San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts (TX), International Call for Entries: 5th Biennial Richard and Pam Salmon Sculpture Competition
Deadline: September 1st, 2017
The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts (SAMFA) seeks submissions for the 5th Salmon Sculpture Competition, a juried exhibition of outdoor sculpture. Open to all media that are suitable for long-term outdoor exposure. Up to 12 large scale works will be chosen for installation at the Sunken Garden Park (South Abe Street between the Concho River and Avenue D), City of San Angelo.
Cash Awards – First Prize: $2,000; 2nd Prize: $1,500; 3rd Prize: $1,000
Exhibition Juror – James Surls
Eligibility and Media –Open to all artists 18 and older. Works constructed of media suitable for long-term outdoor exposure and appropriate to be viewed by audiences of all ages in a public space will be considered. We are seeking large scale works, at least 4 feet tall. There is no weight limit. Artists must provide hardware and tools required for a safe and secure installation.
Transportation – Artists are responsible for transporting and installing their artworks. A crane and forklift will be available to help with installing and de-installing artwork. Accepted artists are asked to schedule an installation time with SAMFA staff. Slabs or flat surfaces will be provided. Up to $1000, depending on distance, will be awarded each accepted artist to help defray transportation costs (one-time payment). Keep in mind that San Angelo is in west Texas, 185 miles south of Lubbock, and 260 miles southwest of Dallas.
Insurance – Artists are responsible for insurance when art is in transit. While installed in San Angelo, sculptures will be insured against property loss or damage through SAMFA.
For more detailed information, website link: http://www.samfa.org/sculpture-competition
Link to apply via CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4550