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Visalia - Taste the Arts - Call to Artists

Visalia Arts Consortium Request for Qualifications

Budget: $5,000

Deadline: December 1, 2009, midnight

The Visalia Arts Consortium in Visalia, CA announces a national call for a large-scale sculpture for their Taste the Arts festival, September 2010. The Consortium seeks to commission an artist/artist team to design a 3-dimensional work that would utilize and pay tribute to the fruit and vegetables that are grown in the Tulare County region. The sculpture should be assembled on site (downtown Visalia) to allow for a public audience over a period of two to four days. (Minimum height requirements are eight feet).


A total budget of $5,000 covers all costs associated with the project including, but not limited to materials, fabrication, installation, permitting, documentation, transportation.

Selection Process

The selection panel will include members of the Visalia Arts Consortium. The panel will review artist's submissions, resume and letters of interest. The panel will make their selection by January 15th.

Submission Requirements

Proposal Letter: Describe overall vision of sculpture including dimensions and theme. Describe the raw materials you would need and your plan for obtaining those materials. Describe how much space and time you would need to complete the project and list any special considerations or concerns.

Images: Up to 10 digital images on CD or via email.

Image List: Description digital images included in submission.

Resume: Current resume with emphasis on relevant experience.

Entries must be submitted to:

Caroline Koontz, Coordinator
Visalia Arts Consortium
425 E Oak Avenue Ste 301
Visalia, CA 93291

Or by email:

Deadline: 12-01-2009

Contact: Caroline Koontz
Phone: 559-713-4324

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Comment by Debra Montgomery on October 17, 2009 at 10:14am
Yes, great to have something like this come up locally!
Comment by Amy Kohl on October 17, 2009 at 7:26am
What a great opportunity!!!!

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