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Proposals for the 2019 BGE Light Art Walk Now Being Accepted

Deadline: August 27

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) invites all artists and artist collaborators to submit a proposal for a temporary, visual light art installation to be a part of the fourth annual Light City, the nation's first free large-scale light, music and innovation festival powering social change. The work will be part of the festival's 1.5-mile BGE Light Art Walk. The deadline to apply is Monday, August 27, 2018. Light City is set to take place April 5-13, 2019 at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The official Light City BGE Light Art Walk Call for Entry can be found on

For the 2019 BGE Light Art Walk, BOPA is seeking large-scale, medium or small existing works and new commissions in variety of mediums. Each chosen installation will receive funding between $10,000 and $75,000.

The applications are reviewed by an independent panel of jurors: filmmaker, curator and author Elissa Blount-Moorhead; artist, independent curator, writer, professor and Chair of the Art Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Marcus Civin; Director of Art & Civic Engagement at the Burning Man Kim Cook; Co-Founder and Curator of Signal Prague Light Festival Jan K. Rolnik; and Director of Exhibitions of the Socrates Sculpture Park in New York Jess Wilcox. Finalists are notified in late October 2018.


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