Kapor Center Building: Façade Art Competition deadline is only a few days away.
Entry Deadline: 10/13/13
The Kapor Center for Social Impact (www.kaporcenter.org) is a Oakland California-based organization that leverages creative uses of information technology for positive change. The center invites socially engaged visual artists to submit entries for a two-stage competition to create a series of art panels to cover the first floor of their building at 2148 Broadway in Oakland, CA. The installation will remain in place from December 2013 until the building’s renovation begins in late spring, 2014.
The winning artist will receive a $7,500 artist’s fee and will have up to $20,000 available for the production of the installation. The deadline for Stage I entries is 11:59pm, October 13, 2013. On Friday, October 18th, five selected entrants will be invited to submit formal renderings of the installation by Friday, November 1st ($150 honorarium for sketches). The winning artist will be announced by Wednesday, November 6th and will have one month to produce and mount the installation, unveiling the new work on Friday, December 6, 2013.