Seeking Local Artists for GA Ave Window Walk Project Posted by: “SYLVIA ROBINSON”
ecac_board Tue Aug 9, 2011 11:40 am (PDT)
An info session for the following project will be held tomorrow, Wednesday August 10th at 6:30pm at the Emergence Community Arts Collective at 733 Euclid St. NW – on Euclid between Georgia and Sherman.
The community of Lower Georgia Avenue is providing an opportunity for artists to participate in the “Georgia Avenue Window Walk”, a project inviting local artists to create installations on vacant properties along Georgia Avenue:
CALL FOR ENTRIES: Georgia Avenue Window Walk – Installment 1
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: August 29, 2011
NOTIFICATION: September 19, 2011
The window display case at
2702 Georgia Avenue NW, DC 20001 (on
the corner of Georgia Avenue and Fairmont Streets NW, adjacent to retail business, The Guild)
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
The Georgia Avenue Window Walk is a temporary public art project that engages residents, businesses and visitors to the community by placing art installations in vacant storefront spaces along the lower Georgia Avenue Corridor.
The works on view will comprise of visual art and educational installations by local artists, organizations and youth groups.
The projects on display will tie back to the Georgia Avenue community, culture, or its history in some way.
For more information on the history of Georgia Avenue visit:
Note: This call is for the first window installation which will act a model for the larger scale project.
( Open to individual artists or organizations)
– This call is open to artists who live or work in DC and organizations located in DC with preference given
to: Pleasant Plains & Park View, ANC 1A or 1B
– Applicants must be at least 18 years old (if working with a youth group, lead applicant must be at least 18
– Submissions for site-specific installations in all media are welcome including (but not limited to) painting,sculpture, installation, street art, photography, educational installations, wheat-pasting, mural, digital art,and video art.
Proposals will be reviewed by a committee consisting of members of the community, business owners, the building
owners, and project leaders. Proposals not selected for this window may be kept on file for review as other window opportunities arise.
The selected project will be awarded a stipend of $200. Selected applicant(s) will be
notified on September 19, 2011 and the installation must be completed by October 14, 2011.
An info session will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 6:30pm at the Emergence Community Arts Collective, 733 Euclid St NW DC.
For more information, see the Call to Artists attached or online at
GA AVE WINDOW WALK
You can also
call (202) 462-2285 or