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ArtsKC is seeking to commission a Kansas City artist to create 6 works of art to present to metro-area businesses and individuals in recognition of their leadership in the arts.
Eligibility and Selection
This opportunity is open to visual artists residing in and around the five-county Kansas City metropolitan area (Clay, Platte, Jackson, Johnson & Wyandotte). Winning artists from previous years are ineligible to submit. Proposals will be reviewed by a panel comprised of business and arts professionals.
Commission:$6,000 for 6 works of art
$2,000 for 50 centerpieces
Option to create up to 80 centerpieces
($40 commission per additional piece)
Event: ArtsKC Awards – AMPLIFIED!
Thursday, February 25, 2016
The Grand Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
This is a very high visibility commission! The awards artwork will be part of the permanent collection of each business recipient as well as of ArtsKC. The selected artist will have an exhibition at the Grand Ballroom, the location of the pre and post event receptions.The exhibition will feature the 6 award pieces as well as the artist’s selected body of work.
In addition, the selected artist will be a special guest at the awards ceremony and will give brief comments from the podium.
Featured at right: Selected work from Mark Southerland and Linda Lighton’s 2015 ArtsKC Awards commission.