Seeking Sculpture for the Twelfth Annual Sculpture Walk Exhibition
The City of Kingsport Public Art Committee is seeking sculpture for the Twelfth Annual Sculpture Exhibition in Kingsport, Tennessee. Dates for the Exhibition are October 2019 through October 2020. Works can be in any media, must be suitable for outdoors and may be functional or non-functional. The Sculpture Walk will be curated by Catherine Murray, Sculpture Artist and Professor Emeritus, ETSU.
The temporary exhibit will be located in downtown Kingsport.
Works: Functional and non-functional, temporary and permanent work in any media suitable for outdoor public space. Works may be available for purchase. Up to 8 works will be selected for this exhibition.
Eligibility: Open to all professional artists over the age of 18.
Exhibition: 12 months. October 2019-October 2020
Stipend: Each artist who is selected for the exhibition will receive a $1000 stipend per artist/piece. Selected artists are responsible for transportation to and from the site, and are encouraged to be on site to oversee installation. Most installation costs regarding site prep will not be the responsibility of the artist.
Purchases: Art may be open to public purchase.
Deadline: Applications must be received by 5:00 PM (EST) on September 1, 2019 (no late applications will be accepted). Application directions are provided below. Applications can be sent to Kingsport.firstname.lastname@example.org
Hannah Powell-Cultural Arts Program Coordinator
1200 East Center St.
Kingsport, TN 37660
|September 1, 2019||Deadline for receipt of application materials|
|September 15, 2019||Selection|
|September 27, 2019||Artist Notification|
|September 30-October 10, 2019||Installation Dates|
|October 10, 2019||Sculpture Walk Reception|
The curator will use the following criteria in the selection process:
Suitable for an outdoor setting and safe to the public.
Pieces should represent diverse materials and perspectives.
Pieces should have been created within the last five years.
The City of Kingsport and the Public Art Committee accept no responsibility for the costs incurred by the artist in responding to this Call to Artists.
The artist is responsible for transportation to and from Kingsport.
Proposals must include the following:
- Completed application
- Current resume
- Artist statement
- At least three photos of the submitted piece.
- Compile these requirements into an Adobe PDF or a Microsoft Word document and e-mail to mailto:Kingsport.PublicArt@gmail.com.
APPLICATION – Kingsport Sculpture Walk 12
Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts
Kingsport Renaissance Center
1200 East Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Title of sculpture:
Date of sculpture:
Dimensions of sculpture:
Weight of sculpture:
**Please include your artist statement, your resume, and at least 3 photos of the sculpture being submitted. Send completed application with any additional documents to Kingsport.PublicArt@gmail.com.