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Alder Sheri Carter

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Alder Sheri Carter

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3009 Ashford Ln

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Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Madison Arts Commission and Monona Terrace Announce Call for Artist Entries for Rooftop and Olin Terrace Sculptures

February 15, 2022 11:06 AM

Madison Arts Commission and Monona Terrace Announce Call for Artist Entries for Rooftop and Olin Terrace Sculptures

The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison is soliciting submissions from artists for its 2022 sculpture exhibition on the William T. Evjue Rooftop Gardens and Olin Terrace. Art on the Rooftop is a free exhibit of public sculpture to help showcase the rooftop gardens and the facility as another "must see" Madison destination.

Monona Terrace seeks works that engage visitors and complement the organic architecture of Wright's curvilinear and glass-centric façade. Monona Terrace is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2022 and invites pieces that might tie into an anniversary theme.

Four sculptures will be chosen for a seasonal rooftop exhibition, May – Oct. 2022. Selected artists receive $1,350 for loaning the work for the seven-month exhibition period. Additionally, one sculpture will be chosen for year round exhibition on Olin Terrace, May 2022 – April 2023. That artist will receive $2,400 for loaning the work for one year.

Sculptures will be located in high traffic public environment with unsupervised audiences and must be original, created within the past five years, appropriate for visitors of all ages, take into consideration the safety of the audience.
Soundly and professionally constructed of durable and safe components and require no maintenance during the display period.
Suitable for outdoor display in adverse weather conditions.
Meet the physical installation restrictions of the rooftop, including being under 200 pounds and able to be physically lifted into raised garden beds and attached to 48" diameter concrete pads.

Anticipated Timeline:

Deadline for entries: March 1st, 2022
Artists notified: March 11th, 2022 
Sculpture Installation: April 27-30, 2022
Opening Reception: Gallery Night, May 6, 2022
Rooftop Sculpture Removal: November 1-4, 2022
Olin Terrace Sculpture Removal: April 1-4, 2023

 For full submission details see the Madison Arts Commission  Call for Artists

Art on the Rooftop | Monona Terrace | Madison WI


Karin Wolf, Madison Arts Program Administrator,
Kristen Durst, (608) 261-4011,

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