Sculpture at the River Market invited all artists participating in the 2017 Show & Sale to submit a proposal for its $60,000 Public Art Monument Sculpture Commission Competition. This is the seventh such competition in the ten years of the Show & Sale.
Of the 50 artists in the 2017 Show & Sale, 29 artists submitted a proposal. The proposals of the seven semifinalists will be displayed during the event’s Preview Party on the evening of April 21, and Preview Party guests will vote for their 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice. All votes will be tallied and the top three finalists will be announced at the end of the evening.
The top three proposals will be juried on April 22 and 23, and the 2017 winner will be announce at 3PM on Sunday, April 23. The winner will be installed at the Southwest Community Center in 2018.
TERRY AND MARITZA BEAN – “Unity”
CRAIG CAMPBELL – “On the Bus”
JANE DEDECKER- “Threshold”
JACK HILL – “On a Roll”
MARK LEICHLITER- “Vital Connections”
TED SCHAAL- “Dropsy”
STEPHEN SHACHTMAN – “A”