2018
Fee Detail: 
free
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