GLEAM – Light Installation Proposal Call

  • Commissioning Entity: Olbrich Botanical Gardens
  • Budget: $12000
  • Open Date: 2021-05-01
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2021-08-27

Brief Description

Olbrich Botanical Gardens – Madison, WI – invites proposals for the 2022 GLEAM, Art in a New Light, a public art exhibition featuring large scale, light-based installations situated within the Gardens’ landscape and tropical conservatory. Over 17,000 visitors view the outdoor exhibit, September – October.

Light must be utilized as the major component to achieve a dynamic nighttime presence. GLEAM as a total budget of $60,000 to divide between (7-8) proposals (stipend totals vary by concept) with a goal of illuminating as much of the 16 acre garden landscape as possible. Installation proposals that include a community collaboration aspect will be given special consideration.

The outdoor gardens and tropical Bolz Conservatory are owned and operated jointly by the City of Madison Parks and the non-profit Olbrich Botanical Society. Exhibit proceeds directly support the mission and daily operations of Olbrich Botanical Garden.

  • Contact Name: Melissa Jeanne
  • Contact Email: [email protected]
  • Contact Phone: (608) 246-5616