Public Art RFP Art Elevated
International Deadline: June 30, 2018 – Talented artists from around the world are invited to submit images of their works to be considered for Art Elevated, a public art initiative launched by the Garment District Alliance in partnership with Orangenius, a technology platform for the arts community. Art Elevated’s panel of esteemed arts jurors will select 90 artists’ works to be replicated on banners hung on lampposts throughout the world-famous Garment District in the heart of midtown Manhattan, creating a fantastic aerial art gallery that will remain on view from September 3 to October 30, 2018.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICANT STATUS
The open call is open to any type of visual artist, working in any medium, context or geographical location.The submission must be from a living artist.
- Only an individual artist can enter.
- All Applicants must be 18 years or older.
- Entries cannot be submitted by Orangenius or GDA affiliated entities, agents, officers, directors, owners, employees, or their immediate families, nor can work commissioned by Orangenius or GDA be submitted.
- If a work is created by more than one person, the submission must be from a primary creator or copyright holder with permission to submit the work.
BENEFITS & AWARDS
Art Elevated is an opportunity to have your work fly high and be seen by tens of thousands of people a day. In addition, a First, Second, and Third prize selections will be awarded $1500, $1000, and $500! The two-month exhibition is expected to be viewed 21 million times, as New Yorkers and people from around the world are drawn to the Garment District as a destination for dining, shopping, and fun.
APPLY ONLINE – $15 Entry
The Garment District Alliance is a Business Improvement District, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to improving the quality of life and economic vitality of the Garment District.