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CALL for ENTRIES: Public Places

2015 September 20

Learn more about Art in Public Places Knoxville from Dogwood Arts!almost

Today, I ate a peach in a public park under a dogwood tree in the dappled sunlight of a gorgeous 78° Sunday afternoon.  Oh Summer, I am going to miss you.  With the first day of Fall just days away, I am mourning the upcoming loss of fragrant, lush fresh tomatoes & peaches while still looking forward to a beautiful nip in the air.  This next Call will put your art in public, possibly in a park and definitely connected to a dogwood of sorts.  Investigate…

Check out this Call for Entries from Dogwood Arts (Knoxville, TN) for Art in Public Places Knoxville (AIPPK), a juried exhibition of large-scale sculptures created by exceptional local, regional & national artists.  Great prizes + a stipend.  Don’t miss this opportunity…

*Editor’s Note: If you have read the personal portion of this post, CALL for ENTRIES:,br> Public Places, anywhere other than by email subscription or on, it has been published without permission and is considered theft.

Learn more about Art in Public Places Knoxville from Dogwood Arts!CALL for ENTRIES:
Public Places


ELIGIBILITY:  Open to all artists, age 18+, residing in the U.S.

MEDIA:  Sculpture suitable for outdoor installation: a) must be capable of withstanding adverse weather conditions (high winds, below zero temperatures, snow storms); b) must withstand high traffic environment; c) should take into consideration the safety of the audience & d) artwork must be durable & require limited to no maintenance.  Art must be installation-ready.

DEADLINE:  Early: January 22, 2016. Late: January 29, 2016

NOTIFICATION:  February 10, 2016

ENTRY FEE:  Thru January 22, 2016, $35 for up to 3. Late entry, January 23-29, $45 for up to 3.

AWARDS:  $3,000: Best of Show, $2,000: 2nd Place, $1,000: 3rd Place, $1,000: People’s Choice Award & $500: Two (2) Honorable Mention awards.  In addition, all finalists whose works are installed will receive a stipend of $1,500 per sculpture—$750 upon delivery to the site and $750 upon removal*. The sculptures that are sold during the exhibition will be delivered by Dogwood Arts to the buyer at the close of the exhibition and there will not be a $750 removal stipend awarded to artists on those sold sculptures.

SALES:  Artists may sell their work during the exhibition period. However, the work must remain on site for the duration of the exhibition. Every effort is made to promote sales. All sales are handled by Dogwood Arts who retains a 30% commission.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

Learn more about Art in Public Places Knoxville from Dogwood Arts!

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