The People’s Gallery Exhibition 2013 Call for Artwork: Deadline November 2, 2012

The City of Austin is currently seeking 2- and 3-dimensional artworks in any medium by Austin-area visual artists, galleries, or visual arts organizations for inclusion in The People’s Gallery 2013 exhibition at City Hall.

The City of Austin Economic Growth & Redevelopment Services Office Cultural Arts Division is proud to announce its 2013 annual art exhibition at Austin City Hall. This exhibition is part of an ongoing Cultural Arts Program Exhibition Series to showcase regional artistic endeavors and encourage public dialogue, understanding and enjoyment of visual art. The program’s goal is to present a series of exhibitions that reflect the artistic excellence and cultural diversity of Austin and promote the City’s cultural and economic initiatives. More than 100 works are selected for display each year in this unique civic space designed for Austin by architect Antoine Predock.

The City of Austin seeks 2 and 3 dimensional artworks in any medium by Austinarea visual artists or from Austin galleries or visual arts organizations for the 2013 Austin City Hall Exhibition which runs from February 22, 2013 – January 10, 2014. [Selected artworks must be delivered by January 26, 2013 and remain on display for the duration of the exhibition.]

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS – DEADLINE November 2, 2012

The City of Austin uses ASAPP!, an online application system for Art in Public Places, for this exhibition. All artists are required to submit their application online at www.austintexas.gov/department/peoplesgallery . Instructions are available at this web location for submitting your images and written materials. The information that is required online includes an artist resume, images of available artworks, corresponding artwork information (artist name, artwork title, date, medium size, frame or pedestal size, value, artist statement), and description of how work is to be hung or installed. Note that you do not have to join the Artist Registry in order to apply online for the annual People’s Gallery Exhibition.

QUESTIONS: Contact peoplesgallery@austintexas.gov or 974-6456

Economic Growth and Redevelopment Services Office Cultural Arts Division

201 East 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701 http://www.austincreates.com

 

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