Festival of Light: Call for Artists
PROPOSAL ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday, June 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm.
The West Shore Arts Council (WSAC) is seeking proposals for an artistic concept, designed to be an illuminated feature (installation/sculpture/artwork) at the second Light Up the Hills festival. This event will take place on Saturday, September 23, 2017, in the Westhills community in Langford, BC.
EVENT DETAILS: Light Up the Hills is a family-friendly outdoor festival of light presented by the West Shore Arts Council and Westhills. Held after dark, the featured illuminated artworks will create a spectacular glowing effect throughout the community. Event participants will walk along a designated path, passing by various performances and artworks, and using hand-made lanterns to guide their way. This community-focused event aims to showcase the creativity of local artists, musicians, and performers.
ELIGIBILITY: All artists must be residents of Victoria, BC or surrounding regions and must be 18 years of age or older. Artists are encouraged to become a member of the West Shore Arts Council. This can be completed online: westshorearts.org.
SELECTION: Artists will be selected by members of the Light Up the Hills planning committee based on their design. Priority will be given to artists living in the West Shore communities.
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: Artists will be notified by June 23, 2017 through email.
Three selected artists/artist groups will be granted $1,000.00 to cover material costs and time invested.
It is intended that a cheque will be given upon completion of the artwork/installation. If advance funding is required, please advise.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Proposal submissions are conducted via email to [email protected]
Download the Application Form here: Festival of Light Call for Artists