The Public Art League (PAL) cordially invites you to a reception to learn more and become a member.
This new not-for-profit organization, comprised of Champaign-Urbana area residents, is working to make great public art a big part of our community. PAL is sponsoring a competition that will be placing public monuments, sculptures, and other public works of art right here in Champaign on August 20th and we need you. Please come join us and find out how you can help make CU a more creative place to thrive!
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
5:30 - 7:30pm Café Luna (116 N. Chestnut St., Downtown Champaign)
Light appetizers will be served. Cash Bar & Tapas Menu available
The Public Art League (PAL) and City of Champaign in Illinois, are seeking artists to participate in the First Annual Sculpture Competition.
Sculpture entries will be judged, selected, and then need to be delivered to the unveiling Ceremony August 20, 2010. They will be displayed at the Champaign Park District's Downtown Festival of the Arts August 21, then be available for a two year installation, during which time we will attempt to arrange purchase for the Art as part of a permanent public/private collection in our community.
PAL and the City of Champaign reserve the right to determine the locations and number of sculptures that will be mounted into the downtown streetscape and Second Street Sculpture Park for exhibition from August 2010–August 2012. Artwork will be selected to compliment its surroundings and will be displayed to serve as major visual anchor points, community identity and a statement that Creativity and Art are of vital importance to our existence in Central Illinois.