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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Call for Artists: Public Art @ Dixie State College (St. George: Nov 4)

For immediate release:
Dennis Elsbury 801.236.7548
Communications Specialist, Utah Division of Arts & Museums

Claudia Nakano, 801.859.8443
Communications Director, Utah Dept. of Community and Culture

Public Art Opportunity at Dixie State College
Call For Artist Qualifications Now Being Accepted

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Division of Arts & Museums’ Public Art Program, in partnership with the Division of Facilities and Construction Management and Dixie State College, announce a call for letters of interest and qualifications from artists or artist teams interested in creating site specific public art for the new Jeffrey R. Holland Centennial Commons Building on the campus of Dixie State College in St. George, Utah.

The deadline for receipt of applications or online submissions from interested artists is November 4, 2010 at 5 p.m. MST.

The Art Selection Committee for this project envisions artwork that recognizes the rich heritage of Dixie College’s first 100 years, and looks to the future by emphasizing the possibilities of the next 100 years. It is hope the art will help bring a special sensibility of place, not only to the unique design of the building itself, but to the historical, cultural and physical landscape of this southwest corner of Utah.

Interested artists may apply online at www.dccgrants.org or submit materials by mail or delivery to Jim Glenn, 617 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84102. A full project description and submission specifics are available at utahpublicart.org or by calling 801-533-3585.

About the Utah Division of Arts & Museums
The Utah Division of Arts & Museums is a division of the Utah Department of Community and Culture with a goal to promote innovation in and the growth of Utah’s arts and culture community. The Division provides funding, education, and technical services to individuals and organizations statewide so that all Utahns, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or economic status, can access, understand, and receive the benefits of arts and culture. Additional information on the programs and services can be found at www.artsandmuseums.utah.gov or by calling 801.236.7555.

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Dennis Elsbury
Communications Specialist
Utah Division of Arts & Museums
617 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
direct: 801.236.7548
general: 801.236.7555
fax: 801.236.7556
email: delsbury@utah.gov
website: artsandmuseums.utah.gov
The Utah Division of Arts and Museums hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and closed on Friday
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