Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Call to Artists – Coronado Animal Care Facility Public Art Projects – Deadline September 24

The City of Coronado seeks individual artists or artist teams to apply for public art projects for the Coronado Animal Care Facility located at 1395 First Street. The facility is Coronado’s animal shelter, where animals (mostly dogs and cats) are provided shelter and care, and residents can find lost pets, and get help with pet adoption services. The nonprofit organization PAWS of Coronado runs the City’s Animal Care Facility, on behalf of the City. The exterior of the building currently has no public art.

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There are three separate projects included in the Call to Artists. Artists may apply for one component or all three projects. Artists will be required to create designs for each component for which they apply. The first is a “cat themed” sculpture for installation on the decorative overhang on the front west-side face of the facility. The second has two elements – a base and a dog-themed sculpture for installation on the property parkway. To be considered, artists/teams are required to develop and submit visual concepts for designs as well as complete an application.

Submittals will be reviewed by a jury and a recommendation made to the Cultural Arts Commission, which will forward a final recommendation to the City Council. If accepted by the City Council, the work is slated for installation in early 2019. To participate, artists must be 18 years or older. All artwork must be original and the work of the registered applicant.

Visit CoronadoARTS.com to download the Call to Artists and application available under the Opportunities Menu on the website. Application deadline is 5 p.m. on September 24, 2018. Artists may contact the Contract Arts Administrator for a pdf or hardcopy.

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For additional information, please contact: Kelly Purvis, Contract Arts Administrator at kpurvis@coronado.ca.us or 619.341.0137 (cell).

About the Coronado Cultural Arts Commission: The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission was established by the Coronado City Council in 2011. It is a seven-member commission charged with providing recommendations and taking action to “foster the development and enjoyment of performing, visual, cultural, and other arts in Coronado.” For more information: www.coronadoarts.com. The Commission meets on the first Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The meetings are open and the public is invited to attend. Agendas and Minutes of current and previous meetings are posted and available on the City’s website: www.coronado.ca.us

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