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2018-19 Downtown Sculpture Gallery            

The City of Auburn invites sculptors to submit proposals for Auburn’s Downtown Sculpture Gallery. The works selected for this public art exhibition will be on loan to the City for a period of twelve months (12) and can be available for sale during that time.

Each selected artist will receive a $1,000 stipend. At the conclusion of the exhibition a sculpture from the exhibition may be purchased for inclusion in the City of Auburn’s permanent collection. The purchase budget is $10,000.

Open to work by professional artists or artist teams living or working in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California and Montana). Applicants may submit up to ten sculptures for consideration.

Duration of Installation
The selected sculpture will be on view for 12 months from September 2018 – September 2019. 

Application deadline: April 19, 2018 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time

For more information and to apply, visit:

Questions? Contact Allison Hyde, Art Coordinator at 253-804-5043 or
Information on City of Auburn cultural arts program can be found at or call 253-931-3043.

Eligible media

Craft, Public Art, Visual Arts