2024 Art on the Campus Exhibit – West Des Moines, Iowa

  • Commissioning Entity

    West Des Moines Public Arts Advisory Commission

  • Application Open Date


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  • Minimum Budget


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  • Location of Commission

    West Des Moines, Iowa, United States

  • Commission Portal

    View Link

  • Geographic Eligibilty

    Applicants in region of installation

  • Contact Name

    Allison Ullestad

  • Contact Email

    [email protected]

  • Contact Phone

    (515) 222-3455

  • Commission Document

    View Link Document

  • Brief Description

    The West Des Moines Public Arts Advisory Commission and Parks and Recreation Department invite regional artists (Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin, and South Dakota) to submit an artwork application to participate in the 12th annual Art on the Campus public art exhibit. Art on the Campus is a temporary outdoor exhibit, displayed on the West Des Moines City/School Campus from April to November each year.
    • Selected artists are paid a $2,000 stipend for the use of their artwork.
    • A selection panel will choose up to 12 original works of art for installation.
    • A People’s Choice vote will be taken throughout the duration of the exhibit. When the exhibit is complete, the People’s Choice artwork will be named and shared with the public, and the People’s Choice winner will receive a $500 award.
    • The Art on the Campus exhibit is a listed feature on the Otocast app, a mobile audio guide.