Ingenuity

Ingenuity

THIS CALL FOR ARTISTS IS FOR CITY OF CLEVELAND EMPLOYEES ONLY.  ALL OTHER ARTIST PLEASE SEE PUBLIC GALLERY CALL FOR ARTISTS.

Overview
CLE’s Temporary Art Exhibition Program is a free initiative available to artists. The purpose of the art program is to showcase the diversity of arts and culture of Northeast Ohio.  Realizing the abundance of artistic talent in our city and having over 7000 individuals employed by the City of Cleveland, CLE Art Program viewed this as an opportunity to showcase the hidden talents of our employees. 

You are not required to be a professional artist – just talented. CLE Employee Art Program is available to all City of Cleveland employees. Employees are afforded opportunities to exhibit their original artwork (including photography) at the airport. Duration of exhibits is up to six months, depending on the nature of the exhibit. Submissions are reviewed by an Art Review Panel. Each approved proposal is assigned an exhibit start date based on the exhibition calendar.
 

Call for Artists: Ingenuity

Submission deadline: June 29, 2018

Exhibition Dates: August 1 – January 31, 2019

 

Theme
CLE Temporary Art Exhibition Program announces its “call for artists” for its upcoming "Ingenuity" art exhibition running from August 1 through January 31, 2018.  This show is open to any subject matter and all employee artists of the City of Cleveland (18 and over) are invited to submit their best artwork or photography.  This open call seeks any two-dimensional works of various mediums including oils, acrylics, watercolors, photography, pencil, charcoal, graphite and reproductions of original works such as giclées and lithographs.

 

Display Sites
The Employee Art Gallery is located between the escalators outside Checkpoint A, near the Baggage Claim area.  It features a display wall area that accommodates 10 – 24” x 20” framed images.  Minimum size of selected artwork is 14” x 11” up to a maximum of 20” x 16”.  Additional display areas are located in the Hopkins Conference Room on Concourse A and on Baggage Claim level near the Welcome Center. These locations feature a display area that will accommodate 18 – 30” x 30” framed images. Minimum size of selected artwork for these locations are 16” x 20” up to a maximum of 28” x 28”. All selected artwork must be exhibition quality and not matted or stretched. CLE will mat and frame all artwork in Nielsen metal frames.

 

Proposal Requirements
All interested artists should submit the following: 

  • Upload the completed CLE Temporary Art Exhibition Application Form
  • Upload a brief explanation of your submission. 
  • Upload up to 10 individual works in high resolution JPEG format with your name and entry title. Each image should be labeled with artist’s first initial, last name and image title. For example, JDoe-Title.jpg. Also include artist’s bio (50 words or less). 

 

Submission Deadline
All proposals must be received no later than June 29, 2018 

Evaluation Criteria 

  • Submittal captures the vision of the project. 
  • Cultural, educational and/or artistic merit. 
  • Originality, imagination, and presentation of content. 
  • Feasibility of proposal.

 

Acceptance
After work has been accepted, a substitution cannot be made. Artwork must remain in the display area for the entire exhibition time frame. No early withdrawals.

 

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