The Baltimore Office of Sustainability’s Green Network, in partnership with the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, is hosting a sculpture contest for seven vacant, city-owned lots along Park Heights Avenue in the Lots Alive contest.   The winning sculptures will be eligible for grants up to $5,000 and the deadline for submission is Saturday, July 28.

 

The seven winners will be installing temporary outdoor sculpture on city-owned, vacant lots along Park Heights Avenue. All projects will need to be installed between Sept. 22-Oct. 5, 2018.  Projects must be removed by Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.   These visual art projects will be designed to enhance and beautify the community as well as bring visitors to the Park Heights neighborhood.

 

This RFP is open to artists, designers, architects, and community residents over 18 years of age and living in Baltimore City. To apply, artists must create an online account and upload their proposal at https://promotionandarts.submittable.com/submit/46445/2018-lots-alive-request-for-proposals-for-temporary-public-art-in-vacant-lots.

 

For more information, go to http://promotionandarts.org/grants/lots-alive.  For more information, please contact Chris Brooks at Baltimore Office of Promotion or [email protected] and The Arts at 410-752-8632 or Kim Knox, Greening Coordinator at 410-396-5902 or [email protected].