Arts in The Park

CALL TO ARTISTS
ARTS IN THE PARK: Reflextions
Light inspired art installations
AUG 9-11, Sept 15 & Oct 20

 Artists are invited to submit proposals for light inspired art to be displayed in Grangebel Park, Riverhead, NY 

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.

 

WEBSITE: ARTS IN THE PARK: Reflextions