Press Release 12/6/2019 – CALL FOR ENTRY

For Immediate Release

The City of Alamosa is accepting entries now for the fourth annual “Alamosa ARTscape” art-on-loan outdoor public art exhibit. Alamosa ARTscape is open to professional and amateur artists. Applications will be accepted online only at www.callforentry.org. Application deadline is February 17, 2020.

Art will be selected by jury in March 2020 and installed on September 18, 2020 as part of the Alamosa ARTs Festival on September 18 and 19 in downtown Alamosa. Installation will be followed by a public-invited artist’s reception at Society Hall on Friday evening, and chalking and other events with partners Society Hall and the Alamosa Farmers’ Market on Saturday.

Important Dates:
February 17, 2020 – Applications Due
After April 5, 2020 – Selection Notification
September 18, 2020 – Installation
September 18-19 2020 – Alamosa ARTs Festival

Sculpture purchased for permanent placement from past ARTscape exhibits includes El Pastor by Huberto Maestas; Old Goat and Longhorn by Amyas Maestas; Trouvaille by Kasia Polkowska; Running Girl by Harold Linke; and Sandhill Cranes by Ken Cable.

For more information about the City’s public art program, please contact Kelley Baily at (719) 587-2024.

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The City of Alamosa is a multicultural community of 9,000+ centrally located in the San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado. The City was incorporated in 1878 and is the gateway to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve where more than 400,000 visitors enjoy Colorado’s natural beauty each year. For more information, visit us at www.cityofalamosa.org.

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