The 2018 ICCCIA Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
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Posted by: 8th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art Scranton, PA
Deadline: Mon, January 15th, 2018
The 2018 ICCCIA Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
The Lackawanna River Heritage Trail (LRHT) - LRHT is a linear, interpretive path. It not only connects communities, but it’s also the spine of the Lackawanna Greenway. In addition to its uses for health, fitness, recreation, socialization, enjoyment of the outdoors, alternative transportation and access to the river, the trail also provides a close view of important remnants of the region’s history and culture. Confluence: Art on the Trail is the result of a collaborative effort among Keystone College, Keystone Iron Works, Lackawanna County Department of Arts and Culture and the Lackawanna Heritage Valley. Aptly named for the confluence of the Lackawanna and Susquehanna Rivers, as well as the coming together of arts, culture, the environment and diverse organizations, this endeavor was made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Railroad Station #1 - This location offers one pad for outdoor sculpture. It is located at the railroad station #1 in East Stroudsburg, PA. The site will be of the 2018 ICCCIA performance festivities during the conference.
Railroad Station #2 - This location offers one pad for outdoor sculpture. It is location at the railroad station #2 in Tobyhanna, PA. The site will be part of the 2018 ICCCIA performance festivities during the conference.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 15, 2018
Exhibition : May 28, 2018–May 30, 2019
APPLY: Eligibility: The 2018 ICCCIA Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition submission process is open to all delegates who are registered participants of ICCCIA. Media: All accepted works must be suitable for outdoor installation and durable enough to withstand adverse weather conditions including high winds, extreme temperatures as well as rain, snow and ice storms. All works must be professionally constructed of durable materials with no easily damaged elements and be suitable enough for exterior public display with no maintenance required during the exhibition period. Number of entries: Entry is limited to 3 pieces per artist. Three views of each work will be accepted. All works entered must have been created within the last five years or may be subject to omission from the selection process. The curator reserves the right to disqualify any work not reflecting the specifications of the exhibition. Form: All entries must have a completed entry form (ENTRY FORM) or the works will not be considered. Entry specifications: All submitted images must be named with artist’s last name (underscore) entry number (corresponding to the entry number on the application form). For example: Jones_1.jpg. Please DO NOT include any other information in the name, such as title of work, etc. Images should be in HIGH QUALITY JPEG format. Images should be no smaller than 1200 pixels in any direction (about 13”) and a resolution of 72 ppi. Be sure you are sending files at the correct size AND that your email software does not automatically downsize the attached images when sending. Images must be oriented properly (i.e. top of image is top of artwork) and should not include text info or borders that are not part of the actual work. Detail images must include the word ‘detail’ in the file name (i.e. Jones_1detail1.jpg, Jones_1detail2.jpg).
Entries must be received no later than 11:59pm EST on January 15, 2018. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
ENTRY FEE: There is no fee for this exhibition.
Email entries to firstname.lastname@example.org (use ‘ICCCIA Outdoor Exhibition’ in subject line)
The selection committee is composed of representatives from ICCCIA, the City of Scranton, and the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority. This committee will make exhibition selections from the submitted digital entries. The committee will also select the location for installation of each sculpture.
Approximately 10-13 works will be chosen for installation and will be exhibited at the discretion of the selection committee throughout the Lackawanna Heritage Valley. The selected works must be able to be exhibited and remain on loan from the artist from May 28, 2018 through May 30, 2019 without maintenance.
All accepted works must be suitable for outdoor installation and durable enough to withstand adverse weather conditions including high winds, extreme temperatures as well as rain, snow and ice storms. All works must be professionally constructed of durable materials with no easily damaged elements and be suitable enough for exterior public display with no maintenance required during the exhibition period.
All of the 2018 ICCCIA Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition sites are in moderate to heavy pedestrian traffic areas. Works submitted must take into account the safety of this pedestrian traffic. All works must be securely attached to a durable steel mounting plate in order for the piece to be bolted to a concrete slab. ICCCIA and the LHVA are able to provide equipment and personnel for assistance in securing the works on each site. Specific installation dates will need to be arranged if a crane or lifting device is needed for installation. Please indicate if you will need a crane on the application form for each submission. The 2018 ICCCIA, the City of Scranton, and the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority reserves the right to document all work submitted for educational and publicity purposes without compensation.
Posted on Tue, January 2nd, 2018
Expires on Mon, January 15th, 2018
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