(repost from LAS officers)
The 5th Annual Liberty Arts Squared Festival is still accepting applications from visual and literary artists to participate in the two-day arts festival, June 6 & 7, 2014.
The festival will begin with an evening of fine visual arts and crafts booths and headlining musical entertainment in historic downtown Liberty on Friday evening, June 6. Saturday, June 7, will feature a full range of exhibits and activities with live music, interactive and children’s activities, visual arts and fine crafts, a chalk art contest, authors, and performances by singer/songwriters.
Entries are juried and merit cash awards are given in the visual, folk arts and crafts, and literary arts categories, with a Best Overall Festival Exhibit, Best Individual Fine Visual Exhibit, Best Individual Fine Crafts Exhibit, among others. Judging will take place on Friday evening, June 6. More than $3,000 in prizes will be awarded.
Information about the festival and application information for literary artists can be found at www.libertyartssquared.org. Fine artists must apply through www.zapplication.com.
Applications must be received on ZAPPlication by noon, April 30.Artists will be notified of the jury’s decision no later than May 10, 2014.
For more information about the festival or application process, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.libertyartssquared.org
The Liberty Arts Foundation is supporter of MANY facets of the arts!
Visual: (Liberty Arts Commission/Liberty Fall Festival-Art Car, Liberty Arts Squared, paintings, pastels, photographs, sculptures, pottery, fibre…and literature…..to name a few)
Musical:(vocal…Like the Liberty Community Chorus or instrumental…Like the Liberty Symphony Orchestra or the Harrimen-Jewell Series)
Performing: (Corbin Theatre, The Liberty Performing Arts Theatre……)
These are but a FEW of the arts we support, endorse, strongly suggest you embrace & enjoy…and Most of all…SUPPORT! In this time…..we all need funds to endure & grow, to help the arts grow.
It’s almost (Art) SHOW Time Ladies & Gents….Boys & Girls!!
The 3rd Annual Liberty Arts Squared Fine Arts Show in Downtown Liberty is HERE!!
Tonite from 5pm to almost 10 pm with adult beverages, food, music AND Fine Art! Not your typical beer can airplanes). The Fun continues Saturday from 9 to 4pm…..with more art and stuff for ALL ages. Bring your wallets….your curiosity AND your family!
WestWoods Manor – (7115 Stewart Rd-Liberty, MO)
Joan Kahl -Mgr. ( email@example.com)
Street Art Murals Competition
Westwood Manor has approximately a half-mile of asphalt streets.
- Westwood will have 15 to 20 spaces 10’ x10’ for each artist.
- Westwood will supply all paints necessary and prep the area for paint.
- All work will reflect American Ashcan School emphasizing; Thomas Hart Benton, Andrew Wyeth, Edward Hooper & George Bellows.
- Artists will be allowed, and encouraged, to go outside the provided area to create their own unique frame for their work. Both will be judged.
- Westwood will seal all paintings and award prizes.
- First place will be $1,000, Second place $500, third will be $250.
- A $20 entry fee and submission of work is required for quality sake.
- Awards will be given at a community potluck dinner free to artists.
The Missouri Arts Council (www.missouriartscouncil.org) has posted a call for artists for two (2) arts placements:
1) Mural in Rocheport @ the Visitors Welcome Center:
MoDOT Welcome Center Mural (Rockport, Missouri)
RFQ Received Deadline: 4 p.m. Monday, January 23, 2012
Eligibility: Professional artists and artist teams residing in the U.S. and that have at least five (5) years of public art experience
Budget: $25,000 for all artist fees, materials, etc.
For complete RFQ, visit https://www.missouriartscouncil.org/graphics/assets/documents/ce4d1f0ea639.pdf.
Inquiries: Missouri Department of Transportation
M. Elaine Justus – 816-387-2353 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2) Short Street Parking Garage (Columbia, Missouri)
RFQ Postmark Deadline: February 17, 2012
Eligibility: Artists and artist teams legally residing and eligible to work in Missouri
Budget: $47,000 for all artists fees, fabrication, installation, etc.
For a complete project prospectus with application guidelines and selection process visit:
This project is funded through the city’s Percent for Art Program.
Inquiries: City of Columbia, Office of Cultural Affairs
573-874-6386 or oca@GoColumbiaMo.com