Request For Proposals For Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition In Johnson City, TN

  • Commissioning Entity

    Johnson City Public Art

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  • Minimum Budget


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  • Location of Commission

    Johnson city, Tennessee, United States

  • Commission Portal

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  • Geographic Eligibilty

    Applicants in country of installation

  • Contact Name

    Michael Anthony Fowler

  • Contact Email

    [email protected]

  • Contact Phone

  • Commission Document

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  • Brief Description

    The Public Art Committee of Johnson City, TN is seeking pieces of leasable outdoor sculpture to be installed for two years (June 2023 – May 2025 cycle) in Founders Park and several other sites in Johnson City.

    ELIGIBILITY: The exhibition is open to all professional artists, preferably professional sculptors, who are at least 18 years of age and reside in the United States. City of Johnson City employees and members of the Johnson City Public Art Committee are not eligible to apply.

    COMPENSATION: Upon the successful installation of the selected sculpture the Artist will receive a $2000.00 stipend for the 24-month lease of the piece. Hotel accommodations for a total of 1 night will be provided by the City of Johnson City, Public Works Department, to accepted artists for installation. Each artist will also receive exposure on the Johnson City Public Art website, including a new virtual map and tour of all public art installations, and other related media. Please note that if an installation consists of multiple free-standing elements, these will be considered a single piece for the purposes of compensation.

    Please see commission document for full information on this opportunity, and find the application form in the commission portal link.