The Paterson Museum - Call to Artists!

The Paterson Museum – Call to Artists!
2017 Indoor Art Installation “Clean River, My River”
The Paterson Museum, located at 2 Market Street, Paterson NJ, announces a call for submissions for
“Clean River, My River” art installation.
The winning artist will receive $800 to produce a sculpture that will be featured at the Paterson

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The Paterson Museum - Call for Artists! - PROPOSAL APPLICATION FORM

Artists over 18 years old are welcome to submit work proposal(s) in the medium of three-dimensional
work: sculpture.

The art work(s) you propose should meet these criteria:

  • At least 60% of  the piece of art must be comprised of recycled, recyclable or discarded/found materials, including but not limited to plastic bags, plastic bottles, cardboard, cans, milk and beverage cartons, paper, fabric, metal.
  • Must correspond with the theme of the exhibition: environmental responsibility & awareness
  • Due to indoor space limitations, the three-dimensional work(s) generally must fit into a
    space of one and a half feet by two feet (1.5' by 2.0'). Larger works may be pre-approved by the
  • Work is appropriate for family viewing.
    Please include the following with any submission:
    - Updated Résumé
    - Brief Bio and Artist’s Statement
    - Publication/Press/Reviews
    - Website Link/ Digital files of work

Proposal submissions should be sent to Cristina Deutsch, Project Director, and email subject line:
Application Clean River, My River to or

Key Dates:

Entry Deadline: February 5th 2017
February 17th
Delivery: April 5th – April 10th
Show Dates:
April 13th – July 27th
Thursday, April 13th 10 – 4 pm
De-installation: July 28th

The Paterson Museum will contact the artist for further review. Thank you for your interest!

This project is funded, in part, by The Passaic County Cultural and Heritage Council at Passaic County Community College, through a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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