Deadline: December 4th, 2016
From their call: Kala Art Institute announces the Couch Challenge, an open call to artists and artist teams working in all media (upholstery, graffiti, painters, mixed media). The Couch Challenge seeks an artist or artist team to spice up Kala’s one and only couch! We need your help to make this very comfortable couch look good! If you are up for the challenge, apply with a description of your vision and a portfolio demonstrating your style. Don’t hesitate to apply – JUST DO IT.
Selected artist(s) will be given one week to convert/liberate the couch onsite from December 6th to December 15th with 24/7 access. The Couch is scheduled to be unveiled during the Kala holiday party on December 15th from 6 to 8 pm.
Post Challenge: Selected artist(s) will receive one-month free communal studio access as an artist-in-residence at Kala in 2017. Materials to decorate will be provided by FlAX art & design.
Application fee: $10 or join Friends of Kala Membership Program at the Artist/Student level ($45) and waive the application fee. To apply for the call-for-entry while joining Friends of Kala, contact Ellen Lake in the Kala Development Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-841-7000. Please do not use Slideroom for this process. You will receive information how to submit your application materials.
For questions about The Couch Challenge and the online application guidelines, e-mail Amber Hoy at email@example.com
For more detailed information and link to apply: https://kala.slideroom.com/#/login/program/34413
About: Kala Art Institute’s mission is to help artists sustain their creative work over time through its Artist-in-Residence and Fellowship Programs, and to engage the community through exhibitions, public programs, and education. They area located in Berkeley, California.