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Bid Title: Call for Artists - Art in Motion Prospectus 2019
Category: Professional Services - Engineers/Architects & other Design Professionals
Status: Open
Bid Recipient: Susan Seereiter

The City of Grants Pass Committee on Public Art (CoPA) invites artists 18 years of age and older to submit original artwork in any 2-D or 3-D media with the exception of video/film, installation or performance art for Art in Motion.  

This public art project is essentially a gallery on wheels: artwork is displayed on 54" x 34" vinyl print on both side of one of the Josephine Community Transit buses.  The art is there to engage people, expand public art visibility, create opportunities for the community to experience art in everyday life and enhance the overall climate of the City of Grants Pass.  

This prospectus solicits submissions for two exhibition periods. The first from January through June 2019, and the second from July through December 2019. The work will be selected based on originality, artistic conception and quality. An effort will be made to represent a broad diversity of styles, media and disciplines. One or two artist may be chosen for each exhibition period.

Publication Date/Time:
4/23/2019 12:01 AM
Closing Date/Time:
6/3/2019 11:59 PM
Submittal Information:
Attention: CoPA, 101 NW A Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526
Contact Person:
Susan Seereiter
101 NW A Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Plan & Spec Available:
Administration Office (Room 205)
101 NW A Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Business Hours:
8-5, M-F
Fax Number:
All artists working in, but not limited to, the following disciplines are invited to submit "High Resolution" images of their work: painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, digital graphics, engravings, sculpture, glass, wood, metal/jewelry, ceramics, fiber arts, mixed media, and assemblage. Video/film, installation art and performance art are not appropriate disciplines for the Art in Motion project.
Special Requirements:
Artists must submit a minimum of four (4) images to a maximum of six (6) works. All work submitted must be original, no copy work, no classwork or work done under supervision. Choose your most dramatic work that would be easily visible from a distance.

All submissions must include these three (3) items:
1. A CD or USB thumb drive for four (4) to six (6) images. Label storage devices with your name. (Storage devises will not be returned).
2. A hard copy printout of your contact information with artist statement.
3. A hard copy printout of your inventory of images.

Please do not send original artwork. Do not enclose binders, folders, or any materials other than the information requested.
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