Professional artists or teams of professional artists who have had prior experience in the field of monumental outdoor sculpture are eligible to enter. No limit is placed on the number of entries per artist or artist team. Sculpture may be in any medium suitable for outdoor longevity.


l Artists’ qualifications and documentation of past experience working in the field of monumental outdoor sculpture

l Maintainability, durability, public safety factors, compliance with area building codes

l Budgetary soundness


Submit all required materials outlined below to RIVERBEND SCULPTURE BIENNIAL, c/o Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, 901 Frederica Street, Owensboro, KY 42301:

l Current resume’ clearly documenting previous work with public outdoor sculpture and a minimum of three professional references including phone numbers and addresses for these works.

l 35mm, 2 x 2” slides of maquette of proposed sculpture or pre-existing sculpture; up to 3 views per sculpture. Slides should be labeled with the artist’s name and address and indicate top of image with an arrow on slide mount. Submit slides in a 9 x 11.5” clear plastic slide sheet.

l Slide identification list corresponding to slide sheet. Include title, medium, size of scale model, size of completed sculpture, artist name and address. Slide list should indicate site(s) for which the sculpture is intended.

l $25 Processing Fee check payable to Owensboro Public Art Commission

l Self-addressed envelope, stamped with sufficient postage, for return of slides.

l Entry in this exhibition establishes an agreement on the part of the artist(s) to all conditions listed herein.

Artists will be notified of acceptance to exhibition and instructions provided for shipment/delivery of entries in the following formats:

Site Specific Sculpture: Maquette’s must be submitted for proposed sculpture and should weigh no more than 50 lbs. and not exceed 1/4 the size of the sculpture.

Pre-existing Sculpture: Black and white or color photographs of a minimum size of 11” x 14” may be submitted for exhibition or artists may choose to submit maquettes not exceeding 1/4 the size of the sculpture or weighing more than 50 lbs.


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