Eligibility: Artists, aged 18 and over, working individually or in teams, in any phase of their career are encouraged to apply.
Creative Approach: Preference given to designs that support more diverse, inclusive, and equitable public art and creatively respond to the proposed site. We encourage imaginative interpretation of the theme and invite a variety of conceptual approaches, materials, scale, and design.
Honorarium: Semi-finalists will receive a $500 stipend to refine their concepts. The artist/creative team selected for installation will receive $20,000 to execute their work.
Presentation: The semi-finalists will present concepts at a public forum prior to final selection.
Installation: The art installation will be a temporary activation of the site roughly in the autumn of 2024. The intended display period is early September through late November 2024. However, the specific dates and installation period shall be determined in dialogue with the selected artist(s) with an eye to how the artwork is best suited to engage the public in meaningful ways.
Project Assistance: The Town will facilitate any necessary municipal permits and collaboration with town departments.