Artists sought for sculpture walk
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 email@example.com or call Paul Baylock at 860-877-3839 or 860-229-1484 or go to firstname.lastname@example.org