Join Us for the Coveted AIRdirondack Project: Launch for ARTember!

DATE: SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 2, 2016
LOCATION: EAST LAKE PARK
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: JUNE 3, 2016
NOTIFICATION TO SUCCESSFUL ARTISANS: JUNE 17, 2016
CONSTRUCTED CHAIRS DELIVERED: JUNE 20, 2016
FINISHED CHAIRS COLLECTED BY: SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

 

For more information and applications see HERE

 

WHAT YOU HELP CREATIVE AIRDRIE ACHIEVE

  • Secure sponsorship funds that ensure programs like ARTember happen for our community
  • Create a public presence of Art in our City
  • To celebrate the immense amount of talent that resides in Airdrie
  • To beautify our city and bolster a sense of ownership in our community

WHAT WE CAN OFFER TO THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOUR TALENTS

  • $300 honorarium for your time and talent in completing a chair for auction
  • Exposure of your work to 4000 festival goers over 3 days
  •  Build relationships with local businesses and networking opportunities
  •  Tickets to the premiere launch event for ARTember that will showcase the chairs
  •  Promotion in various ARTember advertising and communications

GUIDELINES

  • Samples, photos or links to postings must be included in the submission.
  • All submissions are juried for quality, aesthetic appeal, and genre of art
  • Artisans must understand that the show is family focused
  • Event organizers will provide a standard AIRdirondack chair for the 7 Arts Desire Chairs & 3 Social Media Chairs, if needed
  • Creative Airdrie can help with the donation of paint for the 7 Arts Desire Chairs & 3 Social Media Chairs if needed
  •  Materials needed to construct the Conceptual Chairs will be the Artists responsibility to supply

CHAIRS

! New this year ! 5 Sponsored concept CHAIRS

Artists will be asked to work directly with Creative Airdrie sponsors to create a one-of-a-kind chair that complements their business.  See page five for inspiration.  Chairs can be made of any materials, ideally something that aligns with the sponsor.  Chairs may or may not be functional – this will be at the discretion of the artist and the sponsor.

  • Opportunity to create iconic public Art installations
  • Artists encouraged to create chairs out of original materials
  • Artist could consider conceptual chair that would complement the sponsor
  • Due to the conceptual nature of the chairs, the materials and construction
    of the chairs are the responsibility of the artist and sponsor
  • An additional honorarium will be provided for artist supplied materials
  • MUST BE COMPLETED FOR PICK UP BY: SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

3 SOCIAL MEDIA chairs

  • Opportunity to create chairs featured in the ARTember social media campaign
  • Varied styles for bidding online prior to the event to build awareness of the event
  • CONSTRUCTED CHAIRS WILL BE DELIVERED: JUNE 20, 2016
  • MUST BE COMPLETED FOR PICK UP BY: SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

7 arts desire chairs

  • The artwork of 7 local artists will be featured on classic AIRdirondack chairs
  • Submissions will be reviewed by a local Arts jury
  • Available for silent auction for the duration of ARTember
  • 1-2 chairs will be reserved for student/classroom groups
  • CONSTRUCTED CHAIRS WILL BE DELIVERED: JUNE 20, 2016
  • MUST BE COMPLETED FOR PICK UP BY: SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

All chairs will be on display for the launch and for the duration of the ARTember event

 

For more information and applications see HERE