Arts in The Park

CALL TO ARTISTS
ARTS IN THE PARK: Reflections
Light inspired art installations

 Artists are invited to submit proposals for light inspired art to be displayed in Grangebel Park, Riverhead, NY beginning end of July 2018

Purpose:

To create a walkable, interactive experience for visitors to the park, with a daytime component as a standalone art display (when not illuminated), and at nighttime experience when illuminated. Art in the Park will make Grangebel park accessible as a free public art space and to encourage the use of the under-utilized park for all to enjoy. The “light art” installation will be used during various existing events (Alive on 25, Friday night concert series, Halloween Fest , etc) as well as newly created events throughout the year.

Description of Reflections:

A Temporary Art installation in Milton L Burns Park in Downtown Riverhead, also known as Grangebel Park, featuring assorted elements of “LIGHT”, based on artist interpretations and designs that result in a tangible exhibit. Elements of light could include LED, Incandescent, Laser, Fire, Black light, Day Glow and photo luminescent displays against a darkened sky.

Two opportunities for artist:

  • Art utilizing CDS are encouraged. Selected artists will be provided 500 CDS for the construction of their installation. SELECTED ARTISTS WILL RECEIVE A $350. STIPEND
  • Commissioned art for exhibit, SELECTED ARTISTS WILL RECEIVE upwards of $1,000. For art work

Two dates for ARTIST INFO MEETING AT GRANGEBEL PARK, PECONIC AVE, RIVERHEAD . BRING YOUR QUESTIONS AND IDEAS!! {Sunday 4/29 at 12 noon or Saturday 5/5 at 12 noon.

Deadline for submission of proposals, May 12, 2018.

Submit proposals to CLAYTON OREHEK, PROJECT CURATOR AT offhandglass2003@yahoo.com , rkern448@aol.com and Bryan DeLuca at bdeluca28@aol.com , questions call 631 523 5095

Reflections is a collaborative project with East End Arts, Riverhead Business Improvement District , Riverhead Chamber, East End Tourism Alliance and I love NY.

Samples of art:

 

2018 Sponsorship Opportunities:  Contact Diane Tucci: riverheadBIDMA@gmail.com, 631-209-4244

*The kick off of this installation/event is being funded in part by: Initial art installation will be supported by grant dollars from the RIVERHEAD BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT AND PSEGL; Marketing dollars are being funded by NYS ESD, I love NY.

Your sponsorship dollars will take this event to the next level, along with the participation from local artists, to create a unique art event in Downtown Riverhead. Special Thanks to the East End Arts, Tanger Outlets Riverhead, the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce, Long Island Aquarium and the East End Tourism Alliance.