It’s that time – Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts is seeking art for Kingsport’s 13th Sculpture Walk!
The exhibition will run from October 2021 to October 2022. Works can be in any media form, must be suitable for outdoor public space and may be functional or non-functional. The Sculpture Walk, located within Kingsport city limits, will be curated by sculpture artist Charlie Brouwer.
”We are happy to be returning to the annual Sculpture Walk this year,” said Hannah Powell, Cultural Arts program coordinator. “Not only do we celebrate our local artists, but we also welcome artists from all over the country so that Kingsport can enjoy their work and learn from it. We always look forward to the variety of artists that display in Kingsport and having been a featured artist before, Charlie Brouwer is going to be a great curator for the show.”
Submissions: Functional or non-functional work in any media suitable for outdoor public space. Works may be available for purchase. Up to eight works will be selected for this exhibition.
Eligibility: Open to all professional artists over the age of 18.
Exhibition: 12 months. October 2021 – October 2022
Stipend: Each artist who is selected for the exhibition will receive a $1500 stipend per artist/piece. Selected artists are responsible for transportation to and from the site, and are encouraged to be on site to oversee installation. Most installation costs regarding site prep will not be the responsibility of the artist.
Purchases: Art may be open to public purchase.
Deadline: Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on September 1, 2021 (no late applications will be accepted). The application will be available at arts.kingsporttn.gov. Applications can be sent to KingsportArtEntry@gmail.com.
Hannah Powell, Cultural Arts Program Coordinator
1200 East Center St
Kingsport, TN 37660
September 1 Deadline for application materials
September 1 – 15 Selection
September 16 – 30 Artist Notification
October 1 – 22 by appointment Installation Dates
October 23 Sculpture Walk / Reception
For more information about this year’s Sculpture Walk, please visit arts.kingsporttn.gov or call 423-392-8414.