Call Type: Public Art
Entry Deadline: 10/2/17
The Town of Superior, Colorado, and the Superior Cultural Arts and Public Spaces (CAPS) Committee announce a major public art competition for professional artists. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents at least 18 years of age.
Focus The Town has a strategic location in southeast Boulder County, which positions it as “The Gateway to Boulder Valley®”, and provides for opportunities to live, work and play through a diverse mix of businesses, residential neighborhoods and convenient regional recreational possibilities. The Town has a rich agricultural and mining history with early inhabitants of the Town dating back to the late 1800’s. The Town reportedly was named after the “superior” quality of the coal found in the area.
Superior is also a growing, vibrant, and progressive community focused on the future. Superior’s vision represents its long-term values and aspirations for a community-oriented small town that is accessible, pedestrian and bicycle friendly, safe, and attractive. Superior prides itself on its unique local character and high architectural standards while its mountain views, open space, parks, trails and wildlife offer residents a variety of outdoor experiences. In addition to the respect for nature, Superior hosts outdoor competitions and events, including open-air festivals, and running and cycling challenges. In concert with its vision, the Town seeks to advance its artistic footprint by offering opportunities to create art for public experience.