Call for Submission Uncommon Common Art 2019 is now closed. Check back early September 2019 Uncommon Common Art (UCA) is an annual site responsive art project that brings visual art out of institutions and into rural communities of Kings County, Nova Scotia between June 1 to October 30. This free event which is starting its’ 12th year, highlights the exceptional location of the Minas Basin Valley. UCA Guidebooks leads residents and visitors to explore the art installations in our communities, nature trails, and country lanes. Our projects expand the relationship of art and nature, and constantly work to make visual art and physical activity a more important part of life in Kings County. Submission Deadline
October 14, 2018 - A jury composed of professional artists and community members will select the artists for the exhibition. Applicants will be notified November 1. Submission Information sessions
Halifax – September 24, 7:30 to 8:30, VANS office, 1113 Marginal Road
Wolfville – September 25, 7:30 to 8:30, Irving Centre 32 University Ave. Location
All installations are to be located in Kings County, Nova Scotia and are to be accessible to the public. If on private land the artist must seek written approval of the landowner. Support
Fees to artist based on CARFAC guidelines. Submissions
This is a visual art project and all media is welcome. Installations are to be temporary. Artwork is to be completed and installed by May 25 and removed after October 30, 2018. Proposal will be juried on the following criteria maximum 30 points; 1. visual impact 10 points, 2. relationship to the concept 5 points, 3. relationship to the location 7 points, 4. viability of completion 5 points, 5. artists relationship to Kings County 3 points. Submit 1. Completion of the pdf. form 2. Examples of 3 to 10 related artworks 3. Current CV no more that 3 pages Email submissions to uncommoncommonart@gmail.com, Subject 2019 submission.
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