is pleased to be working with the Town of Van Wyck, SC to identify suitable outdoor sculpture and arrange for placement in the upcoming 3rd Annual PUBLIC ART IN VAN WYCK exhibit.
is a town in the panhandle of Lancaster County, South Carolina and is part of the Charlotte Metropolitan area. Van Wyck was established in the 1880s. It is 29 miles south of Charlotte.
Van Wyck wishes to lease outdoor sculptures for one year beginning October 20, 2023.
The leased artwork will be divided into Two Categories:
A. Up to Four (4) large scale statement pieces for $ 2500 (each).
B. Up to Six (6) pieces that fit on a 6’x6’ pad (or smaller) for $1500 (each).
The artwork will be chosen based on it's merit in the category that it is submitted.
Desirable Artwork Characteristics
Creates a sense of discovery, surprise, boldness or intimacy
Uses kinetic devices, dynamic shapes and/or bright colors to celebrate a sense of movement
Participatory and/or interactive
Whimsical, uplifting and creative
I invite you to submit any pieces that fit the criteria of this project. There are NO FEES for submittal.
All submitted work is to be of a "permanent nature" and:
Please note: Works not following the criteria WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED for installation.
The Artist shall be fully responsible for installation and de-installation unless prior arrangements are made. The Town of Van Wyck will provide any necessary boom truck or additional manpower required for both installation and de-installation. In all cases the Artist is fully responsible for proper securement of the sculpture.
The sculptures will be insured by the Town of Van Wyck up to the stated purchase value (minus the 20% included commission) from the point they are installed until the point they are removed.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTAL IS AUGUST 7, 2023.
Feel free to submit any pieces that fit the criteria of this project. Again, there are no fees for submittal. Be sure to fill out the Submittal Form below and then send a minimum of two (2) .jpg images for each sculpture submitted to email@example.com .
Application Deadline August 7, 2023
Selection Committee August 17, 2023
Notification to Artists August 25, 2023
Contracts Due September 22, 2023
Installation Date October 20, 2023
APPLICATION SUBMITTAL DEADLINE DATE