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City awarding $24,000 to artists selected for Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition

The City of Ocala Cultural Arts Office is looking or artist entries for the 6th Biennial Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Ten works will be selected for a two-year outdoor exhibition in Tuscawilla Park.

The Strength of Perseverance by Flaminio Antonio
The Strength of Perseverance by Flaminio Antonio

Each artist selected for the exhibition will receive a $2,000 honorarium to cover transportation, installation and de-installation of the sculpture. Honoraria checks will be presented to the artist at the time of installation.

James Futral’s Metal Elephant was one of the public art sculptures that previously called Tuscawilla Park home.

A total of $24,000 in honorarium fees will be awarded to participating artists, including $2,000 to the Best in Show.

The competition is open to artists currently working and residing in the United States with experience designing, fabricating and installing large outdoor Public Art.

People interested in participating in the 2022-2024 Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition may complete an application online at 6th Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition.

The deadline for entry is August 30, 2021.