National Sculpture Society Alex J Ettl Grant
National Sculpture Society is seeking applications for the Alex J. Ettl Grant. The Ettl Grant is an unrestricted prize of $5,000* sponsored by the National Sculpture Society. It is awarded annually to a figurative or realist sculptor who has demonstrated a commitment to sculpting and outstanding ability in his or her body of work. The Ettl Grant is for a mature body of work; sculpture created in workshop or instructional settings should not be submitted.
The jury consists of three prominent sculptors. Applicants cannot be elected members of the National Sculpture Society. All applicants must be citizens of or residents in the United States with a social security number.
Deadline: October 1, 2014
For Prospectus and Information: Alex J Ettl Grant
National Sculpture Society - Marilyn Newmark Memorial Grant
The Marilyn Newmark Memorial Grant is an unrestricted prize of $5,000 for a sculptor, specializing in animal sculpture, who has demonstrated a commitment to sculpting and outstanding ability in his or her body of work. Applicants cannot be elected members of the National Sculpture Society. The grant is for a mature body of work; sculpture created in workshop or instructional settings should not be submitted. All applicants must be citizens of or residents in the United States with a social security number. The grant is awarded without regard to age, sex, ethnicity or religion.
The recipient shall be selected by a jury of three persons to be appointed annually by the Executive Committee of the NSS.
Deadline: October 1, 2014
For more information & prospectus: Marilyn Newmark Memorial Grant
4 Culture Site Specific Proposals
Culture invites creative individuals, teams, and organizations to collaborate with historic sites in interpreting and enhancing sites through any artistic discipline. Supported projects are funded through our Site Specific program.
Eligibility for collaborators is open to: Individuals and organizations residing in or located in King County, Washington. Creative projects of all artistic disciplines including but not limited to: theater, music, dance, film or media, literature, visual art, sculpture, design, or installation. Projects which have a dynamic relationship to the specific history and/or architecture of the site.
Deadline: October 8, 2014
For more information: 4 Culture Site Specific Proposals
18th Annual Peace Arch Park International Sculpture Exhibition
Peace Arch International Park is located on the US/Canada border between Blaine, Washington and Surrey, British Columbia. The 40 acre peace park that surrounds the Peace Arch is the location of this annual outdoor sculpture exhibition. Each year, over 500,000 visitors tour this international historic site. The mission of the international fine arts program is a catalyst in the development of international fine artists, while creating a greater awareness and appreciation of the Peace Arch and the International Park.
A self guided tour brochure featuring the exhibition and park history accompanies the six month long exhibit. Each year, the Peace Arch Park International Sculpture Exhibition is featured in 10,000 full color brochures that are distributed free to the public during the exhibition.
Selection Process & Criteria The International Artwork Selection and Award Committee, comprised of art experts, international park and association members, will review and jury submitted artwork and select the annual exhibit. The criteria for selecting the art include: quality, durability, park appropriateness, and aesthetic appeal. Artists may submit up to three entries for consideration. However, if selected, only the highest ranking of the three entries would be featured in the Peace Arch Park International Sculpture Exhibition. $10 Fee per entry.
Deadline for 18th Annual Exhibition: December 30, 2014
For Prospectus and Information: Peace Arch Park
City of Olathe Downtown Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit
Call for entries: Free-standing, suitable for long-term poutdoor public display in Olathe, Kansas. Juror: Raechell Smith Artists will receive a $1,500 honoraium for each work selected. $10 ENTRY FEE
Deadline: January 5,2015
Prospectus and Information: City of Olathe Downtown Sculpture Exhibit
Stay tuned for NWSSA Member Show at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show on display February 2015 - Washington State Convention Center
NWSSA Members are invited to exhibit in the Northwest Stone Sculptors Association's Education Booth at the Flower and Garden Show! This is your show! Beginners are welcome and encouraged to participate.
*Here is a link to the Artist Trust site with information, resources and calls for artists in all disciplines: http://artisttrust.org
Regional Arts & Culture Council: RACC.org