Quarry Trail 2015


ARTIST CALLOUT- Planned Art/Sculpture Quarry Trail 2015

Artists are invited to submit expressions of interest in a planned Art/Sculpture Quarry Trail 2015 – possibly entitled “Step In”. We are currently applying for funding, on which it is reliant. This project will be supported by SAW, Somerset Earth Science Centre and Black Swan Arts.

The artwork can take any form but must be durable in all weather conditions for outside work.Selected artists will be commissioned to:

  • research, develop, make, deliver and install 2-3 pieces of work for the outdoor Quarry Art/Sculpture Trail in response to the Quarry theme (see draft proposal below)
  • have related work (at least 2 pieces) available for an exhibition at the Black Swan Arts Centre during SAW Festival 2015 and/or related exhibition at Somerset Earth Science Centre (July-Oct ’15).
  • Application timescale : Closing date for submission of expressions of interest: 31st August 2014.
  • be available to run 2 x half day family workshops
  • Artist Fee: There is a budget of £500-£3000 per artist (depending on funding)

Application process: Interested artists should email expressions of interest to fionacampbell-art@sky.com by 31st August 2014.

Applications should include:

• A brief CV

• 3 examples of your work – preferably showing work in a similar context – each image between 1-2mb. These may be used for funding applications and publicity for the project

• A short statement about why you think you are suitable for this project

• An outline of how you would approach it and your initial ideas

Visit the Somerset Art Works website for full details and to download the proposal: www.somersetartworks.org.uk

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