Artists sought for sculp­ture walk

The Middletown Press (Middletown, CT) - - Community -

KENS­ING­TON — The New Bri­tain Youth Mu­seum needs artists to sub­mit their work for a Sum­mer Sol­stice Sculp­ture Walk that will take place for one day at Hunger­ford Park at 191 Farm­ing­ton Av­enue, in Kens­ing­ton, on June 22, 3-6:30 p.m. The Ju­ror for the show will be Keith Ger­vase, Col­lec­tions Man­ager, New Bri­tain Mu­seum of Amer­i­can Art.

First prize is $750; sec­ond Prize is $500; third Prize is $250; Hon­or­able Men­tion gets $100; Peo­ples’ Choice Award is a Gift Cer­tifi­cate for Artists Ma­te­ri­als. All sub­mit­ted works must be con­structed from ma­te­ri­als that can with­stand ex­po­sure to vari­able weather con­di­tions. The works will be dis­played in an un­pro­tected, pub­lic area for one day only. There will be no se­cu­rity in place af­ter the des­ig­nated times for the event. Work must be in­stalled by June 22 at 2 p.m. and re­moved af­ter 6:30 p.m.

All sculp­tures/art­work must meet the fol­low­ing cri­te­ria: The sub­ject mat­ter must re­flect one or all of the show themes must be suit­able for chil­dren and fam­i­lies. There is no size re­quire­ment, but artists must be able to trans­port and in­stall their sculp­ture/ art­work in the se­lected lo­ca­tion with­out as­sis­tance of heavy equip­ment or ma­chin­ery. It is strongly rec­om­mended that artists visit the Hunger­ford site be­fore sub­mit­ting a pro­posal.

En­try Fees: There is a non-re­fund­able, $30 en­try fee, $20 for Art League or Mu­seum Mem­bers, per sculp­ture, and it must be sub­mit­ted with your pro­posal. There is a limit of 3 pieces. Checks must be made payable to New Bri­tain Youth Mu­seum. Ta­bles are avail­able for artists that want to sell items. Li­a­bil­ity: The New Bri­tain Youth Mu­seum and /or The Art League of New Bri­tain are not re­spon­si­ble for loss or dam­age to any art­work. For any other ques­tions con­tact Donna Veach at 860-225-3020 or go to mar­ket­ing@newbri­tainy­outh­mu­seum.org or call Paul Bay­lock at 860-877-3839 or 860-229-1484 or go to con­tact@alnb.org

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