2019-2020 City Sculpture Tour
Sculpture Tour applications will be accepted June 1 – August 1, 2019 for the 2019-2020 tour. Each sculptor may submit up to three sculptures for consideration. Please provide two or three photographs of each piece, showing different angles. The artist submission form will be live at 12:01 am on June 1, 2019 and will close at 11:59 pm on August 1, 2019.
From the applications submitted by the deadline, the City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board will select up to 15 2019-20 Sculpture Tour pieces. All applicants will be notified of the board’s decisions in September.
Sculptures will be installed by appointment in November 2019 and remain on display until October 2020. Delivery is the artist’s responsibility; sculptures will be installed by City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation staff working with the artist.
All sculptures selected for the 2019-2020 Sculpture Tour will receive a cash prize awarded by the City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board. Checks will be mailed in December.
“40 Million Years Too Late” by Bob Coffee; 2nd place award winner in 2018-2019 City Sculpture Tour
Awards will include:
$1,500 First Prize (one will be awarded)
$750 Second Prize (one will be awarded)
$500 Honorable Mention (up to 13 will be awarded)
Artists will be required to sign a Sculpture Tour contract, which includes a 25 percent commission to the City on any sculpture sold during the exhibit. Once installed, sculptures are covered for theft or damage by City insurance.
Proposals will be submitted through Submittable.com. Please read the entire call before submitting your proposal.
The proposal form in Submittable will require:
Full Name, address, telephone number, e-mail address
Title of sculpture
A literal description of the sculpture
Message, meaning, or symbolism of the piece
Pad Size Requirement
Images of Sculpture
Proposals must include at least two images of each piece from different angles (upload)
Please submit a separate entry per sculpture
Support materials/Previous work
Proposals should be accompanied by 5 to 10 images of previous work (upload)
An artist statement describing sculpture experience and interest in exhibiting
The sculpture must be a minimum of 3 feet in height.
The sculpture must be able to withstand pedestrian traffic and touch.
The sculpture design must allow for the piece to be bolted down or weigh enough to be secure.
Artist must be able to deliver and pick up artwork on the timetable listed above.
Proposal deadline: 11:59 P.M. August 1, 2019
If you have any questions about the application or the selection process, please call Amanda Still, Arts and Culture Coordinator, at 512-930-8471 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.