Wyoming Arts Council

Call for entries: ArtSpot!

The Center of Wonder announces a bigger stipend and longer installation time. Artists will be awarded $2000 for creating an ArtSpot that will be displayed from September 1, 2012 through March 15th, 2013.

Submit your concepts by June 27, 2012.

Artists will be notified by July 8th, 2012.

Submit to: artspot2012@gmail.com

Download Guidelines here.

Artwork will be installed by September 1, 2012 and hang through March 15,th 2013.

For Information please contact: Carrie Geraci/Director, Jackson Hole Public Art: 307-413-1474 or Jen Simon/ Project Coordinator, Center of Wonder: 307-413-0672

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.

Located on Hwy 89, 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.

In addition to the Center of Wonder the ArtSpot has received support and funding from: First Interstate Bank, First Interstate BancSystem Foundation, The Wyoming Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, Cultural Council, and Farmers Market, the Karns Family, the Art Association of Jackson Hole, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, JH Whitewater, Custom Iron Design, Evans Construction, G&S Engineering, The Teton Group & amazing volunteers.

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