Publicly Creative-A Public Art Workshop

cecartslinkAbout  CEC  ArtsLink: CEC  ArtsLink  is  a  non‐profit  international  arts  organization  based  in  New  York  City  that  has  helped  ensure  a  dynamic  and  enduring  cultural  dialogue  btween  the  US  and  32  countries  overseas.  Each  year,  we  provide  direct  grants  to  dozens  of  local  and  international  artists  and  arts  managers,  produce  events  and  administer  residencies  and  reciprocal  exchanges  through  ArtsLink  Awards,  Open  World  Cultural  Leaders  and  VisArt  programs.  Publicly  Creative,  our  first  public  art  workshop  in  New  York  City,  continues  CEC  ArtsLink’s  commitment  to  promote  the  concept  of  public  art  as  collaboration  between  artists,  communities,  and  the  urban  environment.  This 4‐day/4  hour  per  session  workshop  will  be  conducted  in  downtown  Manhattan  by  artist,  curator  and  public  art  expert  Kendal  Henry.

Application  Requirements

Applications  will  be  accepted  from  individual  artists,  arts  professionals,  students  and  interested  members  of  the  general  public.  The  workshop  will  be  tailored  to  provide  professional  advancement  opportunities  for  the  practicing  artists  as  well  as  learningopportunities  for  students,  aspiring  artists  and  the  general  public.

Applicants  must  be  at  least  18  years  old.  Background  or  training  in  art  are  a  plus  but  not  a  requirement.  In  letters  of  interest,  applicants  must  demonstrate  the  following:

  • interest  in  the  arts
  • interest  in  affecting  change  in  their  urban  environment
  • ability  to  collaborate  with  others  effectively

Please  make  sure  to  answer  each  question.  Be  succinct  and  specific  in  your  responses.

For  the  questions  about  your  interest  in  the  arts  and  in  the  field  of  the  public  art,  describe  how  the  arts  are  incorporated  in  your  life.  How  often  do  you  attend  art  events?  Do  the  arts  influence  your  life  and  how?  Do  you  or  have  you  practiced  art  either  in  professional  or  amateur  capacity?  Give  an  example  of  an  actual  public  art  project  that  you  found  particularly  affecting.

For  the  question  about  influencing  your  urban  environment,  briefly  describe  one  hypothetical  idea  for  a  project  or  action  that  might  positively  affect  your  immediate  surroundings  in  a  pblic  realm,  for  example  in  an  area  where  you  live  or  work  or  go  out.

For  the  question  about  collaborations,  give  one  example  of  your  experience  working  collaboratively  that  required  effective  teamwork  and  creative  problem  solving.  The  project  does  not  have  to  be  art‐related.  You  may  briefly  describe  the  challenges  you’ve  met  successfully  and  outcomes  of  the  project.

For  the  question  about  your  workshop  expectations,  tell  us  what  you  hope  to  achieve  by  the  end  of  the  workshop,  and  how  your  participation  in  the  workshop  would  relate  to  your  personal  vision  and  your  creative  or  professional  goals.

Applicants  must  submit  one  single‐sided,  unbound  copy  of  the  following  items:

  1. Letter  of  Interest,  completed  and  signed
  2. CV  or  resume  (no  more  than  2  pages)

If  you  would  like  acknowledgment  that  your  application  was  received  please  include  a  completed  and  stamped  return  postcard.   Incomplete  applications  will  not  be  considered.

We  ask  applicants  to  consider  their  schedules  carefully  before  applying  as  the  participants  will  be  asked  to  attend  all  4  days  f  the  workshop.

Application  Deadline: Applications  must  be  postmarked  by  March  7,  2011

Selection Up  to  20  artists,  arts  specialists  and  members  of  the  general  public  will  be  selected  by  a  panel  of  arts  professionals  on  the  basis  of  their  appications.  The  selected  participants  will  be  announced  in  early  April  2011.

Fee: $75  per  person fee  is  due  upon  signing  the  Agreement  of  Participation  if  you  are  selected  as  a  participant.  Fee  includes  materials.  Participants  are  responsible  for  the  transportation  expenses  to  and  from  the  workshop.

Send  completed  application  to:

CEC  ArtsLink
435  Hudson  Street,  8th  Floor
New  York,  NY  10014
Attn.:  Publicly  Creative

For  questions about  the  application,  please  call  212  6431985  x10 or  email  Megan  Snowe at  msnowe@cecartslink.org.

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