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Art in Motion Deadline Extended

Submissions for the 2022 Art in Motion has been extended to the end of the week, December 10th. Please submit your applications this week to be considered for this highly successful exposure on the JCT Bus that runs up and down 6th and 7th Street thoroughfares daily in Grants Pass. This is the last call for Art in Motion, so submit your entry today!

Art In Motion 2022

Prospectus:

The City of Grants Pass Committee on Public Art (CoPA) invites artists 18 years of age and
older to submit original artwork in any 2-D or 3-D media with the exception of video/film,
installation or performance art for Art in Motion.

This public art project is essentially a gallery on wheels; artwork is displayed on 54” x 34” vinyl
print on both sides of one of the Josephine Community Transit buses. The art is there to
engage people, expand public art visibility, create opportunities for the community to
experience art in everyday life and enhance the overall artistic climate of the City of Grants
Pass.

This prospectus solicits submissions for two exhibition periods. The first is from January 2022
through June 2022, and the second from July through December 2022. The work will be
selected based on originality, artistic conception, and quality. An effort will be made to
represent a broad diversity of styles, media, and disciplines. One or two artists may be chosen
for each exhibition period.

Media Eligibility:


All artists working in, but not limited to, the following disciplines are invited to
submit “High Resolution” images of their work: painting, drawing, printmaking, photography,
digital graphics, engravings, sculpture, glass, wood, metal/jewelry, ceramics, fiber arts, mixed
media, and assemblage. Video/film, installation art and performance art are not appropriate
disciplines for the Art in Motion project.

Submissions:


Artists must submit a minimum of four (4) images to a maximum of six (6)
works. All work submitted must be original, no copied work, no classwork or work done under
supervision. Choose your most dramatic work that would be easily visible from a distance.

All submissions must include these three (3) items:


1. A CD or USB thumb drive for four (4) to six (6) images. Label storage devices with your
name. (Storage devices may or may not be returned.)

2. A hard copy printout of your contact information and artist statement.

3. A hard copy printout of your inventory of images.

PLEASE DO NOT SEND ORIGINAL ARTWORK. DO NOT ENCLOSE BINDERS, FOLDERS,
OR ANY MATERIALS OTHER THAN THE INFORMATION REQUESTED.

Image Format:


Images must be clear and professionally presented.T
• Images must be submitted in high-resolution jpeg format on a CD or USB thumb
drive. For clarity of reproduction, the resolution needs to be as high as possible.
Because the image you provide will be used by the printer to create the image for
use on the poster, quality of the photos, and their scalability will be considered
during the process to ensure the best possible image for public viewing.

• Three-dimensional art pieces should be photographed against a neutral
background. The background can be either flat or graded.

• Label each jpeg image as follows: last name, first initial, entry number (for
example: Smith, J 1, Smith, J 2, Smith J 3, etc.).

Jurors:

The City of Grants Pass Committee on Public Art (CoPA). Exhibitors will be selected
based on originality, art concept, quality of reproduction integrity and the overall artistic caliber
of each piece submitted. An effort will be made to represent a broad diversity of styles, media
, and disciplines.
• CoPA may, at its sole discretion, crop, manipulate, adjust or use a portion/fragment of the
original art that best fits the poster parameters on the bus display to increase impact and
clarity.
• The artist’s name and title or medium of their work will accompany each submission once
selected and will be reproduced accordingly. All chosen artists will be notified of their selection
before placement on display.

Mail or hand deliver submissions to:

Grants Pass City Hall
101 NW “A” Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Attn. CoPA

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES:

Wednesday, December 8, 2021, by 3:00 PM.
Extended to Friday, December 10th at 5PM

All artists will be contacted via email with the Art in Motion jurying results within 30 days after
the submission deadline.


Download the pdf file below to print out the submission form and enter your work for Art in Motion 2022!

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