Title Call for Entries: Outdoor Sculpture Group Exhibition
Organization City of Georgetown/Arts and Culture Board
Closing Date Monday, August 1, 2022
Location Georgetown, TX
Information

The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Program sponsors an annually rotating Sculpture Tour in the Downtown Georgetown Cultural District and surrounding areas of the Georgetown community. For full submission guidelines, visit https://arts.georgetown.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/12/2021/06/Call-for-Artist-Entries_Georgetown-Sculpture-Tour-Entries-2022-2023-1.pdf

Application Deadline: August 1st, 2022

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Beginning June 1st, 2022, The City of Georgetown’s Arts and Culture Board will invite artist entries for the 2022-2023 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour – a juried, year-long outdoor exhibition in Georgetown’s historic Cultural District and surrounding areas of the Georgetown community. Each artist may submit up to (3) sculptures for consideration.

ELIGIBILITY: This opportunity is open to all professional artists over the age of 18.

STIPENDS: All sculptures selected for the 2022-2023 Sculpture Tour will receive a cash prize awarded by the City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board, which includes (1) $2,000 First Prize, (1) $1,500 Second Prize, and up to (15) $1000 Honorable Mention awards. Judging will occur in October 2022, and checks will be mailed in November 2022. Prizes will be announced at the Georgetown Autumn Art Stroll on Thursday, October 20 during an opening reception for the Georgetown Sculpture Tour! Artists will be required to sign a Sculpture Tour contract, which includes a 25 percent commission to the City on any sculpture sold during the exhibit period.

INSTALLATION DATE: Installations will take place the first week of October 2022 by appointment. Delivery and pickup are the artist’s responsibility; sculptures will be installed by City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation staff working with the artist. Sculptures will be removed in October 2023 by appointment.

APPLY: Applications will be submitted through Submittable.com between June 1st and August 1st, 2022: https://artsgeorgetown.submittable.com/Submit

SELECTION: From the entries submitted by the August 1st deadline, the City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board will select up to (15) pieces for the 2022-2023 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour. All applicants will be notified of the board’s decision for inclusion in the tour in August 2022. Prize winners will be selected by the Arts and Culture Board in December 2021.

APPLICATION FEE: None

Questions: Contact Amanda Still at 512-930-8471 or Amanda.still@georgetown.org

Website https://arts.georgetown.org/2021-2022-annual-georgetown-sculpture-tour/