Call for Sculpture

Here’s an opportunity that as a sculptor, you shouldn’t miss!

Call for Sculpture Entries

Fayetteville, NC


Entry Deadline: Friday, March 6, 2009

Notification: Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Installation: April 15-17, 2009

Exhibition: April 20, 2009 through April 1, 2010

Removal of Works: April 1-2, 2010

The Fayetteville Arts Community has made a commitment to placing sculpture throughout our downtown area. A unique partnership between the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, the Fayetteville Museum of Art, and the City of Fayetteville has been formed to exhibit public art within our community. The exhibition will be open to artists 18 years of age and older. Five completed works will be chosen for installation in Fayetteville’s Festival Park located at 345 Ray Avenue, Fayetteville, NC.

Exhibition Guidelines

Completed Works

This category includes sculptures that have been previously completed and are ready to install. Sculptors may enter a maximum of three completed works (two views of each work for a total of six jpegs). Each individual sculpture entry must include the cost of one year’s rental.

The selected works are to be exhibited in Fayetteville’s Festival Park from April 20, 2009 through April 1, 2010. Work must be suitable for outdoor installation: a) able to be structurally secured to a concrete pad with anchor bolts or similar devices; b) be capable of withstanding adverse weather conditions; c) withstand a high traffic environment; d) and should take into consideration the safety of the audience. Works judged unsuitable will not be considered for the exhibition.

Artists are responsible for the timely installation and removal of all works. Works must be installed during the dates of April 15 – 17, 2009 and removed April 1-2, 2010. A crane will be available for one day only during the installation/de-installation period. Artists unable to meet the scheduled installation and removal requirements are not eligible. The artists are responsible for shipping and delivering the works to and from Fayetteville, NC.

Artists may sell the work during the exhibition; however, the work must remain on site for the duration of the exhibition. The sponsoring agency, the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County will retain 30% of the purchase price.

Liability: The Fayetteville Museum of Art will provide insurance coverage during the exhibition from April 15, 2009 – April 2, 2010.

Participation in the exhibition entry process constitutes an understanding and acceptance of the conditions set forth above.

Selection Process

Works will be juried by committee including representatives from the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, Fayetteville Museum of Art, University and Community College Arts Professionals and community members.

Application Process:

Email to: Calvinm@theartscouncil.com or Michele@faymoa.org

    • 1. Send jpegs at 300dpi (up to 3 sculptures with 2 details)
    • 2. Provide title, dimensions, medium, and price
    • 3. Include installation requirements (ie. Crane))

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