Call For Artists For 2022-23 SculptureWalk Chelsea

CAFE searching for pieces to include in the 13th Annual event

Chelsea Area Festival & Events, (CAFE) is issuing a call for art for the 2022-23 SculptureWalk Chelsea. 

The outdoor sculpture exhibition is annually showcased in historic Chelsea, Michigan and features works selected via a juried process. This will mark the thirteenth year that the sculptures will be adorning the Chelsea cityscape.

The call for art is open to all regional artists 18 years of age and older. Only original and completed works of art will be accepted. Selected works will be installed in late May of 2022 and remain in place for the full year of the exhibit. Artists selected to be featured in the outdoor exhibit will receive an $850 cash stipend. The sculptures will be placed in highly visible sites and will enjoy a year-long marketing campaign promoting the exhibition and the artists with walking map brochures, guided docent tours, and online audio. At the end of the year, sculptures will be available for purchase where 70 of the sale price goes to the artist. 

There is an application free of $15 and the deadline to submit your work is Friday, February 18th 2022. Selection will be made and artists will be notified by March 4th. 

To read more about the selection process or to start your application, visit their website

If you’re interested in reading more about the current installations in the 2020-2021 SculptureWalk, visit their current website.

Questions can be directed to visualarts@chelseafestivals.com.