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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Sculptors: The Bernice Garden wants you

Posted By on Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 4:22 PM

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The Bernice Sculpture Garden has issued a call for proposals for sculpture to be installed and exhibited for a year at the garden at the corner of South Main Street and Daisy Bates Avenue.

The garden makes grants every year to artists to create work for the privately owned but open to the public garden.

Deadline to apply is April 15. Selected artists will receive $2,800 and finalists will receive a $200 fee for their models. Up to five sculptures will be considered. The artist's budget must include all design fees, materials, construction, installation, removal, maintenance and liability insurance. The artist, or team of artists, will retain ownership of the artwork.

Artists and teams should send application packets through the mail to “Bernice Garden Sculpture Project," 1716 N. Spruce, 72207. For more information, go to the Bernice Garden website.

Previous winners include Mia Hall, Bryan Winfred Massey Sr., David Obrien, Stephanie Shinaberry, Tod “Switch” Swiecichowski, Kerry Hartman, Mac Hornecker (Guest Sculptor), Alice Guffey Miller, Tori Pelz and many more.

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