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Fulton County Arts & Culture Public Art Program - Call for Artists


Budget: $40,000
Activated: 05/19/2017
Deadline: 07/28/2017 4:00 PM Central Time
Call Summary
Fulton County Arts & Culture (FCAC) Public Art Program announces a call for the acquisition of unframed visual artworks by professional Georgia-based artists.
Budget Description
Works will be purchased within the $300 - $5,000 price range.
Project Description
FCAC is acquiring new works for Fulton County's Libraries and Art on Loan portable collection.
Artwork Goals
Each artist can submit images up to five (5) unframed original visual artworks, completed in the last two years. All 2-D mediums are eligible, including paintings, prints, drawings, illustrations, photographs, mixed media works, collages, textiles, etc. Small, lightweight 3-D works that hang directly on the wall, or can be displayed in shadow-box frames, will also be considered.
Artwork Location Description
Artwork will be displayed in various facilities throughout the County, including libraries, government offices, court buildings, as well as various health, senior and art centers.
Any professional artist, currently residing in the state of Georgia, is eligible. Students are not eligible.
Application Requirements
Work examples: 1 - 5  
  • Image dimensions: 1200 x 1200 pixels
  • Video submissions are not permitted.
Artist Statement: 200 word maximum
Artists are NOT allowed to apply in teams.
Selection Information
Selection Process
Applications will be reviewed by a selection panel. All applicants will be notified by email.
Selection Criteria
FCAC seeks artwork which is memorable, thought-provoking, enduring and reflects diverse social, cultural, and historical values. Artwork can be abstract or representational, should be original and suitable for display in a public setting. Colorful, lively, family-friendly imagery, especially depictions of the people, landscape, buildings, interesting locations and activities of Fulton County, is desirable.
Submission deadline: 4 p.m., EDT, Friday, July 28, 2017
Additional Resources
Contact Information (for questions about the details of this call. For site questions email us.)
Connie Cross
141 Pryor Street Suite 2030
Atlanta Georgia 30303 United States
Delivery Information
Applications will NOT be accepted by Postal Mail
Do NOT send applications by email.