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For Immediate Release
June 26, 2017


Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission accepting 22nd Mayor’s Awards in the Arts nominations

The City of Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission is accepting nominations for the 22nd Annual Mayor’s Awards in the Arts.  Nominations may be submitted by art organizations, individuals, businesses or students and must be received by August 31.

The Mayor’s Awards in the Arts are presented by the Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission and the City of Coeur d’Alene to recognize and encourage excellence in the arts and to stimulate and support awareness of the arts throughout the community.  Nominees may be businesses, organizations, individuals or students who have, through distinguished service or creative accomplishment, made a significant contribution to the arts in Coeur d’Alene, but need not be based or have residence actually within the City Limits.

Download a nomination form at  www.cdaid.org/arts, contact Amy Ferguson, Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission staff support, at (208) 666-5754, or pick up a nomination form at City Hall, 710 Mullan Ave.

The Mayor’s Awards in the Arts will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Hagadone Event Center, 900 S Floating Green Dr.




For Immediate Release

May 31, 2017

 

CDA Arts Commission Seeks Artists for Fort Grounds Drive Roundabout Sculpture

The City of Coeur d'Alene Arts Commission is seeking artists for a sculpture to be installed in the Fort Grounds Drive Roundabout.    In an effort to expand outdoor recreational uses and increase pedestrian activity, the City of Coeur d’Alene developed a master plan to redevelop the Four Corners area, which includes Coeur d’Alene City Park, access to the Fort Grounds neighborhood, Memorial Field, and the carousel, while keeping its great historical features intact.  The roundabout sculpture should embody the vibrant present and bright future of this area. 

Public art can be a change agent for the community.  It creates and establishes neighborhood and community identity and also enhances the visual landscape and character of the city.  It turns ordinary spaces into community landmarks and promotes community dialogue and, most important, it's accessible to everyone.

Information packets are available at City Hall, 710 E. Mullan Avenue, or by clicking HERE.  Artist proposals are due by 5:00 p.m., July 10, 2017.  To ensure fairness, no extensions or waivers of deadlines will be granted.  Artists with questions are encouraged to contact Sam Taylor, Arts Commission Liaison, at staylor@cdaid.org

 




 

For Immediate Release

May 30, 2017


CdA Arts Commission seeks Artists for “ArtCurrents”

The City of Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission is seeking artists to participate in its “ArtCurrents” program.    Artists submit applications for placement of their sculptures around downtown Coeur d’Alene and Riverstone for a period of one (1) year.  The displayed works will also be offered for sale, with the City of Coeur d’Alene receiving a 25% commission from the sale.

Up to eighteen (18) art pieces will be selected and the artist or artist team will be paid a stipend of $1,000 after receipt of the artwork.  The selected artwork will be displayed along Sherman Avenue, Lakeside Avenue, City Park, and the Riverstone area.

Public art can be a change agent for the community.  It creates and enhances neighborhood and community identity.  It enhances the visual landscape and character of the city.  It turns ordinary spaces into community landmarks and promotes community dialogue and, most importantly, it’s accessible to everyone. 

Information packets are available at City Hall, 710 E. Mullan Avenue, or by clicking HERE.    Artist proposals are due by 5:00 p.m., June 30, 2017.  Installation of the artwork will begin in October.

 

Artists who are interested in participating are encouraged to contact Sam Taylor, Arts Commission Liaison, at 769-2359, or staylor@cdaid.org