The Shape of Community

Rotating Sculpture Series

Call for Entries
Submissions due May 4, 2018

The City of O’Fallon, Missouri’s, rotating sculpture series, The Shape of Community is a citywide, temporary sculpture exhibition, featuring large-scale works of art in prominent areas throughout the city, loaned by artists for an 18-month period. This exhibition is unique to the entire St. Louis metropolitan area, and will attract people to visit sculpture sites throughout the city.

Submissions are accepted digitally through the Call for Entry (CaFE) link below. Artists will receive a $2,000 stipend for the temporary loan of their work, will be responsible for delivery of work, and must be present for installation and de-installation. Submissions are due May 4, 2018.

Please review the Request for Proposals (RFP) for a more in-depth project description and goals, artist responsibilities, budget and the artist selection process and criteria. A list of submission requirements is included, which must be submitted at the CaFE link.

Timeline

May 4, 2018
Submissions due
May 2018
Panel reviews submitted materials – select works
Technical review
Sites distributed
June 2018
OCVB reviews and City Council approves selected works
Artists contracted
Artist reviews installation and mounting with City
August 2018
Artwork delivered and installed
Opening reception
Voting begins for top selections
March 2020
Artwork de-installed

View Shape of Community Request for Proposals (RFP) (PDF)

Go to Call for Entry


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