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Open Call for Art & Proposals for University of Dayton ArtSource Project

September 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Contemporary Dayton (The CO), in collaboration with University of Dayton, is seeking artwork for a new building “connector” between the Computer Science and Engineering Buildings, and several lounges and common areas.

-Artists must be at least 18 years old
-UD Faculty and students are especially encouraged to apply
-Work must be high-level craftsmanship, originality and contemporary design.
-Work must be structurally sound, safe, non-toxic and fit for its intended use.
-2D work must be designed and suited to hang on a drywall or brick wall. Examples: painting, drawing, photography, printmaking and most textiles. Large-scale mural and mosaic work is also acceptable but will need to be created on lightweight panels or other surfaces which can then be adhered to walls.
-3D work must also be designed to be mounted on drywall or brick wall, or be light enough to hang from light fixtures. Examples: wall sculptures, hanging sculpture such as mobiles.

How to apply:
Please email Cydnie King, Curatorial Assistant at [email protected] the following information:
1)Subject line: “Call for Art: UD 2D and/or 3D” (please indicate if you’re submitting 2D or 3D for consideration.
2) In body of email: Name, address, phone number, website (optional)
3)1-10 images of artwork, details and/or proposed installation renderings saved with your last name and image title as JPG, TIFF or PSD file (i.e. Smith_Title of Work.jpg). Image size should be 1600 pixels on longest edge and resolution of 300 ppi. If files are too large you may send links via Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer.
4) Checklist of images (title, year, media, retail price or, if proposed installation, estimate of cost)
5) Short statement about your submission (250 words max)
6)Bio (250 words max) or link to bio or CV.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 14, 2020
Application Fee: Free!


September 14, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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