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Call for Artists: LSU Music & Dramatic Arts, Band Hall, & Cypress Residence Interactive Installation
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Entry Deadline: 1/14/23
Application Closed
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 6, Maximum:Max. 6
Video | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 6, Maximum:Max. 9
Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Budget: $250,000

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Louisiana State University seeks to connect three sites, the Music and Dramatic Arts Building, the Band Hall, and Cypress Residential Hall, through thematically related permanent installations that highlight the importance of music and dramatic arts as a discipline, a vital form of creative expression, and a way bring people together. This project is open to a wide variety of artistic styles and approaches.

Application Requirements

Submission Requirements

A complete application must include:

  • Artist résumé demonstrating a minimum of five (5) years of professional visual art experience (NOT STUDENT WORK). If submitting as a team, a current résumé should be submitted for each team member (Compiled into one document). A biography will not be accepted in place of a résumé.
  • Statement of interest describing:
    1. Why you are interested in this project
    2. Previous experience with public art
    3. Your connection (if any) or interest in Louisiana State University
    4. How you believe the art will enhance the chosen space(s)
  • References that include the names and current contact information for three (3) individuals with whom you have worked, collaborated, or who have commissioned your work in the past. 
    References will be contacted for artists invited to develop a proposal for the commission.
  • Images (6) of your original completed commissions, not proposals, which demonstrate your qualifications for the project. 3-D models, sketches, or drawings will not be accepted. You must include the title, medium, dimensions, project budget (price), year completed, location, and a description. The value must be indicated in US dollars. Each artwork must contain only one image with only one view of the work.
    Multiple views per image or unexecuted conceptual projects will not be considered, and may disqualify your submission.
  • Up to 3 videos (optional) of work examples

Eligibility Criteria

This call for artists is open to professional artists 18 and over, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identification, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical ability.

Artist teams may apply and must designate one artist as the lead contact. Examples of work submitted must be original, recently completed artwork (within the last 10 years).