“CALL TO ARTISTS” FOR UPCOMING ART ON THE GREEN 2012 EXHIBITION IS EXTENDED

WINTER PARK, Fla., an internationally recognized ICMA Excellence Award winner with accredited fire, police and parks & recreation agencies (April 30, 2012) – The City of Winter Park and the Winter Park Public Art Advisory Board announce that the Art on the Green 2012 “call for artists” deadline has been extended. Art on the Green 2012, a juried exhibition of eight sculptures in downtown Winter Park presented by the City of Winter Park and Massey Services ®, Inc., will run from Saturday, September 1, 2012, through Friday, March 1, 2013.

Olga Viso, Rollins College graduate and executive director of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, one of the most important contemporary art museums in the United States, will serve as guest curator for Art on the Green 2012.

Eligible artists nationwide are encouraged to submit entries for the competitive selection process between now and the updated deadline Friday, June 1, 2012. Complete details regarding artist entries may be found by visiting the home page of the city’s official website at www.cityofwinterpark.org and clicking on the Art on the Green button.

Winning entries to be included in the exhibition will be  announced on Friday, June 22, 2012. Each selected artist will receive a $1,000 honorarium. There will also be a $500 “People’s Choice” award presented to the artist with most the votes from the public during the exhibition.

For more information regarding “Art on the Green,” a project of the Winter Park Public Art Advisory Board,  please call 407-599-3498.

For information regarding additional events in the City of Winter Park,  please visit the city’s official website at www.cityofwinterpark.org.

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