Call Detail
Kokomo Sculpture Walk 2019-2021
Entry Deadline: 2/28/19
Application Closed
Number of Applications Allowed: 2
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Indiana

2019 Invitation to Sculptors

The City of Kokomo invites you to participate in the 2019-2021 juried, on-loan, outdoor Sculpture Walk exhibit in downtown Kokomo, Indiana.  8 Selected artists will be awarded an honorarium of $2000 per piece and will enter into an Art Loan Agreement with the Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance. Kokomo Indiana is located in north central Indiana just 45 minutes from Indianapolis with a vibrant and growing arts movement.  Sculptures will be installed and on display along Kokomo’s beautiful downtown trails and waterways from April 2019 through March 2021.

Deadline for Submissions: February 28, 2019

Jury will make selections and inform artists by:  March 7, 2019
·         Delivery and Installation:  March 21, 2019 – April 4, 2019.
·         Exhibition Schedule: April 2019 – March 2021.
·         Sculptures to be removed:
February 15, 2021 – March 15, 2021.

Eligibility:  Only completed artwork will be considered.  Artists must own the rights to the artwork, which must be available for the duration of the two-year exhibition period.  Artwork must be ready to set on 8’ x 8’ cement pads.  The installation method for each sculpture should be welded tabs or similar easy-install method.  The exhibit is outdoors and open to the public so each sculpture must be constructed of durable materials that will withstand year-round Indiana weather.  Fragile or dangerous works will not be accepted.

Transportation: Selected artists are responsible for transportation of the artwork to and from the installation site.  The artwork must be delivered as exhibition-ready.  The Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance with the City of Kokomo will supervise installation of the work, and will insure the artwork for the duration of the exhibit.

Submission Details:  Artists may submit up to two sculptures for consideration, but each submission will be considered separately.  Each submission must include the following:
·         A bio/resume describing your experience and exhibition history.
·         Three images of the work (front, back and one detail).
·         Dimensions (HxWxD) for each submission (the base cannot exceed the 8’ x 8’
          cement pad).
·         Stated insurance value for each work.
·         Each sculpture entry must be submitted individually.

Please register at CaFE.org and complete your profile to sign up for the Kokomo Sculpture Walk Call for Entry.  Please read it carefully and if you have any questions please contact:  salexander@greaterkokomo.com. A contract will be sent upon your acceptance. 

IMPORTANT: This application represents ONE artwork, with 3 images of the work. If you wish to enter an additional artwork, submit the first application, then return to "Apply to Calls" and choose APPLY AGAIN TO THIS CALL. An artist may enter up to two pieces of art.