Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Call for Entries: UIndy Campus Sculpture Walk Competition

Fifth Third Bank and the University of Indianapolis Department of Art and Design announce its 2010-2012 Campus Sculpture Walk Competition. This open competition will place three-dimensional art on the University of Indianapolis Campus. Sculptures will be purchased or leased. Maximum awards are for a two-year lease of up to $2,000. Purchase prices will be negotiated.

Dates: October 1, 2010-August 29, 2012
Entry Deadline: July 18, 2010
Entry Fee: Free

Submissions of previously completed and ready-to-install sculptures will be accepted beginning June 1, 2010 through the close of business (4:30 p.m.) on July 18, 2010. Submissions will be reviewed in July and selected artists will be notified by mid-August. Installation of selected works will be completed by September 24, 2010.

Juror: University of Indianapolis Department of Art and Design faculty

Eligibility and Specifications: 
Artists over the age of 18 with appropriate work are encouraged to enter. All works entered must have been completed within the last 3 years and not previously exhibited at the University of Indianapolis. Artists are encouraged to submit up to 5 images (two views of each) of their work along with a resume and biographical information. All work submitted must be of sound design, sturdy construction, and durable material suitable for outdoor public display. The work cannot require any external support and must be able to be bolted to a concrete pad for installation. Unstable or poorly constructed work will not be accepted.

Entry Procedure:
1. Artists may enter up to five (5) works for consideration
2. Submit entries as 8x10 inch printed images or jpg files on CD-ROM
3. Submit two (2) views of each entry
4. Label each image with the artist's name, title of work, medium, and dimensions
5. Please include insurance value on the entry form
6. With the completed entry form, submit biographical information and a brief statement about each work.
7. Mail all written materials and images to*: 
Department of Art and Design
University of Indianapolis
1400 East Hanna Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227
*Please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope for return of images. Entries must be received by July, 18

For entry forms and more information: call 317-788-3253 or email

To see the 2008-2010 Campus Sculpture Walk Competition images and information (also in PDF form) click here 

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