Glendale Arts is seeking artists who demonstrate experience in the design and production of public art to be temporarily displayed for one day only at the Open Arts & Music Festival (OAM) on Saturday, September 14, 2019 in Glendale, CA.
The Open Arts & Music Festival is a FREE and all-ages festival which takes place on the city block in front of the historic Alex Theatre in Downtown Glendale, CA. Working with Spaceland Presents to select an impressive lineup of emerging Los Angeles-based talent, the festival also boasts a craft beer garden, an immersive arts market with free workshops, captivating public art installations, and entertaining activities for kids. Now in its 4th year, the Festival attracts a diverse audience of more than 10,000 people to celebrate, explore, and be inspired.
The purpose of the piece
The purpose of the temporary piece is to encourage connection and discourse in the community through art. The piece should invite or even dare passersby to join in on a fun activity and transform the urban environment into a public playground. The piece must be suitable for all ages and use elements of interactivity and play to reflect the community we live in.
Artwork in all mediums will be thoughtfully considered.
Glendale Arts will be accepting proposals through July 31, 2019.
Notification: August 15, 2019.
Installation: September 14, 2019.
Selected artist will receive a stipend of $500.
If you have any questions – please do not hesitate to contact the Festival team: firstname.lastname@example.org