Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Call For Entries: DOWNLOAD HERE
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES : Friday, March 23, 2007 (postmarked)
DATES OF EXHIBITION: June 15- July 30, 2007
WHY: Enter SiteProjectsDC to have your installations, sculptures, paintings, projections, etc. shown along the 14th street corridor! Sites range from storefronts, to building facades, to fenced-in sidewalk spaces.
WHAT: SiteProjectsDC is a public art project designed to engage local artists in the creation of public art installations along the 14th Street Corridor. Curated by Welmoed Laanstra, this project invites artists to create site specific, temporary, two or three dimensional art installations. In addition to painting and sculpture, new media, performance art, and installations that would be on view for a shorter amount of time are encouraged.
STIPEND: A $250 stipend will be given to all finalists to assist with the cost of supplies and materials.
LOCATION: 14th Street Corridor between P & V Streets, NW. Specific locations will be announced & discussed during the Informational Workshops with the Curator (Info below).
CURATOR: Welmoed Laanstra
Welmoed Laanstra is an independent curator in Washington, DC. In recent years she has brought engaging and well received exhibits to the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Exhibits include "Civic Endurance"( Jacqueline Tarry and Bradley McMallum) and "Face Time"( Harry Shearer). In the fall of 2005, she created and curated the public art project called, Found Sound, a collaboration with the leading galleries in town. (www.FoundSoundDC.com) In 2006, Nora Halpern and Welmoed Laanstra created Street Scenes: Projects for DC, a series of public art interventions. The project launched In September of 2006 with its first installation, Art not Ads. (www.StreetScenesDC.com)
WORK TO BE CONSIDERED:
Original work in all media will be considered:
If applying with already completed work, it must have been created between 2005 – 2007.
If applying with a new proposal and selected, artists will be encouraged to work directly with the location owner to develop a site specific installation or piece that considers the particular locale’s architecture or layout.
SiteProjectsDCis open to all artists over 18 who live in Maryland, Virginia, or the District of Columbia.
for additional information on any upcoming or current WPA\C exhibitions & programs.
SiteProjectsDC is funded in part by the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.