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Call to Artists for Public Art in South Hillsborough County, Deadline Jan 5

Public Art Call for Artists

The SouthShore Arts Council is seeking to commission public art for the
South Hillsborough County Community. The SAC is requesting a letter of
interest and qualifications from local and regional artists who have an
interest in creating work in the public realm that is interactive, collaborative,
or involves community engagement. There are no set guidelines to the
nature of the work or end result. The SAC would prefer to allow the artist
or artists to respond to the community or site in their concept development.

Eligibility Requirements:
Open to professional artists living within a 50-mile radius of Apollo Beach,
FL with interest in working with community
members to develop, fabricate and install public art. The selected artist
must agree to sign a contract with the South Shore Arts Council, meet all
contractual obligations, including passing any background checks required,
participate in meetings with the Council, community stakeholders and/or
students, and adhere to a timeline in order to complete the project.

The SouthShore Arts Council will evaluate all Letters of Interest based on:
1 Professional qualifications
2 Proven artistic merit of prior relevant work
3 Some experience fabricating and installing permanent artwork, preferably
suitable for the outdoor environment
4 An interest in taking your art making process to the public art realm
5 An Interest in creating work that is interactive, collaborative, or participatory

For a detailed description of the call and entry guidelines, please visit:
For inquiries contact us at:

DEADLINE: Accepting applications on a rolling basis. Next term deadline is January 5, 2018

Submitted by: Michael Parker, SouthShore Arts Council