Wyoming Arts Council

Call for artists: ArtSpot in Jackson

From Jackson Hole Public Art:

Located on Hwy 89 in Jackson, the ArtSpot is seen by an average of 30,000 people per day. The ArtSpot is a kinetic sign structure that was designed and built by the Center of Wonder’s Public Art Ambassador Bland Hoke. It was created from a repurposed chairlift tower donated by the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Artists are supported with a $2000 stipend, huge exposure and an introduction to creating work for a public setting. Selected works inspire a sense of community by depicting shared themes, values and experiences. Artwork that is cynical, political or negative will not be considered. Installations change on the solstices and/or the equinoxes.

Submit your concepts by June 27, 2012.

Artists will be notified by July 8th, 2012.

Submit to: mailto:artspot2012@gmail.com

Download Guidelines at: http://www.jhpublicart.org/artspot.html

Artists will be awarded $2000 for creating an ArtSpot that will be displayed from September 1, 2012 through March 15,th 2013.

FMI: Carrie Geraci/Director, Jackson Hole Public Art: 307-413-1474

Mechanical Specifications: The ArtSpot structure is 22 feet tall, and the sign itself is shaped like an upper case “P”. The interior of the rectangle potion is 10′ H x 6′ W x 1′ D. There are bolt holes and strong points throughout the structure to connect to.

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