Competitions Cherry Valley Summer Sculpture Trail
International Deadline: April 15, 2017 – The Cherry Valley Summer Sculpture Trail is a biennial juried show with a prize of $1,500. This is the 6th year for the competition. Sculptures are exhibited along Main Street, Cherry Valley, a beautiful and historical village located in an area of Central New York rich with cultural tourism.
Proposals from established and emerging artists will be considered. Both existing and new sculpture may be submitted. Though the trail is primarily a venue for outdoor works there are a few storefront locations for works suitable only for indoor display. The exhibition will include invited and juried artists.
Cherry Valley Artworks will provide installation/de-installation support (including the use of a crane truck) and liability insurance. Some monetary assistance for moving expenses may be provided. The trail is supported by an advertising campaign and by Otsego County Tourism.
There is no application fee. Chosen artists will be eligible for the grand prize. Stipends may be available to help with moving expenses.
Cherry Valley, N.Y. is part of the beautiful and historic Leatherstocking Region known as home to the Fenimore Art Museum, The Arkell Museum, The Baseball Hall of Fame and The Glimmerglass Festival. These attractions, particularly the Glimmerglass Festival, bring many thousands of cultural tourists to the region. The Cherry Valley Museum, two of the area’s finest restaurants, Artworks popular concert series and other performances at The Star Theater are all a draw for many visitors.
Cherry Valley Artworks was founded to promote the art, culture and rich history of Cherry Valley, to provide a forum for artists and others interested in the arts, and to demonstrate how the arts can generate a sense of excitement and promise that contributes to a vital community. Artworks is committed to encouraging and nurturing the creativity and talent in our own community, to expanding interest in and knowledge of the arts, and to finding common ground in the re-vitalizing energy of the arts.
Cherry Valley Artworks
PO Box 92
Cherry Valley, N.Y. 13320