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DEMAREST KILL PARK OUTDOOR SCULPTURE PURCHASE

Open to Artists in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

Site Location:
Demarest Kill Park, 57 New Hempstead Rd., New City, NY 10956

PROJECT & SITE DESCRIPTION:
The Rockland County Art in Public Places committee will purchase a sculpture for Demarest Kill Park at 57 New Hempstead Road, New City, NY 10956. The installation site is a triangular shaped, grassy area (35' x 25' at its widest dimensions) immediately inside the park entrance and adjacent to the parking lot. The sculpture will be visible from the road and sidewalk. The Park is located just north of the County Office Building Campus and just south of the intersection of New Hempstead Road and North Little Tor Road. Recent major roadway and walkway renovations have enhanced the entire area and entrance to the park. 

No particular genre or theme is required. Work must be made of durable materials for outdoor sculpture that will withstand all types of seasonal weather, with minimal maintenance required. Colorful works may also enhance this site. Work may be freestanding or mounted on a base also made of a durable, weather tolerant material. The work or base should be installed to ensure stability and safety.

SELECTION:
The selection will be made by members of the committee from existing work only.  Finalists will be notified after the deadline and a visit to see the actual work will be arranged. Commissions are awarded by the AIPP panel of arts professionals who are charged with selecting high quality artwork that reflects a diversity of cultural expression.

BUDGET:
The purchase price may be up to $36,000 and includes all associated expenses and fees including transportation and installation by the artist.

How to Apply
Email the following to: info@aipprockland.org (On the Email subject line, write AIPP Demarest Sculpture Purchase) 

•Submit up to five numbered JPEG images of existing work via email as an attachment. Image files should be numbered and titled with the last name of the artist,  the title of the piece, the dimensions and the price.The image size should be 5"x7", 300 dpi, and numbered 1 to 5.

• Your CV in PDF form. Include your full name, address, home/cell phone, email address and website.

• A slide script numbered to relate to the images and including:         
- The title of the work       
- The year it was made        
- The materials         
- Dimensions         
- Weight, if known        
- Price        
- Any additional information about installation requirements (footings, base) 

No hard copy portfolios and/or letters should be submitted. 

If you have any inquiries prior to submitting the images, email to: info@aipprockland.org (Subject line: AIPP Demarest Inquiry)

Click Here for Application and to Pay *

* After paying you will be given a form to email with a statement about the piece, images, the dimensions, title, your name, contact info and a CV/bio.

Submission Deadline – SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PROJECT AND ROCKLAND COUNTY AIPP VISIT THE WEBSITE AT: www.aipprockland.org