This call for artists is open to all artists working in the United States. Entries must be received by November 15, 2019. The City of Winter Haven is seeking designs for the Water Tower located in the downtown corridor. (Dimensions are attached) Only original designs will be accepted. No copies of published works, within the design or works with copyrights not belonging to the artist will be considered. The artwork that is selected will become the sole property of the City of Winter Haven. By entering and submitting art work and or design concepts- the artist is relinquishing all rights to the art work regardless of media used if their design is selected by the committee.
The art must be suitable for the community and the artist is encouraged to be creative and to think outside of the box in an iconic manner to create a statement piece that would draw visitors to our community. The art is not restricted to painted surface designs. If the design is comprised of other elements, additional details for implementation would be required of the artist. The artist must agree that the design and images will become the sole property of the City of Winter Haven and used at their discretion for promotion and marketing of the City of Winter Haven. The city reserves the right to limit or utilize other colors if it is deemed necessary to extend the anticipated life of the painted tower. Submission materials will not be returned. All entrants will be notified of the results of selection in a timely manner by phone or by email. Please do not call about the status of your application.
Works will be selected by a committee comprised of members of the CRA Advisory, the Cultural Arts Advisory, Main Street and the Chamber of Commerce. All decisions will be final. A public reception will be held when the design is implemented.
Works may be submitted electronically or by mail. If artwork is submitted on a CD, the CD and images must be readable on a PC. Entries must be postmarked by November 10th, 2019 or emailed by: November 15th, 2019.
Artists may submit up to 3 designs and should include an image list with artist name, address, phone number and email. Include the dimensions of the design if not fully encompassing the Tower. Include in entry packet your professional resume and artist statement.
Submission of artwork constitutes agreement to the rules and details as published in this prospectus- call to artists and to the use of the design for publicity and marketing purposes.
Mail Submissions to:
City of Winter Haven
P.O. Box 2277
Winter Haven, FL 33883-2277
Email to: email@example.com