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The Municipal Arts Commission and the City’s Department of Development are holding an open call for public art. This project is open to all artists living anywhere in the U.S.Entries will be submitted digitally. See the prospectus link below.PROSPECTUSProject Scope
Create a design that can be applied to this three dimensional fiberglass replication of the new 'Ideally Yours' New Rochelle city logo.Artists may submit singularly or as a team. Artists are asked to create a depiction of their proposed sculpture design that closely indicates how they envision their work in real space.Photoshop renderings are preferred. The sculpture is approximately 7' high. Four views of the sculptural design are included with the downloadable reference photo.Please see the prospectus.Purpose of Project
Add art to the public realm in downtown New Rochelle, enliven the streetscape, create a welcoming vibrant downtown and strengthen a sense of community.Designs must be painted or otherwise applied to the form. Acrylic paint is suggested. These sculptural forms will be exhibited outdoors and coated with a clearcoat fixative.Artists are strongly encouraged to view the city’s website www.newrochelleny.com to understand city goals and initiatives particularly in relation to the arts and downtown development before making a submission.Submission Criteria• Artists may submit singularly or as a team.• Artists are asked to create a depiction of their proposed work thatclosely indicates how they envision their work in real space.• Photoshop renderings are preferred.• You may enter more than once.• Selected artists are expected to pick up, paint and deliver the formwhich will then be coated with an acrylic clearcoat finish.• Thirteen winners will be selected.• Each individual winning artist will receive a $300.00 prize.• The deadline for submission of entries is Friday, December 15, 2017.The jury of selection will consist of members of the Municipal Arts Commission of the City of New Rochelle as well as the city's Department of Development.SCHEDULEMonday, October 30, 2017: Call for artFriday, December 15, 2017: Artist submissions are dueMonday, January 15, 2018: Selected artist(s) are notifiedPROSPECTUSIf you need help completing the form you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org