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CALL FOR ARTISTS - The Buttonwood Tree


The Buttonwood Tree - a cultural center and arts venue that includes an intimate performance space, an art gallery, and used bookstore - located in Middletown, Connecticut is seeking to commission an artist who works with ceramic tiles.

Proposals for a piece of tile art depicting The Buttonwood Tree’s logo and/or a creative interpretation of the organization’s mission are being solicited (reference The Buttonwood Tree for information). Tiles used would approximately be 3”x3” or 4”x4” to create a finished piece measuring 46”W X 58”H. This piece will be prominently displayed in the entrance hall of our space at 605 Main Street, Middletown for a period of two or more years before being placed in another location in the facility.
A special reception for the unveiling will be scheduled with invited Press.

Artists should be aware that this piece is to be used as the major component of a fundraising initiative. Artists applying for this commission are asked to submit proposals which include the following to thebuttonwoodtree@gmail.com:
Link to website and/or photos of recent work
Short paragraph describing your general concept
Estimated costs of materials

Deadline for proposals: July 10, 2016
Finalists will be notified and scheduled for an interview within one week of deadline.

Final selection by: July 29, 2016

Project completion (including installation) date: To be determined.
Questions may be directed to Anne-Marie at The Buttonwood Tree: 860.347.4957