Call Detail
Entry Deadline: 6/30/22
Application Closed
Number of Applications Allowed: 3
Work Sample Requirements Images:3

Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Georgia
Budget: $6000 per lease per sculpture

Arts Alpharetta is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on advancing Alpharetta as a cultural arts community. The City of Alpharetta contracts with Arts Alpharetta to curate its public art program. 

Selected artists for MEDLEY will receive a $6,000 honorarium for the temporary lease of the artwork for 24 months, transportation of the work to and from the installation site, and artist fees for on-site availability during installation and de-installation. The honorarium will be paid in two equal payments: one payment at installation and the at de-installation. If multiple pieces are selected from one artist, an honorarium will be awarded for each sculpture. Arts Alpharetta and the City of Alpharetta will provide logistical and staff support and will incur the costs associated with site preparation, physical installation, and promotional events and materials. 

Targeted installation dates: August 1 - 19, 2022

Outdoor sculpture entries must fill these requirements: 

  • maximum weight of 1600 lbs
  • minimum of 4 anchor points
  • engage viewer through sight, sound, and/or touch
  • constructed and prepared for outdoor, year-round weather exposure
  • maintenance plan for 2-year lease period for weather and wear

Arts Alpharetta will incur the cost of installation at each site. Concrete wedge anchors with a minimum shear rating of 4000 lbs will be used at installation. 

The opportunity to enter is open to all professional visual artists, aged 18 and older. Each applicant may enter up to three (3) works; each work must be submitted as a separate application. This call for art is for preexisting works only. All entries must have been conceived and created by the artist submitting the work.