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Proposal Guidelines

  • The proposed sculpture must be suitable for outdoor installation.
  • The sculpture must be installed on the sculpture pads, so make sure you look at the pads before drawing up your proposal.
  • The sculpture must be maintenance-free for the duration of the exhibition and constructed to remain intact for twelve months and be capable of withstanding adverse weather conditions such as wind, subzero temperatures, snow and rain storms.
  • It should also be constructed to withstand a high pedestrian traffic environment. Students should take into consideration necessary safety requirements.
  • Students may sell the work during the competition period. However, the work must remain on site for the duration of the exhibition.

Proposals must include, but are limited to, the following:

  1. An introductory letter describing the qualifications and interests of the student, and discussing why the proposed sculpture would make a good addition to the campus.
  2. In your proposal you must indicate clearly which pad (rank your top three locations) would be most appropriate for your work.
  3. A resume.
  4. An artist's statement.
  5. Drawings or a maquette of the proposed work, title of the work, and a detailed description of materials (will be exhibited during opening reception).
  6. A proposed schedule for completing the piece.
  7. A budget (total budget may be more or less than the stipend).

Feel free to contact Professor Thad Duhigg (650-2094) if you have any specific questions.

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