REQUEST FOR ACQUISITIONS
Houston Arts Alliance Civic Art + Design and Houston Airport System
Portable Works Collection at IAH
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, August 29, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
On behalf of the Houston Airport System (HAS), Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) seeks existing artworks for purchase and addition to the HAS Portable Works Collection. Artists facilitating small to medium size 3-D works are eligible, as they will be presented in display cases. Each artist may submit up to two pieces of artwork for consideration. A panel of leading members of Houston’s art community will select artworks. Due to the large amount of submissions anticipated, only selected artists will be contacted.
Please note: If you are not contacted by September 26, 2014, your work has not been included in the collection at this time.
This acquisition is open to local and regional practicing, professional artists residing within a 300 mile radius of Houston.
Works must be accessed at market value, not to exceed $20,000.
Artists will submit qualifications as instructed below. An artist selection panel will review submissions and recommend artworks for purchase. Artists whose works are chosen will be contacted to deliver their artworks to HAA, or a designated site, on a date to be determined in Fall 2014.
To be considered, provide the following:
The complete email submission should not exceed 5MB in size.
Send Submissions To:
Houston Arts Alliance Civic Art + Design
Houston Arts Alliance maintains a partnership with Fresh Arts’ Artist Registry. Artists interested in being involved with future Civic Art + Design projects are invited to create a free profile. Civic Art + Design will use Fresh Arts' Artist Registry as a means for reviewing qualifications when selecting artists considered for future projects.
Entry Deadline: Ongoing