Call to Artists: Outside the Box, Transforming Traffic Signal Boxes into Public Art

 

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UPCOMING DEADLINES

August 21, 2019, by 5:00pm – Artists send any project questions to Palm Beach County Art in Public Places at esinger@pbcgov.org

September 6, 2019, by 5:00 pm – Application deadline. Shortlist submittals due.

PROJECT SUMMARY

Palm Beach County Art in Public Places will commission up to thirty-six (36) student, emerging, and professional artists based in Palm Beach County to transform ordinary Traffic Signal Boxes into three-dimensional artworks. Located in municipal and unincorporated Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay, public infrastructure provides ideal "canvases" to enhance streetscapes and foster a unique sense of place for residents and visitors to the Lake Region.  Artists are invited to create original art, in diverse media, inspired by contemporary and historical attributes of the Lake Region.  

Outside the Box is a fast-paced project that offers a unique opportunity for artists to exhibit art outdoors in the public realm, even if their original artwork medium cannot withstand South Florida weather. Digitally translating images onto vinyl enables us to transform two-dimensional artworks into outdoor three-dimensional sculptures. Palm Beach County Art in Public Places encourages artists interested in taking the leap from studio to public artist, and those who create site-specific works, to apply.

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Palm Beach County Art in Public Places will issue Calls to Artists for County projects that are:

(1) site-specific commissions;
(2) general acquisitions for permanent installation; and
(3) juried exhibitions for temporary installation of loaned artwork.

Artists who meet the criteria as listed in each Call to Artists are eligible to apply. Each Call to Artists includes the procedures and guidelines for application. Applicants are required to submit a separate entry for each project.

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If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Ray at 561-233-2014 or alray@pbcgov.org.